Tag Archives: data center

Advanced Micro Devices to Buy Xilinx in $35B All-Stock Deal

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Advanced Micro Devices (Nasdaq: AMD) has agreed to acquire Xilinx (Nasdaq: XLNX) in an all-stock deal worth approximately $35B as part of AMD’s efforts to expand its data center business and portfolio of technology products. The boards of directors of the two companies unanimously cleared the transaction, which is expected to be completed by the end of calendar year 2021.

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Thales’ Brent Hansen: Government, Industry Should Work to Evolve Data Security Approaches in the Cloud Age

Brent Hansen, federal chief technology officer and director of sales engineering for cloud protection and licensing activity at Thales, has said government agencies and industry should collaborate to come up with strategies designed to protect data in the cloud or in data centers.

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DISA Issues Blanket Provisional Authorization for FedRAMP Moderate Baseline Cloud Platforms

The Defense Information Systems Agency has released a blanket provisional authorization to allow service components and mission partners at the Pentagon to host data at impact level 2 on cloud platforms certified under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program.

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VA Begins Data Migration to Facilitate Cerner EHR Tech Adoption; Robert Wilkie Quoted

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has moved the health records of 23.5M military retirees to a Cerner-operated (Nasdaq: CERN) data center for processing this summer in preparation for the implementation of an interoperable electronic health record system across VA and the Department of Defense.

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