Servers News, Features, and Interviews

  • Oracle is changing how it reports cloud revenues — what's it hiding?

    Oracle is changing the way it reports its all-important cloud figures every quarter. Where the database vendor used to report two cloud revenue segments: Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) as one and then a combined figure for Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) as another, smaller, figure, now it is reporting just one figure.

    25 June 18 11:13 Written by Scott Carey
  • NZ exascale computing company Nyriad forges partnerships

    New Zealand supercomputing company Nyriad has announced, at the GPU Technology Conference (GTC 2018) in San Jose, a partnership with ThinkParQ to develop a certification programme for high performance, resilient storage systems that combine ThinkParQ’s BeeGFS file system with NSULATE, Nyriad’s system for GPU-accelerated storage-processing.

    03 April 18 16:58 Written by Stuart Corner
  • The future of server virtualisation

    Server virtualisation has changed. It has rapidly evolved and is now a mature market.

    22 Feb. 18 10:56 Written by Michael Warrilow, research vice president at Gartner
  • Palmerston North Council deploys Nutanix

    Palmerston North City Council has initiated a hybrid cloud strategy using hyperconverged IT infrastructure from Nutanix that, according to Nutanix, will reduce its outage risk and improve the digital services it provides to its 90,000 citizens.

    12 Sept. 17 13:23 Written by Stuart Corner
  • NIWA and NeSI to get three new supercomputers

    New Zealand weather and research bodies are to get three new Cray supercomputers under a six-year $31.7m contract announced today by science and innovation minister Paul Goldsmith.

    09 June 17 09:30 Written by Stuart Corner
  • AWS scores whole of NZ Government cloud services supply deal

    ​Amazon Web Services (AWS) has scored a whole-of-government agreement, through the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA), to help New Zealand Government agencies accelerate the adoption of public cloud services.

    31 May 17 06:30 Written by Stuart Corner
  • James Pascoe switches SAP support to Rimini Street

    ​New Zealand retailer James Pascoe Group has switched to Rimini Street support for SAP ERP applications used by its eight retail brands in New Zealand and Australia.

    10 May 17 07:00 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Flight Centre NZ deploys hyperconverged infrastructure

    Flight Centre New Zealand has implemented the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform hyperconverged infrastructure to help its travel consultants better serve New Zealand residents travelling abroad.

    20 Oct. 16 08:53 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Massey University goes hyperconverged

    After initially experimenting with hyperconverged infrastructure for a small project New Zealand’s Massey University is now deploying Nutanix equipment to handle its mission-critical student management system. The university says it is planning further deployment of the technology.

    21 Sept. 16 10:10 Written by Stuart Corner
  • HPE’s ‘The Machine’: Is this the future of computing?

    Meet Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s vision of the future of computing. It’s called simply ‘The Machine’. It’s a radical departure from today’s computer architecture that is being developed HPE’s R&D arm, Hewlett Packard Labs, to deal with the conflicting trajectories of computing hardware and software.

    15 Aug. 16 11:02 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Oracle says with S7 it can offer SPARC performance at x86 prices

    Oracle has introduced a range of new hardware for in-cloud and on premises deployment based on a new SPARC chip, the S7, that it says offer SPARC processing power and features at a price point normally associated with x86 architecture.

    05 July 16 08:57 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Is NZ Budget a boost for a digital nation?

    Budget 2016 is an encouraging boost for technology, New Zealand’s fastest growing industry, according to NZTech CEO Graeme Muller.

    27 May 16 03:26 Written by James Henderson
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