Fujitsu completes design of exascale supercomputer, promises to productize it

Fujitsu completes design of exascale supercomputer, promises to productize it

Fujitsu and Japanese research institute Riken announced the design for the post-K supercomputer, to be launched in 2021, is complete and that they will productize the design for sale later this year.

04/18/2019

Most data center workers happy with their jobs -- despite the heavy demands

Most data center workers happy with their jobs -- despite the heavy demands

An Informa Engage and Data Center Knowledge survey finds data center workers are content with their jobs, so much so they would encourage their children to go into that line of work.

04/18/2019

Startup MemVerge combines DRAM and Optane into massive memory pool

Startup MemVerge combines DRAM and Optane into massive memory pool

MemVerge software combines regular DRAM with Intel’s Optane DIMM persistent memory into a single clustered storage pool that doesn't require any changes to applications.

04/17/2019

Google partners with Intel, HPE and Lenovo for hybrid cloud

Google partners with Intel, HPE and Lenovo for hybrid cloud

Google introduced new partnerships with Lenovo and Intel to help bolster its hybrid cloud offerings, both built on Google’s Kubernetes container technology.

04/10/2019

HPE and Nutanix partner for hyperconverged private cloud systems

HPE and Nutanix partner for hyperconverged private cloud systems

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has partnered with Nutanix to offer Nutanix’s hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) software available as a managed private cloud service and on HPE-branded appliances.

04/10/2019

Intel formally launches Optane for data center memory caching

Intel formally launches Optane for data center memory caching

Intel formally launched the Optane persistent memory product line, which includes 3D Xpoint memory technology. The solution is meant to sit between DRAM and NAND and to speed up performance.

04/04/2019

Intel unveils an epic response to AMD’s server push

Intel unveils an epic response to AMD’s server push

Intel introduced more than 50 new Xeon Scalable Processors for servers that cover a variety of workloads.

04/03/2019

As memory prices plummet, PCIe is poised to overtake SATA for SSDs

As memory prices plummet, PCIe is poised to overtake SATA for SSDs

Falling prices will increase use of SSDs in enterprise and data center applications, which is expected to further drive the adoption of PCI Express drives.

03/28/2019

Microsoft introduces Azure Stack for HCI

Microsoft introduces Azure Stack for HCI

Microsoft has introduced Azure Stack HCI Solutions, a new implementation of its on-premises Azure product specifically for Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) hardware.

03/28/2019

HPE introduces hybrid cloud consulting business

HPE introduces hybrid cloud consulting business

HPE's Right Mix Advisor is designed to find a balance between on-premises and cloud systems.

03/27/2019

Nvidia launches new hardware and software for on-prem and cloud providers

Nvidia launches new hardware and software for on-prem and cloud providers

The company unveils GPU blades, AI software libraries and low-power GPUs.

03/21/2019

Startups introduce new liquid cooling designs

Startups introduce new liquid cooling designs

One company sees an opportunity for the black art that is immersion cooling, while the other has a twist on regular liquid cooling.

03/20/2019

How did Facebook go down despite multiple data centers?

How did Facebook go down despite multiple data centers?

The Mercury retrograde kicked in big time on Wednesday as Facebook suffered an eight hour-outage that also affected Instagram and Facebook Messenger. No one was believed to be harmed; a few might have even had offline interactions...

03/14/2019

Data center giants announce new high-speed interconnect

Data center giants announce new high-speed interconnect

Intel, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, HPE, Cisco, Dell-EMC, Huawei and Alibaba join forces to create Compute Express Link, a high-speed interconnect for chip-to-chip communication.

03/12/2019

Nvidia grabs Mellanox out from under Intel’s nose

Nvidia grabs Mellanox out from under Intel’s nose

GPU leader Nvidia is buying networking company Mellanox for $6.9 billion, further cementing Nvidia company as a data center player.

03/11/2019

Facebook gets into the fiber-optic connectivity business

Facebook gets into the fiber-optic connectivity business

Facebook created a subsidiary called Middle Mile Infrastructure to sell excess capacity on its fiber, starting with new fiber-optic routes between its data center campuses in Virginia, Ohio, and North Carolina.

03/11/2019

The data center is being reimagined, not disappearing

The data center is being reimagined, not disappearing

While many workloads are shifting to the cloud, on-premises server hardware continues to be vital to the workplace, a new Spiceworks survey finds.

03/05/2019

The Open Compute Project is quickly gaining ground

The Open Compute Project is quickly gaining ground

Sales figures from companies participating in the Open Compute Project are starting to come in, and they are close to what was forecasted in 2017 and growing.

03/01/2019

Western Digital launches SSDs for different enterprise use cases

Western Digital launches SSDs for different enterprise use cases

Western Digital, a company synonymous with hard-disk technology, introduced a pair of SSDs for markedly different use -- the Western Digital Ultrastar DC SN630 NVMe SSD and the Western Digital CL SN720 NVMe SSD.

02/26/2019

Google on-premises Kubernetes solution enters beta

Google on-premises Kubernetes solution enters beta

Google announced the beta version of Cloud Services Platform, an on-premises software product that allows enterprises to deploy Google’s Kubernetes Engine inside their own data centers.

02/22/2019

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