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How Apple got its Intel back

When Apple brought Steve Jobs and NeXT OpenStep to Cupertino back in 1997, it stopped work on NeXT's Intel code and focused on creating Rhapsody, a new Unix OS with a more Mac-like face that would run on Macs with PowerPC processors. This became Mac OS X. However, one Mac engineer decided to bring Apple and Intel back together again.

June 10, 2012

EMC aims to consolidate storage with VTL appliance

EMC has detailed its latest mainframe virtual tape library appliance which consolidates multiple types of storage onto a single platform.The DLm6000 virtual tape library (VTL), which EMC announced on Monday, is an add-on for IBM z/OS, TPF and Unisys OS2200 mainframe environments.

August 8, 2011 by

IBM launches mainframe for mid-market

IBM is set to roll out a new System z mainframe server that's designed for mid-market customers and emerging markets. The aim: use these mainframes for the masses to consolidate traditional servers.

July 11, 2011 by

ZFS/Mac coming soon

Unix and Mac OS are designed to support different file systems - Mac folks may use 3 a day without knowing it - which is why ZFS on Mac is not only possible, but practical. And not only practical, but a giant step forward for data integrity and performance.

March 17, 2011 by

Linux has become commonplace in the enterprise and increasingly takes market share from Unix in data centers. IBM has put a lot of energy into Linux and Red Hat has been a solid performer for years. Another Linux outfit worth watching: Canonical's Ubuntu.

April 14, 2010 by

IBM stirs the pot with new Power7 systems

With the recent launch of its new range of Unix-based enterprise-level servers, IBM appears to have broadsided Sun -- oops, sorry: Oracle. IBM's new big iron brings new Power 7 chips which, we're told, are the outcome of $3.

February 9, 2010 by

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