IBM and HP are in a duel to be the favored enterprise server provider, but there are many other players to keep things interesting. For instance, Dell is a solid No. 3 and Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems should keep the server market interesting. Cisco also aims to be a server player. A recent trend: Creating application optimized servers.
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Available in the fall, HP's ConvergedSystem 900 for SAP HANA can deliver 12 terabytes of data in one memory pool.
Inspur Group Ltd, a Chinese domestic server maker, says 80 ex-IBM employees have joined after it recently started a campaign to lure customers from Big Blue.
Gartner’s server sales figures for the first quarter show a market still in decline from its giddy heights but there are some glimmers of optimism.
Are 64-bit ARM processors ready for the datacenter? Applied Micro and Canonical claim they are with an upcoming demo of the OpenStack cloud using Ubuntu Linux on an X-Gene server.
The Chinese government is urging its domestic banks to replace high-end IBM servers with locally-manufactured servers in the wake of the US-Chinese hacking scandal, according to a report by Bloomberg.
Microservers are replacing more traditional servers at some organizations. Tech Pro Research reveals who is using them, who is not, and the reasons driving these decisions.
IBM wins a major contract to help create a National Infrastructure Platform for the New Zealand health sector and to consolidate around 40 datacentres.
Canonical had an unexpected hit at OpenStack Summit: It's an Intel-powered, cloud-in-a-box.
Worse than expected tablet sales prompt analysts to revise spending forecasts again.
Will emerging markets really buy routers, servers and storage systems from US enterprise tech giants now that it's obvious the NSA intercepts them en route to install spying gear?
The test used 168,000 virtual machines on 576 physical hosts, with the first 75,000 virtual machines being deployed in six hours and thirty minutes. This, according to AMD, is the largest ever known demonstration of OpenStack scalability.
Security researcher blames media hype for admins adding the Heartbleed flaw to previously unaffected servers.
AMD has big plans for ARM in microservers, embedded and low-power clients. But where does that leave the mainstream PC and server markets?
One of Linux's advantages has always been that you rarely need to reboot it. Now, a new program, CloudLinux's KernelCare, tries to make rebooting totally unnecessary.
Like most new technologies, the enthusiasm for new developments usually outpaces the revolution. Microservers will play out the same way, but ultimately have a big impact on the data center.