NEC thinks it can slash data centre power

 (Image from Shutterstock)   Heat is the data centre’s mortal enemy. However, despite increasingly energy-efficient servers usually it costs a significant amount of money to fight back through air conditioning.NEC Corp. thinks it

Published on: November 27th, 2012 Howard Solomon

NEC launches software to quickly find video clips in large archives

TOKYO -- NEC has begun sales of new software to quickly find video clips in large archives, which is well-suited for finding illegal content on video sharing websites, it said Tuesday.The company's "Media-Serpla"

Published on: April 11th, 2012 jay alabaster

IBM, NEC team to push OpenFlow solution

For a number of months the biggest buzz in data centre connectivity has been software-defined networking for virtualizing networks. On Tuesday, IBM Corp and NEC Corp. of America gave some heft to the

Published on: January 24th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Technology News Gallery: October 24, 2011

Our weekly look at the happenings of the IT industry through images gathered via IDG News Service and ViaSat Corp. This week: RIM releases new tools for app creation, NEC shows off a

Published on: October 24th, 2011 ITWorld Canada Team

NEC to ship OpenFlow switch for Microsoft Hyper-V

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Chalk up another big partnership win for Microsoft Corp.'s Hyper-V from the world of virtual, programmable switching. NEC Corp.'s OpenFlow-based network fabric, ProgrammableFlow, will be integrated with Windows Server 8 and

Published on: September 28th, 2011 Julie Bort

Cisco, NEC team up on LTE networks

Cisco Systems Inc. and NEC Corp. will jointly sell LTE networks to carriers under a deal announced on Tuesday.Cisco [NASDAQ: CSCO] will provide its ASR 5000 mobile packet core switch (pictured) and NEC [OTC: NIPNF] will supply

Published on: August 30th, 2011 Stephen Lawson

Panasonic, NEC reopen plants after Japan quake

Panasonic Corp. and NEC Corp. restarted production on Wednesday at some factories that had been halted after a major earthquake hit eastern Japan on March 11.The factories are among those that were stopped

Published on: March 23rd, 2011 Martyn Williams