News, analysis, blogs, advice and techniques on managing data centers and their components.
Wed, June 19, 2013 - Startup Cumulus Networks this week has emerged with a Linux network operating system designed for programmable data centers like the ones Google and Facebook are building.
Tue, June 18, 2013 - By using its own GPUs for the calculations, researchers at Stanford created a neural network that easily tops Google's previous effort.
Tue, June 18, 2013 - Accel Partners Tuesday announced a $100 million fund to back software companies exploiting the technology foundation built by the first wave of Big Data start-ups.
Tue, June 18, 2013 - Enterasys this week unveiled new switches, software and management products to enhance the automation and centralized control of data center operations.
Tue, June 18, 2013 - AMD shares details about its first ARM server chips code-named Seattle
Mon, June 17, 2013 - Once frequently in court, Rambus is now settling many disputes
Fri, June 14, 2013 - IBM and Hewlett-Packard recently held events in Las Vegas. IBM went first and demonstrated how its customers will use Watson to change the world. HP responded by bringing executives on stage to talk about new products. HP can't let its competition keep winning.
Fri, June 14, 2013 - Facebook has opened its first data centre outside the U.S. -- using 100 percent renewable energy on the edge of the Arctic Circle in Sweden.
Thu, June 13, 2013 - Xbox One's price, $100 more than PS4, and potentially restrictive DRM hurt the console's outlook
Thu, June 13, 2013 - The next summer blockbuster out of 20th Century Fox might be called "The Incredible Shrinking Data Center."
Wed, June 12, 2013 - Cisco this week is upgrading its Internet core routers with the CRS-X, a system whose capacity is 10x that of what the initial CRS offered when introduced 10 years ago.
Wed, June 12, 2013 - As promised, Juniper has added automation and orchestration features to its campus and data center switches, including OpenStack support.
Tue, June 11, 2013 - With Apple's announcement that it'll bypass a SATA SSD in its Mac Pro and MacBook Air and go straight for the stratosphere of flash with a PCIe card, some pundits are speculating other laptops and desktop vendors may not be far behind.
Tue, June 11, 2013 - By building on the natural strengths of PCI Express (PCIe) -- it's everywhere, it's fast, it's low power, it's affordable -- and by adding some straightforward, standards-compliant extensions that address multi-host communication and I/O sharing capabilities, a universal interconnect now exists that substantially improves on the status quo in high-performance cloud and data center installations.