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SSDs poised to get a lot cheaper

Oversupply and seasonal weakness combine for a potential big drop in prices on solid-state drives (SSD).

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Samsung could upset the AI and HPC markets with GPU entry

Nvidia has vaulted to the lead of the AI chip race with its GPUs. But Samsung looks to be making a move and could take some of its thunder.

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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.

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What's the future of server virtualization?

Server virtualization can help fight server sprawl, make better use of compute power, curb energy bills, and improve data-center agility and flexibility.

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10 of the world's fastest supercomputers

The cream of the Top500 supercomputer list, these 10 supercomputers are used for modeling the weather, weapons, ocean currents and other physical phenomena. They not only outperform every other machine on the planet, they also...

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HPE puts enterprise software applications at the edge network

HPE moves to certify complete enterprise software stacks, allowing enterprises to run the exact same applications in the data center, in the cloud or at the network edge.

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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.

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Summit: How IBM and Oak Ridge laboratory are changing supercomputing

The team designing Oak Ridge National Laboratory's new Summit supercomputer - set to become the fastest on the planet - correctly predicted the rise of data-centric computing, but its builders couldn't forecast how bad weather would...

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Suddenly the server market is hot again

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

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Cisco taps AMD to power a hyper-dense server for data centers, edge computing

Cisco announces the C-Series C4200 server, a 2RU box comprised of the C4200 chassis and C125 server nodes that boosts processor-core density 128% using AMD EPYC 7000 CPUs.

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

Researchers find they can recover data from encrypted VMs.

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Study shows admins are doing a terrible job of patching servers

Three-quarters of examined open-source servers have unpatched exploits.

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Nvidia’s HGX-2 brings flexibility to GPU computing

Nvidia takes the covers off its HGX-2 server platform that unifies HPC and A.I. computing.

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Nvidia aims to unify AI, HPC computing in HGX-2 server platform

Nvidia is refining its pitch for data-center performance and efficiency with a new server platform, the HGX-2, that harnesses the power of 16 Tesla V100 Tensor Core GPUs to satisfy requirements for both AI and high-performance...

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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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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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