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Intel-Altera Deal Would Boost IoT Efforts

Intel-Altera Deal Would Boost IoT Efforts

If, as reported over the weekend, Intel Corp. moves to acquire programmable logic and embedded processor specialist ...

Flash Memory Goes 3D

Flash Memory Goes 3D

As traditional NAND flash storage technology approaches the end of the line, chipmakers Intel Corp. and Micron ...

Facebook Targets Datacenter with Server SoC

Facebook Targets Datacenter with Server SoC

Facebook used this week’s Open Compute Project summit to introduce a system-on-a-chip targeting the emerging micro-server market. ...

HP Targets Service Providers With New Server Line

HP Targets Service Providers With New Server Line

Hewlett-Packard is seeking to capitalize on the growth of dedicated and shared cloud service providers with a ...

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March 26, 2015(0)
As traditional NAND flash storage technology approaches the end of the line, chipmakers Intel Corp. and Micron Technology jointly began investigating new approaches to cell design that could be leveraged to dramatically improve storage capacity, performance and reliability. Two-dimensional planar scaling of flash memory cells was on a Moore’s Law path to obsolescence, so the semiconductor leaders formed a ... Full article
March 12, 2015(0)
Facebook used this week’s Open Compute Project summit to introduce a system-on-a-chip targeting the emerging micro-server market. Code-named “Yosemite,” the “server-class” SoC was developed along with Intel Corp. as part of an open server chassis intended to help scale out datacenters. Facebook also provided additional details about its homegrown “Wedge” Ethernet switch. The impetus for the Yosemite project was ...
March 11, 2015(0)
Hewlett-Packard is seeking to capitalize on the growth of dedicated and shared cloud service providers with a portfolio of server, networking and other support tools intended to help service providers differentiate their services. HP said Tuesday (March 10) its new Cloudline server family is aimed at software- and infrastructure-as-a-service providers along with telecommunications carriers and managed hosting specialists. The ...
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 ...
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 ...
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