Hardware

Semiconductor pseudo-startup Solidigm broadens portfolio to deepen HPE relationship

Solidigm, which is technically a startup, but given that much of their original technology came from Intel, and the rest from South Korean semiconductor giant SK hynix, really isn’t, has broadened out its portfolio, and is looking to broaden their strategic relationships with HPE and other vendors.

Gamers biggest (but not only) winners with newly added 12th Gen Intel Core mobile and desktop processors

The expanded 12th Gen Intel Core Desktop Processor family adds 22 new SKUs, while the new H series mobile CPUs are aimed at content creators as well as gamers and enthusiasts, and the new 12th Gen Intel Core U- and P-series mobile processors are aimed at the more conventional thin and light market.

Consumer and gaming tech highlights news at Western Digital Flash event, but nuggets still there for partners

Some major gaming announcements will have implications for resellers and integrators who work that market, as will a new embedded flash platform for Universal Flash Storage  3.1, while a partnership with Percona around their MySQL Server will be of interest in the enterprise.

COVID’s impact on the Channel in Canada: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

A study commissioned by Intel specifically in Canada found that most channel partners have suffered from the pandemic. There was a fair amount of optimism for the year ahead however, although many partners said they need help to realize emerging opportunities in the cloud, IoT and AI.