Facebook has unveiled a top-of-rack networking switch that it plans to make available as an open source hardware design through its Open Compute Project.
Jay Parikh, Facebook's vice president of infrastructure engineering, unveiled the switch -- called "Wedge" -- onstage at the GigaOm Structure conference in San Francisco on Wednesday.
Building virtualized environments is the first step in taking customers to public, private or hybrid clouds, or helping them build BYOD or other mobility platforms. Having the right virtualization tools is the first step in building those virtualized environments.
Whitman: HP Sales Pipeline From IBM-Lenovo Server Deal On The Rise
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman said the company’s enterprise server group is benefiting from IBM’s yet-to-be finalized sale of its x86 server business to Lenovo, and the sales pipeline is on the rise.
"We have got more than 600 reported wins over IBM in four months," said Whitman in an interview with CRN. "...
Gartner Magic Quadrant Again Documents AWS Dominance In IaaS
The latest Gartner cloud infrastructure Magic Quadrant was released Friday, again reminding anyone who might have forgotten that Amazon Web Services still dominates the Infrastructure-as-a-Service market.