HPE: Smaller Is Better
Nov09

HPE: Smaller Is Better

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has been pushing a smaller-is-better strategy for the last few years, spinning off PCs and printers, services and software, and now it looks like it’s applied that strategy to its mission-critical server line. Superdome Flex, the follow-up to Superdome X, the server family that started the company’s RISC-averse transition from Itanium to Xeon, opens up a $6-8 billion market that HPE wasn’t able to...

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HPE Switches IoT Focus To Enterprise

While not as critical as analyst Rob Enderle (i.e. Whitman Throws Trump and HPE Under The Bus) when it comes to Hewlett Packard Enterprise, I’ve done my share of HPE mud-slinging, but it looks like the shrinking company — which just got smaller (again) — is making some solid advances in critical markets, including IoT. Sandwiched between the sale of most of its OpenStack and Cloud Foundry assets to Linux provider SUSE, and...

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New IBM Software Toolkit Supercharges Deep Learning

A few weeks ago, IBM launched a new POWER-based data center solution for High Performance Computing (HPC) applications, including artificial intelligence (AI), deep learning and advanced analytics. The Power System S822LC is a Linux-based offering that leverages a new POWER8 chip and NVIDIA’s NVLink interconnect technology optimized for the Power architecture. Via NVLink, IBM’s Power server architecture can be tightly integrated with...

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IBM’s LinuxONE Mainframes – Rising to the Hybrid Cloud

Linux arrived at IBM when the mainframe was well into its fourth decade but was an important reason that the company’s 50th anniversary was truly golden. If IBM continues to actively evolve its LinuxONE solutions as it has done since their October introduction, this newest solution family is likely to become a key component and driver of the mainframe’s second half century of success. To read the complete article, CLICK HERE NOTE:...

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Is HP Predictive Analytics A Game Changer?
Feb24

Is HP Predictive Analytics A Game Changer?

Over the last week HP has mounted another assault on Cisco, landed a massive German fish and announced it will deliver open-sourced predictive analytics at Big Data scale. Of the three, the HAVEn (Hadoop-Autonomy-Vertica-Enterprise security-n/apps) analytics announcement looks the most interesting. HP Haven Predictive Analytics ‘accelerates and operationalizes’ large-scale machine learning and statistical analysis,...

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