Data center server infrastructure and OSes
- September 10, 2007
AMD has introduced Barcelona, its quad-core processor, offering better performance at the same power requirements as dual core, as well as virtualization and power-saving features.
- August 30, 2007
Intel will soon release its Xeon 7300 processor, a four-socket, four-processor core model with better performance than previous generations.
- May 16, 2007
Its newest servers move the Libra line to quad-core Intel Xeons and debut a Dorado server on dual-core Intel Xeon, a move from its CMOS processor.
- May 02, 2007
One year ago, IBM introduced its smaller z9 Business Class mainframe with a $100K starting price. Features like the zIIP engine and Capacity on Demand have landed new customers, but third-party software costs and the lack of prescribed offerings are...
- February 23, 2007
Freight trucking company P&O Ferrymasters is consolidating more than 20% of its Windows servers onto a new Unisys ES7000/one using virtualization software from VMware and Unisys.
- January 29, 2007
Platform Solutions Inc., also known as PSI, has answered IBM's lawsuit with a counterclaim arguing that IBM combines its mainframe hardware and z/OS to prevent competition.
- December 06, 2006
IBM has sued Platform Solutions, Inc. for taking z/OS and OS/390, its mainframe operating systems, and adapting it for its Intel-based systems.
- November 15, 2006
Several times a year, the University of Toronto's mainframe would strain under the pressure of 70,000 students enrolling in or dropping out of courses at the same time. So it bought a z9 Business Class, IBM's smaller mainframe, with the ability to ...
- September 21, 2006
Jim Stallings, general manager, IBM System z Mainframe, told SearchDataCenter.com that IBM was prepared to guarantee energy savings on its mainframes over distributed systems.
- August 14, 2006
IBM's first publicized customer for the z9 is a grocery chain that operates 300 stores, as well as the supply chains for two other supermarket companies, powered by the new z9.
- February 21, 2006
IBM offered a sneak peak of its server Power6 chips, slated for release in 2007. IBM is touting gains in clock speed, but experts and competitors question whether clock speed matters.
- February 01, 2006
The processor is the most significant addition to the z9 since IBM launched the new mainframe nearly a year ago to help combat security leaks.
- September 13, 2005
Plug-compatible mainframe vendor PSI is drumming up support for its forthcoming release of an Intel-based computer that runs native z/OS. But who's buying?
- July 28, 2005
IBM's new mainframe doubles the computing capacity of its predecessor while offering increased encryption features and cost effectiveness. But will the z9 bring new customers to the platform or subsist on the mainframe's existing customer base?
- July 27, 2005
IBM's new z9 mainframe has double the capacity of its predecessor. Big Blue hopes the new box will spark zSeries revenues out of a three-quarter slide.