Fri 8 February, 2019

Dell CTO talks modern data centers, the edge, and digital disruption

2019-02-08T23:03:36+00:00Fri 8 February, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Dell’s CTO has laid out the company’s vision of where enterprise technology is headed in 2019, and it’s not what people were predicting a few years ago. Gone is the talk of the demise of the data center. Instead, the data center is being repurposed, and some of its tasks are being moved to the edge,..

Mon 4 February, 2019

Intel promotes Swan to CEO, bumps off Itanium, and eyes Mellanox

2019-02-04T21:06:42+00:00Mon 4 February, 2019|Tags: , , |

It was a busy week for Intel as it announced the promotion of CFO Bob Swan to CEO, ending a seven-month search, set a deadline for the life of its ill-fated Itanium processor, and is now reportedly in the running to buy Mellanox. I don’t think for a second these are unrelated. Swan is a money guy. E..

Tue 15 January, 2019

Why is Intel without a CEO after seven months?

2019-01-15T18:39:42+00:00Tue 15 January, 2019|Tags: , |

Seven months ago, Intel got a blessing not in disguise when its CEO, Brian Krzanich, was forced out amid a sexual impropriety scandal. Since then, there has been near radio silence and not a hint of who could take the captain’s chair of this $50 billion ship. It stands in stark contrast to the CEO s..

Tue 18 December, 2018

Open Source Containers in 2019

2018-12-18T18:16:31+00:00Tue 18 December, 2018|Tags: , , |

Open-source containers are moving in a direction that many of us never anticipated. Long recognized as providing an effective way to package applications with all of their required components, some are also tackling one of the most challenging areas in the compute world today — high-performance comp..

Tue 18 December, 2018

Open-source containers move toward high-performance computing

2018-12-19T02:34:06+00:00Tue 18 December, 2018|Tags: , , |

Open-source containers are moving in a direction that many of us never anticipated. Long recognized as providing an effective way to package applications with all of their required components, some are also tackling one of the most challenging areas in the compute world today — high-performance comp..

Wed 5 December, 2018

BrandPost: Top Ten Reasons to Think Outside the Router – No. 6: Bringing New Sites Online Takes Too Long

2018-12-06T01:35:16+00:00Wed 5 December, 2018|Tags: , |

In our homage to the iconic David Letterman Top Ten List from his former Late Show, Silver Peak continues to count down the Top Ten Reasons to Think Outside the Router. Click for the #7, #8, #9 and #10 reasons to replace traditional branch routers with a business-driven SD-WAN platform. The #6 reaso..

Thu 29 November, 2018

BrandPost: Top Ten Reasons to Think Outside the Router – No. 7: Exorbitant Router Support and Maintenance Costs

2018-11-30T07:08:53+00:00Thu 29 November, 2018|Tags: , |

With homage to the iconic David Letterman Top Ten List segment from his former Late Show, Silver Peak is counting down the Top Ten Reasons to Think Outside the Router. Click for the #8, #9 and #10 reasons to retire traditional branch routers. The #7 reason it’s time to stop paying BIG dollars to mai..

Tue 20 November, 2018

Chip-cooling breakthrough will reduce data-center power costs

2018-11-21T04:19:12+00:00Tue 20 November, 2018|Tags: , , |

Traditional passive heatsinks affixed to microprocessors for cooling don’t work well enough for today’s high-speed computations and data throughputs and should be junked, says a group of mechanical engineering researchers. A better option, they say, are "spirals or mazes that coolant can travel thro..