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IBM launches new availability zones worldwide for hybrid enterprise clouds

IBM is targeting businesses with complex workload requirements, adding 18 availability zones globally to its public cloud.

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In the IoT world, general-purpose databases can’t cut it

The constant stream of IoT data must be collected, measured, and acted upon in real time. General-purpose databases can’t handle all of that, but the InfluxData Platform can.

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Intel FPGAs step toward mainstream in Dell, Fujitsu enterprise servers

With Dell and Fujitsu putting Intel Arria 10 GX programmable acceleration cards into off-the-shelf servers for the data center, enterprises should find it easier to tap the benefits of FPGAs.

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Product–services bundles boost AI

Vendors such as IBM, Pure Storage and Nvidia are providing AI product packages, cloud services and consulting help aimed at accelerating adoption of enterprise-ready artificial intelligence.

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To understand big data, convert it to sound

The sonification of big data will help people better understand and analyze big data, as well as detect anomalies in the data, say researchers at Virginia Tech.

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FPGA maker Xilinx aims range of software-programmable chips at data centers

Xilinx, which for decades has vied with rival Altera (now part of Intel) for technical leadership in FPGAs, is unveiling what it calls a new product category – the Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP) – that, it says, goes...

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Big trouble down on the IoT farm

Farmers may not be getting all the benefits of the IoT technology they use -- or the data it generates. Are these issues a sign of things to come in other industries?

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IoT: Sensor-as-a-service, run by blockchain, is coming

Nokia is launching a blockchain-driven Internet of Things (IoT) sensor network for its telco equipment users to sell on.

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Data ‘tsunami’ to absorb 20% of world electricity

Unprecedented data traffic growth, along with global emissions from data centers, will impede attempts to rein in climate change, say experts.

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Network analytics will change everything

Network analytics will redefine IT's abilities to handle the complexities of today's enterprise access networks.

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5 top data challenges that are changing the face of data centers

Data is clearly not what it used to be! Organizations of all types are finding new uses for data as part of their digital transformations. Examples abound in every industry, from jet engines to grocery stores, for data becoming...

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IBM to ship its Power9 system this month, claiming AI leadership in the data center

With the release this month of the first commercial server based on its Power9 processor, IBM hits another milestone in its quest to be the AI-workload leader for data centers and web service providers.

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HPE offers a SaaS-based tool for hybrid cloud management

HPE introduces OneSphere, a multi-cloud management platform that will promote 'useful' shadow IT on premises and in conjunction with AWS, Azure, Google Cloud

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HPE pushes for the autonomous data center with InfoSight AI recommendation engine

HPE is adding an AI-based recommendation engine to the InfoSight predictive analytics platform for flash storage, taking another step toward what it calls the autonomous data center. The ultimate goal is to simplify and automate...

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The Industrial IoT will give us self-healing machinery

Machine-embedded, IoT sensors will not only monitor machinery for weakness, but they will also enable machinery to fix itself automatically, researchers say.

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Why the fight over IoT data is just getting started

A quick dive into the world of the IoT reveals the true value of its data, and shows that this new industry is only just getting started.

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Western Digital plans 40TB drives, but it’s still not enough

Microwave-assisted magnetic recording (MAMR) is enabling Western Digital to create 40TB drives. But it’s not enough because data is growing faster than disk capacity.

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Are you choosing to lose in a data-driven world?

If data is a more valuable resource than oil in today's world, there seems to be a concerted effort not to leverage information, and instead under invest and focus more on small transactional improvements.

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