Qualcomm and Cavium ARM Based Servers Get a Boost with Microsoft Hyperscale Cloud Adoption

Project Olympus Will Use ARM Microsoft is preparing for the next generation of cloud optimized hyperscale servers and in a blog by Leendert van Doorn, Distinguished Engineer, the company announced today it is going to use Qualcomm and Cavium servers for Project Olympus, an Open Source hardware project.   The announcement came ahead of the Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit 2017  which starts […]

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HP Enterprise Buys SGI : Its All About Scale Out and Scale Up Big Data Analytics

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced that it will acquire SGI, a SIlicon Valley company that is known for its high performance solutions for compute, data analytics, and data management. HPE will pay $7.75 per share in cash and the total transaction is valued at approximately $275 million. SGI’s FY2016 revenue was $533 million and came from high-performance computing (HPC) and big data analytics applications […]

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Dell PowerEdge R930 Four-Socket Xeon Server Targeted at Unix to Linux Migration

Dell recently introduced the PowerEdge R930, a four-socket Intel Xeon based server which Dell believes to be the most powerful in its x86 line. The product is mainly targeted at helping customers with: Migration from UNIX to Linux with ease and move to a more innovative, future-ready data center. Resource intensive enterprise applications such as in-memory databases, customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource […]

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Supermicro NVMe Solutions Deliver Maximum Performance in HPC, Oil and Gas, Security, VDI and 3D Visualization

Super Micro Computer, Inc released new servers for virtualization and hyper-scale on January 26th. Today, the company announced it is expanding its range of server and storage solutions supporting Non-Volatile Memory express (NVMe) technology with hot-swap NVMe capability. Supermicro’s NMVe solutions are available across its 1U Ultra and WIO SuperServers, 2U Ultra, TwinPro™, EXDP 32DIMM and DCO SuperServers, 4U FatTwin™ and 7U […]

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Supermicro Unveils High Performance Virtualization and Hyper-Scale Optimized Rackmount Xeon Servers

Super Micro Computer, Inc.  is known for providing huge permutations of servers that can meet all types of application requirements. To extend its product line of high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing, the company released new 1U/2U Ultra Series SuperServers featuring more flexible and high bandwidth I/O in 4x 40G QSFP+, 10G SFP+, 10GBASE-T and 1G configurations. The new […]

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Oracle Unveils New Portfolio of Converged Infrastructure Appliances

Oracle has been enhancing its engineered systems line and today they announced a portfolio aimed at extending their position in the data center. The new generation of engineered systems, including Oracle’s new Virtual Compute Appliance X5, Oracle FS1 Series Flash Storage System, and sixth-generation Oracle Exadata Database Machine X5 are in line with Oracle’s strategy for reducing costs, increasing value and […]

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Mainframe Far From Dead – IBM Releases z13

The mainframe continues to grow despite commentary every year that this computing phenomenon is going to wither away. IBM recently announced the z13 which delivers scale and economics together with real-time encryption and analytics to help meet the expectations of consumers for speed and safety for trillions of transactions in the mobile economy. The z13 system culminates a $1 billion investment from IBM, five […]

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