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AMD Proclaims EPYC Momentum with New Dell EMC PowerEdge Servers

New PowerEdge R6415, R7415, and R7425 servers announced, and none of them are using Intel silicon.

Former Intel President Launches ARM Company Ampere

Renee James debuts cloud server venture that aims to steal share from Intel, with a new generation of 64-bit ARM servers.

Lenovo DX8200D and DataCore Software Duo Deliver Flexible Storage

The Lenovo DX8200D with DataCore SANsymphony software offers one of the most capable and extensible storage systems on the market.

Intel Building New Silicon to Mitigate Meltdown and Spectre Flaws

Intel reports fourth quarter revenue of $17.1B as CEO claims massive CPU flaws have not had a material impact on the company's fiscal outlook.

IBM Growing Server, Mainframe Business

IBM ends its fiscal 2017 on a strong note, with revenue of $22.5B.

EU Makes EUR 1B Bid to Boost Supercomputer Efforts

ServerWatch: EuroHPC joint undertaking aims to build and deploy High Performance Computing Infrastructure across Europe.

Intel Debuts New Silicon at CES Including 8th Gen Core Processors

Intel arrived at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show with a full slate of announcements and previews of Quantum and Neuromorphic Computing innovations.

11 Load Balancers You Need to Know in 2018

If you require 100 percent uptime for your services, a server load balancer or application delivery controller (ADC) is the way to go. Get to know the leading load balancer hardware, software and cloud solutions.

Data Center Server Revenues Decline by One Percent in 2017

Synergy Research reports a pullback in server revenues, although other segments of the market like the cloud are growing.

Supermicro's New X11SPM-TF Sports Intel Xeon Gold CPU and More

Looking to build out your own server? Supermicro has a solution with everything a system admin needs to construct a highly functional server system for less than $3000.

Server Revenues Grew to $14.7B in 3Q17

Global server revenue figures for the third quarter of 2017 from analyst firms show many positive trends.

QNAP's TS-1685 Blurs the Lines Between Storage and Server

QNAP's latest system is a powerhouse of a box that does much more than simply serve files.

IBM Debuts POWER9 Server Systems

Latest generation of IBM's silicon is being initially targeted at Artificial Intelligence workloads.

Meg Whitman Leaving HPE After Disappointing Earnings Report

The CEO who oversaw a major transformation at the silicon valley pioneer is set to leave Feb. 1.

China Dominates List of Top 500 SuperComputers as U.S. Summit Looms

The November Top 500 Supercomputer list is out, and while there's no change at the top, 2018 could see a brand new U.S.-based supercomputer top the list.

Qualcomm Debuts New ARM Server Chip

The Qualcomm Centriq 2400 is a 10nm server processor that could finally be the chip that makes ARM a player in the data center.

HPE SimpliVity Is Hyper-Simplicity

HPE's new SimpliVity 380 combines a hardware add-in board and the industry-leading HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen9 into a hyper-converged workhorse that delivers both performance and simplicity in spades.

Oracle Updates Exadata X7 Engineered Server System

Hidden among the long list of new technologies announced OpenWorld, Oracle revealed its most powerful server ever.

Lenovo's System x3500 M5 Tower Rocks the Office

If you find yourself in need of a new departmental tower server, the Lenovo System x3500 M5 warrants a close look for its impressive power and functionality.

Global Server Market Brings in $15.7B in 2Q17 Revenue

Though the first quarter of 2017 wasn't great, there is still some runway left for servers this year.

Oracle Reboots SPARC with New M8 Processor

Apparently the rumors of SPARC's demise were not entirely accurate, at least not yet.

Larry Ellison: There Is No One Left for Oracle to Buy

No mention of the death of SPARC hardware as Oracle aims to deliver self-driving database technology.

IBM Debuts LinuxONE Emperor II Mainframe at Open Source Summit

Once again, IBM once again uses a Linux Foundation event to make mainframe news.

Meg Whitman Outlines What's Next for HPE

As HPE exits the software business, servers will become more of a focus for the company.

IEEE Set to Bring Certainty to Quantum Computing Definitions

New IEEE P7130 project will provide a standard for Quantum Computing definitions.

Lenovo's Data Center Business Aims to Move Forward

Nearly three years after acquiring IBM's x86 business, Lenovo is optimistic it can turn things around.

Oracle Brings Bare Metal Exadata Performance to the Cloud

Running an Oracle Exadata engineered system brings the promise of accelerated performance.

HPE Synergy Scores on the Software-Defined Scale

HPE delivers a platform that truly defines your computing environment as well as the operating system and apps with its new software-defined compute, networking, software and storage Synergy platform.

HPE Spaceborne Computer Testing Enterprise-Grade Servers in Space

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is sending a Linux-powered Supercomputer into space on a SpaceX rocket.

IBM Grows Cloud Revenues as Total Revenue Declines in 2Q17

IBM continues its shift toward cloud and strategic growth areas like Linux.

SUSE Partners with Supermicro for OpenStack Cloud Hardware

New global partnership between Supermicro and SUSE gets started with OpenStack-optimized technology.

Intel Debuts New Xeon Scalable Processors

Intel announces a new Data Center platform silicon lineup that offers the promise of 1.65x higher performance than the prior generation.

AMD Debuts EPYC Processor to Displace Intel Xeon in Data Centers

Silicon vendor reveals its EPYC push to gain share against its primary rival.

U.S. Drops to 4th In Supercomputer Rankings

Chinese supercomputers continue to dominate the top spots on the Top500 supercomputer list.

U.S. Supercomputing Efforts Get $258M Government Boost

Department of Energy doles out big bucks for six research contracts in a bid to put American servers back on top.

Worldwide Server Shipments and Revenue Continue Decline in 1Q17 as Cloud Impact Grows

Both IDC and Gartner report a downturn in the global server market.

HPE Secures Industry Standard Servers

Integrated firmware security and a move toward composable infrastructure are on HPE's Discover agenda.

Google Boosts Machine Learning with Cloud TPU Chips

Machine learning can be a very compute-intensive server process.

HPE Welcomes The Machine to the World of Big Data

New prototype system offers the promise of 160TB of memory to improve Big Data analysis.

Intel Skull Canyon NUC Handles Heavy Workloads

Intel's latest Next Unit of Computing device is a true portable powerhouse, packing quite a punch in a small form factor for adeptly handling any number of heavy workload and server scenarios.

HPE Debuts G2 Enterprise Racks and Advanced Enterprise Power Distribution Units

Hewlett Packard Enterprise updates its server rack portfolio.

Cloud Infrastructure Market Hits $70B in Revenue

The cloud competition intensifies, with HPE, Cisco and Dell EMC all having nearly the same global market share currently.

HPE's Apollo 4510 Does Windows Storage Server 2016

The latest Apollo server system plays a key role in HPE's new emphasis on the concept of a composable architecture for building out your datacenter.

Cisco HyperFlex Converged Server Platform Gets 40 Gbps Boost

Cisco is updating its HyperFlex converged server infrastructure platform with improved storage and high-speed interconnect fabric.

Facebook Boosts Open Compute Server Platforms with New Designs

New Big Basin GPU server, Yosemite compute platform and Bryce Canyon storage chassis designs announced.

Server Revenues Continue to Decline in 4Q16

Both IDC and Gartner report continued declines in global server revenues, as the impact of the cloud becomes crystal clear.

Cisco Embraces Docker Containers With New Partnership

Cisco enters into a strategic alliance with Docker that includes both sales and engineering support to help advance the state of container deployments in modern data centers.

Raspberry Pi Zero Updated with Integrated WiFi and Bluetooth

The new Raspberry Pi Zero W small embedded system adds integrated WiFi and Bluetooth, and sells for only $10 a board.

IBM Launches Machine Learning for z System Mainframes

New machine learning platform enables data scientists to automate the creation, training and deployment of operational analytic models.

Intel Accelerates Server Performance with New Xeon E7 Processor

The Xeon E7-8894 v4 arrives as Intel's new performance champion.

Oracle Powers New Exadata SL6 with SPARC Linux

After nearly a decade of x86 powered Exadata database machines, Oracle announces a new system powered by SPARC T7-2 processors.

IBM Mainframe Revenue Growing as Overall Systems Revenue Decline

IBM reports full year fiscal 2016 revenue of $79.9B, as several emerging markets help offset a period of transition for IBM Power Systems.

Opengear Expands Remote Site Gateway Capabilities

New Remote Site Gateway devices debut, providing zero-touch provisioning option for infrastructure.

Server Review: Opengear IM7200 Infrastructure Manager

The Opengear IM7200 Infrastructure Manager takes out-of-band remote connectivity to new heights.

Global Server Market Declines to $12.5B in 3Q16

Both IDC and Gartner report negative growth for the server market.

IBM OpenWhisk Serverless Platform Now Generally Available

Amazon's Lamda isn't the only event-driven serverless platform that's production-ready.

Equinix Buying 24 Verizon Data Centers for $3.6B

Equinix picks up new data centers in 15 metro locations, including key Miami NOTA.

Vapor Brings Compute Capacity to the Edge

Vapor IO's newly announced Vapor Edge platform aims to put cloud computing capabilities at the edge of the network.

Microsoft Plans to Build a Quantum Computer

Microsoft has appointed Veteran executive Todd Holmdahl to lead the company's efforts to build a scalable quantum computer.

Linux Dominates November TOP500 Supercomputer List

The top-ranked supercomputer remains the Sunway TaihuLight at 93 petaflops.

IBM Advances Artificial Intelligence with PowerAI

New AI toolkit benefits from the NVIDIA NVlink partnership on IBM Power Systems.

Consider Consolidating Your Servers with a New Dell or HPE 4U Workhorse

If you have server or workload consolidation projects on tap, opting for one of the latest server systems from Dell or HPE could lead to significant cost savings.

Dell EMC Brings PowerEdge Servers to VxRail, VxRack

Combining the servers with the hyperconverged infrastructure offerings from EMC enables the company to offer more configurations and drive down costs.

IBM POWER9 Server Zaius Announced by Google and Rackspace

Latest IBM Power server benefits from multiple sets of new technologies.

Kaleao Comes to Hyperconverged Space With ARM-Based Systems

The startup also is using a new technology officials call "microvisors" to create KMAX appliances that are scalable and power-efficient.

HPE's HC 380 Serves Up Secret Sauce for Hyper-Converged

HPE's OVIO tool in the new HPE Hyper Converged 380 takes the complexity out of cluster installation and makes it cookie-cutter simple.

Exadata Servers Play Role in Oracle's Cloud Growth

Oracle reports first quarter revenue of $8.6B, as the company gears up to announce a new version of its namesake database next week.

2Q16 Global Server Revenues Decline to $13.4B

HPE continues to lead the server market in terms of revenue.

IBM Brings More Power to Power8 Linux Server Lineup

NVIDIA NVlink technology arrives on POWER8 and delivers a 5x improvement in terms of bandwidth.

LinuxCon: How Facebook Monitors Hundreds of Thousands of Servers with Netconsole

By looking at the lowest level of data traffic, Facebook is able to identify potential server problems before they become outages.

New Supermicro SuperBlades Pack Some Serious Power

Supermicro's latest blade servers feature Intel Broadwell CPUs and when paired with NVMe and SSD disks are total screamers in terms of performance.

Intel ARMs Silicon Fabrication

In a surprising move, Intel partners with ARM to build chips.

Why Rackspace Is Bringing POWER to Its Data Centers

[VIDEO] John Engates, CTO of Rackspace, discusses the opportunities the OpenPOWER architecture brings.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Buying SGI for $275M

Move brings additional High Performance Computing (HPC) and Big Data technology to HPE.

Rivals Google, Facebook Team Up on Efficient Rack Design

The two hyperscale companies worked together through the OCP to develop a new Open Rack standard to drive data center efficiency and performance.

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