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Data Centers Face Major Disruptions in Near Future: Gartner

From competition to changing workloads to tensions with China, significant changes are coming to data centers, the analysts say.


Tags: data storage, Intel, HP, servers, AMD, IT infrastructure, Gartner, Cisco Systems, data centers, enterprise networking, Flash Storage, SDN, ARM processors

Intel Sampling Xeon D SoC for Microservers, Networking, Storage

The processor eventually will join two other 64-bit Atom-based SoCs aimed at dense data center environments, a segment also being targeted by ARM.


Tags: data storage, Intel, processors, HP, AMD, data center infrastructure, SoC, enterprise networking, ARM processors, microservers

Oracle Launches New x86 Servers

The Intel-powered X4-4 and X4-8 include Oracle's elastic computing capabilities to dynamically adapt to workload needs.


Tags: data storage, database, Oracle, cloud computing, Intel, processors, x86 servers, enterprise apps, IT infrastructure, Exadata, Exalogic, Xeon E7 v2

Lenovo Launches ThinkServer RS140 for SMBs

The new system, powered by Intel chips and small enough to fit in closets, comes as Lenovo works to close the deal for IBM's x86 server business.


Tags: data storage, IBM, graphics, government IT, Intel, x86 servers, IT security, Lenovo, Memory, SMBs

Samsung Joins IBM's OpenPower Foundation

The group aims to extend the reach of IBM's Power architecture by licensing the chip design to companies for servers and storage systems.


Tags: open source, data storage, IBM, Intel, processors, servers, x86, Samsung, HPC, SoC, enterprise networking, ARM processors, OpenPOWER Consortium, bid data analytics, IBM Power Systems

Intel Execs Talk Xeon Phi at Supercomputing Show

The upcoming "Knights Landing" chip will bring significant improvements in performance, memory and interconnect, Intel officials said.


Tags: Hadoop, data storage, database, Intel, processors, servers, AMD, nVidia, IT infrastructure, HPC, GPU, Xeon Phi

Lenovo Aims New ThinkServers at Cloud, Virtualization

The new RD540 and RD640 will be armed with Intel's new Xeon E5-2600 v2 processors and will come with new capabilities, like an extra PCIe slot.


Tags: data storage, cloud computing, virtualization, servers, Lenovo, IT infrastructure, enterprise networking, management software

AMD's SeaMicro Microservers Will Drive Verizon's New Cloud

Verizon is leveraging SeaMicro's SM15000 servers for compute and storage capabilities as well as the company’s Freedom fabric architecture.


Tags: data storage, cloud computing, processors, AMD, Verizon, IT infrastructure, SeaMicro, enterprise networking, microservers

Intel Unveils New Xeon Chips for More Dynamic Data Center

The Xeon E5-2600 v2 lineup includes almost two-dozen chips for not only servers but also storage and networking systems.


Tags: data storage, cloud computing, IBM, Intel, processors, HP, servers, SGI, Cray, enterprise networking, SDN, it mobility

VMware Builds Out Virtualization for Servers, Storage, Networking

The company’s NSX virtual networking offering pulls its own technology and that from Nicira into a single solution.


Tags: data storage, cloud computing, virtualization, IT management, servers, VMware, IT infrastructure, enterprise networking, big data, Nicira

VDI Alternatives Prove Effective

Server-based computing is alive and well, delivering the benefits of centralized administration and data storage benefits of VDI, without the cost and maintenance of VDI.


Tags: data storage, server virtualization, VDI

Data Center Management: Top Requested Storage Features

A slide show listing of the 10 most-requested storage and data center management components.
Tags: data storage, data center management

Virtualization, Cloud Will Change Data Storage

Storage and IT luminaries recently gathered to discuss the future. The consensus? Cloud and virtual environments will dominate.
Tags: data storage, cloud computing, virtualization, Cloud Storage, Storage