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AMD: 16-cores and a search for server relevance

AMD's new Opterons, which have up to 16 cores, hit the market with good support from HP, Cray, AMAX, IBM and Dell. Is that enough to give AMD more than 5 percent of the x86 server market?

November 13, 2011

SPDX format is key to success or failure of Linux Foundation's Open Compliance Program

Add the Linux Foundation to the numerous list of organizations and companies founded to protect Linux users and developers from legal risk.At the opening of the annual LinuxCon 2010 here today in Boston, the San Francisco-based foundation, which sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Tovalds, announced a new open compliance program with the support of heavy hitters including Google, Adobe, Cisco, Novell, AMD, ARM, HP, IBM, Intel, Sony, Nokia and Motorola.

August 10, 2010 by

Senior IBM exec among those charged in Wall Street insider trading sting

Greed on Wall Street has landed six people - including a long-time, high-level IBM executive - in handcuffs after the FBI charged them with being involved with "the largest hedge fund insider trading case in history."In all, the six netted illegal profits of more than $20 million by using insider information about a number of companies, including IBM, AMD, Sun Microsystems, Akamai, Clearwire and Google.

October 16, 2009 by

Sun Fire X4270/4275

Better known for its RISC-based servers, Sun's Xeon 5500-based Sun Fire X4270 and X4275 look set to give the competition a good run for its money.

August 20, 2009 by

Covetus the Sun installed base

The value of Sun’s Solaris installed base proved its worth once again this week as Oracle found it too tempting to pass up and pulled the trigger trumping IBM. A large percent of Oracle’s most profitable customers run their Oracle wares on Solaris and for them to fall further into the hands of the mortal enemy alone justifies the purchase.

April 20, 2009 by

What Sun can do now - and why you should help.

Can Sun survive? Sure - but it has to escape from Wall Street, sell its x86 division while it can, and start selling Solaris/SPARC and Sun Ray to the people who would benefit most from those products: the guys who spend $50K to $500K on IT every year and resent every cent of it.And why should you care? Because you're not using an Itanic desktop that cost $9,500 from HP or IBM right now, that's why.

April 17, 2009 by

Intel sits atop EPA's Green Power ranking for Fortune 500 companies

Sorry, off to bit of a slow start this week, but I promise the pace will pick up tomorrow with the myriad briefings I've had from the likes of everyone from AMD and Intel (actually, missed that one because of a bum number but they have pretty significant news) to Dell and IBM to power utility software developer Faronics. You'll have your heads full digesting everything they (and I) have got to say.

October 27, 2008 by

Stanford pushing for new parallel computing model

Stanford University, in conjunction with Sun, AMD, NVIDIA, IBM, Intel, and HP, is working to create a new computing model that fully exploits modern, multicore processing. As a feature in Ars Technica points out, parallel computing has always posed significant challenges to programmers.

May 1, 2008 by

Rumor mill: AMD and IBM could get cozy

Are AMD and IBM forging a partnership of some sort?According to analysts and rather thin reports, which may all be quoting each other for all we know, AMD and IBM are apparently getting cozy.

January 24, 2008 by

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