Private cloud spending is increasing, not decreasing

Private cloud spending is increasing, not decreasing

New IDC study shows private cloud spending increased 28.2 percent year over year. Off-premises private cloud, in particular, is seeing strong growth.

10/11/18

Intel’s FPGA strategy comes into focus

Intel’s FPGA strategy comes into focus

Intel reveals its FPGA strategy, which includes the Stratix 10 and Arria 10 chips, a Storefront for FPGA workloads, and support for VMware vSphere.

10/09/18

Intel, AMD both claim server speed records

Intel, AMD both claim server speed records

Intel announced 95 new performance world records for its Intel Xeon Scalable processors, while AMD and Xilinx set an AI inference processing record of 30,000 images per second.

10/05/18

LinkedIn the latest to introduce its own server designs

LinkedIn the latest to introduce its own server designs

LinkedIn offers to “open source” hardware designs it created to lower costs and speed up its data center deployment.

10/01/18

Hitachi Vantara unveils a wide range of data-center products

Hitachi Vantara unveils a wide range of data-center products

Hitachi Vantara launched a wide range of new hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) systems, software management, and automation tools at its Hitachi Next 2018 conference.

09/26/18

Intel makes a play for high-speed fiber networking for data centers

Intel makes a play for high-speed fiber networking for data centers

Intel revamps its strategy around the data center and delves into silicon photonics transceivers that target 5G wireless infrastructure and data centers.

09/24/18

A new ARM-based server processor challenges for the data center

A new ARM-based server processor challenges for the data center

A former Intel executive has launched a broadside attack against her former employer and created Ampere Computing, which develops ARM-based chips for the data center.

09/21/18

AMD plots its move against Intel in the data center

AMD plots its move against Intel in the data center

With new momentum and Intel reeling, AMD is targeting virtualization upgrades.

09/18/18

Scale Computing, APC partner to offer micro data center in a box

Scale Computing, APC partner to offer micro data center in a box

Hyperconverged infrastructure vendor Scale Computing and power management specialist APC have partnered to offer a range of turnkey micro data centers for the North American market.

09/18/18

Supermicro unveils an insanely fast, insanely thin storage server

Supermicro unveils an insanely fast, insanely thin storage server

Supermicro's all-SSD server is as thin as a pizza box, but its capacity is as high as 576TB and has throughput of up 20GB/sec and 10 million IOPS.

09/13/18

Vapor IO secures new funding for major U.S. rollout

Vapor IO secures new funding for major U.S. rollout

Edge computing vendor Vapor IO details how it will connect all of its computing containers using its Kinetic Edge Platform.

09/11/18

Cisco introduces its first server built for AI and ML workloads

Cisco introduces its first server built for AI and ML workloads

Cisco's new Unified Compute System (UCS) server covers each stage of the artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) lifecycle.

09/11/18

Newest OpenStack release comes with bare-metal installs in mind

Newest OpenStack release comes with bare-metal installs in mind

The new release of OpenStack Rocky, the OpenStack Foundation's cloud platform, has enhanced support for bare-metal infrastructure.

09/07/18

Chip shrinking hits a wall: what it means for you

Chip shrinking hits a wall: what it means for you

GlobalFoundries will no longer make 7nm chips, a setback for AMD and a challenge for data centers' ability to scale.

08/30/18

Data center staff are aging faster than the equipment

Data center staff are aging faster than the equipment

Data center staff are getting older on average, and women show no interest in the job, according to a recent Uptime Institute survey.

08/30/18

Will Fujitsu be the first to make an ARM-powered supercomputer?

Will Fujitsu be the first to make an ARM-powered supercomputer?

Japanese tech giant Fujitsu shifts from the SPARC processor to an ARM processor in the supercomputer race.

08/27/18

Dell EMC rolls out future-proofed high-performance servers

Dell EMC rolls out future-proofed high-performance servers

Dell EMC's PowerEdge MX line was designed to support a wide variety of traditional and emerging data center workloads, such as AI.

08/24/18

Microsoft, Salesforce plan to open source major enterprise software products

Microsoft, Salesforce plan to open source major enterprise software products

Both firms will give away software that gave them a competitive edge, a reflection of changing times.

08/23/18

Data center power efficiency increases, but so do power outages

Data center power efficiency increases, but so do power outages

An Uptime Institute survey finds the power usage effectiveness of data centers is better than ever. However, power outages have increased significantly.

08/15/18

Intel continues to optimize its products around AI

Intel continues to optimize its products around AI

Intel made a series of processor and memory announcements aimed at the data center and artificial intelligence, including new Xeon chips and its Intel Optane DC persistent memory.

08/14/18

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