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posted in March 2006
The move comes as most x86-based servers move to dual- and quad-core microprocessors.
Microsoft delays update for its Virtual Server software, licenses its Virtual Hard Disk format to XenSource.
The new processor will let Azul design a server platform that can scale up to a 768-way multiprocessing system with up to 768 gigabytes of memory.
More than 75% have experienced a business disruption in the past five years, including 20% who say the disruption had a serious impact on the business, according to a recent survey of data center managers.
Customers can buy CPU hours using Internet access and a Web portal for per hour
The new Intel processors will bring the company into competitive balance with rival Advanced Micro Devices.
New processors for servers, desktops, and mobile computing will use DDR2 memory and embedded hardware-assisted virtualization.
Intel plans to offer a multichip package that combines two dual-core Xeon processors to create its first quad-core processor for servers.
The introduction of Core is one of the most important technology developments for Intel in years and may determine its success for the rest of the decade and beyond.
Intel says a new measure of power use--energy per instructio --is the "new Holy Grail" in computing.
The new blade server will let Sun re-enter a market that's currently dominated by Dell, Egenera, Hewlett-Packard, and IBM.
Better performance per watt will help Intel battle gains by AMD.
The software is designed to let smaller companies improve their operational efficiencies, optimize their IT assets and infrastructure, lower the cost of support, and enhance security.
HP filed suit in 2004 and 2005, claiming infringement on 27 PC patents.