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Is KVM or Docker Faster for Server Virtualization?
A new report from IBM stacks up Linux container against KVM virtual machine performance.

Oracle Announces SPARC M7 with Security, Performance Enhancements
Integration with Database and Java development teams leads to new server CPU innovations.

HP Unveils Smaller, Less Costly Helion Cloud Platform
The company, which is investing $1 billion in its cloud initiative, is continuing to grow the services offered under the Helion umbrella.

OpenVMS Coming to x86 Servers
HP licenses future development of DEC's OpenVMS to a startup that will push the server operating system forward.

Red Hat Aims for Linux Standards for ARM Servers
The company launches a partner program with ARM, AMD and others to develop a common platform for servers powered by ARM-based chips.

VMware Continues Cloud and Network Virtualization Build-out
VMware reports second quarter revenue of $1.46 billion, touting the growth of its cloud products. 

Microsoft to Pull Windows Server 2003 Support Next Year
Microsoft warns data center operators that hanging onto the long-lived server OS is potentially endangering their IT infrastructures.

Red Hat Pulls the Strings on Server Management with Satellite 6
Beta release sets the stage for next level of innovation in system management.

Lenovo Deal for IBM x86 Servers Gets OK From China
The Chinese government's anti-monopoly agency approves the $2.3 billion deal, which is still getting reviewed by U.S. regulators.

CentOS 7 Open-Source Server OS Arrives in Style
Red Hat-based CentOS 7 debuts less than a month after the general release of RHEL 7.

Lenovo CEO Says IBM x86 Server Deal Will Close This Year
CEO Yang Yuanging said that despite U.S. security worries, its $2.3 billion proposal to buy IBM's server business will be approved by regulators.

Russia to Replace Intel, AMD Server Chips With ARM SoCs
The country will develop its own ARM-based server processors, with the first chips scheduled to launch in 2015.

Dell Reveals Several New Data Center Appliances
Dell announces more new equipment for converged-type infrastructure data centers, including specific new hardware for Oracle Database 12C.

Top500 Supercomputer Remains Stuck at 33.86 Petaflops
The Tianhe-2 retains the crown as little has changed on the most recent list of the world's top 500 supercomputers.

Red Hat Revenues Power Forward in 2015
Red Hat CEO still sees share growth coming from Unix and Windows server migration as well as recent acquisitions.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Finally Hits the Big Time
After three years, RHEL 7 is now GA, but that doesn't mean RHEL users failed to benefit from features updates for RHEL 6.

Oracle Launches New x86 Servers
The Intel-powered X4-4 and X4-8 include Oracle's elastic computing capabilities to dynamically adapt to workload needs.

Lenovo Launches ThinkServer RS140 for SMBs
The new system, powered by Intel chips and small enough to fit in closets, comes as Lenovo works to close the deal for IBM's x86 server business.

HP Brings Liquid Cooling to Apollo High-Performance Server Portfolio
New Apollo portfolio of servers announced as well as expanded converged systems offerings.

Cisco Gains as Global Server Market Continues Decline
While the overall global server market is seeing a revenue decline, IDC suggests that's not the full picture.

The Cloud Takes Over TechEd
The latest and most significant virtualization news at TechEd North America was actually a cloud announcement. Bet you wouldn't have predicted that a few years ago.

Cavium ARMs New Server Chips
New ThunderX System-on-a-Chip processor debuts as Cavium expands collaboration with Linux distributions.

HP, IBM Lead Weak Worldwide Server Market
Worldwide server market leader HP ended the quarter with $2.9 billion in revenue, for a total share of 25.5 percent worldwide, down 2.3 percent from a year earlier.

VMware Log Insight 2.0 Delivers Server Virtualization Visibility
VMware updates its log visibility tool with improved connectivity for Windows Servers.

Nvidia CEO: Tegra K1 ARM Chip May Be Used in Microservers
Jen-Hsun Huang says the mobile chip, which was introduced at CES in January, is generating some interest from server makers.

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