Last week, Intel announced their 7nm production targets have slipped. Now the company has changed out its engineering leadership and reorganized its entire Technology, Systems Architecture, and Client Group unit. Can this shakeup get Intel back on track?
HPE acquired Silver Peak with plans to integrate the SD-WAN company into its Aruba business. It’s a big move for HPE, but it’s also one that signals that maybe the days of “independent SD-WAN” companies are behind us.
Composable Infrastructure vendor Liqid and Broadcom worked together to create a PCIe 4.0 reference design kit, letting customers’ work adapt to Liqid’s orchestrator while taking advantage of this newer high-bandwidth standard. Will this be the technology that moves composable infrastructure into prime time?
The SAN has been the dominant storage architecture for over two decades, separating storage from servers and providing sharable, resilient, and efficient resources. More recently, HCI and the rise of server virtualization has seen storage return to nodes. Now Nebulon’s Cloud-Defined Storage looks to have the best of both worlds while adding a uniquely scalable management plane to differentiate its architectural approach.
Do public cloud providers see no-code platforms as a way to get a foot in the door with customers who might not otherwise consider their services, or as a platform that will stand up as useful to organizations on its own? With the launch of Amazon Honeycode and GCP’s recent AppSheet acquisition, the public cloud seems like its making a bet on no-code. The question is, where do these platforms fit into their larger ecosystem?
When Western Digital started introducing drive-managed shingled magnetic recording technology into its WD Red drive lineup, the performance impacts were obvious and noted by customers. While the company is now clearing up which drives will feature the problematic technology, it still requires a bit of research for customers, something that may end up hurting the company’s reputation with the line going forward.
Dell EMC has built out its VxRail HCI lineup to now include 6 different series. The newest one, the D-series, adds a ruggedized build that’s perfect for installing in edge deployments. It makes VxRail an incredibly versatile product portfolio for your computing needs.
The supercomputer crown has been taken by an Arm-based design for the first time. Not only is this a noticeable win for the architecture, but it also starts to usher us into the age of exascale computing.
Major chip architectural vulnerabilities like Spectre and Meltdown have not made security the first thing people think of when it comes to Intel CPUs. The company is trying to change that with their new Tiger Lake CPUs, which feature support for Control-flow Enforcement Technology, designed to shutdown malware at the silicon level. Intel has been working on this specification since 2016. Now in the wild, it could help shift the company’s security standing.
NetApp’s transition from a storage to data management company has been in effect for several years now. Part of this strategy has seen the company being aggressive with acquisitions. Their latest is the cloud optimization startup, Spot. How does this fit into their overall vision for the company?