Server hardware strategy
- April 15, 2009
With Sun Microsystems in limbo after IBM talks dissolved, the company faces user concern that has overshadowed its new products.
- April 14, 2009
Sans IBM, Sun Microsystems unveils x64 Sun Fire servers and blades with Intel Xeon 5500 chips, and an ex-Sun exec launches startup with IBM ties.
- April 08, 2009
Symantec ships disaster recovery monitoring software; Apple updates Xserve with Intel's Xeon 5500 Nehalem chip.
- April 07, 2009
The Server Systems Infrastructure Forum said that standards-based blade servers, chassis and components will be out this year, but not from HP, Dell, IBM or Sun.
- April 06, 2009
Blade server adoption has grown, but IT pros complain about heat, cost and vendor lock-in.
- April 02, 2009
As IBM and Sun discuss price of a Sun buyout, IT pros and partners worry about loss of competition and key technologies.
- March 31, 2009
In today's news in brief, the entrance of Intel's Nehalem set off a wave of server and software product offerings; Sun Microsystems talks up its x64 boxes; Fujitsu America offers IT outsourcing services.
- March 31, 2009
Intel's next-generation Xeon processor, Nehalem, makes its entrance, but many IT pros won't upgrade until the chip matures and the economy improves.
- March 30, 2009
IBM unveils Nehalem-based BladeCenter server updates; recession furthers need for Windows-open source compatibility.
- March 27, 2009
While many IT pros use virtualization to contain server sprawl and cut power costs, others prefer to add efficient hardware as needed.
- March 26, 2009
Sun Microsystems' co-founder touted open source as an opportunity and discussed the cost drawbacks of IBM, Oracle with customers and partners.
- March 25, 2009
In today's news in brief, Dell's new PowerEdge and M-series servers based on Intel Xeon Nehalem processors and EqualLogic storage promise easier management than predecessors.
- March 24, 2009
In today's news in brief, new servers are expected from Dell; AMD to tout hardware-assisted virtualization with help from Sun Microsystems, Oracle, and VMware.
- March 18, 2009
Sun Microsystems has struggled since the first dot-com blowout. Loyal Sun IT shops may have much to worry about if IBM buys the company.
- March 17, 2009
New Hewlett-Packard rackmount Integrity NonStop servers target smaller businesses in need of fault-tolerant computing.