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IDC and Gartner say large cloud players like Microsoft and Baidu are fueling the rise of ODMs as influences in the worldwide data center system space.
For Q2 2018, revenue came in at $19.3 billion, down about $800 million from two quarters ago, but profitability is still proving elusive.
As HPE-Micro Focus "spin-merger" takes effect, MF remains ground zero for COBOL, which still runs most of the major at-scale transaction systems, such as credit-card processing and large travel logistics.
Cruise Control and Kafka work hand in hand. As Kafka users specify performance goals, Cruise Control monitors server clusters for violations of these goals, analyzes the existing workload and automatically executes changes.
Cisco and Springpath will have a ways to go before they’re major players in the HCI market, but it’s growing fast at 110 percent year over year, according to researcher IDC, so there's room for more competitors.
DAILY VIDEO: Microsoft acquires Cycle Computing to bulk up its HPC cloud services, Arctic data center designed to break records for size and efficiency; Docker updates enterprise edition with secure multi-tenancy support; and there is more.
HPE announced that its 50.1 percent portion of the Micro Focus software business will be spun off into yet a new entity called Seattle SpinCo, Inc., at the close of business on Aug. 21.
DAILY VIDEO: IBM's Z mainframe runs universal encryption quietly in the background; Samsung decides to ratchet up production of high-end DRAM; Microsoft releases a LinkedIn app for Windows 10 PCs; and there's more.
Fujitsu and Huawei would join other component makers such as Intel, Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices in pushing out silicon for deep-learning workloads.
Big Blue said this newest mainframe is its most significant system overhaul in 15 years. It was designed with input from 150 clients who cited data breaches and encryption as their biggest challenge and concern.
UCS has been a highly successful example of the pre-configured, pre-tested server genre, because it’s now in its fifth generation and has sold more than 60,000 systems worldwide.
Current laws are outdated and are hindering access to data and threatening user privacy, the company says.