Compaq to unveil new AlphaServers

Compaq will unveil new Alpha server computers that the personal-computer maker hopes will boost its efforts to be a supplier of powerful Internet computers. The new machines, dubbed Wildfire for their speed, usean advanced design that allows customers to addprocessing power, memory and communications inLego-like chunks.

Compaq will unveil new Alpha server computers that the personal-computer maker hopes will boost its efforts to be a supplier of powerful Internet computers. The new machines, dubbed Wildfire for their speed, use an advanced design that allows customers to add processing power, memory and communications in Lego-like chunks. Full story. -- Gary McWilliams, WSJ Interactive Edition