Data centers are being reinvented via virtualization, servers with better performance per watt and the increasingly popularity of cloud computing. Key vendors such as Cisco, EMC, HP, IBM, VMware and others are all pushing to make the data center more efficient. Who will be the leader in next-gen data centers?
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The National Computational Infrastructure has built an on-demand, high-performance cloud computing environment to process data-intensive computations, such as climate change, earth system science, and life sciences research.
British mainframe player Micro Focus has finalised a $1.2 billion deal to merge with rival company The Attachmate Group, with the proposed post-merger entity expected to claim combined revenues of $1.4 billion.
Facebook engineers boasted that mcrouter can also work in an Amazon Web Services setup based on Instagram's deployment.
Vistapointe's software-based, carrier-grade technologies are geared toward mobile operators embracing Network Functions Virtualization architectures.
As the gap between the cost of hard drives and flash begins to shrink, Violin Memory is seeing more enterprises adopt flash in their datacentres.
Gartner has predicted that over the next four years, the datacentre market will see dramatic changes, including Chinese suppliers increasing their market share by 2 percent at the expense of Western companies.
The new Red Hat Satellite isn't just for Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators. Anyone managing a Red Hat-based cloud will be glad that Red Hat Satellite 6 has arrived.
Following up a new chip debuted for datacenters earlier this week, Intel dives deeper into its software-defined strategy.
With a UK data center set to open this fall, Salesforce plans to expand its European base by also moving in to France and Germany.
Lockheed Martin has been chosen to handle the Australian Department of Defence's IT datacentre consolidations project.
Only a week after a public relations fiasco involving high-profile iCloud account breaches, Cupertino fails to reliably stream their iPhone 6 and Apple Watch event. This begs the question: can Apple be trusted to do anything enterprise-grade at all?
Intel has released the latest generation of its Xeon E5 processor family, with a range of features aimed at boosting performance, cutting power draw and making it easier to use in virtualised environments.
IBM's M5 portfolio revolves around rack and tower, blade, dense and integrated systems.
The news comes as Lenovo closes in on integrating the x86 business acquired from IBM.
The Rackspace "strategic alternatives" process needs to be resolved as soon as possible or landing deals may become more difficult.