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VM-based storage platform scales out to multiple sites

Businesses that want their storage organized around virtual machines will get more hardware options and greater scalability later this year from Tintri, a startup that specializes in VM-based storage.

NSA data center meltdowns delayed opening more than a year, report says

A massive data center being built by the National Security Agency in Utah has been plagued by "chronic electrical surges" that have destroyed equipment and delayed its opening for a year, according to a report Monday.

Silicon Graphics International's InfiniteStorage Gateway

Silicon Graphics acquires Filetek to rein in petabytes of data

SGI is best known for high-performance computing systems, and Filetek’s software offerings will help better analyze, manage and provision storage resources depending on application needs, a SGI executive said.

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The America's Cup: nerves, skill, and computer design

This year's America's Cup will be remembered for Oracle Team USA's jaw-dropping comeback against Emirates New Zealand, but it should also be remembered for the huge role computers have come to play in the competition.

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Intel's Diane Bryant at Intel Developer Forum 2013

Intel trumpets power, versatility of new flagship Xeon server chips

Intel Tuesday announced the Xeon E5-2600 v2 line of flagship server chips, which will succeed last year’s Xeon E5-2600 chips, which were based on the Sandy Bridge microarchitecture.

MXC fiber

Intel pushes speed, reliability claims with unveiling of MXC cable

The interconnect, which Intel is calling MXC, is designed to offer high speed with a long reach and a relatively low cost.

Imagination to battle ARM with MIPS server chips

Imagination is the U.K. company that designs the iPhone's and iPad's graphics chips.

IBM's Power8 opens up to component makers

Power8 is mostly targeted at high-performance supercomputers, and CAPI can support chips that require high bandwidth.

IBM starts restricting hardware patches to paying customers

IBM has started to require visitors of the IBM Fix Central website to provide a serial number in order to download a patch or update.

Intel to ship new Atom server processors next week

Intel is expected to announce availability next week of a low-power Atom server chip code-named Avoton, which is likely to appear soon in systems such as Hewlett-Packard's Moonshot.