Server hardware strategy
- August 04, 2010
Dell was among the first companies to suffer from the recession, but its server business is coming back with a vengeance, surveys show.
- July 28, 2010
A new Fujitsu server is designed for large, high-performance infrastructure; another targets energy-conscious SMBs.
- July 23, 2010
In a tacit nod to heterogeneity, IBM's new zEnterprise 196 can manage workloads running on IBM Unix and Linux blades.
- July 15, 2010
Cisco and Hewlett-Packard tout automated provisioning as a core feature of UCS and BladeSystem Matrix, but it's unclear whether misized virtual environments find the functionality useful.
- June 29, 2010
John Parker, ESRI's data center manager, discusses the challenge of maintaining online operations in his IT shop.
- June 28, 2010
Several stalwart Sun shops are moving off their beloved Sparc hardware to non-Oracle alternatives.
- June 22, 2010
HP and Cisco customers may get caught in the crossfire of the two vendors' converged infrastructure' skirmish.
- June 15, 2010
SeaMicro's Intel Atom-based server promises all the performance with a quarter the power consumption of Xeon or Opteron boxes.
- May 11, 2010
In today's news in brief, Hewlett-Packard midrange ProLiant servers now ship with HP Insight Control and other server management perks.
- May 06, 2010
Oracle's new, pricier hardware support policy will spur defections from Sun Microsystems gear, IT shops say.
- April 27, 2010
In today's news in brief its push to "blade everything," HP's new Itanium servers include a Superdome in a c7000 enclosure.
- April 22, 2010
Oracle's new Enterprise Manager 11g promises an 'integrated stack,' but how many data centers have enough Oracle products installed to benefit?
- April 20, 2010
Oracle Exadata database appliance impresses users with its throughput but users wonder if it's worth a big premium.
- April 16, 2010
Proponents say that the itty-bitty Intel Atom chip has a future in great big data centers.
- April 14, 2010
Dogged by lack of support, an Itanium user explains why he'll have to move off Windows-on-Itanium servers.