Announcement: VMware Core-Based Pricing Model Licensing Update

Posted on June 6, 2020 by rawee.k

If you manage a virtualized environments at your organization, you should be aware that effective April 2, 2020, VMware moved from a per-CPU pricing model to a core-based pricing model. As a result of this licensing change, VMware will require an additional CPU license if a server’s CPU has more than 32 physical cores. Announced…

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Server Solutions: 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Processor Cascade Lake Refresh Overview

Posted on June 6, 2020 by rawee.k

As we approach the mid-point of a tumultuous 2020, competition between Intel and AMD in the data center is starting to heat up. Despite the economic impact on business and technology and supply chain disruption from COVID-19, demand for server computing is growing, and Intel is looking to fend off AMD by pushing forward on…

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Boost Application Performance with Western Digital Ultrastar DC SN640 NVMe SSDs

Posted on March 3, 2020 by rawee.k

Enterprise disk drive manufacturer Western Digital has made widely-available its Ultrastar® DC SN640 NVMe SSD. Based on the company’s 96-layer 3D flash technology, the SN640 is a purpose-built NVMe SSD that delivers low latency and maximum throughput for selected high-transaction workloads and use-cases. The newest member of the Western Digital NVMe SSD product family is…

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Corona Virus Announcement: March 2020 Supply Chain Update on Intel Xeon Processors Availability

Posted on March 3, 2020 by rawee.k
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Update: March 2020 – The computer hardware industry has been greatly impacted by both supply chain issues from both Intel Xeon server processors and the COVID-19 (corona virus) outbreak, disrupting delivery lead times. Limited Availability: Intel Xeon Scalable Lead by strong server demand in Q4-19 for 2nd generation Intel Xeon server processors (Cascade Lake) coupled…

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