Servers News, Features, and Interviews

  • The Instillery and Origin unite in mega merger

    The Instillery and Origin have unveiled plans to merge businesses to create a tech provider capable of challenging tier-1 incumbents in New Zealand.

    15 Aug. 19 11:30 Written by James Henderson
  • SKA team completes design for world’s most powerful supercomputer

    Australia’s CSIRO, the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) are part of an international consortium that has completed a five-year effort to design supercomputing infrastructure that will help process the masses of data generated by the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project.

    13 May 19 12:52 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • What we learned at Nvidia's GTC conference 2019

    As to be expected, Nvidia made a series product announcements at its annual GPU technology conference (GTC) in San Jose this week, with the focus continuing to be on giving customers and developers the hardware and services they need to leverage artificial intelligence.

    26 March 19 01:02 Written by Hannah Williams
  • When Windows 10 feature upgrades collide

    A pair of Windows 10 feature upgrades will soon collide, with one just beginning to get traction on PCs as its successor readies for release.

    20 March 19 07:30 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • US Department of Energy plans fastest supercomputer

    Aurora, the planned Department of Energy supercomputer, will be three powers of 10 faster than the current fastest supercomputer when it is delivered to Argonne National Laboratory in 2021.

    20 March 19 00:39 Written by Tim Greene
  • IBM is all-in on hybrid cloud

    Following its blockbuster $33 billion acquisition of Red Hat last year, IBM has clearly set out its strategy for the future, and it is all about the hybrid cloud.

    19 Feb. 19 01:39 Written by Scott Carey
  • Google extends chip-making efforts to design hub Bengaluru

    Google has hired more than a dozen microchip engineers in Bengaluru, India, in recent months and plans to rapidly add more, according to LinkedIn profiles, job postings and two industry executives, as the search firm expands its program to design the guts of its devices internally.

    12 Feb. 19 08:43 Written by Reuters
  • Inside IBM Q System One: an archetype for the quantum computing frontier?

    Last week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, IBM Quantum displayed a replica of its first "commercial" quantum computer - Q System One. Following years of painstaking attention from a team of engineers and designers, the technology giant has created what it hopes will be an archetype for the next mode of computing.

    17 Jan. 19 01:37 Written by By Tamlin Magee
  • AWS offers to put its infrastructure in your data centre

    Amazon Web Services has launched a private preview of ‘AWS Outposts’: A new offering that involves the deployment of AWS-designed hardware within a customer’s own data centre.

    29 Nov. 18 14:16 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • New HPC facility launched at NZ’s NIWA

    Research, science and innovation minister Dr Megan Woods has officially opened New Zealand’s High Performance Computing Facility at NIWA’s campus in Wellington, 17 months after the government announced plans to invest in the facility.

    08 Nov. 18 09:35 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Tech companies to attend White House quantum computing meeting

    The White House will host a meeting focused on U.S. government efforts to boost quantum information science, with administration officials, leading companies including Alphabet Inc, IBM, JPMorgan Chase and academic experts taking part.

    24 Sept. 18 14:08 Written by Reuters
  • 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
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