General Electric Names AWS Its Preferred Cloud Provider

11 Oct

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, has announced that General Electric (NYSE: GE) has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider. Continue reading 

Eltek Launches the Flatpack2 SHE, a Super High Efficiency Power Conversion Module with the New Game Changing CoolGaN™ Technology from Infineon at Its Core

10 Oct

The quest for improved power conversion efficiency and reduction of energy losses is always on. In close co-operation with Infineon Technologies AG, Eltek engineers have again cracked the code, reducing power conversion losses by 50% while further improving reliability and total cost of ownership. Continue reading 

Revolutionary USB 3.1 Connector from Yokowo Achieves Super Fast Data Transfer, without a Placing Shield.

10 Oct

Without the inclusion of a placing shield, Yokowo’s new USB 3.1 Connector handles high-speed signals (SSTX/RX) equivalent to USB 3.1 (10Gbps) and still blocks unnecessary signals. Instead, four ground pins shield the connector from interference and provide a big boost in data transfer speeds. The elimination of the placing shield has also eliminated any interference from the build up of dust on the connector. Continue reading 

Iron Mountain to Acquire Data Center Operations outside US

10 Oct

Iron Mountain Incorporated, the global leader in storage and information management services, has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire two Credit Suisse data centers in London and Singapore, which would expand its data center business internationally. As part of the $100 million transaction, Credit Suisse will enter into a long-term lease with Iron Mountain to maintain their existing data center operations. Continue reading 

Bank of America chooses the Microsoft Cloud to support digital transformation

9 Oct

As part of its digital transformation, Bank of America is turning to the Microsoft Cloud to help deliver new business efficiencies, support digital culture change and better meet customer needs. Continue reading 

TrendForce Finds x86 Processors Continues to Corner Server Market This Year With Global Shipment Share Estimated at 96%

9 Oct

DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, estimates that 96% of all server CPUs shipped worldwide this year will be based on the x86 architecture. On the other hand, the ARMv8 architecture is expected to represent only around 1% of the total annual shipments of server CPUs. The market growth of ARMv8 products is constrained by their limited applications within the server market and the high degree of customization necessary for the development of solutions. Continue reading 

Unleashed Software Secures $7.0 Million Investment Funding to Accelerate Growth

9 Oct

Unleashed Software, the Auckland-based inventory management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider, has announced a Series C investment of NZ$7.0 million from Movac, New Zealand’s largest and most experienced technology investment company. Continue reading 

Launch of Japan’s First Microgrid System with a Total of 117 Homes

9 Oct

PanaHome Corporation, ENERES Co., Ltd, IBJ Leasing Co., Ltd. and the Public Enterprises Agency of the Hyogo Prefectural Government plan to embark on the urban development of a microgrid system (a regional energy distribution management system) (*1) starting October 2017. Continue reading 

Azure Roof Power to Electrify Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Facilities Across 5 States

6 Oct

Azure Power, a leading independent solar power producer in India, announced that it has won a 1.3 MW solar rooftop project in an auction conducted by NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN), a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC). Continue reading 

TrendForce Says Monthly TV Panel Shipments Grew 8.2% for August and Reached a New High for This Year Due to Falling Prices and Seasonal Demand

6 Oct

WitsView, a division of TrendForce, reports that global LCD TV panel shipments for August totaled 23.02 million units, showing an increase of 8.2% from July and a year-on-year drop of 2.5%. Continue reading