Servers come in several different configurations. In the data center, decisions about blade server vs. rack server vs. tower server will affect performance, data center space, budgets, and scalability. This article is a quick start guide to rack servers, blade servers, tower servers: how to understand their advantages and shortcomings, and how each type fits into your server requirements.
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A recent survey by Verizon backs up the idea that SDN’s time has finally hit the mainstream. “15 percent of companies surveyed are already piloting or deploying SDN technologies, and this is set to rise to 57 percent within two years, with 12 percent expecting to have deployed SDN throughout their entire organization in that time frame,” the report says.
Source: Software-Defined Networking Poised for Prominence (Finally)
IBM is pushing its vision for the future of computing at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), announcing its IBM Q System One Quantum computer.
Source: IBM Introduces Q System One Quantum Computer
Huawei Technologies, the world’s biggest telecom equipment maker, launched a new core processor chipset on Monday for use in data center servers, a move to provide an alternative for the market to Intel’s products.
Source: Huawei launches new chipset as Intel alternative – Nikkei Asian Review