Hyperscale Data Centre
To address mega trend challenges in 2014 and beyond, there needs to be greater simplicity in the solution stack, the physical infrastructure, and the tools used to monitor and manage operations, writes Sumir Bhatia of Dell.
Server revenues in the Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) region grew a modest 1.3% to total US$9,985 million in 2013, coming in just short of the magical US$10 billion mark, according to IDC.
Dell has announced new additions to its networking portfolio that it said would help customers accelerate transitions to high-performance converged, virtualised and private cloud environments.
Google, IBM, Mellanox, NVIDIA and Tyan have announced plans to form the OpenPOWER Consortium that would deliver more choice, control and flexibility to developers of next-generation, hyperscale and cloud data centres, based on IBM's POWER microprocessor architecture.