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April 18, 2014
Data centers need an affordable, low-power 100 Gigabit Ethernet optical interface that can reach beyond 100 meters.
September 13, 2013
IBM and tech innovators such as Google have formed an open source server consortium around Power processors. Can they reinvigorate IBM Power?
October 07, 2009
Many data centers' cabling arrangements look like a rat's nest. But proper planning and better communication between IT and facilities can untangle the web.
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.
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