Server hardware strategy
- July 23, 2013
IBM System X negotiations with Lenovo are happening though the two parties can't agree on price and it could take some time to reach an agreement.
- July 23, 2013
X86 servers have been Intel's bread and butter but the trend toward scale-out micro server systems has made the company rethink its strategy.
- May 29, 2013
Client device innovation over the past several years has sparked a new wave of server innovation with Dell microservers and HP's Moonshot.
- February 21, 2013
VCE's new lower-cost Vblocks are a step in the right direction, but the converged infrastructure systems may not make a splash in today's data center.
- January 17, 2013
Facebook's Open Compute Project has caught on, with AMD and Intel developing motherboards for the project's Open Rack infrastructure.
- December 19, 2012
From IT personnel contending with a natural disaster to fanfare for a powerful new Intel processor, here are the most popular data center stories from 2012 as chosen by our readers.
- September 05, 2012
ARM-based servers march onward toward data center markets with support from Hewlett-Packard and Dell, but not as much support from Intel.
- August 20, 2012
IBM's recent acquisition of solid-state hard drive manufacturer TMS will add to its converged infrastructure portfolio. Will others follow suit?
- June 29, 2012
Though the ARM server market is still small, Red Hat's Fedora for ARM project sees a future in high-density data centers.
- June 18, 2012
Going overboard with server consolidation is as bad as not doing enough, but IT trends are keeping unchecked growth under control.
- May 17, 2012
Data center experts say most enterprises can’t imitate Facebook’s Open Compute Project, but they could reap the benefits over time.
- May 14, 2012
What once required high-end Intel E7 processors and motherboards now fits into a lower-cost E5-4600 four-socket Intel Xeon system, suitable for scale-out workloads in HPC and big data.
- May 09, 2012
New Dell microservers include power-efficient Ivy Bridge processors based on Intel’s 22-nm manufacturing process.
- April 10, 2012
Oracle launches new x86 servers based on latest Intel Xeon chip a month after its release. Some analysts doubt Oracle can win HP and IBM customers.
- March 13, 2012
Cisco UCS is selling like hotcakes in enterprise data centers, but some cloud and hosting providers say it’s too inflexible – and expensive – for them.