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Timothy Prickett Morgan

HP ARMs Moonshot Servers For Datacenters

September 29th, 2014 (0)
After what seems like an eternal wait, customers who want to give 64-bit ARM processors a whirl can finally get systems to play with. Hewlett-Packard is showing off Moonshot hyperscale systems using the "Storm" X-Gene1 processors from Applied Micro ...

Risks And Rewards Of Moving Data To The Cloud

September 26th, 2014 (1)
The cloud is flying high in the IT sky; but a number of anxious companies remain firmly anchored on the ground, because they are concerned that moving to cloud-based systems will negatively affect their businesses. Indeed, there are six ...

Rackspace Cuts Open vSwitch From Latest OpenStack Private Cloud

September 25th, 2014 (0)
Rackspace Hosting has built two versions of its eponymous Private Cloud, the version of OpenStack that includes hardware and software that it either runs in its own facilities or plunks into your own datacenter and operates remotely. After nine ...

Broadcom Fights Off Ethernet Rivals With Tomahawk Chips

September 24th, 2014 (0)
Chip maker Broadcom is the dominant supplier of chips for Ethernet switches with its Trident and Dune family of ASICs. But it faces increasing competition from established players like merchant chip makers Intel and Marvell and switch makers that ...

IBM’s Power8 Enterprise Systems Loom

September 23rd, 2014 (0)
Back in July, as EnterpriseTech has previously reported, IBM's chief financial officer, Martin Schroeter, said that Big Blue was working on fleshing out the midrange and high-end of the Power Systems lineup with new Power8-based systems. At the time, ...

Azul Zulu Has First-Mover Java Advantage On Docker

September 23rd, 2014 (0)
Azul Systems, the long-time maker of Java acceleration appliances that has transformed itself into a provider of Java runtime environments for X86 systems, is leaping on the Docker software container bandwagon and claiming first-mover advantage as the only implementation ...

Banks Want Infrastructure That Is As Smart As Applications

September 22nd, 2014 (0)
Only a few years ago, if you went to the HPC On Wall Street conference in New York, all of the talk was about low latency and high performance. There were a couple of reasons for that, the first ...

What Eucalyptus Brings To HP’s Helion Cloud

September 22nd, 2014 (0)
With Hewlett-Packard being such an eager supporter of the OpenStack cloud controller in the past couple of years, and increasingly so as it tries to build up its cloud portfolio to take on the public cloud operators that are ...

Rackspace Ramps Up Open Compute Iron

September 19th, 2014 (0)
The Open Compute open source hardware project got its start more than three years ago when social media giant Facebook, which was at the time using custom server designs it created in conjunction with Dell, sat down with Rackspace ...

Rackspace To Go It Alone, Focus On Managed Cloud

September 18th, 2014 (0)
For the past four months, Rackspace Hosting, one of the main driving forces behind the OpenStack cloud controller and Open Compute open source hardware, has been entertaining a number of future paths for the company, including being acquired by ...
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