Server hardware strategy
- March 11, 2019
Nvidia acquires Mellanox for $6.9 billion, as competition increases for platforms that can handle AI and other data-intensive platforms.
- January 31, 2019
France is building a supercomputer that can perform both traditional high-performance computing workloads and AI-specific workloads. The converged design is becoming increasingly common.
- August 03, 2018
IBM's upcoming Power Systems servers add more security and reliability for cloud environments and promise to lower maintenance costs over the systems' life span.
- July 06, 2018
HPE has complemented its recent high-end hyper-converged system with another HCI system to fit the space-constrained environments of branch offices or SMBs.
- July 03, 2018
In a complex stock deal Dell once again becomes a public company to flex its muscles against major legacy IT rivals, but sidesteps questions about VMware's autonomy.
- May 04, 2018
Upgrades to Dell's high-end PowerEdge servers, along with HCI servers to run machine learning workloads, illustrate the company's balancing act to address corporate users' needs for server hardware and hybrid cloud.
- April 04, 2018
Pivotal Software's intention to go public once again draws attention to Dell Technologies' ongoing efforts to pay down the mountain of debt incurred with its whopping $67 billion acquisition of EMC ...
- February 20, 2018
IBM follows up its first Power9 server with a raft of systems designed to appeal to a wider array of markets -- most notably, AI and cloud deployments.
- February 08, 2018
Market pressures and manufacturing synergies drove Dell to integrate its HCI and CI products with its core business units, but opinions differ whether users will benefit.
- December 08, 2017
IBM's first Power9 servers, fueled by Nvidia technology, aim to establish a foothold in the AI market, as well as loosen Intel's iron grip on the server market.
- October 06, 2017
Data center hardware spending remain soft, but that could empower enterprise buyers who see the benefits of better performance and control of their own gear. The overall server market remains ...
- September 22, 2017
Cisco is folding its data center management software into a cloud-based product, called Cisco Intersight, which will harness the collective intelligence of its customers.
- September 15, 2017
GE's software will run on Dell Technologies hardware from now on – but most enterprises don't care much about big-name endorsements. A Dell-GE deal last week made Dell the primary IT infrastructure ...
- July 21, 2017
Vendors are keen to push their own server management tools with extra capabilities, but they lack the cross-vendor capabilities provided by Redfish's open standards.
- June 22, 2017
The latest threat to server security could be the firmware. That's the emphasis of at least one server-maker, hoping to help users thwart new attacks -- and spark server demand.