Vapor IO heads new edge computing alliance

Vapor IO heads new edge computing alliance

The Kinetic Edge Alliance, a group of hardware, software and networking companies, will collaborate to accelerate the integration edge solutions.

02/14/19

Lentiq combines data lakes with edge computing

Lentiq combines data lakes with edge computing

Lentiq combines the concept of the data lake with edge computing into what it calls “interconnected micro data lakes,” or data pools.

02/13/19

Lenovo jumps into the pay-per-use server market

Lenovo jumps into the pay-per-use server market

Lenovo is launching TruScale, a pay-per-use system for its servers that it says offers true pay-per-use and no requirement of a minimum capacity purchase.

02/12/19

Dell CTO talks modern data centers, the edge, and digital disruption

Dell CTO talks modern data centers, the edge, and digital disruption

The data center isn't disappearing. Instead, it is being repurposed and some of its tasks are moving to the edge, says Dell CTO Robert Hormuth.

02/08/19

Dell EMC speeds up backups and restores in its storage appliances

Dell EMC speeds up backups and restores in its storage appliances

Dell EMC has introduced new software for its Data Domain and Integrated Data Protection Appliance products that it claims will significantly improve backup and restore performance.

02/07/19

Intel promotes Swan to CEO, bumps off Itanium, and eyes Mellanox

Intel promotes Swan to CEO, bumps off Itanium, and eyes Mellanox

Intel announced the promotion of CFO Bob Swan to CEO, ending a seven-month search, set a deadline for the life of its Itanium processor, and is looking to buy Mellanox.

02/04/19

SGI tech lives on in the form of a French AI-focused supercomputer

SGI tech lives on in the form of a French AI-focused supercomputer

Old SGI technology lives on in Jean Zay, an HPE SGI 8600 supercomputer designed for high-performance computing and artificial intelligence workloads.

01/30/19

HPE predicts storage-class memory will replace NAND flash

HPE predicts storage-class memory will replace NAND flash

Storage-class memory (SCM) will eventually supplant NAND flash as the high-speed storage medium of choice, says Ivan Iannaccone, VP and general manager of HPE’s 3PAR storage unit.

01/25/19

Time to stock up on memory; prices to fall 20% this quarter

Time to stock up on memory; prices to fall 20% this quarter

Contract prices for server DRAM are expected to fall by more than 20 percent this quarter thanks to slow demand and over production.

01/23/19

SUSE releases enterprise Linux for all major ARM processors

SUSE releases enterprise Linux for all major ARM processors

SUSE officially releases its enterprise Linux distribution, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), for all major ARM server processors.

01/18/19

Huawei introduces AI-driven data center switch

Huawei introduces AI-driven data center switch

Huawei's new data center switches, the CloudEngine 16800 series, use an AI-powered chip to improve network operations.

01/18/19

Why is Intel without a CEO after seven months?

Why is Intel without a CEO after seven months?

Intel is executing fairly well for a company that doesn't have a leader, but this can’t go on forever.

01/15/19

Intel announces new data center processors and more

Intel announces new data center processors and more

New Xeons, AI processors, and 5G capabilities are among the announcements Intel made at CES this week.

01/10/19

Server sales projected to slow, while memory prices drop

Server sales projected to slow, while memory prices drop

Global server shipments are expected to slow down as new processors appear on the horizon, according to TrendForce. Meanwhile, an oversupply of NAND flash memory causes prices to drop.

01/09/19

Poor data-center configuration leads to severe waste problem

Poor data-center configuration leads to severe waste problem

Old servers don’t just burn electricity; they contribute heavily to toxicity of the environment.

01/04/19

Why does Mellanox have four potential suitors?

Why does Mellanox have four potential suitors?

Microsoft, Xilinx, Intel, and Broadcom are all reportedly interested in acquiring network chip maker Mellanox.

01/03/19

Oracle introduces hybrid cloud solution – for its own cloud

Oracle introduces hybrid cloud solution – for its own cloud

Oracle Cloud Native Framework is for organizations looking to build hybrid cloud architectures across both public cloud and on-premises infrastructure. But it is Oracle cloud only.

12/19/18

Investigator finds no evidence of spy chips on Super Micro motherboards

Investigator finds no evidence of spy chips on Super Micro motherboards

A third-party organization tested a sampling of Super Micro motherboards and found no evidence of any spy chips.

12/13/18

IBM and Nvidia announce turnkey AI system

IBM and Nvidia announce turnkey AI system

IBM and Nvidia partner again to produce a tower-sized DGX server that combines high-end IBM hardware with Nvidia GPUs and is specific for AI.

12/12/18

Qualcomm makes it official; no more data center chip

Qualcomm makes it official; no more data center chip

It's the end of the road for Qualcomm's Centriq, its ARM-based server processor.

12/12/18

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