Business Compute Blog

Kevin - 
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05-22-2017
FPGA technology is having a renaissance. New designs like the recently released Intel Stratix 10 offer better performance, 70 percent lower power consumption, up to 1 TB/sec. of memory bandwidth, and up to 10 tera floating point operations per second (FLOPS) of single-precision floating-point...
Peter - 
Editor - 
05-18-2017
Server processors, AI and self-driving cars. That’s just some of what Intel’s up to this week. Here’s your solution provider’s roundup: > Xeon Speeds: Intel was at the SAP Sapphire NOW conference this week, and it used the event to showcase the speeds of its Xeon Processor Scalable family, set...
Ed - 
Contributor - 
05-17-2017
The numbers are staggering. WannaCry represents the largest ransomware attack in history. Not this week. Not this month. Not even this year. But ever. How big is it? Since May 12, more than 150 countries have been hit, infecting more than 230,000 computer systems. The hardest-hit countries were the...
Peter - 
Editor - 
05-16-2017
Who are your customers? The answer used to be simple: the IT group. Or, in a very small business, whoever was in charge of the computers. Now it’s a lot more complicated. As IT becomes more tightly aligned with the business, IT also gets planned and bought by the business. Today your customers...
Peter - 
Editor - 
05-15-2017
Looking to grow your business and have a little fun, too? Look into gaming. Sure, systems for accounting, sales and the like are important. But let’s face it: They can also be a bit dull. Gaming, on the other hand, is fun and exciting. And the business is growing, driven in part by advances in...
Kevin - 
Contributor - 
05-11-2017
The world of wearable technology is growing rapidly. Designers and OEMs are turning the common into the exceptional, with help from small and smart microcomputers such as Intel’s Curie module. Watches, monitors, clothes and glasses can now keep track of our stats and habits, pushing untold exabytes...
Peter - 
Editor - 
05-10-2017
Ambient computing refers to a new class of devices that are located in a shared setting, such as a kitchen or living room, and controlled by voice. So far, these devices are being promoted mainly for use at home, as a way to play music, get recipes and other how-to information, and chat with...
Peter - 
Editor - 
05-09-2017
Sure, Dell is among the biggest PC suppliers in the world. But as the company’s top officers are showing at their big conference this week, Dell wants to be a whole lot more. In fact, nothing less than the soup-to-nuts supplier for organizations undertaking digital transformation. If that sounds...
Peter - 
Editor - 
05-08-2017
The decline in slate-tablet sales continues, and the emergence of low-cost devices doesn’t seem to be helping. Sales of slate (that is, keyboardless) tablets have been falling for some time. Many solution providers hoped the emergence of cheap devices would help turn things around. Even Apple,...

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