Inside Extreme Scale Tech|Tuesday, December 23, 2014
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Lenovo Aims High For Systems Expansion

Lenovo Aims High For Systems Expansion

Now that Lenovo Group has completed the takeover of the X86 server business from IBM, the company ...

Intel Rolls Out its IoT Platform

Intel Rolls Out its IoT Platform

The Internet of Things is perhaps transitioning from catchy buzz phrase to an organizing principle and, to ...

OpenPower Systems Coming In Mid-2015

OpenPower Systems Coming In Mid-2015

The ecosystem for Power Systems machines is building faster than many might be expecting, and it looks ...

ThunderX ARM Has Datacenter Muscle

ThunderX ARM Has Datacenter Muscle

The third 64-bit ARM processor aimed at datacenter workloads has just entered the field now that Cavium ...

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December 12, 2014(0)
Now that Lenovo Group has completed the takeover of the X86 server business from IBM, the company can talk a little more specifically about how it hopes to expand its take in the systems space and its aspirations going forward. The combined Lenovo X86 server business and IBM’s System x division gives Lenovo a credible chance of taking on ... Full article
December 10, 2014(0)
The Internet of Things is perhaps transitioning from catchy buzz phrase to an organizing principle and, to hear one emerging player tell it, an evolutionary step in computing. Chip giant Intel Corp. pulled out most of the stops this week to showcase its year-old IoT initiative embodied in what it calls the Intel IoT platform. The emerging ecosystem exhibits ...
December 9, 2014(0)
The ecosystem for Power Systems machines is building faster than many might be expecting, and it looks like a bunch of new machines will be coming to market by the middle of next year that are based on designs from vendors other than IBM. This, and the possibility that Big Blue and its OpenPower Foundation partners will put out ...
December 5, 2014(0)
The third 64-bit ARM processor aimed at datacenter workloads has just entered the field now that Cavium Networks, a maker of multicore chips aimed at networking and other embedded workloads, has begun sampling its ThunderX chips to early customers making servers, networking, and storage equipment. Cavium, which has expertise with the MIPS RISC architecture and which has created very ...
December 3, 2014(0)
The server market is splitting into segments that do not track along with one another anymore. Hyperscale companies that build massive public clouds, consumer-facing applications, or a little of both and that exclusively use X86-based machinery, are driving volumes. Enterprises are still buying a mix of machinery, even though their datacenters are dominated by X86 iron, and they are ...
December 2, 2014(0)
Hewlett-Packard is “doubling down on infrastructure” as it splits itself in half, a process that should be completed by November 2015, CEO Meg Whitman told attendees of its Discover event in Barcelona, Spain. Whitman sought to portray a proud Silicon Valley company that “has turned the corner” since 2011, when it was awash in $12 billion in debt. The ...
December 2, 2014(1)
Companies that have been looking for a capacious shared memory system from Hewlett-Packard and who have been waiting for years for the company to deliver a variant of its Superdome machines based on Intel’s Xeon processors do not have to wait any longer. The day has come, and the “DragonHawk” Superdome X systems have landed – at the HP ...
December 1, 2014(0)
Like many organizations, Dow Chemical Company has to provide local compute and storage for running modeling and simulation applications at multiple facilities. But it wants to be able to run applications across those facilities in such a way that it can drive up the utilization across those clusters, and it is also exploring how it might also make use ...
November 25, 2014(0)
Hewlett-Packard reported declining fiscal year and quarterly revenues as it implements a restructuring plan for breaking into an enterprise business and a PC and printer businesses. HP reported fourth quarter net revenues of $28.4 billion, down 2 percent from the same quarter last year. It also reported declining annual revenues of $111.5 billion, a 1 percent decline year-on-year. The ...
November 25, 2014(0)
IT spending is growing at a few measly points a year, at best, and guess what? Diane Bryant, general manager of Intel’s Data Center Group, is not even breaking a sweat. And the reason why is simple: revenues from the chippery that Intel sells in servers, storage, and switches has been growing much faster than the market at large ...
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