Lenovo gets into the on-premises cloud game with ThinkAgile CP

Lenovo gets into the on-premises cloud game with ThinkAgile CP

Lenovo's new product line is meant to simplify the deployment of internal cloud-designed systems.

07/25/18

Amazon denies reports it is targeting the network switch market

Amazon denies reports it is targeting the network switch market

Amazon Web Services has denied that it is targeting Cisco’s bread-and-butter network switching market. But like so many denials, there is wiggle room.

07/19/18

Amazon rumored to be entering the networking market

Amazon rumored to be entering the networking market

Amazon is rumored to be targeting the network switching business. The move would put it in direct competition with Cisco, HPE, Juniper Networks, and Arista.

07/17/18

Two studies show the data center is thriving instead of dying

Two studies show the data center is thriving instead of dying

Despite the rapid growth and adoption of the cloud, companies still need on-premises systems.

07/13/18

Baidu takes a major leap as an AI player with new chip, Intel alliance

Baidu takes a major leap as an AI player with new chip, Intel alliance

Baidu, which started as a search engine, now plays in a variety of AI fields thanks to a new chip and an alliance with Intel. Sounds a lot like Google, doesn't it.

07/11/18

Softening chip market hit harder by trade wars

Softening chip market hit harder by trade wars

Problems in the chip market are being made worse by trade disputes between the U.S. and China.

07/11/18

While no one was looking, California passed its own GDPR

While no one was looking, California passed its own GDPR

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 is similar to the EU's GDPR. Companies that hold data on more than 50,000 people and do business in California must comply.

07/05/18

The Lustre HPC file system has another new home -- and it’s the right one

The Lustre HPC file system has another new home -- and it’s the right one

The Lustre file system, which is popular in high-performance computing, is finally in the hands of a company that makes sense: enterprise storage company DataDirect Networks.

06/29/18

Rackspace, HPE expand on-premises cloud with pay-as-you-go Kubernetes

Rackspace, HPE expand on-premises cloud with pay-as-you-go Kubernetes

With Rackspace’s Kubernetes-as-a-Service, customers can scale their Kubernetes environments at their own pace in nearly any data center in the world, including their own.

06/26/18

The silver lining in the Intel CEO drama

The silver lining in the Intel CEO drama

It could fairly be argued Intel CEO Brian Krzanich needed to go, and this scandal was actually a blessing.

06/25/18

More signs the Qualcomm Centriq is in trouble

More signs the Qualcomm Centriq is in trouble

Qualcomm is preparing to lay off almost 280 employees, most of which are in the data center group.

06/21/18

Lenovo announces hybrid liquid-cooling system: Neptune

Lenovo announces hybrid liquid-cooling system: Neptune

Lenovo's Neptune includes a mix of cooling technologies: direct-to-node liquid cooling, rear door heat exchangers, and hybrid cooling that mixes air and liquid.

06/20/18

Oracle launches global internet ‘health’ map

Oracle launches global internet ‘health’ map

Oracle's free internet "health" map allows enterprises to see where bottlenecks are to their public cloud connection and perhaps route traffic around them.

06/18/18

What is Cohesity and why did it pull in $250M in venture money?

What is Cohesity and why did it pull in $250M in venture money?

Cohesity says it has the solution to storage siloing headaches, and organizations are putting big money behind it.

06/18/18

Facebook releases its load balancer as open-source code

Facebook releases its load balancer as open-source code

Facebook wrote the load-balancing software, Katran, because existing load balancers can't handle the size of the social media giant's systems.

06/14/18

Rackspace introduces data center colocation services

Rackspace introduces data center colocation services

Rackspace announced a new data center colocation business, offering space, power, and network connectivity to customers who provide their own hardware.

06/13/18

Supermicro is the latest hardware vendor with a security issue

Supermicro is the latest hardware vendor with a security issue

Vulnerabilities in Supermicro server firmware require skill to exploit, but if they are, attackers have as much control as if they gained physical access to the system.

06/11/18

Intel launches Optane, the go-between for memory and storage

Intel launches Optane, the go-between for memory and storage

Intel introduced Optane DC persistent memory modules, a new class of memory and storage that stores frequently accessed data in its memory rather than forcing the server to fetch it from a hard disk.

06/06/18

Suddenly the server market is hot again

Suddenly the server market is hot again

Growth and new platforms are driving sales for a once-moribund market.

06/01/18

AMD’s EPYC server encryption is the latest security system to fall

AMD’s EPYC server encryption is the latest security system to fall

Researchers find they can recover data from encrypted VMs.

05/31/18

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