Here are 2 things about private clouds that may surprise you:
1) A private cloud is a lot more than just a collection of virtualized servers.
Virtualizing servers is actually just a first step toward creating a private cloud. The other steps involve virtualizing every resource: not just compute, but also storage and networking.
Cyberattacks are scary. Hackers have gotten more sophisticated, and the damage they wreak is getting massive.
To help, Microsoft today announced plans that should make you and your customers feel a little less scared.
The company said today that its Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, expected to roll out in September, will include new end-to-end security features.
The market for cloud-based security services is set to grow quickly, according to a new forecast from Gartner. For solution providers, now’s the time to start adapting to this new reality.
Gartner predicts the global market for cloud-based security services will climb by 21 percent this year, reaching nearly $5.9 billion.
Looking ahead another 3 years, the research and advisory company expects the worldwide market for cloud-based security services to top $8.9 billion by 2020.
The topic of yesterday’s Business Compute Forum live chat was Intel Optane memory for desktop PCs.
And our guest speaker was Madhura Nataraju, Intel Optane memory product manager in Intel’s client computing group. Here’s some of what she covered:
Why do my customers need new types of PC memory?
If you offer PCs for high-end gamers, VR users and content creators, you’ll be happy to know that Intel has just started taking pre-orders for its new Core X-series processor family.
Actually, pre-sale orders became available yesterday from several retailers. And shipments of the new Intel processors are set to begin next Monday, June 26.
Want to learn what Intel’s recently announced Optane memory for PCs offers solution providers like you?
Then join the next Business Compute Forum live social chat.
Our guest, Intel product marketing manager Madhura Nataraju, will be chatting live on Tuesday, June 20, at 11 a.m. PT / 2 p.m. ET. And you’re invited to join!
During this live and interactive chat, you’ll hear Madhura discuss:
After years of development, Intel has managed to shrink the humble PC to fit in a pocket. The company calls it the Compute Card.
It’s a logical follow-on to Intel’s mini-PC platform, a small desktop computer called the NUC (short for Next Unit of Computing). Introduced in 2012, the NUC has shrunk over the years, becoming smaller and smaller. The last version was just 4 inches squared.
The big E3 2017 conference for computer, video and mobile gaming gets underway in Los Angeles today. And with it come several announcements of some rather cool gaming systems and offers from suppliers including Intel, Origin and Dell.
Here’s your solution provider’s roundup:
Intel: new gaming partnerships
Finding the server business tepid? Join the club.
Industry watchers Gartner and IDC both issued recent reports on Q1 server sales. Although the two companies disagreed on some details, they agreed that overall server shipments are weak.
Are you ready for the truly connected home? In just a few years, the average smart home will contain as many as 50 connected devices, according to Intel.
These devices will become part of the Internet of Things (IoT). They’ll add to a global network of intelligent, connected devices that is changing the way we live and work. It’s also a potential business opportunity for smart solution providers.