Server & storage

AMD acquires high-performance computing heavyweight Xilinx
A computer chip manufactured by Xilinx, as seen placed on a circuit board
high-performance computing (HPC)

AMD acquires high-performance computing heavyweight Xilinx

The $35 billion gambit will see Xilinx computing technology integrated into AMD’s broader product portfolio
27 Oct 2020
Why the future needs optical data centres
A black fibre optic cable with glowing white tips
data centres

Why the future needs optical data centres

Researchers are leaping the hurdles holding back optical networks, opening the door to a faster, greener future
27 Oct 2020
Dell Technologies takes on HPE with Project Apex
platform as a service (PaaS)

Dell Technologies takes on HPE with Project Apex

Company moves to simplified ‘everything as a service’ strategy in face of hybrid, multi-cloud trends
21 Oct 2020
Intel offloads NAND business to SK Hynix in $9 billion deal
The Intel logo on a black background next to Intel components
Hardware

Intel offloads NAND business to SK Hynix in $9 billion deal

The deal will enable the US chipmaker to focus on AI, 5G, and autonomous edge capabilities
20 Oct 2020
Atlassian to end on-prem server support by 2024 in major cloud pivot
Cloud

Atlassian to end on-prem server support by 2024 in major cloud pivot

The firm will retire a swathe of its server products as it seeks to migrate its customers to cloud-based systems
19 Oct 2020
HPE to build Czech Republic's most powerful supercomputer
A server corridor for a supercomputer installation
high-performance computing (HPC)

HPE to build Czech Republic's most powerful supercomputer

'Euro_IT4' will be powered by HPE's Apollo 2000 and Apollo 6500 systems
16 Oct 2020
Google Glass now supports Meet video calls
Remote teams looking through the eyes of a Google Glass user in a data centre
remote access

Google Glass now supports Meet video calls

New integration is available in beta for Enterprise Edition 2 of Google Glass
15 Oct 2020
What is an embedded system?
Microprocessors
Hardware

What is an embedded system?

We explain the key characteristics of an embedded system, their benefits and challenges
14 Oct 2020
Newmar Power’s new UPS provides backup power in extreme conditions
Newmar Power UPS on a white background
Hardware

Newmar Power’s new UPS provides backup power in extreme conditions

Newmar Power’s UPS can handle temperatures ranging from -40 to 176 degrees F
9 Oct 2020
Concerns over Arm's sale to Nvidia 'unfounded', says UK's tech trade association
mergers and acquisitions

Concerns over Arm's sale to Nvidia 'unfounded', says UK's tech trade association

TechUK's Julian David believes it's more likely that Nvidia will move parts of its business to the UK
9 Oct 2020
Arm will use ‘firewalls’ to protect customer data from Nvidia
Modern building surrounded by trees with Arm's logo displayed on the facade
mergers and acquisitions

Arm will use ‘firewalls’ to protect customer data from Nvidia

Arm's customers include Intel and Qualcomm Inc, which are also considered some of Nvidia’s main competitors
8 Oct 2020
Druva launches industry’s first cloud backup for NAS drives
network attached storage (NAS)

Druva launches industry’s first cloud backup for NAS drives

The direct-to-cloud infrastructure is said to improve backup performance by up to five times
8 Oct 2020
How to wipe a laptop easily and securely
Security

How to wipe a laptop easily and securely

Selling your laptop? Make sure that all your sensitive data is gone before it reaches its new owner
5 Oct 2020
What is a GPU?
Hardware

What is a GPU?

GPUs aren't just good for gaming - there have business applications too
5 Oct 2020
HPE EdgeLine EL8000 review: Trains and boats and planes
Server & storage

HPE EdgeLine EL8000 review: Trains and boats and planes

This rugged server pushes powerful Xeon Scalable processing to the edge
5 Oct 2020
BT and Toshiba reveal UK’s first "unhackable" quantum-secure network
Network & Internet

BT and Toshiba reveal UK’s first "unhackable" quantum-secure network

The network aims to show how the Quantum Key Distribution can be used to secure data traffic between industrial sites
1 Oct 2020
Microsoft suffers second global outage in a week
Microsoft's Outlook app on a smartphone
Microsoft Office

Microsoft suffers second global outage in a week

Tech giant has rolled back another update after it caused further instability with Microsoft 365 services
1 Oct 2020
VMware talks up multi-cloud and Kubernetes at VMworld 2020
cloud computing

VMware talks up multi-cloud and Kubernetes at VMworld 2020

Pat Gelsinger takes to the virtual stage to talk about his vision for the future of cloud
30 Sep 2020
Schneider Electric, StorMagic and HPE unveil 'Edge in a Box'
cloud computing

Schneider Electric, StorMagic and HPE unveil 'Edge in a Box'

The micro data centre solution provides IT systems for edge computing environments
29 Sep 2020
Microsoft 365 outage hits Azure, Outlook, and Teams
cloud computing

Microsoft 365 outage hits Azure, Outlook, and Teams

The cloud-based productivity tools are now back online after more than five hours of downtime
29 Sep 2020
Microsoft warns 'Zerologon' Windows Server bug being exploited by hackers
Ones and zeros traveling towards darkness
exploits

Microsoft warns 'Zerologon' Windows Server bug being exploited by hackers

The tech giant is 'actively tracking' threat actors using the exploit to access domain controllers
25 Sep 2020
6.5TB of Microsoft Bing user data potentially leaked online
The mobile app for Microsoft's Bing search engine
data protection

6.5TB of Microsoft Bing user data potentially leaked online

A server containing user data was left unprotected in the first week of September, researchers say
24 Sep 2020
Fujitsu Storage Eternus AF250 S3 review: Fast storage in a flash
flash storage

Fujitsu Storage Eternus AF250 S3 review: Fast storage in a flash

An affordable all-Flash array with great performance
24 Sep 2020