• April 15, 2011 15 Apr'11

    IBM adds to Power7 lineup: News in brief

    IBM Power servers and blades benefitted from new Power7 processors, and other data center news.

  • April 14, 2011 14 Apr'11

    HP BladeSystem improves with Egenera deal

    With Egenera PAN Manager software, HP shops can automatically re-provision blades upon hardware failure, but the Virtual Connect prerequisite is a sticking point.

  • April 14, 2011 14 Apr'11

    SUSE Linux shops await Novell deal completion, clarity

    Worries over Oracle, Apple patent participation in the Novell sale to Attachmate and CPTN Holdings have SUSE Linux shops and open source advocates spooked.

  • April 06, 2011 06 Apr'11

    Dell experiments with mushrooms

    We always knew that Michael Dell was a fungi, but caps off to him and his crew for adopting new eco-friendly packaging based on….mushrooms. As part of Dell’s sustainable packaging strategy, Dell ...

  • April 06, 2011 06 Apr'11

    With Xeon E7, Intel pushes into vulnerable Unix turf

    Intel partners are readying RISC killers based on the new Xeon E7, but as usual, x86 servers won’t win out overnight.

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  • April 04, 2011 04 Apr'11

    HP adds servers to Scalable System line: News in brief

    Hewlett-Packard’s SL6500 chassis for "hyperscale" data centers can now be outfitted with four new servers.

  • April 01, 2011 01 Apr'11

    Cisco UCS moves away from virtualization roots

    The latest Cisco UCS server focuses on high-end enterprise workloads such as online transaction processing instead of cloud and virtualization.

  • March 29, 2011 29 Mar'11

    Processor technology for Unix systems: AMD or Intel?

    Unix admins have many processor technology options for their environments. An expert compares offerings from AMD and Intel to help you make the best decision for your data center.

  • March 29, 2011 29 Mar'11

    Is IBM next on Oracle's hit list?

    With HP Integrity systems out of the way, Oracle has set the stage for discontinuing development on additional platforms.

  • March 28, 2011 28 Mar'11

    HP upgrades NonStop with Intel Itanium 9300: News in brief

    HP’s fault-tolerant NonStop platform now runs on a quad-core NB5400c Integrity BladeSystem running Intel’s Itanium 9300 processor.

  • March 25, 2011 25 Mar'11

    Big Data, big data center changes?

    Big Data will transform your data center. Then again, maybe it won’t. I went to GigaOm’s Structure Big Data show in New York City this week to see what’s new in the world of data analysis, and ...

  • March 24, 2011 24 Mar'11

    Test your backups before it's too late

      Check out this advice from expert Brien M. Posey on the importance of server backup.       Having reliable backups is critical to your organization’s health regardless of what type of ...

  • March 23, 2011 23 Mar'11

    Not so fast: IBM pushes mainframe toward the cloud

    Big Blue moves mainframes forward with cloud technologies and incorporates x86 server compatibility.

  • March 23, 2011 23 Mar'11

    Traditional mainframe, meet the x86 'software mainframe'

    X86 server virtualization is developing features similar to the traditional mainframe, and the distributed systems and mainframe worlds are drawing closer together in the cloud.

  • March 23, 2011 23 Mar'11

    Oracle drops Itanium development

    Joining the crowd, Oracle says it will stop software development for flagging Itanium chip.