Inside Extreme Scale Tech|Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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September Sales Slowdown Hits Big Blue

September Sales Slowdown Hits Big Blue

IBM has made no secret that it wants to shed unprofitable hardware units, and it no doubt ...

IBM Systems Get Breathing Room With Globalfoundries Chip Deal

IBM Systems Get Breathing Room With Globalfoundries Chip Deal

The much-rumored sale of IBM’s chip manufacturing business has come to pass with Big Blue forging an ...

Why Hadoop Is The New Backbone Of American Express

Why Hadoop Is The New Backbone Of American Express

American Express has to do a lot more than just offer credit cards and a network so ...

Hyperconverged Systems Go Mainstream

Hyperconverged Systems Go Mainstream

In a way, Hewlett-Packard, through its LeftHand Networks storage acquisition, was one of the pioneers of the ...

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Systems
IBM has made no secret that it wants to shed unprofitable hardware units, and it no doubt wishes it had been ... Full article
The much-rumored sale of IBM’s chip manufacturing business has come to pass with Big Blue ...
In a way, Hewlett-Packard, through its LeftHand Networks storage acquisition, was one of the pioneers ...
IBM may again be moving closer to a long-anticipated exit from the semiconductor manufacturing business. ...
Software
Investors continue to pour cash into the burgeoning open source ecosystem. Mirantis, which bills itself as one of the few pure-play ... Full article
American Express has to do a lot more than just offer credit cards and a ...
Microsoft is jumping on the Docker container bandwagon. The company is expanding its partnership with ...
EMC has confirmed reports earlier this week that it is acquiring OpenStack distributor Cloudscaling as ...
Datacenter
Everybody likes a good deal, but here’s a marketing pitch we hadn’t heard before: Increasing energy efficiency in datacenters also improves ... Full article
A healthy debate is gathering steam over how cloud providers will find new ways to ...
In most cases, saying the datacenter is hot is a bad thing, but not so ...
Here’s the reality when it comes to datacenter energy consumption: If the cloud industry were ...
Cloud
Amazon Web Services is expanding its DynamoDB database service with document support along with flexible scaling of larger items. It is ... Full article
Another week, another round of cloud computing price cuts. The latest comes from Google, which ...
The main topic of conversation at the OpenWorld conference held by Oracle in San Francisco ...
Cisco Systems is investing $1 billion to help partners and customers speed adoption of its ...
Storage
As more applications are virtualized, storage is said to be emerging as a bottleneck in datacenter performance. These performance issues mean ... Full article
IBM has sold off its System x division to Lenovo, eBay is spinning off PayPal, ...
The competition in the hyperconverged system market is heating up, and companies that once worried ...
All-flash array upstart SolidFire, which was founded by a team of techies with expertise in ...
Networks
Servers based on X86 processors have Windows, Linux, and other options as operating systems, and an increasing number of switch buyers ... Full article
Japan’s NTT Communications is going all-in for software-defined networking technology as a means of managing ...
Chip maker Broadcom is the dominant supplier of chips for Ethernet switches with its Trident ...
Only a few years ago, if you went to the HPC On Wall Street conference ...
Most Read
Say what you will about Oracle co-founder and CEO Larry Ellison, but when the software giant bought Sun Microsystems more than four years ago, ...
The word on the street ahead of the Oracle OpenWorld extravaganza, which opened on Sunday evening in San Francisco, was that CEO Larry Ellison ...
Just a few weeks ahead of the launch of EnterpriseTech, chip maker Intel rolled out its “Ivy Bridge” Xeon E5-2600 v2 processors. These chips ...
Hewlett-Packard may be known as the volume player in the X86 server business, which has been dominated by two-socket servers for the past decade ...
Even if you are not thinking of buying a big Sparc/Solaris server, some new math by Oracle might get you to thinking about shared ...