Server hardware strategy
- 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.
- May 20, 2009
Dell's new ultralight data center server uses the low power consumption Via Nano processor.
- May 15, 2009
The European Union's antitrust findings may tarnish Intel's reputation and give rival AMD a boost, say IT observers.
- May 13, 2009
All x86 servers are not equal. What are the criteria for buying x86 servers? Consider application characteristics, memory, power usage and other factors when selecting a commodity server vendor.
- May 12, 2009
In today's news in brief, Fujitsu's new blade system includes virtualization management software and Yahoo nears a decision on where to place its Northeast regional data center.
- May 01, 2009
In today's news in brief, Intel introduced a software development kit that monitor and manages data center power called Intel Data Center Manager; Fujitsu outsources processor manufacturing on low profits.
- April 29, 2009
Cisco Systems' entry into the server market caused friction with partners that in turn released competing systems and tightened relationships with Cisco rivals.
- April 27, 2009
The wrong data center cooling strategy can waste thousands of dollars. In this tip, learn how airflow modeling and the correct placement of perforated raised-floor tiles can reduce bypass airflow and create a more efficient, cost-effective data ...
- April 23, 2009
An Oracle-owned Sun Microsystems leaves customers wondering about the fate of Sun's hardware and open source software portfolio.
- April 22, 2009
In today's news in brief, AMD now offers a 40-watt quad-core Opteron chip and has reported a revenue loss and Emulex received an unsolicited bid from Broadcom.
- April 21, 2009
In today's news in brief, Unisys launches Nehalem processor-based servers that support VMware's vSphere virtualization; Texas Memory Systems now ships 5 TB flash solid-state disks.
- April 20, 2009
Hewlett-Packard's response to Cisco's Unified Computing System is a unified blade server system called the BladeSystem Matrix -- and it's already shipping.
- April 20, 2009
The $7.4 billion Oracle acquisition of Sun Microsystems leaves IT pros wondering about Oracle's long-term plans for software and hardware.