Intel this week took the wraps off the Xeon E7 V2 processor, which features 15-cores designed to handle the kind of workload associated with big data.
Do you have any ideas on how an Android desktop could be utilized in the enterprise?
Hewlett-Packard this week took the wraps off a new laptop-tablet hybrid that runs on the Android operating system. The SlateBook X2 is priced at $479.99, and comes with both the tablet and keyboard dock portion in the same package. It is not possible to buy the tablet as a stand-alone item.
Hadoop, the database everyone associates with big data, has had a run of more traditional deployment lately, which is good for Hadoop, but also still good for those looking for more proof of its ability to scale.
HP says Moonshot systems use 89 percent less power, 80 percent less space and cost 77 percent less than conventional servers.
Despite earlier reports to the contrary, LG Electronics said it may consider leveraging its newly-acquired webOS operating system to power smartphones and other connected devices.
Hewlett-Packard will ship its first low-power server for hyperscale computing environments next quarter, said CEO Meg Whitman.
The next wave of IT innovation will be combine real-time analytics and improved user experience (UX). That will improve decision making in areas that range from managing large-scale infrastructure and collaborating on trading desks to prioritizing personal email inboxes, according to Robert Fabricant of frog and Greg Petroff of General Electric.
Hewlett-Packard is looking for developers in Sunnyvale, Calif., and Shanghai, to work on WebOS and Enyo, the operating system's HTML5-based application framework.
The retail business has seen a boatload of CIO appointments this summer, including new IT leadership at CVS, Lowes, Dillards, Wegmans Food Markets and many more.