Server hardware strategy
- February 25, 2009
AMD is showing off its next-generation six-core Opteron processor, code-named Istanbul, via live demonstrations on YouTube.
- February 25, 2009
Hewlett-Packard will resell Sun Microsystems' Solaris 10 operating system subscriptions on ProLiant x86 systems but will keep Solaris off HP-UX Unix.
- February 02, 2009
Dell and Cisco Systems' move to install Cisco Nexus 5020 switches into Dell PowerEdge servers and storage will create a pool of unified networking resources, IT pros say.
- January 26, 2009
Rackable Systems new 12-volt mini-servers are designed to run divided workloads within the CloudRack system and serve as an alternative to virtualization.
- January 22, 2009
Cisco Systems will tread on partner turf when it enters the server market with a product aimed at virtualized data centers.
- December 10, 2008
Sun Microsystems will now ship x64 and blade servers with AMD's 45-nanometer quad-core Opteron processor, Shanghai, which offers a virtualization performance boost. IBM, HP and Dell began shipping systems with the processor and touting its ...
- December 08, 2008
The U.S. economic recession has prompted server vendors HP and Dell to reduce prices, but in international markets, currency fluctuations may drive price increases.
- November 19, 2008
IBM plans to acquire Transitive Corp., whose translation software enables applications to run on various combinations of CPU and OS. But will IBM continue to enable translation for non-IBM x86 systems?
- November 13, 2008
AMD has shipped Shanghai, its next-generation quad-core Opteron processor, on schedule. Shanghai consumes less power, is faster, has more memory and costs less than Barcelona.
- November 06, 2008
After dumping nearly 100 HP and Compaq servers in favor of IBM BladeCenter servers running VMware, a real estate firm slashed costs, data center footprint and management headaches.
- October 22, 2008
Sun's new Open Storage blade assigns up to 1.2 TB of capacity to a single Sun blade server, which now comes with the latest and greatest Intel, AMD and UltraSparc chips.
- 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.