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Converged Data Centers

ChannelE2E provides news and trends on hyper converged data centers for CSPs, MSPs, VARs, ISVs, IT distributors & technology partners in the IT channel.

Nvidia Acquires Mellanox Technologies for Data Center Chips

Nvidia acquires Mellanox Technologies for $6.9 billion. The deal extends Nvidia’s chips from video game & cryptocurrency use cases deeper into data centers & high performance computing (HPC).

MSP Rolls Out Nutanix Managed Services

Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) provider Nutanix continues to show some anecdotal momentum with MSPs (managed services providers).

Dell Technologies: Revenue Rises As Michael Eyes Public Market

Dell Technologies increases its revenue estimates for the rest of fiscal 2019, suggesting the data center hardware giant is gaining momentum ahead of Dell’s proposed ownership shift to public markets.

Lenovo Data Center, Server and Storage Revenues Gain Momentum

Lenovo’s data center revenues rose 68 percent to $1.6 billion in Q1 fiscal 2019. Demand for software-defined infrastructure, high-performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence and hyperscale solutions grew.

HPE Data Center Hardware: Partners Gain Pay As You Go Options

HP Enterprise’s GreenLake Flex Capacity strategy features data center hardware with pay-as-you-go pricing models. Will partners & customers engage?

DC BLOX Buys Managed Hosting Provider Infrapoint

DC Blox acquires Infrapoint, blending a data center provider and managed hosting provider that offers private cloud services.

GTT Acquires ACI for Managed Services, VoIP, Colocation Expertise

GTT Communications acquires Accelerated Connections (ACI) for managed networking, voice-over-IP (VoIP), and colocation services in Canadian enterprises.

VMware CEO Pursues $700 Million In Dell Synergies

VMware expects $700 million in Dell synergies for fiscal 2019 and praises partnership with data center hardware giant. But VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger declines comment about reverse merger rumors.

Equinix CEO Change Doesn’t Impact Acquisition, Partner Strategy

Recent Infomart Dallas & Oracle CloudWorld New York moves affirm Equinix remains focused on mergers, acquisitions, organic growth & partnerships despite surprise CEO change.

Cisco Bets On Hyper Convergence With Skyport Acquisition

Cisco Systems acquires Skyport Systems for more hybrid cloud and hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) technologies.