Data Centers

Data centers are being reinvented via virtualization, servers with better performance per watt, and the increasing 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.

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When will the edge bring the cloud closer to you?

The original idea of the “edge cloud” was to extend the reach of data center services in telecommunications networks, by positioning compute and storage resources closer to customers. That’s part of what 5G was supposed to be about. But now that content providers are leading the way in fiber optic cable investments, will the edge eventually be closer to them instead? Scott Fulton reports. Read more:

August 24, 2020 by

How edge computing could be saving lives

The medical research industry has been dealt a critical blow by the pandemic. Clinical trials have to be restarted, in an era where patients are less willing to risk their lives further by visiting a clinic. A combination of telecommunications, mobile apps, and wearable devices could reassemble a shattered industry. But first, research technology must take a leap of faith. Read more:

June 1, 2020 by