Synology launches Active Insight, free beta makes way for paid licenses
Synology Active Insight is now generally available. The cloud platform monitors the performance of Synology systems, helps troubleshoot and provides a dashboard for update and security management dashboard. The beta was free, but the official release comes at a price.
Synology customers have mul... Read more
HPE opts for Arm in the ProLiant RL300 Gen11 server
HPE launches the ProLiant RL300 Gen11, a server rack unit for Ampere Altra and Altra Max. Both processors run on Arm. The architecture has been gaining ground in recent years. HPE wants to join the ride.
HPE is no stranger to Arm. In 2020, the organization launched the Apollo 80, a server rack ... Read more
Microsoft will cease support for Exchange 2013
Microsoft will cease support for Exchange 2013 Service Pack 1 on 11 April 2023. The tech giant advises users to update to Exchange 2019 as soon as possible.
In a message to end-users, Microsoft announced that server software Exchange 2013 Service Pack 1 will no longer be supported as of 11 Apri... Read more
Synology as a business system solution
Synology aims to provide the ultimate system solution for businesses. A single system to facilitate different solutions. Whether it's backups, storage of projects, video surveillance, running virtual machines with critical business applications or single sign-on: Synology wants to be at the core of... Read more
Intel reduces server chip pricing to slow down AMD momentum
DigiTimes reported that Intel has changed its server strategy to take on AMD while the latter is experiencing supply constraints. The report says that Intel is flooding the market with chips at a discount instead of sticking to (Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price) MSRP.
Some reports say that AM... Read more
VMware under attack from 9.8 rated active exploitation
A VMware vulnerability rated 9.8 out of 10 is under active exploitation. At least one exploit has been made public but there have been more successful attempts in the wild to compromise servers that run the compromised software.
The vulnerability is being tracked as CVE-2021-21985 and is found i... Read more
Cisco, Dell and Lenovo reveal Ice Lake servers
Following the announcement of the new Intel Ice Lake server processors, several manufacturers have unveiled their updated server line-up. In large part, these are modifications to existing servers in order to be able to work with the new processors.
Cisco comes with three new models: the UCS B20... Read more
Dell presents PowerEdge XE8545 server with AMD EPYC and Nvidia A100
Dell EMC has presented a new server, the PowerEdge XE8545. Dell EMC has combined the most innovative chips from AMD and Nvidia in this PowerEdge. The PowerEdge is also suitable for AI workloads in your data centre.
According to Ravi Pendekanti, senior vice president of server solutions product m... Read more
Dell protects hardware against tampering during shipping
Dell has added several security measures to its offering to prevent malicious parties from tampering with computers and servers before they arrive at the customer's premises.
The new services consist of several steps to prevent tampering with hardware. This is to prevent the a chance that someon... Read more
Nvidia reveals compact server for AI tasks
Nvidia has announced the DGX Station A100. It is a compact server equipped with four A100 CPUs and up to 320GB of HBM2e memory. The machine is intended as a local device for performing machine learning tasks.
The server is compact in size. With a height of 639mm, width of 256mm and depth of 518m... Read more