Intel will provide early access to fast Optane SSDs via the cloud

Intel isn’t yet shipping its Optane SSDs, but they soon will be available for testing in the cloud. This is good news for enterprise users, who are eagerly awaiting the new class of storage and memory shown to break SSD speed records. Optane is based on 3D Xpoint technology, which is 10 times faster than […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: Almost all of IT budgets will soon be dedicated to cloud, Intel study finds

The cloud is exploding globally, with most of IT spending soon to be allocated to cloud, according to a new Intel report. The technology company predicts that virtually all IT spending (80 percent) will be on cloud in the next 16 months. One reason is that ever-increasing digital activities “are leveraging cloud computing in some […] Read more »

Intel targets IoT with new Quark chips and free cloud OS

Intel has released new processors and free cloud services as part of its latest push to capitalize on the nascent Internet of Things market. The products include new low-power Quark processors and microcontrollers for devices that will connect to the Internet of Things, and cloud services from its Wind River subsidiary to make it easier […] Read more »

Intel to pilot cloud technology for sharing personalized cancer treatment

At 19, Eric Dishman began a fight with kidney cancer, and for 23 years he endured what he described as Russian roulette chemotherapy. It wasn’t until he had his DNA sequenced that doctors were able to administer a personalized treatment that placed Dishman’s cancer into remission. The problem is, even after his genome was uncovered, […] Read more »