By 2020, 92 Percent of All Data Center Traffic Will be Cloud

Cloud data center traffic will exceed 14 zettabytes in 2020, an increase of 262 percent from 2015, according to the Cisco Global Cloud Index (PDF). Released Thursday, the report projects total global data center traffic to reach 15.3 ZB annually by 2020, with 92 percent of all workloads being processed in […]

IEEE Blesses OpenCAPI Consortium’s Effort to Supersede PCI

It is essentially the data bus of IBM’s Power processor line: the Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface.  It became necessary as the accelerator industry expanded way beyond just making the CPU faster.  Over a decade ago, the graphics processor industry, led at the time by Nvidia, opened up a route for […]

Tech Defanged as Stocks From Amazon to Netflix Left Out of Rally

(Bloomberg) — The election of Donald Trump has been stock market manna for every industry that benefits from an expanding economy but one: technology. Losses among computer and software makers mushroomed Thursday and were pronounced in the FANG block of Facebook Inc., Inc., Netflix Inc. and Google parent Alphabet Inc., […]