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 US still has the most supercomputers on the Top500, but China now has nearly as many as the UK, France and Germany combined.
Intel's latest move to make it easier for web and cloud giants to customise their infrastructure to their hyperscale workloads sees it introduce reconfigurable silicon.
Intel's general manager for datacenters explains how the chipmaker plans to crunch boatloads of data spewing from sensors to smartwatches.
Datacenter announced in January gets its first production modules.
NetApp launched FAS8080 EX, which is designed for extreme performance and can use an all-flash configuration, and the FAS2500, which is an entry level storage array.
A Microsoft Research pilot focused on field-programmable gate arrays in datacenters, has passed muster and will be implemented by the Bing team in 2015.
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.4 brings updated KVM virtualization to RHEL 7 and OpenStack.
With Fusion-io, SanDisk aims to double down on flash-based storage systems in datacenters.
Signs are that SAP's cloud initiatives may be paying off even among the very largest businesses, the traditional home of on-premise software.
Betfair CIO Michael Bischoff on how the online gambling firm is trying to remove much of the manual grind from running an IT estate.
German software vendor currently operates three data centers in Japan and Australia, and is looking to launch at least three more in the region. Globally, it's aiming to have 20 locations by end-2014 including China and India.
The move gives clients purchasing Verizon colocation services their own third-party network provider for carrier diversity and redundancy.
If Microsoft wins its fight against a search warrant for email on Irish soil, it could deliver a windfall to all US cloud providers.
Amazon Web Services' management console is bait for VMware customers to move virtual machines to the public cloud. VMware's bet is hybrid datacenters win.
HP launched the Helion Network, an effort that aims to combine independent software vendors, developers, integrators and resellers with the company's cloud services.