Datacenter Trends


Oracle Announces Massive Cloud Datacenter Expansion

At OpenWorld this week, CEO Larry Ellison described Oracle's plan to open an average of one region every 23 days over the next 15 months.

5G Fuels Datacenter Innovation, Driving It to the Edge

Datacenter service providers and chipset manufacturers must learn to adapt to the increased data traffic that 5G will generate, according to a new study.

With EPYC Rome Chips, AMD Could Eclipse Intel in Datacenter

AMD's high-profile EPYC 7002 launch has datacenter analysts wondering if the end of Intel's long reign is nigh.

Intel, Lenovo Expand Datacenter Partnership to AI and HPC

Intel and Lenovo announced a multiyear collaboration agreement this week, building on their longstanding partnership in the datacenter.

How Equinix Is Weaving a Global Network of Datacenters

Now in the next phase of expansion, the Equinix ECX Fabric service is bringing secure datacenter cloud connections to even more businesses around the world.

String of July Outages Fuels Datacenter Cloud Anxiety

Datacenter managers already have a tough time convincing the top brass to embrace cloud. Last week's high-profile service failures at Google, Facebook and Apple haven't helped.

AI-Driven Solution Tracks Packets Through the Datacenter

Datacenter solutions vendor Kaloom this week unveiled a new offering the company says will enable the development of "self-driving" datacenter networks.

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Lenovo Aims for Hyperscale Supremacy

From edge computing innovations to deeper integrations with SAP, Lenovo's datacenter roadmap aims to position the company as a major hyperscale contender.

Qualcomm Back in Datacenter Fray with AI Chip

The chip maker joins a crowded field of vendors that are designing silicon for processing AI inference workloads in the datacenter.

Microsoft, Google Join IT Majors in Backing Intel's CXL

Intel's launch of the CXL Consortium draws fresh battle lines in the interconnect wars.

Nvidia Touts Its 'Accelerated Computing' Vision for AI

The GPU maker has unveiled the CUDA-X AI, its latest technology to advance artificial intelligence in the datacenter.

VAST Data Unveils All-Flash Storage Architecture

With $80 million in funding raised, the startup is bent on hastening the death of the datacenter hard drive.

Datacenters Are Cooling Down as Buildouts Heat Up

Tech giants Google, Apple and others are expanding their datacenter footprints at a rapid rate, and it's pushing the industry to find better ways to power all that infrastructure.

Intel's 'Cascade Lake' Datacenter Chips Tackle AI Inference

Amid all the flash of this month's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), there was an unlikely datacenter announcement: Intel is now shipping its new Xeon Scalable CPU.

AWS Targets Intel with Arm-Based 'Graviton' Chips

The cloud giant just delivered some big news to datacenter managers watching the rapidly evolving Arm processor market.

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