ZDNet – Here’s how Intel plans to thread the cloud vs. enterprise data center needle

Plenty of interesting graphics in this article about the changes in cloud services.

For Intel, being an arms dealer for both the cloud and enterprise data center has its privileges.

At its annual investor meeting, Intel outlined its outlook and walked through how it’s going to grow in the years ahead. For Intel to hit its targets, it’ll need its data center unit to deliver enough growth to offset sketchy prospects for PCS.

Luckily for Intel, its processors are used in enterprise data centers as well as public cloud providers and other key as-a-service players. Either way, Intel wins. Toss in how networking is being virtualized via commodity servers and Intel may gain there too.

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