DISH | November 12, 2020
DISH Network Corporation and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. today announced their collaboration to test open and virtualized RAN 5G solutions containing the new Qualcomm® 5G RAN Platforms to help fast track DISH's rollout of the nation's first cloud-native, Open RAN-compliant 5G network. DISH will utilize the Qualcomm 5G RAN Platforms through DISH's network vendors and device partners. The platforms are designed to allow emerging network vendors to accelerate deployment and commercialization of vRAN and interoperable networks that can deliver on the wide array of use cases and opportunities envisioned for 5G.
Super Micro Computer, Inc. | April 30, 2020
Supermicro collaborated with Red Hat to develop advanced configurations based on industry-leading Supermicro servers featuring the latest technologies.
Supermicro open source HCI solution is optimized to reduce your IT footprint while providing ease of use leveraging Red Hat Ansible Automation management tools.
Supermicro's open HCI solution, based on Red Hat Hyperconverged Infrastructure, includes the BigTwin, SuperServers, and Ultra platforms that offer compelling configurations for compute, storage, and networking.
Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in enterprise computing, storage, networking solutions and green computing technology, introduced multiple systems tailored to work with a leading open, hyperconverged software offering, Red Hat Hyperconverged Infrastructure. Supermicro collaborated with Red Hat to develop advanced configurations based on industry-leading Supermicro servers featuring the latest technologies. These systems, available now, give customers new options when architecting infrastructure.
Supermicro's open HCI solution, based on Red Hat Hyperconverged Infrastructure, includes the BigTwin, SuperServers, and Ultra platforms that offer compelling configurations for compute, storage, and networking. BigTwin™, SuperServers offer four hot-pluggable systems in a 2U form factor of four dual-process server nodes with up to 24 DIMMs, and high-performance NVMe. The BigTwin, SuperServer, leverages 12 nodes, 672 compute cores per cluster, total memory of 4,608GB, and using NVMe pushes total storage to 138TB and for density performance workload. Ultra SuperServers have three options spanning three, six, and 12 nodes; compute cores of 96, 240, and 672; and, total memory of 384GB, 1152GB, and 4608GB per cluster. Total storage spans 72TB to 230TB per cluster dependent upon system architecture.
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We have a long-standing relationship with Red Hat to bring technology innovations to benefit our mutual customers, We have further strengthened our portfolio by validating with Red Hat Hyperconverged Infrastructure for Virtualization – a powerful open-source HCI solution – delivering more value to our customers with improved automation of infrastructure management, higher efficiency, while lowering TCO.
Raju Penumatcha, senior vice president and chief product officer, Supermicro.
Customers need open, flexible hyperconverged solutions. Red Hat and Supermicro are dedicated to delivering integrated open source solutions. Together we offer flexible infrastructure solutions for organizations to more easily provision compute, storage, and networking resources with confidence.
Terri Hall, vice president, Global Partners & Alliances, Red Hat.
Supermicro's HCI offerings are based on the powerful 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors, including hardware-accelerated performance options such as Intel's Optane DC persistent memory, and up to 25Gb networking for demanding workloads.
Supermicro open source HCI solution is optimized to reduce your IT footprint while providing ease of use leveraging Red Hat Ansible Automation management tools. Red Hat Hyperconverged Infrastructure offers a single software package coupled with a simplified deployment model that helps reduce capital expenditures (CapEx), and operating expenses (OpEx).
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About Super Micro Computer, Inc.
Supermicro , the leading innovator in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology is a premier provider of advanced server Building Block Solutions® for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/Big Data, HPC and Embedded Systems worldwide. Supermicro is committed to protecting the environment through its "We Keep IT Green®" initiative and provides customers with the most energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly solutions available on the market.
VMware | December 03, 2021
VMware, a leading innovator in enterprise software, announced it has been positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SD-WAN Infrastructure 2021 Vendor Assessment. The solution, VMware SD-WAN, is a cloud-delivered solution that optimizes application performance over any WAN link, simplifies WAN management, and provides security from branches to data centers and cloud locations.
The inaugural assessment that evaluated 12 SD-WAN Infrastructure providers states, “VMware SD-WAN is a strong offering in the market and is also a good fit for customers that already use any number of VMware's popular IT management tools. Furthermore, many communications SPs already work with VMware, so customers that are looking for integrated connectivity and SD-WAN could look to VMware SD-WAN.”
VMware is taking SD-WAN to the next level with secure access service edge (SASE). VMware SASE brings together the network performance benefits of SD-WAN, integrated security services delivered from the cloud, and the ability to support modern distributed applications. In doing so, it allows enterprises to build a platform that provides branch, home, and remote users more secure, optimized, and reliable access to modern applications deployed in public and private clouds, SaaS, or at the enterprise edge. These capabilities are delivered as a service from a global network of over 150 points of presence (PoPs).
VMware, through its acquisition of VeloCloud, has a strong heritage in the SD-WAN space. We believe recognition from reports like the IDC MarketScape validate VMware as a leader for businesses of all sizes. But what got us here won’t get us there. Customers want their security services delivered as seamless as their networking services. That’s why we continue to bolster our VMware SASE offering featuring our SD-WAN capabilities.”
Abe Ankumah, Vice President of Product Management, SASE, VMware
IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.
VMware is a leading provider of multi-cloud services for all apps, enabling digital innovation with enterprise control. As a trusted foundation to accelerate innovation, VMware software gives businesses the flexibility and choice they need to build the future. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, VMware is committed to building a better future through the company’s 2030 Agenda.