The rapid growth of cloud services like AWS will have a big impact on hardware, in particular on servers and other gear in data centers, but also on how we use PCs and mobile devices. Here are my takeaways from re:Invent.
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Australia's ability to adopt virtualisation at such a high penetration level has opened up the country to become a strong cloud service adopter, too.
Since Dell decided to pull out of the public cloud market two years ago, it has refocused on selling services from partners, continuing that strategy with the launch of Dell Cloud Marketplace.
Dell wants to convince its enterprise customers to work with them to consolidate cloud services acquisitions rather than to go directly to the service providers. The questions: Why Dell, and will companies actually work with Dell in this way?
The new solid-state drives, announced in advance of the upcoming Dell World 2014 expo, fit directly onto the PCIe bus of enterprise servers.
Dell plans to keep public cloud partnerships central to its efforts to bulk up its end-to-end services capability, according to Dell Australia and New Zealand managing director Angela Fox.
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The chipmaker said the new suite of services orchestrates the full stack — from physical, virtual servers, networks, storage and databases, to the middleware and the application layer.
Samsung announced today that Dell is offering the first Non-Volatile Memory express PCIe SSD in the new R920 server. Need to squeeze every bit of performance from your servers? This is good news. Here's why.
There's some optimism around HP's services and printer businesses, but analysts aren't thinking that highly of servers and PC revenue right now.
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Dell appears content to continue to showcase the possibilities for ARM servers and wait for broader adoption before a big push.
Dell doesn't wants to be just your data center server provider. In partnership with Cumulus Networks, they want to be your open-source network services provider as well.
The latest NSA leak describes DEITYBOUNCE, a tool for flashing malicious BIOS on Dell servers. The doc is from 2007 and such attacks would be much harder now.
The demo highlights what's possible, but Dell will launch 64-bit ARM servers "when customer and ecosystem readiness are aligned."
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