Marc Ferranti

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Marc Ferranti is the editor in chief of the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

Intel's Agilex FPGA family targets data-intensive workloads

HPE edge offerings merge analytics, applications and IoT systems control

HPE edge offerings merge analytics, applications and IoT systems control

HPE is uniting information and operational technology in edge-network hardware and software systems.

HPE aims superfast Memory-Driven Flash storage at real-time workloads

HPE aims superfast Memory-Driven Flash storage at real-time workloads

HPE is targeting a new class of storage it calls Memory-Driven Flash at enterprise data centers that are increasingly being called on to handle real-time analytics, high-speed transactions, big data and AI workloads demanding more...

Bell Labs: Nokia's Future X 5G networking can help boost business productivity

Bell Labs: Nokia's Future X 5G networking can help boost business productivity

Cloud-assisted driving, remote surgery, touch-sensitive VR, along with a jump in industrial productivity, are coming. But they depend on the evolution of network infrastructure toward 5G.

Lenovo, NetApp team up vs. Dell EMC, HPE on storage

Lenovo, NetApp team up vs. Dell EMC, HPE on storage

Lenovo and NetApp have jointly developed flash storage, plan sales cooperation worldwide and created a joint venture to capture storage and data management business in China.

Nvidia revs up AI with GPU-powered data-center  platform

Nvidia revs up AI with GPU-powered data-center platform

Nvidi's T4 GPU will appear in Google products, gains support from Cisco, Dell EMC, Fujitsu, HPE, IBM, Oracle and SuperMicro.

Dell EMC puts big data as a service on premises

Dell EMC puts big data as a service on premises

Dell EMC teams with BlueData, provider of the EPIC self-service, container-based software platform, to offer Ready Solutions for Big Data, a big data as a service (BDaaS) package for on-premises data centers.

  What is Nmap? Why you need this network mapper

What is Nmap? Why you need this network mapper

While there is a wealth of monitoring tools available to network administrators for port scanning and network mapping, Nmap is the de facto standard. Here's why.

HPE puts enterprise software applications at the edge network

HPE puts enterprise software applications at the edge network

HPE moves to certify complete enterprise software stacks, allowing enterprises to run the exact same applications in the data center, in the cloud or at the network edge.

HPE places a $4B bet on its edge-network portfolio

HPE places a $4B bet on its edge-network portfolio

HPE a $4B plan to build out a computing architecture that spans the data center, the edge network and the cloud over the next 4 years.

HPE adds GreenLake Hybrid Cloud to enterprise service offerings

HPE adds GreenLake Hybrid Cloud to enterprise service offerings

With its new GreenLake Hybrid Cloud offering, HPE's message to the enterprise is simple: Your cloud, your way.

IBM launches new availability zones worldwide for hybrid enterprise clouds

IBM launches new availability zones worldwide for hybrid enterprise clouds

IBM is targeting businesses with complex workload requirements, adding 18 availability zones globally to its public cloud.

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