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Data center storage and networking News
November 18, 2021
The Quantum-2 InfiniBand platform, introduced this week, includes software, a BlueField-3 DPU, a Quantum-2 switch, and a ConnectX-7 network adapter.
September 21, 2021
Nutanix debuted a new version of its AOS operating system along with new networking features, looking to boost its chances in the increasingly crowded hybrid cloud market.
July 15, 2021
Enterprises pursuing digital transformation initiatives may need to reexamine their infrastructure architecture to bring compute and storage closer to data generated at the edge.
June 30, 2021
Nvidia GPUDirect Storage's driver hit 1.0 status to enable direct memory access between GPU and storage and boost the performance of data-intensive AI, HPC and analytics workloads.
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