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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While the Chinese PC giant may face its own unique challenges, it possesses an intangible asset that its competitors lack: Business sex appeal.
Lenovo bolstered its tech stack with $5.21 billion in acquisitions, but the challenges outweigh the opportunities for now.
Yahoo has moved quickly to squash a bug that could have seen an attacker gain root access to its servers.
ARM-based servers haven't taken over the data center yet, but the runway is getting crowded. Can ARM-based servers really get 25 percent of the data center market by 2019 as AMD hopes?
A week after it confirms plans to buy IBM's low-end server business, the Chinese hardware manufacturer says it's restructuring the company into four groups to diversify its portfolio.
The AMD Opteron A1100 series server chip, which features 28-nanometer process technology, will be sampling in the next few weeks.
Frank Frankovsky, chair and president of the OCP, says a new group of enterprise suppliers is emerging to offer "converged infrastructure without the proprietary bullshit that goes with it."
Fusion-io said its ioScale flash storage products will be integrated into Quanta's Rackgo X servers, which are free of vanity plates.
Both companies will be hoping that the $2.3bn deal for IBM's server business will deliver the same win-win result as the sale of its PC business.
Lenovo has agreed to acquire IBM's low-end server business for $2.3bn in a move that will see 7,500 Big Blue staff move to the Chinese company.
After years of customer requests, Equinix has announced a $US60m ($A68m) investment in a Melbourne data centre that will be its fourth Australian site – and a potential "incubator" for Victoria's tech-heavy startup community.
Those IBM-Lenovo server talks are on again. Can these two agree on a price this time around?
IBM is resuming attempts to sell its low-end server business after a deal fell flat last year.
The cloud is becoming an increasingly appealing place for malware distributors to host their code.
Intel's fourth quarter results were likely helped by a PC market that didn't completely roll over and strong server sales.