Liquid cooling and edge computing are featured at Gartner show

Liquid cooling and edge computing are featured at Gartner show

Non-traditional data center hardware makes the news at Gartner’s show focused on data center operations.

12/12/2019

Google Cloud bare-metal initiative targets migrating legacy apps from on-prem

Google Cloud bare-metal initiative targets migrating legacy apps from on-prem

Google Cloud now offers Google Bare Metal Solution, a service that supplies hardware in the cloud for enterprises that want full control of the entire stack from operating system on up to their most important legacy apps.

12/08/2019

Seagate doubles HDD performance with multi-actuator technology

Seagate doubles HDD performance with multi-actuator technology

By using two separate drive heads, a single drive effectively becomes two in Seagate's Exos 2X14 hard disk drive. Microsoft is testing the technology in its Azure data centers.

12/05/2019

Ampere preps an 80-core Arm processor for the cloud

Ampere preps an 80-core Arm processor for the cloud

A new Ampere chip due out next year is single-threaded to avoid the 'noisy neighbor' problem that can impede customer workloads in multi-tenant cloud-provider networks.

12/03/2019

HPE, DoE partner for AI-driven energy efficiency

HPE, DoE partner for AI-driven energy efficiency

HPE and the Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory will work on developing AI and ML technologies for more efficient data-center operation

12/01/2019

Inphi launches DSPs for long-distance 400Gb networking

Inphi launches DSPs for long-distance 400Gb networking

Inphi claims its new signaling chips will triple throughput while reducing power draw for transmissions up to 100 kilometers.

11/27/2019

Nvidia quietly unveils faster, lower power Tesla GPU accelerator

Nvidia quietly unveils faster, lower power Tesla GPU accelerator

Nvidia has upgraded its Volta line of Tesla GPU-accelerator cards to work faster using the same power as its old model.

11/26/2019

Cumulus Networks updates its network-centric Linux distribution

Cumulus Networks updates its network-centric Linux distribution

Company says its Linux is to networking what Red Hat is to servers.

11/20/2019

Intel targets Nvidia (again) with GPU and cross-processor API

Intel targets Nvidia (again) with GPU and cross-processor API

Intel is looking to offer a unified CPU, GPU, and platform architecture that Nvidia doesn’t have but AMD does.

11/19/2019

Digital Realty jumps into interconnection business

Digital Realty jumps into interconnection business

PlatformDIGITAL offers a single source for global data-center coverage, capacity and connectivity. Implementation blueprints aim to allow customers to quickly deploy enterprise infrastructure where they need it.

11/17/2019

DXC is betting IT apps and services will stay on-premises

DXC is betting IT apps and services will stay on-premises

New DXC CEO Mike Salvino talks about getting rid of distraction businesses to focus on what he calls the enterprise stack.

11/14/2019

Cray to license Fujitsu Arm processor for supercomputers

Cray to license Fujitsu Arm processor for supercomputers

HPE's Cray will co-develop Fujitsu's A64FX CPU to meet the requirements of likely customers such as universities and national research laboratories.

11/14/2019

USPS invests in GPU-driven servers to speed package processing

USPS invests in GPU-driven servers to speed package processing

U.S. Postal Service plans to use servers powered by Nvidia GPUs and deep learning software to train multiple AI algorithms for image recognition, yielding a tenfold increase in package-processing speed.

11/12/2019

HPE boosts storage, hyperconvergence products with AI

HPE boosts storage, hyperconvergence products with AI

HPE SimpliVity hyperconverged infrastructure gains artificial intelligence capabilities; HPE Primera storage platform gains composability features to boost agility and scalability.

11/08/2019

AMD Epyc processors continue to gain momentum

AMD Epyc processors continue to gain momentum

Dell, HPE and Lenovo have more than doubled their AMD-powered server offerings. Meanwhile, Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, and Microsoft Azure have announced plans to deploy Epyc processors in their data centers.

11/06/2019

Digital Realty acquisition of Interxion to reshape data-center landscape

Digital Realty acquisition of Interxion to reshape data-center landscape

Strategic acquisition will give Digital Realty a huge boost globally, thanks to Interxion’s European data center sites and its interconnection capabilities linking Europe to Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.

11/05/2019

Intel unveils new Xeon E-2200 line for entry level servers

Intel unveils new Xeon E-2200 line for entry level servers

The not-so-new line will go where eight cores will do instead of 28 cores.

11/03/2019

Micron finally delivers its answer to Optane

Micron finally delivers its answer to Optane

New drive offers DRAM-like performance and is targeted at analytics and transaction workloads.

11/01/2019

Psst! Wanna buy a data center?

Psst! Wanna buy a data center?

Data centers are being bought and sold at an increasing rate, although since they are often private transactions, solid numbers can be hard to come by.

10/23/2019

New mainframe uses: Blockchain, containerized apps

New mainframe uses: Blockchain, containerized apps

Blockchain and containerized microservices can benefit from the mainframe’s integrated security and massive parallelization capabilities.

10/21/2019

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