The new AMD EPYC processors feature two new distinct modes, power determinism and performance determinism. These modes enable a business to optimize based on greatest overall performance or on greater predictability in clock speed.
After a decade of use, the SPEC CPU benchmark is changing at the same time that new CPUs are hitting the market. This will be an important inflection point as the dynamics of how businesses are changing while at the same time the dynamics of how performance is measured is changing as well.
The new EPIC processor from AMD was designed for the critical environments of both data centers and at the edge as more compute heads that way. With plenty of RAS and availability features, EPYC can tackle the most critical enterprise tasks.
Digital transformation is changing how businesses view their infrastructure, putting them in a position of needing technology to not only solve today’s immediate pressing needs, but also serve them well as they embark on a transformation of their business. Dell EMC understands this and has a new portfolio of PowerEdge servers that can scale to address digital transformation.
I spent a week in Beijing, participating in the OPNFV Summit which is a global event focused on the NFV market, primarily with carriers. I had a lot of engagement with the Chinese carriers and found that there is an amazing amount of collaboration within their ranks.
Back to back trips to Boston gave me an opportunity to talk open source and cloud from different perspectives with both Red Hat and OpenStack. There is a lot going on in this space and the trips showed that just as the open source movement has a lot of commonality, what really brings them together is the acceptance of opposing viewpoints.
Security threats are quickly becoming a top priority outside of the IT organizations as businesses see security as a top hindrance to achieving their business goals. Hewlett-Packard Enterprise has developed its new generation of servers with security in mind, claiming the most secure server available.
As public cloud technologies continue to expand and more businesses see the value in these flexible pools of resources, it is clear that not every workload can live off premises, some will be on-premises in private clouds. Hewlett-Packard Enterprise has a strategy to help businesses navigate through a world of both public and private cloud.