Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
June 19, 2023
Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: June 19, 2023. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.
AMD recently unveiled the products, strategy, and ecosystem partners that will shape the future of computing, highlighting the next phase of data center innovation. AMD made a series of announcements showcasing its AI Platform strategy, giving customers a cloud to edge, to endpoint portfolio of hardware products, with deep industry software collaboration, to develop scalable and pervasive AI solutions.
The new capability, available now across all markets, complements Flexential's national 100Gbps backbone allowing for any to any dynamic connections to customer deployments, and access to a vast ecosystem of carriers, cloud providers and subsea transport options on the FlexAnywhere platform of 39 data centers across 19 markets.
IBM Security is expanding integrations with Amazon Web Services (AWS), helping customers simplify and enhance cloud security by bringing together native AWS Cloud Foundational Services with IBM Security QRadar Log Insights and IBM Security QRadar SIEM. IBM Security has also recently made strategic investments to strengthen its Guardium family of data security products, extending data visibility and control into leading cloud service providers such as AWS.
IBM announced plans to open its first Europe-based quantum data center to facilitate access to cutting-edge quantum computing for companies, research institutions, and government agencies. The data center is expected to be operational in 2024, with multiple IBM quantum computing systems, each with utility scale quantum processors, i.e., those of more than 100 qubits.
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Reg Harbeck, Chief Strategist at Mainframe Analytics, writes, "A computer is more than just a glorified calculator — and yet we still call it a "computer" — the first of many job descriptions that migrated from people to computers."