HP announced it will be adding Open Network Switches to its portfolio, reflecting an industry migration away from proprietary, locked-in networking solutions and toward software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV) and associated new technologies.
This week Facebook Inc. unveiled the "6 pack" -- a new "open hardware," modular network switch, which the company is calling the first of its kind.
With a smaller piece of the market pie for everyone, consequences for Cisco are "particularly dire."
To generate interest in its enterprise-class Watson supercomputer platform now being offered as a service, IBM is encouraging mobile app developers to harness its "cognitive computing" power in a developer challenge contest.
NetApp recently announced unified, scale-out storage systems designed to let enterprises manage and control data via one storage and data management platform.
This year saw more ups than downs, at least for mainframe boosters.
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During 2012, data centers became more virtualized in a migration to cloud-based architectures, and power consumption became a key consideration for IT departments. In 2013, these trends will accelerate, further elevating the importance of power for IT.
Although the zEnterprise EC12 probably won't match the record-breaking performance of its predecessor, it should provide a big boost to Big Blue's bottom line.
Not surprisingly, big-data-a-la-Big-Blue has a distinctly dollars-and-cents flavor to it.
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Shops with large mainframe investments tend to double down on Big Iron; small shops, on the other hand, are trying to wean off of them. Call it a case of expansion versus austerity.
Faced with rising energy costs, IT is looking for greener alternatives. Could Iceland play a leading role?
"Turn off computers at night" is a simplistic solution to saving energy. For a more efficient approach to lowering your energy costs, consider the benefits of load-adaptive computing technology.
Exploiting the lower costs of energy during the night can help your data center cut its energy costs.
Even though Big Blue’s revenues shrank, its earnings increased last quarter.
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