Andy Patrizio

Andy Patrizio is a freelance journalist based in southern California who has covered the computer industry for 20 years and has built every x86 PC he’s ever owned, laptops not included.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of ITworld, Network World, its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Huawei targets Nvidia, Intel, Qualcomm with new AI chips

Private cloud spending is increasing, not decreasing

Private cloud spending is increasing, not decreasing

New IDC study shows private cloud spending increased 28.2 percent year over year. Off-premises private cloud, in particular, is seeing strong growth.

Is there a white-box server in your data center’s future?

Is there a white-box server in your data center’s future?

The stagnant server market is heating up as 'white box' server vendors grab an increasing share of the cloud business. Enterprises have been reluctant to follow the lead of hyperscale data center vendors to off-brand server...

Intel’s FPGA strategy comes into focus

Intel’s FPGA strategy comes into focus

Intel reveals its FPGA strategy, which includes the Stratix 10 and Arria 10 chips, a Storefront for FPGA workloads, and support for VMware vSphere.

Intel, AMD both claim server speed records

Intel, AMD both claim server speed records

Intel announced 95 new performance world records for its Intel Xeon Scalable processors, while AMD and Xilinx set an AI inference processing record of 30,000 images per second.

LinkedIn the latest to introduce its own server designs

LinkedIn the latest to introduce its own server designs

LinkedIn offers to “open source” hardware designs it created to lower costs and speed up its data center deployment.

Hitachi Vantara unveils a wide range of data-center products

Hitachi Vantara unveils a wide range of data-center products

Hitachi Vantara launched a wide range of new hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) systems, software management, and automation tools at its Hitachi Next 2018 conference.

Intel makes a play for high-speed fiber networking for data centers

Intel makes a play for high-speed fiber networking for data centers

Intel revamps its strategy around the data center and delves into silicon photonics transceivers that target 5G wireless infrastructure and data centers.

A new ARM-based server processor challenges for the data center

A new ARM-based server processor challenges for the data center

A former Intel executive has launched a broadside attack against her former employer and created Ampere Computing, which develops ARM-based chips for the data center.

AMD plots its move against Intel in the data center

AMD plots its move against Intel in the data center

With new momentum and Intel reeling, AMD is targeting virtualization upgrades.

Scale Computing, APC partner to offer micro data center in a box

Scale Computing, APC partner to offer micro data center in a box

Hyperconverged infrastructure vendor Scale Computing and power management specialist APC have partnered to offer a range of turnkey micro data centers for the North American market.

Supermicro unveils an insanely fast, insanely thin storage server

Supermicro unveils an insanely fast, insanely thin storage server

Supermicro's all-SSD server is as thin as a pizza box, but its capacity is as high as 576TB and has throughput of up 20GB/sec and 10 million IOPS.

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