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Big Blue will soon offer more energy-efficient dual-processor servers using new AMD and Intel chips in Australia.
This is a good choice for compute-intensive applications, but restricted storage and availability options limit its use when it comes to general hosting duties.
AMD chips in Los Alamos lab's Roadrunner system to be augmented with the PlayStation's processing brains.
Three years after chip's debut, Big Blue wholeheartedly embraces Opteron with five new servers.
Top execs expected to go public with effort to boost Big Blue's servers with AMD's chips, CNET News.com has learned.
Opteron advantages, plus HP and Sun successes with the chip, could mean a stronger commitment from IBM.
According to a story by News.com's Stephen Shankland, buyers of IBM's Bladecenters now have the option of selecting single or dual core Opterons as the processor on-board the server blades that go into a Bladecenter enclosure.
It's the second server model with the chip in a product line that places more emphasis on rival processors from Intel.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) plans to integrate Intel's Itanium family of CPUs into its IT department -- despite a general lack of popularity for the platform.When Intel first launched Itanium processors, the company expected the range to create a foundation for 64-bit computing and find its way into workstations and servers in all areas.
Big Blue will use AMD's chip in a high-performance server but isn't yet planning a general-purpose Opteron system.
Big Blue takes the wraps off the IntelliStation A Pro, the latest computer to use AMD's 64-bit capable chip.
The software maker begins public testing of an update designed to make its new premium Linux product work better on IBM servers and computers that use Advanced Micro Devices' Opteron chip.
At the LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco, CNET's Brian Cooley gets a look at the new IBM eServer 325, which features dual Opteron processors, a Linux operating system and a lower price point.
Big Blue plans to use AMD's Opteron processor into a workstation next year, an endorsement that could help the chipmaker gain acceptance in the crucial corporate market.
IBM officially introduces its eServer 325, based on the AMD Opteron chip, and unveils a project in which the machine will aid in biology and materials science research.
Fans of clustered supercomputing machines get a first glimpse of the dual-processor, rack-mounted system built around AMD's Opteron chip.
Fans of clustered supercomputing machines will get a first glimpse of the dual-processor, rack-mounted system built around AMD's Opteron chip at this week's ClusterWorld show.
With the launch of Opteron, AMD has finally squared up to Intel in the battle that will define the shape of computing over the next five years
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