Peter Sayer

IDG News Service - Paris bureau chief

Peter Sayer covers European public policy, artificial intelligence, the blockchain, and other technology breaking news for the IDG News Service.

Summit: How IBM and Oak Ridge laboratory are changing supercomputing

Internet exchange points team up to bring better MANRS to the internet

Internet exchange points team up to bring better MANRS to the internet

Enterprises stand to benefit from ISOC's latest campaign to get IXPs to clean up internet routing security

IBM tweaks its z14 mainframe to make it a better physical fit for the data center

IBM tweaks its z14 mainframe to make it a better physical fit for the data center

IBM is making rack-mounted versions - ZR1 and Rockhopper II - of its latest z14t mainframe, that are able to securely run containerized software.

Five servers that exist thanks to the Open Compute Project

Five servers that exist thanks to the Open Compute Project

The Open Compute Project shares specifications for servers designed to be cost effective, and here are five that are commercially available.

What is the Open Compute Project?

What is the Open Compute Project?

Hardware designed to Open Compute Project specification accounts for well over $1 billion in hardware sales.

The internet of useful things

The internet of useful things

There are so many pointless consumer electronics devices connected to the internet these days that there's a Twitter account dedicated to mocking them. But there are more useful things that can be connected up. Here are some of our...

Supercomputing is becoming super-efficient, Top500 list shows

Supercomputing is becoming super-efficient, Top500 list shows

Supercomputing is becoming super-efficient. The highest climber in the latest Top500 list of the world's fastest supercomputers is also one of the highest scorers on the Green500 ranking of the world's most efficient. But the...

10 of the world's fastest supercomputers

10 of the world's fastest supercomputers

The cream of the Top500 supercomputer list, these 10 supercomputers are used for modeling the weather, weapons, ocean currents and other physical phenomena. They not only outperform every other machine on the planet, they also...

Up next: Disposable IoT

Up next: Disposable IoT

Sigfox shows a 20-cent IoT wireless tracker chip that could report when and approximately where a package is opened.

Google service promotes hybrid clouds

Google service promotes hybrid clouds

Google is offering Dedicated Interconnect a new service for enterprises to build hybrid infrastructure by extending corporate networks into its cloud.

IoT could benefit from mesh-networking capabilities in Bluetooth

IoT could benefit from mesh-networking capabilities in Bluetooth

Bluetooth is about to get some significant new mesh networking capabilities -- and the best bit is, you may not need new hardware to benefit from them.

IBM wants you to encrypt everything with its new mainframe

IBM wants you to encrypt everything with its new mainframe

IBM wants businesses to use its new z14 mainframe to encrypt pretty much everything -- an approach to security it calls pervasive encryption.

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