Microsoft is adding three new edge-computing devices and moving ahead, with various Azure-branded services that are part of its hybrid-cloud family.
Microsoft is bringing on board two more Azure Availability Zones, readying an Azure Resource Mover service aimed at those who care about data residency, and previewing its Azure Orbital service for satellite operators.
Netdata thinks what the world lacks is a troubleshooting platform to bring real-time metrics to observability. They are building and offering it to the world for free -- for now.
At a time when it has become a crucial part of staying in business.
The IT team on the Isle of Guernsey had to build two data centers by the month of July. They didn't let a global pandemic get in the way.
Qualcomm's bet that it can use 5G to bring AI inferencing closer to edge compute nodes may be about to pay off.
A hacker group is brute-forcing MSSQL servers with weak passwords and installing crypto-mining malware.
IBM lays out its quantum system roadmap and plans to scale the technology as competition in the market heats up.
The social media giant has announced new sustainability goals and a Climate Science Information Center.
"Multi-year" partnership will see Google paying for energy generated from solar panels installed on 500 public housing flats across Singapore, tapping it to power its local operations.
Company says underwater data centres are feasible, as well as logistically, environmentally, and economically practical.
Nvidia is after a double bottom line in the AI chip market: Better performance and better economics. Arm's acquisition helps with the economies of scale in the data center and expands Nvidia's footprint to the edge
The Nvidia-Arm combination is compelling on multiple fronts and could be "a first class data center platform" but now the parties just need regulators to buy into the deal.
What's unclear is how regulators around the world would view the deal.
As the pandemic continues, contact centers realize their solutions for work-at-home agents, talent and performance management and information security need revisions. They also realize that COVID-19 has made the current operational blueprints ineffective. Because of this, they need to comprehensively streamline their operational thinking and solution design.
NextDC let ZDNet inside its second of three facilities in Sydney. Here’s a look at the 30MW facility located in Macquarie Park, 13 kilometres north-west of the Sydney CBD.
Kao Data has just started operating a 40,000 square feet data center at the heart of the UK's "innovation corridor", between London, Cambridge and Stansted. This is what 8.8MW of data center capacity looks like from the inside.
Lenovo showed journalists around its recently opened campus in Beijing, which aims to create a 'Silicon Valley environment' for its 10,000-plus employees.
A tour of the best storage solutions available for professionals, covering everything from flash drives you can pop into your pocket to behemoth server-grade hard drives.
The Nordic countries' low outside temperatures, cheap power, and stable economies are proving hard for tech giants to resist when it comes to siting new datacenters.
Norway's newest white-space data center has opened in a former mine. Lefdal Mine Datacenter could become the world's largest once of three of its five levels are filled.
With more businesses and applications moving data to the cloud, even small outages can be devastating. By studying the worst cloud fails, we can find clues to avoiding future problems.
Inside an 11-storey datacenter in the heart of London's Docklands.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has shared a series of pictures from the social network's datacenter site up near the Arctic Circle in Sweden.
IBM is betting that its cloudMatrix software will enable it to make a pivot from a systems integrator to a services integrator.
At about 50 miles from the Arctic Circle, the frequent -25C (-13F) winter temperatures make the question of how to keep equipment racks cool less of an issue for the Hydro 66 datacenter.
If you haven't heard of data furnaces, you soon will ... especially if you hate your winter energy bill.
The fall of the Iron Curtain in early 1990s left a number of military facilities across Europe without a purpose. Here's one that's re-emerged as a datacenter.
As well as acting as the hub for a grid of scientific institutions around the world, CERN's datacenter has to cope with vast amounts of raw data from its particle physics experiments.
Managed cloud firm Rackspace says the design and technology in its latest datacenter could slice as much as 80 percent off energy overheads compared with typical builds.
A few hundred small servers, scattered throughout the country and linked by fiber optic cable, should theoretically be capable of providing the same value to customers as one hyperscale data center. Just because something can be done, however, should it?
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: https://zd.net/302L2NF
In a wide-ranging chat, HPE CEO Antonio Neri talks with ZDNet's Larry Dignan about what the IT demand picture looks like since the company reported earnings in May 2020 and the company's Discover virtual conference. Read more: https://zd.net/3fiXrnc
The current Serverless Community Survey reveals serverless developers are a prolific and busy bunch.
The South Korean search giant denied allegations that its sensitive user data stored abroad was at risk.
The company makes the case its computers are vastly cheaper than equivalent processing power from Nvidia.
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: https://zd.net/302L2NF
Customers will be able to store their data locally.
Microsoft officials say they've been taking some behind-the-scenes steps to try to head off current and future cloud capacity issues.
Data centers have been preparing since January to make sure that the world would stay connected amid the coronavirus crisis.
Cisco urges customers using its Smart Software Manager to upgrade.
Data center spending is likely to be feast or famine as enterprises pull back and hyperscale cloud providers build out infrastructure only to hit pause and digest.
I just saw a Western Digital external hard drive special: a 12TB desktop drive for $187. How do drive vendors do it?
The Toshiba Qosmio G30 is the most feature-rich home entertainment notebook we've seen to date, bar none.