Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing everything from the information we see on our Facebook feeds, to improving diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions. The computing power suppliers are shifting gears for AI. According to McKinsey, it has the potential to create an additional $13 trillion in global economic output by 2030. Governments and start-ups alike […]
Here at their inaugural NEXT event in Las Vegas today, Hitachi debuted their new Hitachi Vantara subsidiary, an effort that’s meant to pull together a broad portfolio of innovation, development and experience from across the company aimed at delivering “data-driven solutions for commercial and industrial enterprises.” See also: Hitachi sets up IoT R&D camp in California The new […]
The multi-pronged security implications and rising maintenance costs associated with the sprawl of data centers and IT infrastructure is spurring a reverse trend in the market. Facing tight budgets and thinly spread IT resources, more organizations are moving towards data center consolidation. The changing climate, aimed at shrinking the infrastructure, is creating smarter, more cost […]
A century ago, many large manufacturers in the U.S. were still powering their factories with in-house electricity generation. It may sound illogical now, but at the time it made sense. Just as these manufacturers needed to be near a railway or major waterway to get raw materials in and products out, they also needed their […]
After abandoning its own GPU for supercomputers, machine learning, and video games in 2009, Intel has returned to the market with a new 72-core Xeon Phi, to compete with NVIDIA’s growing portfolio of GPUs. The Xeon Phi ‘Knights Landing’ chip, announced at the International Supercomputing Conference in Frankfurt, Germany last week, is Intel’s most powerful and […]
European privacy ruling may make it tough for small American companies to enter.
What’s hiding in there could hurt you.
Your iCloud storage is apparently on Amazon.
Facebook’s new data center in the Oregon high desert is cutting edge—and custom-built for the social network’s unique needs.
VMware takes virtualization beyond compute, now in the realm of networking.
New push into open source networking could be a threat to Cisco.
Some data centers may seem to be placed at random, but selecting a data center location is a little more strategic than throwing darts at a map.
Believe it or not, there are good reasons for Facebook to build a massive new state-of-the-art data center in an Iowa field.
eBay’s Digital Service Efficiency (DSE) dashboard leads to small software changes that saved the company $2 million in equipment costs. Now it wants to share those results.
Beginning in 2013, traditional data centers will start losing their dominant status within the data management food chain, replaced by Big Data software solutions and lower-cost, ARM-based systems-on-chips.
Rather than use electricity to move data between processors, IBM is preparing to use light, giving high-end customers enough power to keep pace with the growing information flowing through data centers.
While some cloud providers build great press about their energy consumption, the truth is carbon emissions can actually be much higher than the greenwashing hype would lead you to believe.
Since April, the tech giant has had to pull three ads that claimed Oracle computers performed much better than IBM’s.
Emirates Airlines can have 90 aircraft in flight at any given time. So what happens if something goes wrong? We go inside the company’s operations center to find out.
It’s not an Intel-based game in server-land, anymore.