The best tools are those that excel at what they are designed for, and those that are flexible enough to accommodate the occasional misapplication for something other than their intended purpose. Marc Cram, Director of Sales for Server Technology gives the case for flexible and versatile data centers and the tools that support them.
A recent article by Steve Gillaspy of Intel outlined many of the challenges faced by those responsible for designing, operating, and sustaining the IT and physical support infrastructure found in today’s data centers. This paper targets four of the five macro trends discussed by Gillaspy, how they influence the decision making processes of data center managers, and the role that power infrastructure plays in mitigating the effects of the following trends. Download the new white paper from Server Technology that explores the top 10 concerns of today’s data center managers.
In 2017, Microsoft also focused on hyperscale hardware, continuing its innovation with FPGAs and GPUs to speed its networking and machine learning services, while test-driving ARM cloud servers.