Server hardware strategy
- February 28, 2007
Blade servers are a growing segment of the server market, but vendors like Rackable Systems won't offer them any time soon
- February 27, 2007
In its latest quarterly server tracker, IDC found that high-end and midrange enterprise server revenue outstripped sales of volume systems.
- February 23, 2007
Gartner reports slumping x86, IBM i Series and Unix/RISC server sales for 2006, but Sun and IBM's z Series mainframe both had banner years
- February 23, 2007
The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory wants to create fusion energy, the same kind that powers the Sun, and relies on a high-powered Sun server cluster to do it.
- February 09, 2007
Users are impressed with Sun's foray into low-end hardware. But analysts and bloggers say the engineering-centric firm needs to improve logistics.
- February 08, 2007
HP now counts several ProLiant server models as certified to run Sun Solaris 10, paving the way for Sun SPARC shops to migrate off legacy RISC hardware.
- February 07, 2007
AMD has released high efficiency dual-core Opteron chips that run 12Ws cooler than Intel's quad-core Xeon.
- February 06, 2007
According to a new survey from TheInfoPros, blade server adoption will rise exponentially through 2009. But where will data center managers put this hot and heavy hardware?
- January 22, 2007
Sun Microsystems announced that it will include Intel Xeon chips in a new line of x86 servers. In return, Intel will start supporting and endorsing Solaris on its chip architecture.
- January 15, 2007
IBM introduces new networking capabilities for its BladeCenter H system, including 10 GigE connections to the blade.
- January 09, 2007
Sun upgrades its blade servers and introduces a subscription service, which for a monthly fee, allows users to "refresh" their blades when new versions come out.
- November 22, 2006
IDC reports that third-quarter server revenue is the best it's been in a year.
- November 21, 2006
IBM updates its data center power management software; open source systems management looks at power; Drop in pay for IT certified skills; SWsoft updates Virtuozzo virtualization software.
- November 08, 2006
Dell has released a line of servers with Intel's new quad-core Xeon chip.
- November 02, 2006
HP announced that its storage blade for its c-Class BladeSystem is now ready. Also: Sun adds to "try and buy," HP names new server group leader; Verari announces new NAS system.