Cisco buys Whiptail continuing the SSD storage I/O flash cash cache dash

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Cisco buys Whiptail continuing the Storage storage I/O flash cash cache dash Congratulations to Virident for being bought today for $645 Million USD by Western Digital (WD). Virident a nand flash PCIe card startup vendor has been around for several years and in the last year or two ...

HDS Mid Summer Storage and Converged Compute Enhancements

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Converged Compute, SSD Storage and Clouds Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) announced today several enhancements to their data storage and unified compute portfolio as part of their Maximize I.T. initiative.Setting the context As part of setting the stage for this announcement, HDS has presented the following strategy vision as part their ...

What is the Future of Servers?

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Recently I provided some comments and perspectives on the future of servers in an article over at Processor.com.In general, blade servers will become more ubiquitous, that is they wont go away, rather become more common place with even higher density processors with more cores and ...

Poll: EMC and Cisco Acadia VCE, what does it mean?

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

EMC and Cisco recently announced their new Acadia VCE coalition along with Intel and VMware. As part of the VCE the collation or joint venture is also providing to market pre-acted vblocks that include Cisco servers power by Intel and network switches, EMC storage and management tools ...