Cavium Launches Line of Workload-Optimized 64-bit ARM Server SoCs

At the Computex conference in Taipei this week semiconductor company Cavium launched ThunderX, a 2.5 GHz 48-core, 64-bit ARMv8 System-on-Chip (SoC) family of workload- and power-optimized processors tailored for high-performance volume compute, storage, secure compute and networking-specific workloads.

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Talking Tech Series: VMware NSX Edge Scale Out with Equal-Cost Multi-Path Routing

This post was written by Roie Ben Haim and Max Ardica, with a special thanks to Jerome Catrouillet, Michael Haines, Tiran Efrat and Ofir Nissim for their valuable input. The modern data center design is changing, following a shift in the habits of consumers using mobile devices, the number of new applications that appear […]]> This post was written by Roie Ben Haim and Max Ardica, with a special thanks to Jerome Catrouillet, Michael Haines, Tiran Efrat and Ofir Nissim for their valuable input.

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Future Facilities Brings Data Center Modeling to Non-PhDs

Future Facilities has launched a version of its data center modeling software with new user interface that aims to take the “dark art” aspect out of computational fluid dynamics.

Called 6SigmaDCX, the software takes the user through the model building process in logical steps, simplifies access to objects in the model, has tool icons with detailed tool tips, drag-and-drop features, automatic object placement suggestions, and simplified presentation of object properties.

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Artificial Intelligence: A New Frontier in Data Center Innovation

Google made headlines when it revealed that it is using machine learning to optimize its data center performance. But the search giant isn’t the first company to harness artificial intelligence to fine-tune its server infrastructure. In fact, Google’s effort is only the latest in a series of initiatives to create an electronic “data center brain” that can analyze IT infrastructure.

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How to Ensure Fast Failover and Disaster Recovery for Enterprise Apps

Your applications are critical to your business and your users. In fact, much of the focus around mobility, content delivery, and data control directly revolves around virtualized enterprise applications.

Both new and legacy applications are moving to virtualization because it reduces cost, improves hardware utilization and simplifies management. Originally, proprietary virtualization platforms were the dominant forces in the industry.

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Unified Communications as a Service: Market Trends and Business Benefits

We’re experiencing a workplace transformation! The very nature of work as we once knew it has fundamentally changed. Work is no longer a location, it is an activity. Work is not a place you go, it’s a thing you do. There is increasingly a very dynamic rhythm to the nature of work, which involves teams that form and evolve over time. Team members are often geographically dispersed, and work can and often does happen around the clock.

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Planar Announces Two New Clarity Matrix Ultra-Narrow Bezel LCD Models

Planar Systems, Inc., a global leader in display and digital signage technology, today announced two new ultra-narrow bezel LCD models in its line of Clarity™ Matrix LCD Video Wall System with G2 Architecture, bringing superior visual performance to an even wider variety of video wall applications. The two new Clarity Matrix with G2 Architecture options include a 46” model with 800 nits brightness and a 55” model with 500 nits brightness. The new models feature a tiled bezel width of just 3.7mm (0.15 inches) between adjacent LCD displays for a near-seamless image.

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Planar Accelerates Adoption of Ultra HD with New 4K Displays

At InfoComm 2014, Planar Systems, Inc., a global leader in display and digital signage technology, announced it is expanding its 4K product offerings with new displays ranging in size from 28” to 98”. The new displays, which will be showcased at the InfoComm 2014 tradeshow, include additions to two popular Planar product families—the Planar® UltraRes™ Series and Planar® EP-Series™. Planar also unveiled its new Planar® IX-Series™ 4K desktop monitor.

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