Marc Ferranti

Editor in Chief

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

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

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.

BMC retools its service management offerings for AI, cloud era

BMC retools its service management offerings for AI, cloud era

Many if not most large enterprises run hybrid computing environments and are looking for management software flexible enough to run in, and manage assets, across private and public clouds.

Nvidia aims to unify AI, HPC computing in HGX-2 server platform

Nvidia aims to unify AI, HPC computing in HGX-2 server platform

Nvidia is refining its pitch for data-center performance and efficiency with a new server platform, the HGX-2, that harnesses the power of 16 Tesla V100 Tensor Core GPUs to satisfy requirements for both AI and high-performance...

HPE's new Nimble flash arrays offer storage guarantee, NVMe and SCM support

HPE's new Nimble flash arrays offer storage guarantee, NVMe and SCM support

HPE is rolling out the next generation of its Nimble Storage platform, overhauled to better meet the ever-increasing performance demands on data center workloads including real-time web analytics, business intelligence, and...

Juniper multicloud management software targets enterprise data centers

Juniper multicloud management software targets enterprise data centers

Facing the reality that many if not most enterprise data center managers now work in a hyrbrid cloud environment, Juniper has started to offer Contrail Enterprise Multicloud, a software package designed to monitor and manage workloads...

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