The Compute Era -- which the tech world appears to be entering as we speak, according to HP -- boils down to the transformation of traditional server silos into pools of processing resources.
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Redmond has joined the Facebook-led datacentre infrastructure and offered up its designs for a 12U shared server chassis used in its Windows Azure, Bing, and Office 365 services.
If you need a transportable workstation with top-notch performance for demanding design, visualisation, analysis or content-creation work, Eurocom's Panther 5D delivers the goods — if you can stomach the price.
Facebook's open hardware chief Frank Frankovsky on why it won't go back to traditional mass market servers and how open sourcing datacentre design is helping it build more efficient and reliable server farms.
Intel has launched its new Xeon E5-2600 processor range for dual-socket servers and workstations, which introduces performance and energy efficiency improvements over the previous generation.
The Cambridge-based chip designer has reported rises in fourth-quarter profits, underpinned by success in smartphones and embedded systems and as it moves into Windows 8-based devices and servers
To be sold in mid-2012, new Moonshot-powered systems touted to reduce power consumption and real estate in data centers by 89 percent and 94 percent, respectively, says IT vendor.
Facebook is choosing to design and build its own servers since offerings from the likes of Dell and HP just aren't good enough.
London's legendary Roundhouse was the venue for Dell's annual technology showcase on June 8. ZDNet UK was on hand to capture the best bits.
Servers based on ARM processors are unlikely to ship in volume until 2015, according to the president of the chip design company."We firmly believe this is going to happen.
HP's newest workstation follows the DNA of its 2009 Z series launch, with finned design, top handles and aluminium chassis intact. HP sent us the third-biggest child in the family, the Z800, to spend a bit of time with.
The social network has launched the Open Compute Project to open source the design specifics of its servers and overall datacentre architecture
Facebook launched an initiative it calls the Open Compute Project, an effort to share the specs and designs of the custom servers in its data center in Prineville, Ore. In other words, Facebook is going to open source its hardware designs.
Facebook discloses a wealth of information about the design of its new data center in rural Oregon and contributes much of the IP involving racks, servers and power architecture to an open forum in the hopes of generating an ecosystem of suppliers to provide future equipment.
The HP Critical Facilities Implementation Service will offer design, construction and project-management services for datacentre builds, from small in-house computer rooms to large, dedicated sites
Usually tucked under the desk in a tiny cubicle, the humble workstation gets no love when it comes to industrial design. But the last bastion of the beige box may be getting a rather nice face lift, courtesy of Dell, if some images found on the Internet and supplied to Engadget are the real deal.
It's a tough ask, basing a business on fresh air -- but that's what APC is now doing.After years of selling its InfrastruXure range of datacentre products, which plug together to provide an enclosed cooling design for rack-mounted servers, APC is now saying that fresh air is what you need to cool your computers.
Students can download Windows Server 2008 R2 for free. Turn it into 'Windows 7' in only a few steps.
Company's slew of enterprise-friendly low-end and midmarket smartphones underscores its bets on the small and midsize segment in the Asia-Pacific region.
The processor architecture firm has several trials underway for testing ARM-based server chips, but it warns any commercial release will be years away