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posted in March 2005
The companies will work to develop advances in grid computing, data archiving, and vitualization in the data center that will run on Sun's Solaris 10 operating system.
HP's board selects NCR president and chief executive Mark Hurd to keep the company moving forward as a full-service enterprise vendor.
Intel introduced five new Xeon MP processors targeted at two-way and four-way server systems that provide a 70% performance improvement. Dell, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, and Unisys all plan new servers based on the processors.
Allen Systems Group buys Cypress, a provider of content-management and output-management software.
Sun Microsystems says its pay-per-use programs are growing; it plans to double its regional network of grid-computing centers in the coming year.
Sun stakes out a role as being the only company "truly committed to open source as a means of driving innovation and adoption," according to president Schwartz.
Alliance will spur use of server virtualization to lower operating costs, vendors say.
PowerEdge servers boost performance by a third without increasing costs
The new Opteron balances power needs and performance for a growing market.
The company says its new four-way PowerEdge servers offer a performance increase of nearly a third without an increase in cost.
IBM-VMware partnership aims to get companies to test the partitioning technology.
The stock exchange boosts performance by installing more than 30 HP S88000 NonStop severs running more than 500 MIPS R16000 processors in its data center.
When the Museum of Modern Art in New York launched a $858 million renovation, it included new servers, storage, networking, and wireless capabilities, and a discovery software tool from nLayers to provide a view of the facility's application infrastructure.
Strong and steady growth in sales of server blades last year has vendors and analysts predicting even greater gains this year.
HP is trying to bring the right level of blade technology to the small and midsize market.
The two vendors will provide resources and tools to help developers certify products to run Novell's SuSE Linux on IBM eServer platforms.
HP works with 16 key partners to develop products, open new markets, and sell more products to customers.
Vendor raises more than $9 million to fund its move into systems-management software.
First-quarter sales expected to be between $9.2 billion and $9.4 billion, up 14% to 16% from one year earlier.
But the company's efforts to repeat its success in services on a global basis will be a challenge.
AMD introduces what it says is the first mobile processor to support 64-bit instruction sets and reduce power consumption by as much as 75%.
The leading processor vendor wants to duplicate Centrino's success.
Voice and vision commands will help to direct computers that have chips with hundreds of processing cores.
Executives at the Intel Developer Forum vow to improve the position of Intel's Itanium and cellular-phone processor initiatives.
Intel's invested at least $4 billion in the cell phone market, says one analyst. But a return on that investment has been slow to come.
IBM and Dell haven't been strong on Itanium, but Intel says demand from other server makers has spurred Itanium's growth.
Chipmaker will speed the transition with a slate of products later this year.
Intel CEO Craig Barrett kicked off this year's Intel Developer Forum celebrating the 40th anniversary of Moore's Law and promising to push innovation.