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IBM Power Systems GM: Big scale and big data demand OpenPower


IBM seems to have halted the Power architecture's slide.

Intel works to end "lost" data center devices


Embedding RFID into chipsets would make the technology near-universal.

Will network disaggregation play in the enterprise?

Disaggregation seems to be all the rage in networking these days as vendors move to decouple hardware from software.

Aruba CEO moves to allays partner concerns over HP buyout


In a note sent out to its partners, the CEO called themselves "same Aruba... but even faster and with greater resources".

Debunking the myths about scale-up architectures

Debunking the myths about scale-up architectures

Given the rapid pace of server design innovation, earlier concerns about scale-up servers no longer hold water.

100G interconnect hooks UConn into massive research databases


The  new 100G fiber link gives faculty an improved ability to collaborate with others around the world on data-intensive research projects.

Apple to convert failed Arizona sapphire factory to data center


Apple confirmed it will convert a failed sapphire factory into a data center that will also double as the hub to control the company's other server farms.

Laggards face looming Windows Server 2003 retirement


Windows Server 2003, Microsoft's first ultra-successful server operating system, will retire in six months, a deadline many companies will miss.

2015 IT Data Center Infrastructure Convergence Predictions

Major IT system vendors Cisco, EMC/ VCE, HP, Dell, and IBM will broaden their infrastructure portfolio to include hyper-converged solutions.

Cisco Catalyst 6500 shops adopting Nexus 9000


All data center customers will have next gen switch by end of 2015; enterprise cores picking it up too.