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AWS, Intel Collaborate On New Haswell Xeon Instances

AWS, Intel Collaborate On New Haswell Xeon Instances

New instances unveiled by Amazon Web Services this week based on a customized version of Intel’s Xeon ...

Enterprises Gravitate To Amazon’s Cloud

Enterprises Gravitate To Amazon’s Cloud

If there is a consistent message coming out of Amazon Web Services from its re:Invent conference in ...

HGST Speeds Disk Design Work By 90X

HGST Speeds Disk Design Work By 90X

HGST, the disk drive business formerly owned by IBM and then Hitachi that is now part of ...

OpenShift Upgrade Automates App Deployment

OpenShift Upgrade Automates App Deployment

The latest version of Red Hat’s OpenShift Enterprise has come out along with a pair of new ...

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November 14, 2014(0)
New instances unveiled by Amazon Web Services this week based on a customized version of Intel’s Xeon E5 processor reflect what the cloud provider emphasized is a steady increase in the “intensity” of workloads running on the cloud. AWS CTO Werner Vogels unveiled the new instances, based on the “Haswell” Xeon E5-2600 v3 processors that Intel launched in September, ... Full article
November 12, 2014(0)
If there is a consistent message coming out of Amazon Web Services from its re:Invent conference in Las Vegas this week, it is that enterprise adoption of Amazon’s public cloud is on the rise. Private and public organizations are moving from dabbling in the cloud to deploying a large chunk of their mission critical applications there, and in some ...
November 11, 2014(0)
HGST, the disk drive business formerly owned by IBM and then Hitachi that is now part of Western Digital, is in a constant battle with Seagate Technology and a slew of upstarts peddling other kinds of storage based on tape and flash. Improving the performance, capacity, and value of disk drives is critical, and HGST is one of the ...
November 10, 2014(0)
The latest version of Red Hat’s OpenShift Enterprise has come out along with a pair of new services focuses on integrating applications with existing datacenter infrastructure. With the latest release of OpenShift Enterprise, the open source vendor also it is adding a private integration platform-as-a-service offering to deliver cloud-based services application integration. The new services, JBoss Fuse and JBoss ...
November 10, 2014(1)
Despite surging cloud usage rates, security concerns remain the leading barrier to wider adoption of cloud computing as IT decision makers cope with a shortage of reliable safeguards to prevent security breaches to their cloud networks. Meanwhile, the annual Dell Global Technology Adoption Index released last week also found a “strong correlation” between cloud adoption and company growth, with ...
November 6, 2014(0)
Verizon said this week its Enterprise Solutions unit has joined a growing list of vendors gaining the authority to provide cloud services to federal agencies. Verizon joins Amazon Web Services and others in gaining operational authority under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, or FedRAMP. The certification permits Verizon Enterprise Solutions to initially provide cloud services for the ...
November 5, 2014(0)
The sky appears to be the only limit for the continuing growth of cloud traffic, workloads, and storage in datacenters, according to the latest industry forecast, this one by cloud vendor Cisco Systems. The annual Cisco Global Cloud Index also projects datacenter traffic will nearly triple while cloud services account for more than three quarters of all datacenter traffic ...
November 4, 2014(1)
Google may not be the first of the major public cloud operators to support Docker containers, but it aims to provide the best support for the popular container format. Docker, a lightweight virtualization technology that leverages many innovations that are inspired by Google itself, has taken Linux systems by storm and is coming to Windows in the future. It ...
November 3, 2014(0)
The inexorable shift to the cloud is beginning to take on the features of a storm front, according to the latest survey of the cloud services market. Indeed, industry watcher IDC forecasts that public IT cloud services will account for more than half of global software, server, and storage spending growth by 2018. In a new forecast, IDC predicted ...
November 1, 2014(0)
Despite surging cloud usage rates, security concerns remain the leading barrier to wider adoption of cloud computing as IT decision makers cope with a shortage of reliable safeguards to prevent security breaches to their cloud networks. Meanwhile, the annual Dell Global Technology Adoption Index released last week also found a “strong correlation” between cloud adoption and company growth, with ...
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