Technology has advanced to the point where we can go throughout our day and solve complex problems that people in the past have struggled with. With this advancement comes a great deal of brand new and unexplored technology. This new technology has many applications that can help us in our lives and make some of the problems we have much easier to find solutions to. It is hard to go through modern life and not experience the effect that computers have on our well-being and quality of life.
The Tokyo Institute of Technology teamed up with HPE to build what has been named the most powerful computer in the world. What’s more, the HPE SGI 8600 system is not an ordinary super machine, it is a machine designed with environmental sustainability in mind.
Climate change scientists have expressed concerns that computers continue to demand a lot of energy whilst in operation. Additionally, these devices have become so ubiquitous that it is difficult to find a home without a desktop or a laptop computer. In factories, industries, and big institutions mainframes are more likely to be found. Research institutions are likely to use both the main frame and super computers.
HPE Unveils New Advances in Firmware Security
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) recently unveiled their newest advances in silicon-based security, including new methods specifically designed to address firmware attacks. With cyber security increasingly becoming an issue for both corporations and governments alike, HPE is confident that their new advances will help to balance the playing field and bring back a measure of security to clients. Aside from addressing security concerns, HPE also announced that they have made improvements to their software-defined infrastructure, which provides clients with new tools for economic flexibility and responsiveness.
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) has partnered with Hedvig to create a cloud storage platform for Hewlett-Packard servers. Hedvig is a former Facebook and Amazon engineer and is popular for the creation of the Cassandra database. Hedvig’s software will be offered with Hewlett-Packards Apollo 4200 Servers as a distributed cloud storage service.
This new platform has two types of memory offerings, 48 TB and 96 TB configurations. The platform has been designed with a specific set of enterprises in mind. These are private, multi-data, and hybrid enterprise data centre clouds. According to Hedvigs, the configuration of the new platform will also support personal cloud storage for various hypervisors such as VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V.
The $20k asset write-off as well as promising to lower general tax rates for small businesses was one of the major platforms that the Treasurer called his 10-year enterprise tax plan, which was introduced in the 2016 budget. The major change to the $20k asset write off is that in the 2017 budget it is available to all businesses up to and including $10 million annual turnover. In the 2016 budget, it was limited to businesses up to and including those with a $2 million annual turnover. Read more
Building vs. buying is an age-old conundrum for businesses and individuals alike. One is often initially less expensive than the other, but the comparisons don’t stop there. Sometimes what might seem like the more expensive option turns out to be the better plan in the long run. So how can an IT professional gauge their decision making and make sure they are making the best possible choice given budgets, schedules and the goals of the enterprise?
As an organisation grows, it often becomes necessary and practical to centralise data storage on servers. This can improve security and make mission critical information available to all stakeholders. There are, however, some important factors to weigh before making the purchase.
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