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We saved BT execs from jail, claims Azul Systems

Azul Systems makes corporate Java compute appliances — big boxes of custom multicore processors that run Java virtual machines orders of magnitude faster and at hugely less power than can standard x86 servers. There's a lot of very clever hardware and software design in there, and for the past few years the company has kept quiet about most of it.

September 5, 2009 by

IronPort C60

This is an impressive big-company email security solution with top-name antivirus and anti-spam tools. But this market is very crowded, and alternatives do more for less.

November 19, 2004 by

Email security appliances

Security appliances to protect mail servers against viruses and spam are all the rage. We look at what four of the leading vendors have to offer the medium-sized business.

November 12, 2004 by

Inty ExoServer XL

The ExoServer XL is a good choice for protecting an Internet-connected network, but not so hot when it comes to more mundane server functionality.

October 12, 2004 by

HP chops prices of Intel servers

Hewlett-Packard has lowered the price of its Intel-based servers by as much as 31 percent, the company said Tuesday. Prices for its rack-mounted 1.75-inch-thick LP1000r and 3.5-inch-thick LP2000r have been cut 11 percent to 31 percent, while prices for some special-purpose server "appliances" were cut 14 percent to 29 percent. The cuts were made possible by declining component costs and improvements to HP's manufacturing process, the company said. However, HP's Intel server business is suffering; HP lagged IBM, Dell Computer and top-ranked Compaq Computer in U.S. sales, according to Gartner Dataquest. --Stephen Shankland, Special to ZDNet News

February 14, 2002 by

HP expands server appliance push

Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday launched a new line of special-purpose servers designed by Intel, but HP plans to wean itself somewhat from dependence on the chipmaker in the future with the critical new products. "Server appliances" are computers designed to handle chores on a network faster or with less fuss than general-purpose servers.

May 2, 2001 by

Compaq to begin selling Intel's server appliances

Compaq Computer called in backup units Monday to boost its developing server appliance business.The Houston PC maker will begin reselling Intel's NetStructure line of server appliances this week, with an eye on jointly developing new server appliances, special-purpose servers designed to be cheaper or easier to use than their general-purpose brethren.

January 29, 2001 by

Compaq to begin selling Intel's server appliances

Compaq Computer called in backup units Monday to boost its developing server appliance business.The Houston PC maker will begin reselling Intel's NetStructure line of server appliances this week, with an eye on jointly developing new server appliances, special-purpose servers designed to be cheaper or easier to use than their general-purpose brethren.

January 28, 2001 by

Info appliances plug in

The new favorite of corporate IT departments is the "set-it-and-forget-it" information appliance—a specialized server that performs just one function but does it very well.The deployment across the enterprise landscape of appliances that perform as storage-, database-, e-mail- or Web-only servers is driven by both customer and vendor needs.

July 28, 2000 by

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