VMworld 2016 : Digital Transformation and Cloud Freedom with VMware Software Defined Data Center (SDDC)

VMware kicked off VMworld 2016 in Las Vegas today. VMware CEO, Pat Gelsinger took the stage and welcomed over 20000 attendees. And in a nice gesture, Pat acknowledged the attendees who have never missed VMworld and announced they will receive free life time passes to the event. Gelsinger showed a Google trend chart that highlights ‘Digital Transformation’ as the top tech buzzword of […]

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Cisco Zooming In On Digital Transformation, Cloud, Internet of Things (IoT) and Security

In its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Earnings report released on August 17th, Cisco confirmed there will be reduction in workforce but the number is lesser than the rumored 14000 jobs. Chuck Robbins Cisco’s new CEO is in the middle of an organizational transformation to position the company for its next growth phase and the job cuts are part of that initiative. […]

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Intel Xeon Phi and 5G Targeted at Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and IoT : IDF 2016

The Intel Xeon processor is transforming – from being used for performance hungry IT applications to getting ready for Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI). At IDF 2016 day 2, Intel revealed the next generation of the Intel Xeon Phi processor family (code named Knights Mill) and said it is specifically designed for high-performance machine learning and AI […]

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Fuchsia to Power Brillo and Weave as Google’s Operating System for IoT ?

Android Police reported that there is a new project called Fuchsia that appeared on GitHub recently. The GitHub description is mysterious : Pink + Purple == Fuchsia (a new Operating System). The real question is new Operating System (OS) for what? Google has pushed Android OS across a wide spectrum of devices such as such as smartphones and tablets. Android is an Open OS that is […]

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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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Rio 2016 Olympics And The Internet of Things (IoT)

Despite Brazil’s worst recession in several decades and low budget for the Rio 2016 Olympics, the organizers did a fabulous job in kicking off the games with a highly visual and musical portrayal of Brazilian history and culture. The opening ceremony also drew attention to the growing problem of global warming. Unlike expectation of an ultra high-tech gadgetry show in year […]

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Will Google DeepMind Artificial Intelligence Transform Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)?

When it comes to hyper-scale data centers and countless servers, storage and network infrastructure management who knows more about site performance and reliability than Google! But just like other hyperscale and enterprise data center owners and operators, Google is plagued by huge data center energy costs that can add to operational expenditure and thereby reduce operating margins for data center operators. […]

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