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AMD, HP Join Forces to Accelerate Server Graphics

AMD, HP Join Forces to Accelerate Server Graphics

Chipmaker AMD said this week its latest server graphic processor has been designed into the latest generation ...

Microsoft Accelerates Datacenter With FPGAs

Microsoft Accelerates Datacenter With FPGAs

Microsoft researchers who have for several years been migrating its software cloud services onto programmable hardware are ...

Industrial Sector Seen Leading the IoT Shift

Industrial Sector Seen Leading the IoT Shift

With networking companies and device makers jumping on the Internet of Things bandwagon, market drivers like expanding ...

Cloud-Based GPU Accelerators Crunch Financials

Cloud-Based GPU Accelerators Crunch Financials

Graphics accelerators have been used over the last several years as a complement to or replacement for ...

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February 27, 2015(0)
Chipmaker AMD said this week its latest server graphic processor has been designed into the latest generation of Hewlett-Packard’s Proliant servers. Separately, HP said it Helion cloud platform would support a range of Oracle database applications. AMD and HP said the combination of the FirePro server GPU and the HP ProLiant DL380 Gen9 server targets a range of high-end ... Full article
February 23, 2015(0)
Microsoft researchers who have for several years been migrating its software cloud services onto programmable hardware are reporting an advance in high-end machine learning the company hopes will boost datacenter processing power. In a white paper released Monday (Feb. 23), Microsoft researchers report on progress in developing what it calls a convolutional neural network (CNN) accelerator. CNN algorithms are ...
February 23, 2015(0)
AMAX, a leading solutions provider of application-tailored Data Center/Cloud and custom Server Appliance solutions, today announced its factory readiness for manufacturing and distributing custom-branded OEM server solutions for ISVs and enterprises throughout EMEA. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, AMAX is recognized for developing complete turnkey server solutions based on the highest standards of quality, whether standalone server appliances integrated and optimized ...
February 20, 2015(0)
With networking companies and device makers jumping on the Internet of Things bandwagon, market drivers like expanding capacity via virtualized datacenters and the implementation of new standards like IPv6 are laying the groundwork for what could eventually become the Internet of Everything. Industry observers predict that market segments like industrial will be among the first to make the Internet ...
February 18, 2015(0)
Graphics accelerators have been used over the last several years as a complement to or replacement for standard CPUs. GPU leaders like Nvidia have pushed the trend, arguing that graphics processors have advanced to the point where they can also be used for high-end computing tasks. Now, Nvidia and a partner are targeting specific markets like hedge funds and ...
February 18, 2015(0)
The world’s largest chipmaker says it leveraged components of the IT infrastructure it supplies for others to generate $350 million in revenues during 2014, according to the company’s annual IT business review. The company, which employs 106,000 full-time workers in 66 countries, stressed in a recently released report that it is making greater use of IT services like data ...
February 5, 2015(0)
Investments and acquisitions are coalescing around the thing called the Internet of Things, but those betting on the emerging domain as the next big thing have a long way to go in terms of forging technical roadmaps or viable business cases, according to the latest survey on attitudes toward the IoT. Gartner found that more than 40 percent of ...
January 22, 2015(0)
IBM continues to tread water as its overall cloud business grows but server hardware along with management and other software continues to decline. IBM reported this week that its 2014 revenues declined to $92.8 billion, a 6 percent drop from the previous year. Meanwhile, its said annual net income fell 7 percent to $15.8 billion. The only bright spots ...
January 14, 2015(0)
The IoTivity open source software framework aimed at providing connectivity standards for the emerging Internet of Things has unveiled a “preview release” of a spec designed to ensure interoperability among devices and services across a range of industries. The Version 0.9.0 reference standard released on January 14 by the Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) and backed by the Linux Foundation ...
January 13, 2015(0)
The rising value of the U.S. dollar along with modest declines in demand for IT and telecommunications services will slow the global pace of IT spending in 2015, a market watcher is forecasting. Meanwhile, Gartner Inc. is forecasting a “tipping point” in the next three years as digital businesses shift from on-premise IT to hyperscale datacenters. Gartner predicted this ...
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