Nutanix sees the drone as an extension of its core webscale philosophy of using software on commodity hardware to make it much more extensible. Down the line, they see this as having application to use cases which will interest channel partners.
Dell’s new Triton technology, which came out of a special project its ESI [Extreme Scale Infrastructure] group did for eBay, is still far from being a commercially available product. Nevertheless, it represents an important advance in liquid cooling.
Dell has announced the availability of its 13th generation servers with significant upgrades due to Intel’s release of its new Broadwell CPUs. The company, has, however, added some of its enhancements at the same time.
Dell believes its configure-to-order embedded PCs will do well in a market dominated by smaller manufacturers doing custom orders, and whose machines lack the software, manageability and support options Dell can offer.
Dell also announced its Statistica data analytics package has been expanded to include middleware on gateways, and announced a contest for IoT solutions built on Dell gateways, which will have 16 winners, and runs until March 31, 2016.