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HPE snaps-up hyperconverged-network (HCN) vendor Plexxi

Plexxi technology will help make data centers with hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) more nimble to respond to changing demands.

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When it comes to hyperconverged infrastructure, the hardware matters

To accommodate the many hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) applications, Dell EMC added two new hardware platforms to its XC family.

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Will Huawei become a pawn in a high-stakes U.S.-China technology war?

Huawei faces potential sanctions by the U.S. that could draw it in to a larger technology confrontation between the U.S. and China

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GPUs: Designed for gaming now crucial to HPC and AI

How did a chip meant for gaming become so vital in enterprise computing? Some people thought outside the box.

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Nutanix looks to turn its hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) products into a platform

Nutanix outlined its plan to become the next major enterprise platform vendor, announcing several products to give it visibility among CIOs.

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10 competitors Cisco just can't kill off

With such a broad array of products and backed by vast financial resources, Cisco faces challenges on all fronts, making it possible for other behemoths and even some small competitors to persist.

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Solar power costs half what coal costs

One megawatt-hour of solar-produced electricity in North America currently costs $50, compared to $102 for coal-originating power, according to new analysis.

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REVIEW: Top application delivery controllers

Actual users offer comments on these ADCs: F5 BIG-IP, Citrix NetScaler ADC, HAProxy, Loadbalancer.org, KEMP LoadMaster and NGINX

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Cavium launches ThunderX2 ARM-based server processors

Cavium claims its ThunderX2 server processors have superior price-performance compared with its Intel Skylake counterparts.

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HPE's new Nimble flash arrays offer storage guarantee, NVMe and SCM support

HPE is rolling out the next generation of its Nimble Storage platform, overhauled to better meet the ever-increasing performance demands on data center workloads including real-time web analytics, business intelligence, and...

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Intel job posting hints at major overhaul to the processor core

Intel has hired some top talent and is looking for more, raising speculation that it is going to redesign its Core-branded CPU architecture.

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Startup RStor promises a new type of distributed compute fabric

RStor lets you unite your data centers with cloud providers and supercomputing centers with a low latency fabric.

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AI, analytics drive Dell EMC storage, server upgrades

Dell EMC is kicking off its Dell Technologies World conference with storage, servers and hyperconvergence upgrades aimed at enterprises that are grappling with new application types such as artificial intelligence and machine...

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Rackspace offers on-premises 'cloud' and a bare-metal cloud offering

With Rackspace's Private Cloud Everywhere, customers can have a managed VMware Private Cloud as a Service wherever they want it.

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Somehow, AWS and cloud growth continues to accelerate

Amazon leads cloud vendors to even faster growth at huge scale -- is there anything left for data centers?

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How to achieve and sustain peak performance in your data center

Star athletes have training methodologies; data center managers can have their own principles to ensure optimal performance: the DCM10 method.

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Cisco reinforces storage with new switches, mgmt. software

New MDS model switches include redundant components and multiple power options, support for FibreChannel-NVMe

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Google's Partner Interconnect connects SMBs to its data centers

Google is partnering with ISPs to provide a direct connection between a SMB data center and Google's hybrid cloud platform.

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