The Equinix Metal service aims to bring cloud-style automation to colocation, enabling dedicated servers to be provisioned “as a service.” It’s based on tech from the recent acquisition of Packet.
As powerful new chips target AI workloads, here’s a look at the players to watch, including specialized hardware from startups, incumbents and hyperscaler operators.
NVIDIA’s $40 billion acquisition of Arm comes at a dynamic moment for data center hardware. Here’s how analysts see the deal’s implications for servers, AI, the Arm ecosystem and the data center industry.
Servers housed for two years on the ocean floor were substantially more reliable than those in traditional data centers, Microsoft said today. The findings could bring benefits to data center economics for traditional projects on land.
The pandemic has boosted sales of hyperscale hardware, especially custom servers and storage from ODM vendors and Open Compute specialist Inspur, according to new data from Synergy Research Group and IDC.
Data Bytes: “Health passports” that indicate COVID-19 status are among the new entries on the Gartner hype cycle, Dell’Oro sees accelerating sales of equipment for 5G radio networks (especially in China).
Data Bytes is our new weekly roundup of research and analysis on data centers and cloud computing. This week: New data on cloud investment by hyperscalers, latest trends in PUE, HPC spending pauses for COVID-19, and projections on edge server growth.
Bob Shine, VP of Marketing and Product Management at Telescent, explores how to handle and scale growing cross connects in a data center campus, using dynamic fiber cross connects.
Hot topics in May included pandemic response, sustainability, finance, and hot new hardware. Here are the 10 most popular stories on Data Center Frontier in May 2020, in order of article views.
NVIDIA has unveiled a new generation of its GPU technology designed to further shake up the world of AI computing. Here’s a look at the DGX A100 system, and what it may mean for the data center.