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Western Digital launches new initiative to improve how data centres store data

Company launches new initiative to accelerate adoption of zoned storage It’s no secret that the amount of data being generated is accelerating at an unprecedented rate. In 2016, global IP traffic first exceeded one zettabyte, ushering in the Zettabyte Era. According to IDC, we will be generating 103 zettabytes per year by 2023 (for reference,… Read More


FPGA vulnerability threatens cloud services and IoT

FPGA chips are generally considered secure, but a newly discovered vulnerability opens a gateway for side-channel attacks Scientists have discovered a vulnerability in Field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) that might serve as a gateway for hackers to attack cloud services and IoT devices. Unlike conventional computer chips that are built to perform one specific task, FPGAs… Read More


Major US chipmakers reportedly cut ties with Huawei after blacklist

Google is also preventing the telecommunications giant from accessing some of its services US chipmakers are reportedly cutting ties with Huawei following the company’s inclusion into the Trump administration’s trade blacklist last Friday. According to Bloomberg, semiconductor companies Intel, Qualcomm, Xilinx and Broadcom have halted supply to Huawei indefinitely. Google has also halted some trade… Read More


Micron unveils ultra low-latency NVMe SSDs for enterprise and cloud data centres

Micron is bringing HDD-type storage to the NVMe-table by offering up to 15.36TB of storage on its new range of flash drives As NVMe-based SSDs significantly outperform SATA-based SSDs in reading and writing data, they are the storage weapon of choice for enterprises deploying sophisticated cloud architectures. Hardware veteran Micron, that first entered the NVMe… Read More


Samsung successfully develops 5nm semiconductor process

Korean chipmaker’s latest EUV innovation promises fresh performance boost and reduction in power consumption and size In an era where Moore’s Law is already being pushed to the limit, the semiconductor industry is still churning out remarkable innovations in chip fabrication. The latest innovation hails from Korean chipmaker Samsung, which this week announced it has… Read More



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