This is interesting. Monitoring functions moving down into the hardware.
Intel is ready for the software-defined data centers and is launching a line of capable new chips that will handle the larger memory needs and even sensing technology on the chips to better deliver application resource monitoring.
The software-defined data center crowd is looking for a type of architecture in which resources like storage, compute and networking can be pooled together; through this pooling together of resources, users set up automatic provisioning so that the appropriate amount of resources can be distributed based on an application.
And Intel’s much-anticipated E5-2600/1600 v3 family line of processors is now available to help deliver on that vision with 65 systems ready to ship and another 250 scheduled for shipping in another 30 days, said Diane Bryant (pictured above), SVP and General Manger of Intel’s data center group, during a press conference Monday detailing the news.
The E5 v3 family comes stocked with 18…
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