Intel proposes hardware solutions to AI challenges

Venture Beast

Intel researchers propose new hardware approaches to AI challenges in a series of papers presented at the Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits.

Ten tips for planning a data center hardware refresh

Tech Republic Data Center

Knowing how and when to replace data center hardware keeps business operations optimized. Read tips on how to establish an appropriate refresh cycle

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Wall Street Rethinking Data Center Hardware

Data Center Knowledge

US financial services giants shifting to open hardware approach pioneered by internet giants Read More. Blades Enterprise Featured Open Compute

#HackCorona 2.0: Open-source hardware, telehealth & pandemic forecasts


Open-source hardware, telehealth & pandemic forecasts appeared first on Dataconomy. Data Science Featured Healthcare News Startups Technology & IT

Slash Data Center Costs by Optimizing Hardware Investments

Information Week

CIOs can quickly find themselves on an expensive hardware-replacement treadmill, but it doesn't have to be that way

Guide to Facebook’s Open Source Data Center Hardware

Data Center Knowledge

Mark Zuckerberg’s social networking giant is the world’s biggest open source hardware design factory Read More. Blades Cooling Data Center Design Facebook Featured Networking Open Compute Power Storage

Meet Microsoft, the New Face of Open Source Data Center Hardware

Data Center Knowledge

If you’re running a cloud platform at Microsoft’s scale (30-plus regions around the world, with multiple data centers per region) and you want it to run on the best data center hardware, you typically design it yourself.

Google Expands Cloud Data Center Plans, Asserts Hardware, Connectivity Leadership

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Data Center Strategies Featured GoogleCompany touts its infrastructure might as it fights for enterprise cloud market share Read More.

The Commoditization of Server Hardware

Data Center Knowledge

Hardware infrastructure developers will have to cope with commoditization, either by recalibrating their efforts toward commoditization, or by forging partnerships with other data center ecosystem contributors, writes Jake Iskhakov of ServerLIFT.

IO Launches OpenStack Cloud on Open Compute Hardware

Data Center Knowledge

Data center provider IO has entered the cloud computing market with IO.Cloud, a new platform running on Open Stack software and Open Compute hardware.

Twisted Pair Ethernet Hardware Troubleshooting Part 2

IT Toolbox

Starting at the Data Link layer, ARCNET, IEEE 802, or Ethernet LANs have been frequently implemented for network access

What (Hardware) You Need to Build an Azure Cloud in Your Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

Microsoft releases hardware specs for Azure Stack in anticipation of preview release Read More. Blades Cloud Computing Microsoft

Bitcoin Hardware Player BitFury Enters Cloud Mining With 20MW Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

Leading mining ASIC supplier launches massive data center in the Republic of Georgia. Read More. Bitcoin Featured

Gartner Top 10 Trends in Data and Analytics for 2020


The trials use a living database that compiles and curates data from trial registries and other sources. Here are the top 10 technology trends that data and analytics leaders should focus on as they look to make essential investments to prepare for a reset. Data & Analytics

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OCP Launches Marketplace for Open Source Data Center Hardware

Data Center Knowledge

Online catalogue lists servers, storage, network gear and vendors ready to deliver Read More. Blades Networking Open Compute Storage

Forget Hardware, Forget Software, Forget the Infrastructure

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Data Center Strategies Enterprise FeaturedBusiness users think IT is there to say “no,” and it’s IT’s job to change that Read More.

Report: Cloud Providers Will Spend $23B on Data Center Hardware This Year

Data Center Knowledge

IDC predicts 19 percent uptick in hardware spend by public cloud providers, while traditional IT spend contracts slightly Read More. Blades Cloud Computing Colocation Infrastructure Networking Storage

IBM Stakes POWER8 Claim to SAP Hana Hardware Market

Data Center Knowledge

Big Data Blades IBMLaunches Power Systems optimized for SAP's in-memory database management software Read More.

Closer Look: IO’s Open Compute Cloud Hardware

Data Center Knowledge

Here’s a closer look at the hardware powering IO.Cloud, which is housed inside IO.Anywhere data center modules in the company’s New Jersey and Phoenix data centers. Cloud Computing IO

Microsoft: OCP Forced Hardware Makers to Rethink Interoperability

Data Center Knowledge

Blades Cloud Computing Data Center World Featured Microsoft Open ComputeThe industry went from interfacing strictly through standards devised by standard bodies to building interoperable components from the start. Read More.

Cumulus Gets Behind LinkedIn’s Open Data Center Hardware Push

Data Center Knowledge

Open19’s membership shaping up to be similar to Open Compute Project’s Read More. Featured LinkedIn Networking

Amazon unveils new data center hardware to get you securely into the cloud

Tech Republic Data Center

At the 2016 re:Invent conference, AWS CEO Andy Jassy unveiled two new products, the Snowball Edge and Snowmobile, to make it even easier to get your data into the cloud

Cheap Ways To Connect Data Centers

The Accidental Successful CIO

Data centers are only valuable if they can share data Image Credit: Sean Ellis. As the person with the CIO job at your company, you have the added responsibility of maintaining your company’s data centers. Facebook’s Data Center Problem.

Computer makers unveil 50 AI servers with Nvidia’s A100 GPUs

Venture Beast

Computer makers are launching 50 servers with Nvidia's A100 GPUs to power AI, data science, and scientific computing applications. AI Business Cloud A100 category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware/Computer Components GPU Infiniband Mellanox NVidia supercomputers

Hardware Import Tariffs Could Change Microsoft Data Center Plans in UK

Data Center Knowledge

Data Center Strategies Europe MicrosoftUpcoming trade-deal renegotiation by UK and by US carries heavy implications for cloud providers Read More.

Hardware In An Era Of Software-Defined Storage

Chuck's Blog - EMC

While many of us are enamored by the vision of a software-defined data center (SDDC), we also know that hardware will still be a very important consideration: how much, how efficient, how fast, etc. Hardware Matters.

Store 5TB of data in the cloud for life for just $80

Venture Beast

SPONSORED DEALS: Let’s face it; data redundancy is not everyone’s favorite topic of conversation. When everything from tax documents and precious memories, in the form of pictures and videos, are all stored digitally, data loss is a subject not to be taken l… Read More.

HPE Bets on Core Data Center Hardware Sales to Drive Profits

Data Center Knowledge

Getting out of low-margin services business, company now has to boost hardware sales volume Read More. Blades Hewlett-Packard Infrastructure

What Thailand Floods Taught AWS Hardware Team about Supply Chain Management

Data Center Knowledge

Amazon Cloud Computing Data Center StrategiesInfrastructure team combines supply-chain insight with Fulfillment Center wisdom to turn supply chain management into strategic advantage Read More.

Right-Sizing Data Center Resources


One of the perennial problems of data centers is monitoring server utilization to ensure right-sizing of resources. There is even a tool to help you understand where to place new hardware in the data center based on available space, power, and cooling, to help avoid hot spots and power issues.

Microsoft makes Windows 10 hardware change for PC security

Network World

Microsoft is rolling out a change in minimum hardware requirements for Windows 10 PCs and mobile devices, and expects hardware makers to comply in order to make their devices more secure. Starting Thursday, PC makers should include a hardware-based security feature called TPM (Trusted Platform Module) 2.0 security layer -- which can be in the form of a chip or firmware -- can safeguard user data by managing and storing cryptographic keys in a trusted container.

The cloud and big data are no threat to data warehouses

David Linthicum

I''m often told that the use of big data systems will kill the now very old world of data warehousing. It''s hugely expensive to build data warehouses. Consider the cost of the technology, including very pricey hardware and software. Big Data Cloud Computing Data Center Data Management Big Data DBMS Cloud Computing The minimum buy-in is well over $1 million -- and I''m being kind with that number. read more.

LinkedIn’s Data Center Standard Aims to Do What OCP Hasn’t Done

Data Center Knowledge

Open19 aims to make new breed of data center hardware easy to source for smaller IT shops Read More. Cloud Design Featured Hardware LinkedIn

12 hardware and software vulnerabilities you should address now

Network World

It's not a stretch to say that most organizations have at least some old hardware and software still in use. Walker White, president of BDNA, a company that tracks and analyzes end-of-life (EOL) data for hardware, software and medical devices, says that the main problem with out-of-date software and legacy hardware is that once they pass their EOL cycle, the vendor no longer maintains or supports the products, resulting in security vulnerabilities and risk to organizations.

Hailo partners with Foxconn to build edge device for AI inference

Venture Beast

AI Big Data Business Cloud Dev Enterprise Media Mobile ai AI inference artificial intelligence category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware edge computing Foxconn Hailo machine learning Socionext

Aging Hardware Could Corrupt Evidence in Megaupload Case

Data Center Knowledge

Defendant's former service providers Cogent and Carpathia refuse to be responsible for preserving data on DOJ's behalf Read More. Shared

Penn & Teller and GoogleGlass: Legendary performers now pioneers of wearable computing


Many of you will be called on to help design and field enhancements to data storage, communications and analytical capabilities to keep up with this coming wave of data from these devices. By Bob Gourley Pasted below and at this link is an interesting Google Glass video.

Attackers can use CPU hardware bug for data

IT Manager Daily

Threat: Two vulnerabilities have been found in CPU hardware that utilizes speculative execution. The vulnerabilities also make it possible for attackers to read arbitrary privileged data using less privileged code with timing side-channel analysis. The post Attackers can use CPU hardware bug for data appeared first on IT Manager Daily. Multiple vulnerabilities found in CPUs could put you at risk.

Mick's IT Blogs: SCCM: Initiate Hardware Inventory from an.

Mick's IT Blog

Porting NMEA Data to the iPhone and iPad. Porting NMEA Data to the iPhone and iPad. --> Mick's IT Blogs. SCCM: Initiate Hardware Inventory from an application package. You have setup an application package and want to initiate a hardware inventory immediately after the software is installed. Here is a powershell script that will initiate the hardware inventory, verify it was initiated and return an error code 0 if initiated back to SCCM. Micks IT Blogs.

Building the Agile Data Center

Eric D. Brown

T he modern data center is a complex environment with many different systems and many different objectives. Over the years, many data centers have become the dumping ground for all things technology. Hardware will simply be the delivery system for the software defined data center.

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Deep Learning Driving Up Data Center Power Density

Data Center Knowledge

Hosting AI hardware is an engineering puzzle all its own. Data Center Design FeaturedRead More.

Enterprises are still spending on data centers. What gives?

David Linthicum

However, “enterprise spending on data center hardware and software has been stagnant through much of the decade.” During the past decade, the average annual spending growth for data centers was 4 percent; growth was 56 percent for cloud services. 2019 was the first time that enterprises spent more on cloud services such as IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS than on hardware and software related to data centers.

Google Designs Data Center Appliance to Ship Client Data

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Design Google Hardware StorageTransfer Appliance has higher storage capacity than Amazon’s Snowball and costs less per TB Read More.

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