News and tips for optimizing servers and components in the enterprise
Wed, December 04, 2013 - Hewlett-Packard took back its server crown from IBM last quarter as the overall market contracted and Taiwanese vendors made big gains selling directly to Internet giants like Google and Facebook, IDC reported Wednesday.
Wed, November 27, 2013 - While some people may think they're getting dumbed down as they scroll through images of cats playing the piano or dogs playing in the snow, one computer is doing the same and getting smarter and smarter.
Mon, November 25, 2013 - Trek Bicycle has turned to high performance computing to help develop new bicycles, and the effort is seeing results.
Tue, November 19, 2013 - In Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1, Microsoft has released a combination of operating system updates that we find very compelling. Microsoft has joined much of the rest of the industry in annual release roll-ups with feature additions, and this time, they listened to the critics. More interesting are the one-upmanship features targeted directly at its virtualization and cloud competition. Some were stunning, despite a few strange and perhaps anecdotal basic problems that we found.
Mon, November 18, 2013 - The US still has the largest number of entrants on the new Top 500 listing of top supercomputers
Mon, November 18, 2013 - IBM to support Nvidia GPUs in its Power servers, mainframes and supercomputers starting next year
Thu, November 07, 2013 - Supermicro suffers from serious vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to remotely compromise the management controllers in servers that use them.
Thu, November 07, 2013 - Security concerns are driving many small businesses to set up on-premises server rooms in lieu of cloud services. If you're one of those companies, follow these pointers and you'll get everything set up the right way the first time.
Mon, November 04, 2013 - The top executives leading Cisco's OpenStack efforts today said customers can run the open source cloud computing platform with its Unified Computing System (UCS) and Nexus hardware devices, and that the company will provide advanced support to help customers deploy OpenStack clouds.
Tue, October 29, 2013 - With speculation swirling that two mysterious barges on either side of the U.S. are evidence Google's working on floating data centers, analysts say the company would have a lot of obstacles to overcome for that idea to become a reality.
Mon, October 28, 2013 - Dell and HP are both moving forward this week with their low-power server plans
Mon, October 28, 2013 - The company is exploring silicon photonics to speed up connections and boost efficiency
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