EDGE COMPUTING

Edge computing: The state of the next IT transformation

Image: metamorworks, Getty Images/iStockphoto In recent years, computing workloads have been migrating: first from on-premises data centres to the cloud and now, increasingly, from cloud data centres to ‘edge’ locations where they are nearer the source of the data being…

Intel, Alibaba launch a joint edge computing platform

Intel and Alibaba on Thursday announced a series of ways they’re working together to power “data-centric” computing, including the launch of a Joint Edge Computing Platform. The announcements came at the Alibaba Yunqi Conference 2018 in Hangzhou, China. The new…

AMD announces dual Radeon GPU for data centers

At VMworld 2018, chipmaker AMD revealed a new flagship dual-GPU for data center visualization workloads, the Radeon Pro V340, set to release in the fourth quarter of 2018. AMD also announced that it would be turning to TSMC for all its…

Spectra7 Launches Eco-Link Initiative to Lower Hyperscale Data Center Carbon Footprint

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. (TSX:SEV) (“Spectra7” or the “Company”), a leading provider of high-performance analog semiconductor products for broadband connectivity markets, today launched its Eco-Link initiative aimed at reducing the carbon emissions in data centers. The Company believes…

The DCT MidWeek Brief 4: Amsterdam and Non-Traditional NAM Markets Heating Up

Welcome to Midweek Brief 4: 4 Brief 4 Furious On Wednesdays, we like run through some of the big stories we’re noodling here at DCT. I’m not going to touch on current global politics, other than to say that current…

The DCT MidWeek Brief 3: Edge Computing Clarity, Microsoft, IBM, Digital Realty, Rackspace

Welcome to MidWeek Brief 3: The Briefening. Almost every Wednesday, we’ll take a rapid-fire run-through of all the big stories of the week so far, as well as preview emerging stories we’re keeping an eye on. Defining Edge Computing A…

Now Streaming: Exponential OTT Growth

  Internet-delivered video more than doubled (+114%) in the first quarter of 2018 versus same period last year, according to a report by Conviva. These types of stats are indicative of the opportunity for providers in edge markets/close to underserved…