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posted in January 2005
Hewlett-Packard offers new switching capabilities; Dell has assessment services
Dell's president and CEO outlines the company's strategy for becoming a "broadly based and broadly acknowledged IT company."
This month, Dell will start offering data-center assessment services that it says will help customers design IT departments best suited for blade-server installations.
Specs give developers guidelines for designing virtualization features
CEO Fiorina says product line delivers 'superior choice' for demanding workloads
The vendor will deliver in mid-February an addition to its eServer OpenPower platform. The 710 is offered in one-way or two-way configurations.
The software is designed to help businesses unify service- and infrastructure-management tools to promote database management consistency and simplified integration among processes.
HP Chairman and CEO Carly Fiorina says the Itanium-based Integrity server line delivers "the superior choice," for the "most demanding workloads."
During the last month, IBM has met with thousands of customers to talk about the expected transfer of its PC business to Lenovo. Few have expressed deep concerns, according to IBM.
The cooperative effort will enable the two companies to offer products that meet the Class 1, Generation 2 standard for UHF RFID chips and tags.
The advances are part of HP's long-term strategy to wind down its processor chip development and RISC offerings, and fully embrace Itanium, company execs say.
With an eye on expansion, FreshDirect has revamped its IT infrastructure with blade servers and virtualization to ensure high availability and scalability.
Satellite radio operators add subscribers and spend heavily on programming, but profitability is off in the distance.
At this week's Consumer Electronics Show, Carly Fiorina talks up HP's HDTV Media Hub, which combines the capabilities of HDTV, a digital cable set-top box, and a dual-tuner digital video recorder.
Systems powered by new Intel and AMD mobile processors expected first half of 2005
Declining revenue is forcing Transmeta to rethink its business model. It may focus solely on the licensing of intellectual property.
The chipsets are targeted for the ultra-light portable PC market, and systems powered by Intel's chip, Sonoma, and AMD's chip, code-named Turion, are expected the first half of this year.