Data sharing is the main driver for IoT projects

Data sharing is the main driver for IoT projects

IoT spending will increase in 2019 due mostly to companies' need to integrate real-time intelligence into their business models.

12/05/18

10 predictions for the data center and the cloud in 2019

10 predictions for the data center and the cloud in 2019

What will 2019 hold for data centers and the cloud, both public and private? Here are our educated guesses.

12/04/18

IDC: Expect 175 zettabytes of data worldwide by 2025

IDC: Expect 175 zettabytes of data worldwide by 2025

By 2025, IDC says worldwide data will grow 61% to 175 zettabytes, with as much of the data residing in the cloud as in data centers.

12/03/18

AWS, Red Hat move to shore up hybrid cloud environments

AWS, Red Hat move to shore up hybrid cloud environments

Amazon Web Services (AWS) acknowledges it’s a hybrid world and announces eight hybrid storage offerings. Meanwhile, Red Hat acquires multi-cloud storage startup NooBaa.

11/30/18

Data centers are set to grow and become more complex, survey finds

Data centers are set to grow and become more complex, survey finds

Companies will invest more in building and renovating data centers and will look to alternative energy sources to power them, a new AFCOM survey finds.

11/27/18

Why did Oracle acquire an SDN firm?

Why did Oracle acquire an SDN firm?

Oracle has a significant communications software business, and it’s betting that Talari’s SD-WAN technology will ensure performance and reliability of communications over any network.

11/21/18

AMD’s road to the data center and HPC isn’t as long as you think

AMD’s road to the data center and HPC isn’t as long as you think

AMD has a few things in its favor as it takes on Nvidia in the high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI) arena.

11/19/18

Gotcha pricing from the cloud pushes workloads back on premises

Gotcha pricing from the cloud pushes workloads back on premises

After the initial rush to the cloud, many firms are discovering it’s not cheaper and are taking workloads back to their data centers, a Nutanix survey finds.

11/16/18

GPUs are vulnerable to side-channel attacks

GPUs are vulnerable to side-channel attacks

Researchers at UCLA Riverside discover GPUs can be victims of the same kinds of attacks as Meltdown and Spectre, which have impacted Intel and AMD CPUs.

11/13/18

AMD now wants to take on Nvidia in the data center

AMD now wants to take on Nvidia in the data center

AMD’s new GPUs designed for the data center give it a chance against Nvidia, but the software is still an issue.

11/08/18

AMD continues server push, introduces Zen 2 architecture

AMD continues server push, introduces Zen 2 architecture

AMD revealed the Zen 2 architecture for its family of microprocessors. Sold under the Epyc brand for servers, it’s expected to double the performance of the previous generation.

11/07/18

Intel responds to the Epyc server threat from AMD

Intel responds to the Epyc server threat from AMD

Intel formally announced a new class of Xeon Scalable processors that in many ways leapfrogs the best AMD has to offer.

11/06/18

Is Oracle's silence on its on-premises servers cause for concern?

Is Oracle's silence on its on-premises servers cause for concern?

Oracle was disturbingly quiet about its Exadata and Exalogix on-premises servers at the recent OpenWorld. But IDC's Ashish Nadkarni says not to worry yet.

11/02/18

Cray introduces a multi-CPU supercomputer design

Cray introduces a multi-CPU supercomputer design

The company says this is the last design before exascale, but it’s a big leap in its own right.

10/31/18

Rackspace launches disaster recovery as a service program

Rackspace launches disaster recovery as a service program

Rackspace's fully managed disaster recovery service promises improved business continuity for on-premises, colocation, and multi-cloud environments.

10/25/18

OpenStack Foundation releases software platform for edge computing

OpenStack Foundation releases software platform for edge computing

The Open Stack Foundation's StarlingX is designed to help organizations build mission-critical edge clouds needed for industrial IoT deployments.

10/25/18

Xilinx lines up three major Chinese hardware vendors as OEM partners

Xilinx lines up three major Chinese hardware vendors as OEM partners

Alibaba Cloud, Huawei, and server vendor Inspur will begin offering data center platforms based on Xilinx’s FPGA-as-a-service model, mostly targeting AI inference workloads.

10/24/18

Lenovo, Scale partner for hyperconverged edge servers

Lenovo, Scale partner for hyperconverged edge servers

The HCI platform combines Lenovo's hardware with Scale Computing's HC3 software platform to create edge computing systems designed for a single user's private corporate network.

10/23/18

Uptime Institute issues a weather warning for data centers

Uptime Institute issues a weather warning for data centers

The number of severe weather incidents is expected to increase, yet most data centers don't have plans to ensure uptime should an event hit, an Uptime Institute study finds.

10/18/18

Huawei targets Nvidia, Intel, Qualcomm with new AI chips

Huawei targets Nvidia, Intel, Qualcomm with new AI chips

Huawei's artificial intelligence (AI) strategy is not just chips, but a full-stack portfolio, including chips, cloud services, and products.

10/15/18

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