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Articles by Darrell Dunn
posted in June 2006
Dell and Hewlett-Packard last week expanded their recycling programs for consumers and put in place efforts for commercial customers.
EMC plans to use RSA to transform itself from a company providing storage management to a company providing overall information management, of which security is a part.
Around half of all HP Integrity servers being shipped are used for Oracle database installations, so the vendor believes that making it easier to create and manipulate virtual environments will help sales.
One Chinese company in the location-based services market has been able to grow its customer base by 30% and increase revenue by about five times with help from IBM.
The premium service is available to a broader set of customers than Dell's previous premium service, which required a minimum of 200 servers. Platinum Plus will require only 100 servers.
The expansion gives customers access to Unix-based capacity, as well as utility computing capacity of more than 15 teraflops.
The StoreVault S500 product line starts at $5,000 and is designed for businesses with between 50 and 999 employees that have small or part-time IT staffs and limited budgets.
Woodcrest offers better performance and energy efficiency to let Intel better compete with AMD.
With its SAP applications bogging down, CLP Power Hong Kong turned to HP servers with AMD's 64-bit chips to speed things up.
Alan Nugent brings years of experience working at CA and as CTO for a variety of other large companies.
A new earth sciences facility backed by Sun may lead to new applications for a variety of industries, including oil and gas exploration and earthquake prediction.
The market leaders focus on improving manageability and cutting costs.
The new c-Class platform will replace the p-Class family, enabling users to cut acquisition costs, energy consumption, and cooling requirements. It will offer higher densities, enhanced management capabilities, and the ability to mix and match server and storage blades within the same chassis.
IBM is trying to turn its BladeCenter architecture into an industry standard like it did with the personal computer.
The Auto-Stor software will be added to CA's BrightStor product line and will compliment CA's e-mail management and archiving software.
Dell and Google ink a new pact under which the search leader will use the computer maker's new PowerEdge servers for its search appliance.
The company's largest-ever new product introduction includes storage systems for businesses, consumers, and digital entertainment devices.
Dell hopes a tighter integration of its server and storage product lines can help refuel its growth engines.
AMD's product road map includes new manufacturing capabilities, a continued push on multicore processors, and an opening up of its technology for greater coupling with third-party products.