Infrastructure


HP Enterprise Grows High-Performance Server Offerings

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has added to its high-performance computing offerings, with new deep learning functionality, storage servers and targeted financial services industry applications.

Research Shows Growth in x86-Based Server Demand

Amid a growing overall market, demand for x86-based servers increased year over year in the fourth quarter of 2015, while non-x86 server revenue actually declined, according to new research from IDC.

Cloud Performance Testing Gives Slight Edge to Azure over AWS

Enterprises seeking a cloud services provider might want to choose either Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure, according to a new report from Nasuni.

Microsoft Releases Windows Server 2016 Preview 2

Microsoft released the Technical Preview 2 of Windows Server 2016, which features compute, networking and storage enhancements.

Enterprises Now Devote One-Third of Total IT Infrastructure Spending to the Cloud

Omnipresent cloud computing now make up one-third of all enterprise spending on IT infrastructure, research firm IDC said in a new report.

Growth Seen in Converged Infrastructure Platforms

Research company IDC said converged infrastructure platforms -- typically combining compute, storage and virtualization technologies -- are seeing a growth spurt.

AWS Is Top Choice for Enterprises Moving to the Cloud

Skyhigh Networks released a survey showing that Amazon Web Services leads the growing list of services designed to help enterprises move their operations to the cloud.



Facebook Reveals Open Source, Modular Switch for Datacenters

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.

Cloud Orchestration, Disaster Recovery Tools Released

GigaSpaces Technologies and RackWare each release 3.0 versions of their software for enterprises doing business in the cloud.

Datacenter SDN Fabric Aimed at Enterprises of All Sizes

Big Switch Networks Inc. flagship product provides hyperscale networking technologies.

Big Data Cloud Migration Quickens

Vendors scramble to help enterprises move their Big Data analytics to the cloud in an exploding market.

Analysts Say Cisco Vulnerable To Growth of Software-Defined Networking

With a smaller piece of the market pie for everyone, consequences for Cisco are "particularly dire."

New Research Shows 'Staggering' Failure Rates for Cloud Projects

Complicated pricing, hidden costs and performance problems are main culprits.

Enterprise Private Cloud Leader VMware Chased by OpenStack

Research shows VMware, Amazon AWS lead in private, public arenas.

EMC Combines Benefits of Public and Private Clouds

Hybrid Cloud solution and Elastic Cloud Storage Appliance announced.

CloudGenix Targets Enterprise WANs with Software-Defined Networking

Startup announces $9 million in funding and plan to apply SDN technology to networks serving distributed locations.

IBM to Power Up SoftLayer Cloud Service

Details emerge on the Power architecture IBM plan to use to beef up the cloud service it acquired last year.

Latest OpenStack Cloud Service Release Aimed at Enterprise Workloads

Primary new featues include tighter platform integration, single sign-on support, discoverability and the capability for rolling upgrades.

Cisco Betting $1 Billion on the Cloud

Networking and hardware giant Cisco Systems Inc. this week announced it was investing $1 billion to expand its cloud business by developing an "intercloud" -- a network of clouds.

IBM Goes Big on Big Data at IOD

Not surprisingly, big-data-a-la-Big-Blue has a distinctly dollars-and-cents flavor to it.