This Week in Cloud and Data Center News

Data centers save money with a new strategy. Automation could improve data center efficiency. You can hear about a unique tech-savvy hotel later this month. Cloud-native design gives the edge a boost. And manufacturers need a clearer cloud strategy.

Intel’s Data Center Strategy Leads to $2.8 Billion in Savings

What happens when you run a data center like a factory? It turns out you can save a lot of money. A new white paper explains how Intel updated its data center strategy and focuses on three key metrics (quality of service, unit cost, and resource utilization efficiency). So far, the changes have saved $2.8 billion.

Roundtable: The Future of Data Center Automation

Gather ‘round, everyone, for a roundtable about how automation will affect data centers and how AI can make them more efficient. Intel’s Jeff Klaus joins other data center executives to discuss advances in technology that enable real-time visibility and what data center management will look like in the future.

Join Intel at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019

There’s a good reason to join Intel in Orlando this month, and that reason isn’t a trip to Disney World (although that could be fun). Instead, you can attend the Gartner IT Symposium October 20–24 to hear how The Sinclair Hotel used state-of-the-art technology like Intel IoT tech to create a one-of-a-kind experience.

Building a Cloud-Native Network From Core to Edge

When you build out on the edge—of a town, a cliff, or a network—you’re stepping outside what’s familiar, so you’ll need to plan for new challenges. Good news: Cloud-native network design can enable edge services, and we’re beginning to see movement toward this virtualized infrastructure and the benefits it brings.

Unlocking Cloud Clarity and Confidence in Manufacturing

Jumping on a bandwagon because it seems like the thing to do might turn out well, or it might not. And cloud adoption in manufacturing is no exception. Many manufacturers are investing in cloud because it’s the “new normal,” but aren’t very strategic about it. Is it time to consider a “look before you leap” attitude?