AWS says it’s running a custom 96-core Xeon on its servers
Intel has apparently produced a unique chip for AWS servers. The Xeon processor in question has 96 cores and 192 threads, considerably more than the 60 cores and 120 threads on the top-of-the-line Xeon Platinum 8490H.
AWS talks about Intel Xeons being available "exclusively" on its own servers. ... Read more
How secure is a Synology NAS?
Basically, you use a Synology NAS to store data, but you need to do so in a secure way. That's where data protection features can help. In this article, we explain how secure a Synology server is.
Synology is one of the biggest players in the NAS device market. It gained that position by focusin... Read more
ASUS brings AI servers to the office
ASUS wants to give companies more control over the security of their data when using generative AI tools. To this end, the tech giant is introducing the generative AI AFS Appliance server that companies can place in their own data center environments.
The use of generative AI in enterprise envir... Read more
IBM introduces IBM Power S1014 server with 24-core CPU for Oracle databases
IBM is announcing several upgrades to its IBM Power server portfolio. The most notable is the introduction of a 24-cores CPU for its entry-level Power S1014. This configuration is primarily aimed at making Oracle databases more affordable. Oracle Database Standard Edition 2 has a licensing model ba... Read more
Dell Technologies introduces ruggedized Dell VxRail VD-4000 appliance
Dell Technologies recently introduced its ruggedized HCI appliance Dell VxRail VD-4000. This appliance offers the same technology as the Dell PowerEdge XR4000 system, but in a ruggedized version for edge environments.
The now-announced ruggedized version of the PowerEdge XR4000 system is especia... Read more
Dell launches Frontier, a complete management platform for edge computing
Dell Technologies has announced Project Frontier. The software platform was designed to help companies gain more control over edge computing environments.
Dell Technologies sees edge computing as a key solution for businesses that want to gain a competitive advantage. The new Project Frontier pl... Read more
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