Data-center downtime is crippling and costly for enterprises. It’s easy to see the appeal of tools that can provide visibility into data-center assets, interdependencies, performance and capacity – and turn that visibility into actionable knowledge that anticipates equipment failures or capacity shortfalls. Data center infrastructure management (DCIM) tools are designed to monitor the utilization and

Artificial intelligence is set to play a bigger role in data-center operations as enterprises begin to adopt machine-learning technologies that have been tried and tested by larger data-center operators and colocation providers. Today’s hybrid computing environments often span on-premise data centers, cloud and collocation sites, and edge computing deployments. And enterprises are finding that a

A flurry of storage announcements from IBM share a common theme: Helping customers achieve greater efficiency and wring cost savings from their multitier, multi-cloud storage environments. Anchoring the news is IBM Storage Insights, a new AI and cloud-based storage management platform that’s designed to give users a fast view of storage capacity and performance, as

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The tech industry got a jolt last week worse than the 3.5 magnitude quake that hit Oakland, California, on Monday. A report by Bloomberg, citing the usual anonymous sources, said that after a whole lot of R&D and hype, Qualcomm was looking to shut down or sell its Centriq line of ARM-based data center processors.

It’s rare to see a processor find great success outside of the area it was intended for, but that’s exactly what has happened to the graphics processing unit (GPU). A chip originally intended to speed up gaming graphics and nothing more now powers everything from Adobe Premier and databases to high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial

Network World | May 8, 2018 IDG Enterprise Editor in Chief Eric Knorr talks with George Kurian, CEO at NetApp, about its strategic relationship with Google, which will combine advancements in computing and data management for the companies’ joint customers. Source link

NetApp is expanding its cloud data services range through a new partnership with Google that integrates NetApp’s flash-powered data services with Google’s cloud platform. Announced today, NetApp Cloud Volumes for Google Cloud Platform is a fully-managed storage service that’s designed to make it easier for the companies’ joint customers to run new and existing workloads

Cloud computing is now a standard in modern businesses and it’s helping fuel digital transformation and the modernization of IT. In fact, the global public cloud market will hit $178 billion this year, which is up from $146 billion in 2017, according to Forrester Research. Here are six key trends that are shaping cloud adoption

A job listing on Intel’s official webpage for a senior CPU micro-architect and designer to build a revolutionary microprocessor core has fueled speculation that the company is finally going to redesign its Core-branded CPU architecture after more than 12 years. Intel introduced the Core architecture in 2006, and that was an iteration of the P6