With its upcoming 32-core ‘Naples’ CPU, AMD aims to carve out a slice of the data center market

With its upcoming 32-core ‘Naples’ CPU, AMD aims to carve out a slice of the data center market

AMD looks set to launch its first Zen-based 'Naples' CPU. Looking at its specifications, the enterprise-level processor looks set to carve a niche in the data center market segment. More details after the jump!
Intel IDF 2016 - Day 2 highlights: Silicon Photonics, Knights Mill Xeon Phi, 5G and distributed computing

Intel IDF 2016 - Day 2 highlights: Silicon Photonics, Knights Mill Xeon Phi, 5G and distributed computing

How are the networks and data centers of today going to cope with the data explosion of tomorrow? That’s where innovations in technology such as Silicon Photonics, Knights Mill Xeon Phi, 5G, distributed computing and more, fall in place to bridge our smart and connected future. Find out more in our feature!
DBS will use Amazon Web Services’ cloud technology for better bank services

DBS will use Amazon Web Services’ cloud technology for better bank services

DBS Bank partners with Amazon for its cloud technology, and Amazon Web Services will be used to augment the bank’s existing operations in the near future.
WD goes for gold, launches new Gold HDDs for data centers (Updated with pricing)

WD goes for gold, launches new Gold HDDs for data centers (Updated with pricing)

Western Digital has just announced its new Gold hard disk drives, which were designed specifically for use in data centers.
Microsoft drops a data center into the sea to test feasibility of underwater cooling

Microsoft drops a data center into the sea to test feasibility of underwater cooling

Microsoft has successfully tested an underwater data center that could potentially open the way to faster Web services and alternative means to generate energy.
Seagate launches its first 10TB helium-filled hard drive for enterprise data centers

Seagate launches its first 10TB helium-filled hard drive for enterprise data centers

Seagate has finally released a 10TB helium-filled drive of its own for enterprises and cloud data centers, complete with support for technologies to reduce overall power consumption and associated costs.
Apple may be building its own high-speed network for faster content delivery

Apple may be building its own high-speed network for faster content delivery

Apple is in the midst of upgrading and expanding its data center infrastructure to deliver content more quickly and efficiently. Following on the release of Apple Music, reliable content delivery has never been more important for Apple.
Facebook: Open Compute Has Saved Us Over US$1 Billion in Three Years

Facebook: Open Compute Has Saved Us Over US$1 Billion in Three Years

According to Facebook, its Open Compute project has saved it over US$1 billion in infrastructure and energy costs over the last three years.
Apple Plans for New Solar Farm to Power Data Center

Apple Plans for New Solar Farm to Power Data Center

Apple is planning to construct a large-scale solar panel farm to power its data center in the city of Reno, Nevada, United States. Surplus power from the solar farm will eventually be used to meet the energy requirements of the surrounding community.
Toshiba to Boost HDD Production by 35% to Meet Demand

Toshiba to Boost HDD Production by 35% to Meet Demand

Toshiba will be increasing production of hard drives by about 35% in the next three years to meet increasing demand from data centers and PC manufacturers.