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Intel Unveils Details of 22nm Intel Atom Processors C2000 Product Family and 14nm Datacenter Products

Intel today announced that  it plans to “re-architect the data center” by virtualizing the network, enabling smart storage solutions and investing in innovative rack optimized architectures. With the new strategy, Intel aims to create  more agile, service-driven and easier to manage and operate  datacenters. Intel also  announced additional details about its next-generation Intel Atom processor C2000 product family  and  outlined its roadmap of next-generation 14nm system-on-chip (SoC) products for 2014 and beyond. The announcements were made at a  press event in San Francisco. Diane Bryant, Senior vice president and General manager, Datacenter and Connected Systems Group, Intel  highlighted company’s Rack Scale Architecture (RSA), an advanced design that  increases the utiliza...

Solidfire Raises $25 Million To Bring SSDS To The Cloud

DAILYHOSTNEWS, November 2, 2011 – SolidFire, a provider of all-solid-state (SSD) primary storage systems for cloud service providers, announced yesterday that it has raised $25 million in its second funding round, bringing its total funding to $37 million. NEA, Valhalla Partners, and Novak Biddle participated in the round. The company also received individual investments from advisors Frank Slootman, former CEO of Data Domain, David Schneider, former VP of Worldwide Sales at Data Domain, and Greg Papadopoulos, Ph.D., former VP and CTO of Sun Microsystems. Funds will be used for the rapid expansion of the sales and marketing departments to support growing customer demand for the company’s all-SSD systems in the cloud. “As an early investor, we are pleased to see the progress tha...

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