Server hardware strategy
- June 26, 2009
In today's news in brief, Dell launched its first PowerEdge servers that meet the EPA's Energy Star server specifications, IDC delivers grim server sales prediction and more.
- June 23, 2009
Despite an uncertain future under Oracle, Sun Microsystems launched several high-performance computing hardware and software offerings this week.
- June 22, 2009
Memory virtualization startup RNA Networks pools memory resources to improve performance, replacing Tibco at a large hedge fund company
- June 18, 2009
Repeated Intel Itanium delays have some HP Integrity server shops wondering whether the company should re-think its processor options.
- June 17, 2009
In today's news in brief, Dell introduces data center consulting services and updates its PowerEdge servers, while IDC says server slump will continue.
- June 16, 2009
A survey by the Data Center Users Group finds that data center managers are designing facilities to accommodate twice as much power per rack than they do on average today.
- June 10, 2009
HP ProLiant SL server uses standard components, easily swappable compute trays to ease scale-out cloud computing and Web 2.0 deployments.
- June 10, 2009
Cisco Systems' Extend Memory technology is designed to boost memory capacity at lower cost and entice customers to its Unified Computing System (UCS).
- June 04, 2009
The EPA spent more than two years developing an Energy Star specification for servers, but will data center managers even use it in their purchasing decisions?
- June 03, 2009
Cisco Systems will offer its Unified Computing System as rackmount and as blades servers. Cisco also launched new UCS training programs and certifications for channel partners.
- June 02, 2009
In today's news in brief, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Sun Microsystems and other providers have adopted AMD's 'Istanbul' Opteron chip;, IBM certifies the RamSan-500 solid-state disk; and more.
- June 01, 2009
AMD's new six-core Opteron processor claims up to 34% more performance per watt over previous-generation chips, but users question whether it makes sense from a cost perspective.
- May 28, 2009
Glenn Henry, a former IBM fellow and Dell CTO, discusses the lower-power, low-cost philosophy of his company's new Via Nano chip and on competing with big guys AMD and Intel.
- May 26, 2009
Intel's upcoming Nehalem EX chip will sport eight cores, supporting 16 threads.
- May 21, 2009
After two years of work, the Environmental Protection Agency has released its Energy Star spec for servers.