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Sun and IBM capture most server news interest
ZDNet's latest chart of the week shows news items about Sun and IBM servers are far and away the hottest in that category. Through BT Trax, we continuously monitor how our IT content is consumed, and for fun, we slice and dice the data numerous ways to be sure we've looked at all sides of the coin, so to speak.
Dell servers most favored, IBM servers not
Plowing through more of our IT Priorities datahas turned up some interesting emerging trends in server plans 12 months out. Though the data set is still small (only 100 responses from our IT executives and managers), it appears as though there is a strong preference for Dell servers in our sample and an equally strong 'dislike' for IBM servers.
Back at the farm: Servers growing up
Over the past six months more IT professionals have sought information on hardware solutions than any other technology area (networking is a very close 2nd). Data from BT Trax reveals a curiosity; storage resources were accessed more frequently than information about servers—34% compared to 25%.