Qualcomm ships ARM chip to challenge Intel in cloud data centers

Qualcomm’s much-anticipated ARM-based Centriq 2400 product line, which started shipping commercially this week, is a worthy contender to break Intel’s virtual monopoly in the server processor arena, where data center operators are thirsting to see competition to help bring down Continue reading Qualcomm ships ARM chip to challenge Intel in cloud data centers

Qualcomm ships ARM chip to challenge Intel in cloud data centers

Qualcomm’s much-anticipated ARM-based Centriq 2400 product line, which started shipping commercially this week, is a worthy contender to break Intel’s virtual monopoly in the server processor arena, where data center operators are thirsting to see competition to help bring down Continue reading Qualcomm ships ARM chip to challenge Intel in cloud data centers

French company developing building-free data centers

Servers should be stored in vats of cooling, non-conductive oil instead of elaborate, outfitted structures, say engineers who are working on a radical, building-free, data center concept. French company Horizon Computing is one of the developers behind the project and Continue reading French company developing building-free data centers

Cisco ACI 3.0 Connects Multiple Data Centers, Embraces Kubernetes

Cisco recently announced ACI 3.0, the latest release of the company’s data center fabric product. New features in 3.0 include the ability to connect and manage geographically disparate data centers (what Cisco calls ACI Multi-Site), and integration with Kubernetes container Continue reading Cisco ACI 3.0 Connects Multiple Data Centers, Embraces Kubernetes