This Week in Cloud and Data Center News

To handle the demands of the data-centric era, enterprises may need a new type of memory technology. Forget all the myths you’ve heard about the cloud; if your business is going to see success with cloud technology, you need to work with facts, not fiction. There are plenty of reasons to attend the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference 2018—including a discount code and chance to win free stuff. Some cloud services providers are already hurrying to use new Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory, and for good reason. Plus, new Intel® Xeon® E processors can provide much-needed cybersecurity for cloud services.

A Big Memory Breakthrough for Your Biggest Data Challenges

It may come as no surprise that we’ve entered the “Data-Centric Era.” It seems like everywhere you go, businesses are talking about their mountains of data, right? Which makes it clear that dealing with data is still a big challenge. Enter the new Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory, which will help enterprises meet the demands of the data-centric era with a brand new type of memory.

The Top 10 Cloud Myths That Hinder Digital Transformation

Whenever anything starts getting a lot of attention, there are bound to be rumors about it. (Any famous person or popular kid in school could tell you that.) But in the technology world, myths about the cloud aren’t just creating unwanted attention. They’re actually hindering progress. Organizations must learn to separate cloud fact from fiction if they’re going to use this technology effectively.

Register for the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference 2018

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3 Reasons Top Cloud Service Providers Race to Deploy Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory

The race is on—to deploy the highly anticipated Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory in cloud data centers. That’s because this new memory/storage architecture can differentiate cloud services, provide high reliability and availability, and deliver significant TCO savings. Key players like Google Cloud and Alibaba are already racing ahead with this new tech, and it will continue to expand to other providers.

New Intel Xeon E Processors Fuel Entry Servers and Secure Cloud Services

Something we can probably all agree on: Data needs protection. But you can’t exactly hire some tough-looking security guards to protect your cloud services. You CAN enlist the services of the new Intel Xeon E processors with Intel SGX technology, though, which are now available as a hardware-enhanced security layer for cloud services. They’re a simple way to keep those cyberthreats out.