Micron sets its sights on quad-cell storage

Micron sets its sights on quad-cell storage

NAND flash memory maker Micron announced plans for quadruple-level cell (QLC) flash memory. With 4 bits per cell, storage density will increase 33%.

02/20/18

Juniper Networks expands multi-cloud connectivity portfolio

Juniper Networks expands multi-cloud connectivity portfolio

Juniper Networks' new offerings include products to connect the data center to the cloud, as well as security and connectivity tools for branch offices.

02/20/18

Intel launches new Xeon processor aimed at edge computing

Intel launches new Xeon processor aimed at edge computing

The Xeon D-2100's system-on-chip (SoC) design and low power are key for constrained environments.

02/14/18

Researchers find malware samples that exploit Meltdown and Spectre

Researchers find malware samples that exploit Meltdown and Spectre

As of Feb. 1, antivirus testing firm AV-TEST had found 139 malware samples that exploit Meltdown and Spectre. Most are not very functional, but that could change.

02/08/18

AMD lands Dell as its latest Epyc server processor customer

AMD lands Dell as its latest Epyc server processor customer

AMD's Epyc 7000 processors will power three new Dell PowerEdge servers. The emphasis is on one-socket solutions for the enterprise.

02/06/18

Cisco says almost all workloads will be cloud based within 3 years

Cisco says almost all workloads will be cloud based within 3 years

In its latest Cisco Global Cloud Index (2016-2021), the networking giant predicts that by 2021, 94 percent of all workloads will run in some form of cloud environment and that dedicated servers will be a distinct minority. That 94...

02/05/18

AMD plans silicon fix for Spectre vulnerability

AMD plans silicon fix for Spectre vulnerability

AMD intends to have a silicon fix for the variant 2 of the Spectre exploit, the only one of the Meltdown and Spectre exploits it’s vulnerable to, by 2019.

02/02/18

IT budgets remain tight due to cloud migration

IT budgets remain tight due to cloud migration

Computer Economics research echoes a common finding that on-premises computing is falling out of favor as IT shops look to migrate as much work as possible to the public cloud.

01/31/18

Intel promises silicon-based fixes for Meltdown and Spectre this year

Intel promises silicon-based fixes for Meltdown and Spectre this year

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich said "silicon-based" fixes for Spectre and Meltdown would arrive by the end of 2018.

01/26/18

Linus Torvalds blasts Intel’s Meltdown fixes as ‘garbage’

Linus Torvalds blasts Intel’s Meltdown fixes as ‘garbage’

Linus Torvalds has a point that some of Intel's patches for Meltdown and Spectre have been sloppy, but his blistering comments are unfair, as well as unreasonable.

01/24/18

HPE partners with Portworx for easier Kubernetes deployment

HPE partners with Portworx for easier Kubernetes deployment

The new solution pairs HPE’s Synergy composable system with Portworx’s PX-Enterprise cloud-native storage platform to deploy a scale-out container platform on bare metal.

01/24/18

Configuration errors in Intel workstations being labeled a security hole

Configuration errors in Intel workstations being labeled a security hole

The issue is in specific desktops and laptops but is not a technical one, company says.

01/16/18

Facebook and Amazon are causing a memory shortage

Facebook and Amazon are causing a memory shortage

Demand for DRAM is soaring thanks to the explosive growth in hyperscale data centers, creating a shortage and causing prices to increase.

01/15/18

Wi-Fi Alliance announces WPA3 to secure modern networks

Wi-Fi Alliance announces WPA3 to secure modern networks

IoT, public access and networks will all feel the impact of Wi-Fi Protected Access 3 (WPA3), a new standard of Wi-Fi security.

01/12/18

Impact of Intel and Micron ending their NAND partnership is negligible

Impact of Intel and Micron ending their NAND partnership is negligible

The end of the Intel and Micron partnership in developing 3D NAND memory won't impact Intel SSD users. Nor will it affect other projects they are working on together.

01/12/18

Dell EMC patches vulnerabilities in its data protection products

Dell EMC patches vulnerabilities in its data protection products

The vulnerabilities affect Dell EMC's Avamar Server, NetWorker Virtual Edition, and Integrated Data Protection Appliance. Users should apply patches now.

01/11/18

Meltdown and Spectre: How much are ARM and AMD exposed?

Meltdown and Spectre: How much are ARM and AMD exposed?

ARM and AMD aren't as exposed as Intel to the Meltdown and Spectre exploits, but there is some risk. And vendors are issuing updates to deal with it.

01/09/18

Is single tenancy the fix for the Meltdown flaw?

Is single tenancy the fix for the Meltdown flaw?

With single tenancy, or bare metal hosting, companies can avoid the performance hit that the Meltdown fixes can cause in virtual environments.

01/08/18

Intel’s processor flaw is a virtualization nightmare

Intel’s processor flaw is a virtualization nightmare

An exploit of the Intel processor flaw would allow privileged memory to be observed, which would significantly impact performance.

01/04/18

Tech predictions for 2018: Data center trends to watch for

Tech predictions for 2018: Data center trends to watch for

In 2018, look for serverless computing, edge computing, SSDs, white box servers and hyperconvergence to all grow.

12/28/17

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