TidalScale Raises $24M for Software-Defined Servers The startup developed a type of composable infrastructure that focuses specifically on computing resources.
Juniper Partners With Nutanix for Contrail Multi-Cloud Integration Contrail’s enterprise multi-cloud platform is integrated with Nutanix APIs to give enterprises better visibility into virtualized workloads. It also paves the way for more automation.
China Hacked Supermicro Servers to Spy on Amazon, Apple, Report Says A former U.S. intelligence official said data center server provider Supermicro is the "Microsoft of the hardware world" and attacking Supermicro motherboards is "like attacking the whole world.”
Digital Realty’s New Global Command Center Provides Centralized Network Monitoring The new facility plays into the data center provider’s plan to pull hyperscale cloud deals away from competitors including Equinix.
Cisco and SAP Team Up on Containers, Hybrid Cloud The jointly-developed software integrates SAP’s Data Hub and Cisco’s Container Platform.
Inspur Donates New Server Configurations to the Open Compute Project The Chinese server vendor Inspur participates in all of the open hardware platforms, including OCP, the Open Data Center Community, and Open19.
LinkedIn: Open19 Data Center Tech Ready for Prime Time and Edge While the Open19 Project started as a way for LinkedIn to optimize its data centers, its founders quickly realized that the platform was well suited for edge deployments.
Nutanix Bumps VMware Off Top HCI Software Ranking VMware ranked No. 2 in the HCI software vendor list while Dell remained the market leader for branded hyperconverged products.
HPE Selects Intel Programmable Card for Data Center Servers HPE is the first original equipment manufacturer to incorporate the programmable card into its devices.
Digital Realty Buys Ascenty for $1.8B, Battles Equinix for Cloud, Interconnection Deals Digital Realty already has data centers in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. This expands its data center footprint to Latin American — a region primed for growth.
Alibaba Cloud Taps VMware for Hybrid Cloud Software Under the partnership, Alibaba Cloud will offer VMware’s hybrid cloud software on its cloud infrastructure.
Interconnection Bandwidth Skyrockets With 5G as an ‘Amplifier,’ Equinix Says SDN and NFV are contributing to the growth of interconnection because these technologies make it easier for customers to consume more bandwidth.
Scale Computing, APC Build Micro Data Center in a Box The hyperconverged infrastructure system is designed for edge deployments. It includes automated virtualization, compute, storage, and power management resources, along with built-in redundancy.
Samsung Leads Datrium’s $60M Series D Round Datrium says its software simplifies hybrid cloud compared to traditional storage systems and hyperconverged infrastructure.
Lenovo and NetApp Launch Storage Products, New Company in China The new Lenovo-branded products will combine NetApp’s all-flash data management and storage software with Lenovo’s servers.
Equinix CEO Charles Meyers Sees NFV, 5G Opportunities Ahead The data center giant will pursue business opportunities in NFV, IoT, and 5G services, according to the new CEO.
Equinix Picks New CEO Charles Meyers Meyers succeeds Peter Van Camp, who was named interim CEO in January when former CEO Steven Smith resigned suddenly after “exercising poor judgment with respect to an employee matter.”
Nutanix Wins $20-Plus Million Deal With Defense Agency The deal, which closed in Q4 fiscal 2018, is the largest deal in the company’s history.
Cisco’s New UCS Server Supports Google’s Kubeflow, Other ML Tools Deep learning requires software tools to make sense of the data. To that end Cisco is working with software providers and other technology companies to validate machine learning tools on top of the new server.
Nutanix Sees ‘Immense’ Networking, Security Opportunities SDxCentral spoke with Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey immediately after the company’s fourth quarter fiscal 2018 earnings call. Nutanix posted revenue of $303.7 million, up from $252.5 million a year ago.
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