Semiconductor startup Cerebras Systems launches massive AI chip

Semiconductor startup Cerebras Systems launches massive AI chip

Cerebras Systems unveils AI server offering that relies on a single massive processor rather than a slew of small ones working in parallel.

08/22/2019

Nvidia rises to the need for natural language processing

Nvidia rises to the need for natural language processing

As the demand for natural voice processing grows for chatbots and AI-powered interactions, more companies will need systems to provide it. Nvidia says its platform can handle it.

08/15/2019

AMD hosts an Epyc party — and everyone wants in

AMD hosts an Epyc party — and everyone wants in

With the release of its second generation of Epyc processors, the Epyc 7002 series, AMD finds it has a lot of new friends -- companies that want to use their technology.

08/13/2019

Xilinx launches new FPGA cards that can match GPU performance

Xilinx launches new FPGA cards that can match GPU performance

Xilinx unveiled a new FPGA card, the Alveo U50, that it says can match the performance of a GPU in areas of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.

08/12/2019

Intel and Lenovo partner on HPC and AI initiatives

Intel and Lenovo partner on HPC and AI initiatives

The multiyear agreement will combine Lenovo hardware and liquid cooling technology with Intel chips and software.

08/09/2019

Intel pulls the plug on Omni-Path networking fabric architecture

Intel pulls the plug on Omni-Path networking fabric architecture

Omni-Path Architecture, which Intel had high hopes for in the high-performance computing (HPC) space, has been scrapped after one generation.

08/06/2019

Is your enterprise software committing security malpractice?

Is your enterprise software committing security malpractice?

ExtraHop discovered enterprise security and analytic software are "phoning home" and quietly uploading information to servers outside of customers' networks.

08/05/2019

Xilinx closes SolarFlare purchase, promises high-performance networking

Xilinx closes SolarFlare purchase, promises high-performance networking

Xilinix's purchase of SolarFlare is part of the company's strategy to offer a full network and compute platform for the data center.

08/02/2019

VMware’s Bitfusion acquisition could be a game-changer for GPU computing

VMware’s Bitfusion acquisition could be a game-changer for GPU computing

VMware will integrate Bitfusion technology into vSphere, bolstering VMware’s strategy of supporting AI- and ML-based workloads by virtualizing hardware accelerators.

07/31/2019

NVMe over Fabrics enterprise storage spec enters final review process

NVMe over Fabrics enterprise storage spec enters final review process

The NVMe over Fabric (NVMe-oF) architecture is closer to becoming a formal specification. It's expected improve storage network fabric communications and network performance.

07/26/2019

Verizon launches interconnect service through Equinix

Verizon launches interconnect service through Equinix

Verizon's proposed software-defined interconnect service (SDI) will help the company's customers connect Equinix colocation data centers.

07/26/2019

Storage management a weak area for most enterprises

Storage management a weak area for most enterprises

Companies are adopting technology for such things as AI, machine learning, edge computing and IoT, but still use legacy storage that can't handle those workloads.

07/25/2019

IBM expands its storage management software to support competitor products

IBM expands its storage management software to support competitor products

Users of non-IBM storage systems can now use IBM's metadata management software, Spectrum Discover, for unstructured data.

07/24/2019

AT&T partners with IBM and Microsoft, focuses on network capabilities

AT&T partners with IBM and Microsoft, focuses on network capabilities

AT&T's partnerships with IBM and Microsoft will enable the company to focus on network capabilities, such as 5G, edge computing, and software-defined networks.

07/22/2019

MPLS is hanging on in this SD-WAN world

MPLS is hanging on in this SD-WAN world

MPLS, the legacy networking protocol, is still viable and there is no need to replace it in certain use cases, argues one cloud provider.

07/17/2019

Server hardware makers shift production out of China

Server hardware makers shift production out of China

Tariffs on Chinese products and unstable of U.S./China relations cause server hardware makers to move production out of China.

07/16/2019

Intel unveils new 3D chip packaging design

Intel unveils new 3D chip packaging design

Intel has unveiled a new packaging innovation for creating 3D chip packages and multiple chip connections, which is important for server processor technology.

07/10/2019

The Titan supercomputer is being decommissioned: a costly, time-consuming project

The Titan supercomputer is being decommissioned: a costly, time-consuming project

Titan, a supercomputer deployed in 2012 at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is going into retirement, but the task of decommissioning it is not trivial.

07/10/2019

Seagate, Cloudian partner for high-density storage as a service

Seagate, Cloudian partner for high-density storage as a service

Data storage software vendor Cloudian has teamed up with Seagate Technology to offer a private cloud storage platform aimed at artificial intelligence (AI) and network-edge workloads.

06/28/2019

HPE promises 100% reliability with its new storage system

HPE promises 100% reliability with its new storage system

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's new enterprise-class storage option, Primera, uses artificial intelligence (AI) techniques to deliver 100% reliability guaranteed.

06/27/2019

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