Nvidia sets new record in MLPerf benchmark
Nvidia's A100 GPGPU has broken several records in the MLPerf benchmark for machine learning applications. The new chip performs roughly six to eight times better than its Turing-based predecessor.
In the MLPerf benchmark, the A100 GPGPU was compared to the Nvidia T4, as well as the Xilinx U250 a...
Cisco launches the new Catalyst series of WAN edge platforms
Cisco released some new updates for its software-defined WAN (Wide Area Network) SD-WAN portfolio. The updates include the launch of new edge platforms that the company has said represents the first enterprise routing platform of its kind from Cisco in almost ten years.
Cisco said that the platf...
Telcos expect high revenue from 5G, but security is a challenge
Report highlights the security threats posed by 5G.
The global telecommunications industry is bullish on the eventual profitability of their planned 5G networks. However, a new report from the cybersecurity firm Fortinet indicates that those profits will come along with increased security risks...
Dell simplifies its “as-a-service” offering with Project Apex
Main goal is to simplify the company's relationship with its cloud customers.
Today at Dell Tech World, Dell Technologies unveiled Project APEX. The project represents a renewed commitment to Dell's Cloud-based offering. The aim of Project APEX is to simplify how customers and partners access De...
Juniper Networks buys 128 Technology for $450 million
Juniper Networks announced that it signed a deal to acquire 128 Technology for 450 million dollars. The company has a software platform for enterprise networks.
The deal will wrap up in Juniper’s fourth quarter, ending in late January. 128 Technology was founded in 2014 and provides a software...
Nokia to build 4G network on the moon
NASA and Nokia have joined forces to provide the moon with a mobile communications network. The network is supposed to prepare the moon for the swift return of humans.
The companies intend to have the network running by the end of 2022, before people once again land on its surface. Intuitive Mac...
Intel selling NAND-business to SK Hynix
South Korean memory manufacturer SK Hynix announces that it will acquire the NAND memory and storage business from Intel for 9 billion dollars. The Optane business retains in the hands of Intel.
The two companies aim to obtain governmental approvals by late 2021. The acquisition consists of the ...
Nvidia and EuroHPC team up for four new supercomputers
The new project includes "the world's fastest AI supercomputer" according to Nvidia.
Chipmaker Nvidia announced on Thursday that it was partnering with the European High-Performance Computing Joint Undertaking to launch 4 new AI supercomputers.
About the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking
The EC ...
Global report predicts 1 billion 5G connections by 2023
Not surprisingly, China and South Korea are leaders in 5G adoption.
The number of 5G connections is going to explode in the coming years, according to an October report from market analysts CCS Insight.
In addition, they predict that most 5G connections will be on smartphones and other mobile...
European Commission opens bidding for the .eu Registry
The EC has issued a call for tenders for .eu, one of the largest country-specific Top Level Domains in the world
The EC’s Directorate General for Communication Networks, Content and Technologies last week announced the tender process for a five-year contract to oversee its 3.6 million domain n...
Apple’s new iPhone 12 might not support European 5G networks
People who buy the new iPhone 12 in Europe might face problems connecting to the available 5G networks. Telecom industry experts have warned that the iPhone 12, due tomorrow, might not connect to the 700MHz 5G band.
Customers will be left searching for 5G coverage, according to analysts. Accordi...
Embracing Shadow IT could accelerate enterprise growth
Accepting Shadow IT can actually help companies expand in the time of COVID.
Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint and ICT giant Fujitsu have joined forces to help businesses meet the challenges of Shadow IT in the modern enterprise.
"Shadow IT" refers to the use of unapproved tools and pl...