Server hardware strategy
- August 13, 2010
IT managers have little control over the complicated dance between VMware and its hardware partners. But when making strategic buying decisions, IT shops need to keep it in mind.
- August 13, 2010
Sun shops have many questions about Oracle's plans for OpenSolaris and Sparc-based Exadata.
- August 09, 2010
Data center pros hope that Oracle's decision to support Solaris on Dell and HP hardware means flexibility.
- August 04, 2010
Dell was among the first companies to suffer from the recession, but its server business is coming back with a vengeance, surveys show.
- July 28, 2010
A new Fujitsu server is designed for large, high-performance infrastructure; another targets energy-conscious SMBs.
- July 23, 2010
In a tacit nod to heterogeneity, IBM's new zEnterprise 196 can manage workloads running on IBM Unix and Linux blades.
- July 15, 2010
Cisco and Hewlett-Packard tout automated provisioning as a core feature of UCS and BladeSystem Matrix, but it's unclear whether misized virtual environments find the functionality useful.
- June 29, 2010
John Parker, ESRI's data center manager, discusses the challenge of maintaining online operations in his IT shop.
- June 28, 2010
Several stalwart Sun shops are moving off their beloved Sparc hardware to non-Oracle alternatives.
- June 22, 2010
HP and Cisco customers may get caught in the crossfire of the two vendors' converged infrastructure' skirmish.
- June 15, 2010
SeaMicro's Intel Atom-based server promises all the performance with a quarter the power consumption of Xeon or Opteron boxes.
- May 11, 2010
In today's news in brief, Hewlett-Packard midrange ProLiant servers now ship with HP Insight Control and other server management perks.
- May 06, 2010
Oracle's new, pricier hardware support policy will spur defections from Sun Microsystems gear, IT shops say.
- April 27, 2010
In today's news in brief its push to "blade everything," HP's new Itanium servers include a Superdome in a c7000 enclosure.
- April 22, 2010
Oracle's new Enterprise Manager 11g promises an 'integrated stack,' but how many data centers have enough Oracle products installed to benefit?