Cisco CEO Spies Networking Opportunity in AWS Outposts Chuck Robbins said he didn’t want to imply that a deal with AWS was in the works. But he added that AWS Outposts with Cisco networking was “certainly conceivable.”
Google Gets Aggressive, Pledges $13B for US Data Centers and Offices This will include “major expansions” in 14 states and “tens of thousands” of new employees, CEO Sundar Pichai said.
Lenovo Jumps Into Consumption-Based Infrastructure, Ready to ‘Kill’ the Competition The vendor’s TruScale Infrastructure Services lets companies rent its data center severs and software stacks and only pay for what they use.
Dell EMC Leads HCI Hardware Sector as Numbers Rise IHS Markit says hyperconverged infrastructure will grow from only 122,000 units shipped last year to more than 1 million units shipped by 2022.
Extreme Networks CEO: Huawei Security Concerns Play Out in Data Center Networking, Too Ed Meyercord noted a customer win against Huawei and said security concerns about the Chinese vendor are “creating an opportunity for us in the marketplace.”
Cumulus and Nutanix Integrate HCI, Open Networking The partnership also allows Cumulus to battle Cisco. “That’s what we do everyday, and having a better story for Nutanix customers is just one more way to do that,” Cumulus CEO Josh Leslie says.
Cisco Pushes ACI to AWS and Azure, Embraces ‘Data Center Anywhere’ Strategy It sounds similar to VMware’s “NSX everywhere” push, which seeks to stretch that vendor’s networking and security capabilities from data centers to clouds and the edge.
Intel Still Doesn’t Have a CEO, Reports Q4 Revenue Miss Intel has been on the hunt for a new CEO for more than seven months. Pundits expected the chipmaker to announce a new chief executive before or on its earnings call today.
Nutanix CEO to VMware: ‘Stop Being a Bully’ The Nutanix-VMware battle escalated with a Nutanix blog accusing VMware COO Sanjay Poonen of “bullying” Nutanix customers.
Veeam Lands $500M to ‘Dominate Multi-Cloud Data Management’ The investment comes on the heels of Veeam competitor Rubrik closing a $261 million funding round at a $3.3 billion valuation. And it’s yet another signal that the data management sector is hot.
DriveScale Says Composable Is the Answer to Data-Intensive Compute DriveScale’s founders wanted to solve the problem of infrastructure over-provisioning. The technology wasn’t called composable infrastructure back then.
Huawei’s New Data Center Switch Uses Embedded AI Chip The product debut comes as the embattled Chinese company faces mounting political troubles and additional bans in the U.S. and Europe.
Equinix CEO: Interconnection Biz Booming, Edge Remains ‘Real, Strategic Question’ Equinix’s software-defined interconnection platform now has 13,000 virtual connections, according to CEO Charles Meyers.
Enterprises Spent $125B on IT Infrastructure in 2018, Says Synergy Research While Cisco maintained its dominance in the enterprise infrastructure market, HPE beat out the vendor in the data center server segment of the market.
Intel, Facebook Develop New AI Chips The chip giant also unveiled 10nm silicon for data center servers and 5G wireless access base stations and at a CES 2019 news conference.
Consensys and AMD Build Blockchain-Based Cloud Infrastructure The new company, called W3bcloud, is developing data center products to support blockchain-based workloads and applications.
Dell Runs the Gauntlet to Achieve Its Goal of Going Public It took Michael Dell 12 months of battling shareholders — and ultimately paying them about $14 billion — to once again take his company public.
IBM Will Use Samsung’s 7nm Tech for Data Center and Cloud Servers The news comes as other manufactures including TSMC race to bring their next-gen silicon to market — and challenge Intel’s long-standing chip dominance in the data center.
Composable Infrastructure Players to Watch in 2019 The technology is still in its infancy with only a handful of vendors shipping products. We expect to see more action in 2019.
Intel, Dell Study Finds Data Center Expansion Eats Up the Bulk of IT Teams’ Work It concludes that IT teams are looking to new technologies like artificial intelligence to meet their data center demands.