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Articles by Darrell Dunn
posted in May 2005
AMD executives and publications lay out the company's long-range goal of providing half of the world's processors.
Hewlett-Packard continues a strategy of migrating its high-performance servers to Itanium processors by introducing the first NonStop system based on the Intel processors.
AMD's first dual-core processors for the PC market will offer up to an 80% improvement in performance for some applications.
AMD's new technology supports virtualization in PCs and servers
Intel is focusing first on the consumer front with its new chip line, and it's possible the business version will be a new design that makes better use of silicon real estate.
Vendor partners already have begun the transition from traditional licensed software models to software-as-a-service platforms. However, many vendors need assistance in both the financial and technical details, says IBM.
Earlier this week, the buzz surrounded another potential agreement that would put Intel microprocessors inside Apple computers. Obviously, uniting the two most durable PC platforms in history is a lot easier said than done.
Startup Raza Microelectronics says chip will accelerate networking applications.
Despite being outspent by Intel, the chipmaker is winning more business customers
AMD chairman and CEO Hector Ruiz says his company's success with 64-bit and dual-core processors will help it win a third of the business market within two or three years.
The business-PC platform includes only technologies that have been validated, and the chipmaker promises it will remain stable and unchanged for the next 12 months.
Hewlett-Packard's new president and chief executive, Mark Hurd, has no immediate plans to change the overall business-unit structure of the company.
IBM plans to combine several point products and roll out an IT-services-automation platform over the next seven months as part of its On-Demand Tivoli software platform.
Raza's XLR processor is expected to be used by networking equipment manufacturers to create application accelerators for firewalls, VPNs, Web services, virtualized storage, load balancing, and server offload.
The computer maker said quarterly net income was $934 million on revenue of $13.4 billion.
After a decade of expansion, Sun National Bank is consolidating its IT infrastructure onto a single IBM server system to manage its ATM, telephone and Internet banking, and lending systems.
Combining management products from two vendors provides a single interface to update system software, operating systems, and applications.
Vendor targets small- and midsize-business customers with managed LAN switches at the same price as unmanaged switches.
Systems vendor introduces preconfigured rack options for its Opteron-based servers and management offerings as its quarterly road show focuses on government customers.