NVIDIA Announces GRID 2.0, Tesla M60 & M6 Server Cards

Kicking off this week in San Francisco is VMware’s annual VMworld conference. One of the major yearly virtualization conferences, it’s also host to a number of virtualization-related product announcements.

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Google launches Container Engine out of beta

Google today announced the general availability of Google Container Engine, a cloud-based implementation of the Kubernetes open-source software Google first released last year. The service first became available in open alpha in November. Now the service is backed up by Google 99.

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AWS now 10X the size of its competitors: Is the cloud arms race over?

What a difference a year makes in cloud cuckoo land!

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802.11ah: Wi-Fi protocol for IoT solves two M2M problems

Something not often brought up when discussing the Internet of Things (IoT) is Machine to Machine (M2M) communications. According to Gartner: Why even mention M2M? That’s simple. M2M devices are expected to account for most of the digital traffic traversing the IoT.

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EMC, VMware Love Child Pivotal Poses Challenge to AWS

NEWS ANALYSIS: Pivotal has repositioned its business under the new owner to be a potentially powerful competitor to Amazon Web Services and a number of smaller service providers.

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Pivotal Launches Company, But PaaS Not Ready Until Q4

NEWS ANALYSIS: Pivotal also gets a $105 million investment from General Electric, which plans to use its platform to build and deploy hundreds of new web-based analytics services.

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Intel expands custom processor business

Intel is putting a sharp focus on expanding its custom processor and chip operations in response to a growing trend of companies building servers in-house to meet specific workloads or data center designs.

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Michael Dell and Silver Lake up their offer for Dell buyout

The competition for Dell is heating up again today, as CEO Michael Dell and investment outfit Silver Lake have increased their buyout offer for the company. The new agreement raises the per share price to $13.

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Oracle Cranks Up The Cores To 32 With Sparc M7 Chip

Say what you will about Oracle co-founder and CEO Larry Ellison, but when the software giant bought Sun Microsystems more than four years ago, for $7.

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Cisco to Buy Sourcefire to Bulk Up Security Portfolio

The $2.7 billion deal will bring enhanced intrusion prevention and advanced malware protection to Cisco’s growing security platform.

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