Tencent built its first data center (DC) a few streets away from the Chinese National Supercomputing Center in Tianjin, home to Tianhe-1A, the 31,000-CPU HPC that topped the Top 500 supercomputer list in 2010. Tencent’s other neighbors in Tianjin include nearly 300 of the Fortune 500 companies, with the population of the metropolis surpassing 15M as of 2015. Clients, please log in to view the full content.
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As part of Omdia’s cloud and data center research practice, Vladimir covers disruptive trends in data center compute, such as the shift to cloud computing, as well as innovations in the Ethernet adapter and server markets, the adoption of OCP equipment, and evolving requirements for efficiency, automation, and diversity in compute hardware, software, and silicon.
Previously at Intel, he covered client computing and the data center and IoT markets. There, he served as a long-term coach to the business management group in EMEA, providing expertise in supply chain models, business planning, and revenue forecasting. Vlad contributed to increasing the breadth and depth of Intel's market knowledge in EMEA, introducing an in-depth PC inventory tracking model, improving Intel's market and revenue forecast accuracy, and piloting an actionable IoT market model. As a frequent speaker at conferences, Vlad is quoted in publications including SDxCentral, Light Reading, FierceTelecom, and eWeek. Vlad holds a Bachelor of Science in economics and management from Aston University.
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