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Cisco to acquire Luxtera in $660 million intent-based networking push

Cisco says acquisition of semiconductor company will help it meet customer demand for bigger, faster and more efficient networks Cisco says it plans to buy semiconductor company Luxtera for $660 million, with the deal expected to close in the third quarter of Cisco’s fiscal year 2019. Cisco says the Californian based firm’s advanced chips for… Read More


US National Quantum Initiative Act passed unanimously

Legislation commits $1.2 billion to quantum information science research over the next five years The US Senate has passed the National Quantum Initiative Act by unanimous consent. The bill commits $1.2 billion to quantum information science research through the Department of Energy, the National Science Foundation, and the Commerce Department over the next five years. The… Read More


Amazon brings AWS hardware and services direct to the data centre

Amazon is coming for those unable or unwilling to shelve on-premise infrastructure by bringing AWS hardware and services to the data centre Amazon Web Services’ encroachment into enterprise IT went one step further yesterday with the cloud giant announcing the hardware it uses to power its own cloud is available to purchase. Unveiled at re:Invent… Read More


HPE brings AI cloud management direct to data centre servers

HPE has announced that InfoSight – its cloud-based AI management tool – is being extended to HPE ProLiant Servers, Synergy compute modules, and Apollo systems How to manage an increasingly complex hybrid environment? Well, like most other IT challenges, a combination of sensors and AI analytics is proving capable of handling the challenge, as HPE… Read More


New bite-sized power converter can shrink data centre energy waste

Lifecycle costs of data centres are dominated by energy expenses and there is growing backlash over the electricity consumption of centres worldwide One solution, vaunted by the likes of EcoDataCenter and DigitalRealty is to change energy sources to renewables. Other startups like Cloud&Heat are using hot water cooling technology to recycle waste heat into energy…. Read More