Server hardware strategy
- September 16, 2008
An AMD executive discusses interoperability issues with Intel, live migration and AMD's virtualization-assist technologies.
- September 11, 2008
Dell announced two new blade servers designed for virtualization and also announced support and services for Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer, and VMware.
- September 10, 2008
From form factor to brand choice, server hardware purchasing is greatly affected by virtualization's pervasiveness in data centers, according to the Data Center Decisions 2008 Purchasing Intentions Survey.
- September 03, 2008
Japanese server manufacturer NEC has brought its server portfolio to the North American market and introduced two new blade servers geared for energy efficiency and virtualization.
- August 26, 2008
Virgin America prevented data center buildout with Verari Systems BladeRack 2XT blade servers, along with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, water-chilled cooling and VMware virtualization.
- August 19, 2008
Sun Microsystems' new Intel Xeon-based servers support Solaris, Linux and Windows, and Sun says the new Sun Fire X4250 has the highest disk count of any comparable server.
- July 02, 2008
Dell's FlexAddress tool virtualizes switching for PowerEdge M-series blade servers much like HP Virtual Connect does, but at lower cost and without requiring new management tools.
- July 01, 2008
The University of Houston, an Itanium Solutions award winner, chose Itanium-based systems for its research on the effects of global warming.
- June 16, 2008
HP's latest fault-tolerant Integrity NonStop servers may rival the IBM mainframe. They come on a c-Class BladeSystem blade for mainframe-level availability in a more cost-effective and energy-efficient platform.
- June 11, 2008
Stanford University has established a research lab to devise easier ways to parallelize applications, enabling users to truly exploit the benefits of multicore processors.
- June 03, 2008
AMD's new quad-core Opteron processors for single-socket systems have all the features of Barcelona, but with less expensive memory.
- May 21, 2008
Despite the savings afforded by server virtualization, many users have spent their savings on costly new hardware upgrades for new memory, CPUs or entirely new servers.
- May 14, 2008
AMD has announced new low-voltage versions of its quad-core Opteron processor as well as changes to its management lineup.
- May 08, 2008
AMD plans to release its six-core Opteron processor by the second half of 2009, followed by a 12 core processor less than one year later.
- April 29, 2008
Big Blue is pushing iDataPlex, a blade/rack server hybrid, for Web 2.0 companies, but research labs seeking dense computing environments could also benefit.