Profile of Alexander Wolfe
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Alexander Wolfe is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Alexander Wolfe
posted in February 2005
It's looked like boom times are here in the server market, judging by the latest market-share numbers. The worldwide server market grew 5.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2004, generating $14.4 billion in revenues, according to just-released figures from market researchers IDC.
The latest shoe to drop in the race toward multicore technology came today from AMD, which says it has demonstrated a working dual-core version of its Athlon 64 desktop processor.
At this week's LinuxWorld event in Boston, open-source companies are pressing the idea that variety equals opportunity for resellers, integrators, and other IT services firms.
Battling back against AMD's increasingly popular Athlon 64 processor, Intel is poised to bring 64-bit computing to the desktop when it unveils its P4 6XX series--possibly as early as later this month.