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CXL Consortium Launches CPU-to-Anything High Speed Interconnect Protocol

March 13th, 2019 Comments Off on CXL Consortium Launches CPU-to-Anything High Speed Interconnect Protocol
Another front has been opened in the long campaign to enable any-to-any connectivity in high performance data center computing. The Compute Express Link (CXL) consortium – with tech heavies Intel, Google, HPE, Dell EMC, Microsoft, Facebook, Cisco, Huawei and ...

Optimizing Container Spend: 5 Recommendations

March 13th, 2019 Comments Off on Optimizing Container Spend: 5 Recommendations
As container technology moves into the mainstream, users are concerned about the next step: container optimization. Typically, conversations with customers focus on production environments., but recently they’ve become more focused on how to optimize container spending.   Kubernetes – which ...

Nvidia Wins Mellanox Stakes for $6.9 Billion

March 11th, 2019 Comments Off on Nvidia Wins Mellanox Stakes for $6.9 Billion
The long-rumored acquisition of Mellanox came to fruition this morning with GPU chip maker Nvidia’s announcement that it has purchased the high-performance network interconnect maker for $6.9 billion – outbidding a reported $6 billion offer by Intel in late ...

AI Fear Factor: White Collar Jobs in Crosshairs, Cash-free Retail Banned, Breaking up the FAANGS

March 8th, 2019 Comments Off on AI Fear Factor: White Collar Jobs in Crosshairs, Cash-free Retail Banned, Breaking up the FAANGS
Though in its infancy, AI already is powerful – or potentially powerful – enough to have raised not only public awareness but also anxiety, spurring responses from policy makers, politicians and public intellectuals concerned about those who could be ...

How Open Software-Defined Storage Unchains the Enterprise

March 6th, 2019 Comments Off on How Open Software-Defined Storage Unchains the Enterprise
By decoupling storage controller software from hardware, software-defined storage (SDS) has the potential to unleash a number of possibilities, including massive storage scalability to handle massive amounts of data. Companies can also gain greater flexibility as they can upgrade ...

National AI Debate: Intel Calls for Details, Budgets, in Response to White House Initiative

March 6th, 2019 Comments Off on National AI Debate: Intel Calls for Details, Budgets, in Response to White House Initiative
The Trump Administration’s release last month of the “American AI Initiative,” aimed at prioritizing federal R&D investments in machine intelligence, has stirred major debate in Washington and the technology industry. Intel has jumped into the discussion, issuing a lengthy ...

In Stock Market Return, Dell Delivers Revenue Growth, Operating Loss

February 28th, 2019 Comments Off on In Stock Market Return, Dell Delivers Revenue Growth, Operating Loss
In its return to publicly traded markets, Dell Technologies announced a mixed bag of final quarter and fiscal year financial results: fourth quarter (period ending February 1) revenue totaled $23.8 billion, up 9 percent YoY, with earnings of $331 ...

Google, DeepMind Target Machine Learning at Wind Energy

February 27th, 2019 Comments Off on Google, DeepMind Target Machine Learning at Wind Energy
Wind energy adoption is further along than you might think: Iowa, for example, is expected to generate about half its electrical power from wind within a few years; in total, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, about 90 ...

Geico Walks with Watson on AI Journey

February 26th, 2019 Comments Off on Geico Walks with Watson on AI Journey
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” intones the ancient Chinese proverb, and it can be applied to enterprise AI journeys. But what’s the right first step? And what steps should be taken after that? ...

Winterizing Your Data Center Before the Next Big Snowstorm

February 26th, 2019 Comments Off on Winterizing Your Data Center Before the Next Big Snowstorm
The 2017-2018 winter season was hit with brutal storms: in March 2018 alone, four powerful nor'easters hammered the U.S. and eastern Canada. 2019 has so far followed a similar pattern with mid-April (the approximate end of the snowstorm season) still nearly ...
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