What's unclear is how far beyond SoftLayer IBM's OpenPOWER bare metal servers can go. Enterprises and other cloud providers will need to adopt OpenPOWER at scale to tip the data center balance.
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The cloud move means that hardware vendors will have to sell servers, routers and storage systems to fewer players.
Big data usually means big servers and big data warehouses, but the BI company Actuate wants to make it happen on your watch, too.
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.
OpenStack cloud technology is getting very popular, but how should your business use it: By deploying an OpenStack distribution in your servers or data center, or by using it as a service from a service provider?
Microsoft joins a push towards ARM servers that have been building up for years.
Yahoo says no customer data was placed at risk after servers were infiltrated by malware -- and the insidious Shellshock bug was not at fault.
The decision to hire a "head of law enforcement" comes in response to Apple moving to store some Chinese data to servers based on the country's soil.
Continuuity is on a mission to make big data application development accessible, powerful, fast -- and enjoyable.
As virtualisation technology spreads through the datacentre, the race is on to develop ways of sharing out data to virtual servers and desktops in large numbers.
Will emerging markets really buy routers, servers and storage systems from US enterprise tech giants now that it's obvious the NSA intercepts them en route to install spying gear?
The joint venture between the two computing giants aims to place cloud-ready servers in the data centers of the world's largest service providers.
The next release of Redmond's flagship relational database is done. In-memory computing; cloud and hybrid scenarios; and enhanced data warehousing capabilities are the product's major new features.
Opinion: Comcast took a page from Snapchat's playbook to hush and downplay NullCrew FTS' successful hack on dozens of Comcast's servers — from an unpatched, easy-to-fix vulnerability dated December 2013 — which most likely exposed customer data.
ARM-based servers haven't taken over the data center yet, but the runway is getting crowded. Can ARM-based servers really get 25 percent of the data center market by 2019 as AMD hopes?
Big Blue's so called X6 Architecture is designed to boost performance of x86 servers so they can better handle workloads such as big data analytics. virtualization and enterprise resource planning.
With integrated systems for virtualisation, big data and hosted desktops, HP is appealing to businesses' desire for simpler IT.
Monthly statements belonging to 647 private banking clients were stolen via the bank's outsourced printing services provider. The theft was discovered after the files were found on a laptop recently seized from alleged hacker "The Messiah".
The company aims to take its high performance cloud servers and pitch them to companies focused on big data workloads and hybrid infrastructure.
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