This Week in Cloud and Data Center News

Oracle taps 10nm Intel Xeon Scalable processors to power its next-gen HPC cloud. An upcoming webinar looks at Intel’s plan to drive connectivity from edge to cloud. A new report shows ITDMs are ready to shift their HPC and AI workloads to the cloud. Confidential computing offers a way to protect sensitive data in-use. And next month’s Teratec Forum explores the latest in simulation, HPC, big data, and AI.

10nm Intel Xeon Scalable Processors to Power Oracle’s Next-Gen HPC Cloud

At Oracle Live 2020, Intel CEO Bob Swan joined Oracle’s Clay Magouyrk to unveil the latest innovations in the areas of cloud-based infrastructure and HPC. By leveraging the performance of 10nm Intel Xeon Scalable processors, the next generation of cloud-based, HPC instances within Oracle Cloud Infrastructure will provide customers with optimal price performance for their HPC workloads.

Webinar: The Future of Networks—From Edge to Cloud

Demand on networks will only grow as traffic and data increase and workloads like AI become more prevalent. Don’t miss this webinar on October 8 where leaders from Intel’s Connectivity Group will discuss where network technology is trending and Intel’s plan to drive end-to-end connectivity from the edge to the cloud.

Coming Soon to a Cloud Near You: HPC and AI Workloads

A new Forrester Consulting thought leadership paper, commissioned by Dell Technologies and Intel, points to a clear shift toward the cloud for HPC and AI workloads. Among the global IT decision-makers surveyed, 33 percent plan to run HPC services in the public cloud in the coming year, while 28 percent plan to use private cloud. Explore key takeaways from the survey and access the full report here.

Confidential Computing: The Emerging Paradigm for Protecting Data In-Use

As computing continues to span multiple environments, organizations need security controls that can safeguard their intellectual property, workloads, and applications at-rest, in-transit, or in-use. While the industry has figured out how to protect data at-rest and in-transit, the issue of protecting data in-use requires some finessing.

Teratec to Present the Latest Innovations in Simulation, HPC, Big Data, and AI

On October 13 and 14, the Teratec Forum’s virtual exhibition will showcase the latest advances in the fields of simulation, HPC, big data, and AI. In addition to presentations from 50 exhibitors, Intel’s Trish Damkroger will join a panel of experts to address the major challenges facing French and other European industries and discuss how these innovative technologies will play a key role in addressing them.