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

Hitachi Vantara unveils massively scalable storage array

Hitachi Vantara unveils massively scalable storage array

New VSP 5000 storage system is the fastest NVMe array on the market and covers everything from cloud integration to mainframes.

10/17/2019

HPE, Nutanix deliver private cloud as a service

HPE, Nutanix deliver private cloud as a service

HPE hardware plus Nutanix's Enterprise Cloud OS and its AHV hypervisor create a combination for on-premises deployment that's intended to compete with cloud services.

10/10/2019

The biggest risk to uptime? Your staff

The biggest risk to uptime? Your staff

Human error is the chief cause of downtime, a new study finds. Imagine that.

10/09/2019

Schneider Electric launches wall-mounted server rack

Like a flat-screen TV that's mounted to save floor space, the EcoStruxure Micro Data Center 6U can be hung from the wall in space-constrained data centers and edge computing environments.

10/08/2019

Xilinx unveils open source FPGA platform

Xilinx unveils open source FPGA platform

New Vitis kit from FPGA vendor Xilinx will use familiar languages like C++ and Python for everything from IoT to video encoding.

10/06/2019

DARPA looks for new NICs to speed up networks

DARPA looks for new NICs to speed up networks

The government agency that gave us the Internet 50 years ago is now looking to drastically increase network speed to address bottlenecks and chokepoints for compute-intensive applications. The Defense Advanced Research Projects...

10/03/2019

Intel announces Optane for workstations, higher capacity NAND

Intel announces Optane for workstations, higher capacity NAND

At its Memory and Storage Day 2019 in Seoul last week, Intel made several announcements concerning its Optane persistent storage as well as NAND flash capacity. Optane is a new form of non-volatile memory from Intel that has the...

10/02/2019

Data center gear will increasingly move off-premises

Data center gear will increasingly move off-premises

Cloud and colocation sites will account for half of all data center equipment in just five years, according to 451 Research.

09/26/2019

Most enterprise networks can't handle big data loads

Most enterprise networks can't handle big data loads

As more data moves through the network, efforts to keep up are lagging due to leadership and technology issues.

09/25/2019

Samsung introduces SSDs it claims will 'never die'

Samsung introduces SSDs it claims will 'never die'

Samsung introduced a new generation of SSD memory chips that have fail-in-place technology, which allows the chips to gracefully recover from chip failure.

09/20/2019

Oracle updates Exadata big iron and its cloud commitment

Oracle updates Exadata big iron and its cloud commitment

Oracle unveiled the Oracle Exadata X8M, which is designed to accelerate Oracle’s database applications, and announced a massive data center expansion.

09/18/2019

Microsoft brings IBM iron to Azure for on-premises migrations

Microsoft brings IBM iron to Azure for on-premises migrations

Microsoft has partnered with Skytap to offer IBM Power9 instances on its Azure cloud service to run Power-based systems inside the Azure cloud.

09/17/2019

Dell EMC updates PowerMax storage systems

Dell EMC updates PowerMax storage systems

Dell EMC has updated its PowerMax line of enterprise storage systems to offer Intel’s Optane persistent storage and NVMe-over-Fabric, both of which will give the PowerMax a big boost in performance.

09/13/2019

Can AMD convert its growing GPU presence into a data center play?

Can AMD convert its growing GPU presence into a data center play?

AMD has scored high-performance computing deals recently, but to truly compete with Nvidia it needs to develop an alternative to Nvidia’s CUDA language.

09/11/2019

Two AMD Epyc processors crush four Intel Xeons in tests

Two AMD Epyc processors crush four Intel Xeons in tests

Tests by ServeTheHome found that a server running two AMD Epyc processors can outperform a four-socket Intel system that costs considerably more.

09/06/2019

USB4 gets final approval, offers Ethernet-like speed

USB4 gets final approval, offers Ethernet-like speed

USB4 could be a unifying interface that eliminates bulky cables and oversized plugs and provides throughput that satisfies everyone laptop users to server administrators.

09/05/2019

Flaw found in Supermicro motherboards could allow for remote hijacking

Flaw found in Supermicro motherboards could allow for remote hijacking

Eclypsium discovered a vulnerability in three generations of Supermicro motherboards that could allow an attacker to remotely commandeer the server. A fix is already available.

09/05/2019

HPE introduces VMware services on GreenLake

HPE introduces VMware services on GreenLake

HPE partners with VMware to integrate GreenLake and HPE’s Synergy composable infrastructure with VMware Cloud Foundation, offering an integrated cloud infrastructure.

08/30/2019

Intel's new 10nm Agilex FPGA will help customers develop IoT, 5G solutions

Intel's new 10nm Agilex FPGA will help customers develop IoT, 5G solutions

Intel started shipping its 10nm Agilex FPGAs to early-access customers. It features a high-speed interconnect for IoT and networking use cases.

08/30/2019

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