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Articles by Chandler Harris
posted in May 2011
The computers will be powered by Atom processors, which Intel says will outpace Moore's Law as they shrink from 32 nanometers to 14 nm over the next three years.
Fueling rumors that Intel will manufacture custom chips for Apple, CFO Stacy Smith said the company is open to manufacturing processors for competitors.
AMD 16-core, Opteron processors, Nvidia Tesla graphics processors, and a Linux-based operating system are the foundation of Cray's fastest machine.
The semiconductor company saw its shares post modest gains in early trading as it seeks to regain its former glory in a tough chip market.
The vendor upgrades its premium OptiPlex model and introduces a thin client for "task-oriented workers."
Still, 56% of enterprises in North America and 30% in Europe don't have a good disaster recovery plan, says a CA Technologies survey of 200 companies.
The ThinkPad X1 is Lenovo's thinnest laptop at 0.85-inches thick and can charge its battery to 80% of capacity in 30 minutes.
Virtualization and consolidation are among the key strategies of IT managers facing the threat of running out of data center space, power, and cooling.
The nascent memory resistor technology holds the promise of making computing systems much faster and power efficient.
The 512-core M2090 graphics processing unit is the world's fastest parallel processor for high performance computing, according to the company.
The 300-dpi, high-definition LCD panel uses red, green, blue, and white subpixels and requires 40% less power than traditional RGB displays.
The company also introduced HP Network Management Center 9.1 with enhanced features for managed service providers, cloud computing, and unified communications management.
The Windows 7 launch prompted a sales spike that boosted PC sales figures last year, leading to the current drop, says NPD study.
The QuadCore, which is aimed at mainstream laptops and desktops, runs at 1.2 GHz and uses about 27.5 watts of power.
Downtime in a data center can cost an average of $505,500 per incident, according to a Ponemon Institute study.
The LAN controller and security software enable easier management of access points and reduce the amount of hardware needed, the company says.
The computer maker introduced six notebooks and its DataPass service that allows the PCs to connect to 3G mobile networks.
The $367 million acquisition bolsters Nvidia's position in the fast-growing baseband processor market.
Products, including networking and storage offerings, are targeted at companies looking to scale bandwidth and utilize more virtualized services.
Microsoft led with a 22% market revenue share, driven by Windows 7, Office 2010, and strategies for enterprise platforms, found Gartner study.
Chip makers this year are expected to ship 10.3% more PC microprocessors than a year ago, according to IDC.
The 3.5-inch GoFlex is the first commercially available external hard disk drive to deliver capacities of up to 3TB.
The Containerized Data Centers house 16 racks and include chilled water cooling systems for enterprises that need a quick, flexible, and mobile computing power.