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Intel Lays Groundwork to Fulfill 2015 Cloud Vision

Oct 29, 2010 |

This week Intel announced its vision for the cloud in 2015, which targets a number of issues including interoperability standards, efficiency, security and simplication of use across devices. While the breadth of the announcement is far-reaching and the goals lofty, the company is finally laying forth the first pieces of how it views itself as part of the “paradigm shift” of cloud computing — even if it’s clear that some of the ideals might take longer than 2015 to be realized.

The Week in Review

Oct 14, 2010 |

BLADE Network Technologies unveils a single-chip 40 Gigabit Ethernet switch capable of one terabit of throughput to the datacenter; and UC Riverside physicists make breakthroughs using graphene as a spin computing substrate. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.

The Week in Review

Aug 19, 2010 |

Purdue group invents energy management device that prevents need for costly datacenter shutdowns; and Dell announces its intention to purchase 3PAR for 1.15 billion. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.

Will We Still Be Building Datacenters in 10 Years?

Jul 15, 2010 |

Elias Khnaser remarked on the timeline of technology being reduced to “before virtualization” (BV) and after (AV) and predicts that in ten years, Infrastructure as a Service will move from the low-level adoption stage to the end of the datacenter paradigm as we know it.

Industry Insights: What You Should Know about Power and Performance Efficiency

Jun 14, 2010 |

HPC industry heavyweights weigh in on power-performance challenges.

The Shape of Enterprise Cloud Models in 2020

Jun 11, 2010 |

This week research firm BroadGroup suggested that by 2020 only 10 percent of all applications will remain within the private cloud for enterprise. To get to the heart of this statement, we discussed this and larger datacenter trends in enterprise with report author Marion Howard Healy.

Containerized Datacenters = Green IT

May 10, 2010 |

Why are green IT initiatives so hot?

Intel Sees Future in Mega Data Center

Jan 22, 2010 |

Intel says that by 2012, Mega Data Centers run by the likes of Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Facebook will account for 20 to 25 per cent of its server chip sales.

US Feds Kick in Funny Money for Green Data Centers

Jan 6, 2010 |

DOE funds private sector green technology.

IT Needs to Prep for Carbon Trading, Green Build-Outs

Oct 22, 2009 |

A Green Grid report says datacenter managers need to prepare for upcoming energy regulations in Europe.