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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Server market revenue falls 6.2 percent on-year, while shipments decline 1.2 percent, as customers focus on consolidation and migration, while economic conditions dampen demand for new IT projects, according to IDC.
If you really want to know which virtualization solution will work for you, then you really need Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation's new virtualization benchmark.
Following in the footsteps of open-source companies like Red Hat and SUSE, Nginx's developers are offering a commercial version of its flagship open-source program, the popular Nginx Web server.
HP job cuts are boosting earnings, but the long-term question is whether the company can boost growth by nixing expenses.
Microsoft has re-issued one of the two updates which had to be withdrawn after last week's Patch Tuesday. The other remains withdrawn.
Three studies show that in some circumstances VMware vSphere can deliver faster performance than native computing.
According to a IDC study sponsored by VMware, Asia-Pacific developing markets can gain twice as much from virtualization compared with their more mature counterparts in the region.
Nvidia's Tegra mobile processor had a dismal second quarter, but the company is optimistic about the second half. On the flip side, Nvidia Tesla processor server bet is paying off.
OpenX fixes a security flaw that could have helped attackers serve up malicious ads since November last year.
The alliance, called the OpenPower Consortium, is a move to break into Intel's server chip dominance and provide alternatives to x86-based datacenter gear.
IDC figures suggest IT powerhouses in eastern European markets are slowing in server sales, based on weak demand for traditional x86 servers.
The updates include three systems based on IBM's Power 7+ architecture and an x86 system dubbed the x222, which is designed for better utilization.
When it comes to low latency and high bandwidth, the memory bus is hard to beat. But a terabyte? Diablo Technologies has announced one.
Malaysia's supermart giant Mydin reduces the time needed to roll out new software patches from 120 man-hours to just 15 minutes, and minimizes maintenance with thin-client devices that use few mechanical parts.
Server, storage, network, desktop and application virtualization allows the creation of flexible, scalable, manageable and secure IT infrastructure that utilises the underlying hardware to maximum efficiency. Some of these technologies are in the early stages of development while others are mature and widely deployed.