Gartner: Data-center spending will inch up this year

Gartner: Data-center spending will inch up this year

After a down year in 2019, IT spending will pick up this year, led by enterprise software and the cloud, according to IT research firm Gartner, including an uptick for data-center spending that had takend a dip.

01/23/2020

Windows Server vulnerability disclosed by NSA; don’t wait to patch

Windows Server vulnerability disclosed by NSA; don’t wait to patch

The National Security Agency warns the Windows vulnerability allows attackers to evade protections and deliver executable code while appearing as legitimate entities.

01/19/2020

It’s the end for Windows Server 2008 support

It’s the end for Windows Server 2008 support

Microsoft recommends migrating Server 2008 workloads to Azure cloud services while enterprises modernize their apps for Windows Server 2016 or 2019 deployments.

01/15/2020

Google Cloud launches Archive cold storage service

Google Cloud launches Archive cold storage service

Archive will focus on long-term data retention and compete against AWS Glacier, Microsoft Cool Blob Storage, and IBM Cloud Storage.

01/15/2020

Enterprises spend more on cloud IaaS than on-premises data-center gear

Enterprises spend more on cloud IaaS than on-premises data-center gear

More than half of servers are sold to hyperscale data-center operators such as Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Facebook.

01/13/2020

HPE and Cumulus Networks partner for open storage

HPE and Cumulus Networks partner for open storage

The deal between HPE and Cumulus Networks is designed to address the increased network and storage demands of techs like AI, IoT.

01/10/2020

Price of NAND memory chips projected to rise up to 40%

Price of NAND memory chips projected to rise up to 40%

SSD drives could become very expensive this year if one projection is accurate.

01/07/2020

Bamboo Systems redesigns server motherboards for greater performance

Bamboo Systems redesigns server motherboards for greater performance

Bamboo Systems, formerly Kaleao, claims its motherboard architecture is more power efficient than traditional designs that cater to x86 processors.

12/18/2019

Data center operators not keen on green: survey

Data center operators not keen on green: survey

Most IT leaders making data center equipment purchases don't prioritize energy efficiency or environmental impact.

12/17/2019

Liquid cooling and edge computing are featured at Gartner show

Liquid cooling and edge computing are featured at Gartner show

Non-traditional data center hardware makes the news at Gartner’s show focused on data center operations.

12/12/2019

Google Cloud bare-metal initiative targets migrating legacy apps from on-prem

Google Cloud bare-metal initiative targets migrating legacy apps from on-prem

Google Cloud now offers Google Bare Metal Solution, a service that supplies hardware in the cloud for enterprises that want full control of the entire stack from operating system on up to their most important legacy apps.

12/08/2019

Seagate doubles HDD performance with multi-actuator technology

Seagate doubles HDD performance with multi-actuator technology

By using two separate drive heads, a single drive effectively becomes two in Seagate's Exos 2X14 hard disk drive. Microsoft is testing the technology in its Azure data centers.

12/05/2019

Ampere preps an 80-core Arm processor for the cloud

Ampere preps an 80-core Arm processor for the cloud

A new Ampere chip due out next year is single-threaded to avoid the 'noisy neighbor' problem that can impede customer workloads in multi-tenant cloud-provider networks.

12/03/2019

HPE, DoE partner for AI-driven energy efficiency

HPE, DoE partner for AI-driven energy efficiency

HPE and the Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory will work on developing AI and ML technologies for more efficient data-center operation

12/01/2019

Inphi launches DSPs for long-distance 400Gb networking

Inphi launches DSPs for long-distance 400Gb networking

Inphi claims its new signaling chips will triple throughput while reducing power draw for transmissions up to 100 kilometers.

11/27/2019

Nvidia quietly unveils faster, lower power Tesla GPU accelerator

Nvidia quietly unveils faster, lower power Tesla GPU accelerator

Nvidia has upgraded its Volta line of Tesla GPU-accelerator cards to work faster using the same power as its old model.

11/26/2019

Cumulus Networks updates its network-centric Linux distribution

Cumulus Networks updates its network-centric Linux distribution

Company says its Linux is to networking what Red Hat is to servers.

11/20/2019

Intel targets Nvidia (again) with GPU and cross-processor API

Intel targets Nvidia (again) with GPU and cross-processor API

Intel is looking to offer a unified CPU, GPU, and platform architecture that Nvidia doesn’t have but AMD does.

11/19/2019

Digital Realty jumps into interconnection business

Digital Realty jumps into interconnection business

PlatformDIGITAL offers a single source for global data-center coverage, capacity and connectivity. Implementation blueprints aim to allow customers to quickly deploy enterprise infrastructure where they need it.

11/17/2019

DXC is betting IT apps and services will stay on-premises

DXC is betting IT apps and services will stay on-premises

New DXC CEO Mike Salvino talks about getting rid of distraction businesses to focus on what he calls the enterprise stack.

11/14/2019

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