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Mirantis Raises $100M for OpenStack Cloud Efforts

Armed with its latest funding round, OpenStack specialist Mirantis is positioning itself for an IPO in 2016.


Tags: open source, Piston Cloud Computing, Cloud, Intel, Red Hat, Dell, Cisco, Canonical, SUSE, IPO, Hewlett-Packard Co., IBM, OpenStack, AT&T, Mirantis, Linux

Dell Ups Its Game with the New T630 Tower Server

In conjunction with the release of the Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 Haswell processors, Dell has rolled out a portfolio of new servers that includes the PowerEdge T630.


Tags: datacenter, Dell, data center, servers, server hardware, Haswell processors, storage server, server review, Intel Xeon, Haswell, Windows Server

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.


Tags: IT management, government IT, Dell, PC hardware, x86 servers, HP, NSA spying, data security, Cisco Systems, national security, Huawei, IBM, zte, Lenovo

Two Tower Servers that Won't Tank Your Budget

What can you do with a low-end budget server? In the case of two systems from Dell and Lenovo, the answer is quite a lot.


Tags: Dell, servers, Lenovo, lenovo thinkserver, PowerEdge, tower, Dell PowerEdge, ThinkServer

Lenovo: No Pay Cuts After IBM Server Deal Closes

Lenovo looks to assure striking Chinese workers that the company will not slash wages or benefits once it takes over IBM's x86 server business.


Tags: IT management, Dell, PC hardware, IBM, HP, Lenovo, IT infrastructure, x86 servers

eWEEK at 30: Intel, ARM Ramping Up Rivalry in Mobile, Server Markets

eWEEK 30: Intel is playing catch-up in the low-power mobile device market where ARM is its strongest rival. Now ARM is taking aim at Intel's bread-and-butter data center server market.


Tags: PCS, Calxeda, Chromebooks, Advanced Micro Devices, OEMs, microservers, hyperscale, internet of things, surface RT, Pund-IT, eWEEK 30, IoT, merrifield, Brian Krzanich, system-on-a-chip, Silvermont, Facebook, Windows, Google, Android, Microsoft, iPhone, smartphones, Intel, Dell, HP, Atom, servers, x86, AMD, ARM, Samsung, Lenovo, nVidia, Qualcomm, Paul Otellini, asus, hewlett-packard, tablets, data centers, mobile devices, Moore's Law, Marvell, CPUs, SoC, Linaro, Mobile World Congress, Foxconn, IBM, Apple

HP Tops Slow-Growing Server Market in Q4 2013: Gartner

IBM, which is selling its x86 server unit to Lenovo, saw large declines in both server revenue and shipments, the analyst firm says.


Tags: Cisco Systems, Dell, IT infrastructure, servers, Huawei, Oracle, HP, hyperscale, server virtualization, IBM, Fujitsu

Dell, HP, Cisco, Others Unveil Servers Running on New Intel Xeon Chips

The high-end systems are designed to tackle data-intensive workloads like big data, business intelligence and analytics and to challenge RISC systems.


Tags: big data, SuperMicro, HPC, Cisco Systems, NEC, RISC, servers, HP, ERP, Dell, processors, Data Analytics, enterprise software, Fujitsu, Intel

HP Ending Free Firmware Updates for X86 ProLiant Servers

Only those customers with systems under warranty will get access to firmware updates, which had been offered for free.


Tags: Dell, x86 servers, HP, servers, IBM, IT infrastructure, Cisco Systems, firmware, ProLiant, Lenovo

Dell Unveils Proof-of-Concept ARM-Based Server

Company officials say they expect the microserver will help fuel the expansion of the ecosystem around ARM-based servers.


Tags: hyperscale, ARM processors, SoC, mobile devices, IT infrastructure, 64-bit, AMD, x86, servers, Dell, processors, Intel

AMD Intros First ARM-Based Opteron Server Chip

At the Open Compute Summit, the chip maker also unveiled a developer kit designed to encourage companies to build to the SoC.


Tags: ARM processors, developers, HP Moonshot, microservers, IT infrastructure, AMD, mobile devices, Dell, SoC

Microsoft Buys Land for Massive Data Center Expansion in Quincy, Wash.

Microsoft scooped up an additional 200 acres in the tech giant's native home state halfway between Seattle and Spokane to construct a massive new data center.


Tags: data center construction, data center expansion, server farms, Fiber Optic Network, Intuit, green power, Yahoo, Dell, Microsoft, cloud services, wind farm, cloud computing

Calxeda, Pioneer in ARM Chips for Servers, Shuts Down

Calxeda officials said the company was too early to market, and that its products were not generating enough revenue to keep it afloat.


Tags: ARM processors, AMD, SoC, processors, microservers, Intel, IT infrastructure, HP, Calxeda, Marvell, Dell, AppliedMicro

Dell Sets Different Cloud Path Than HP, IBM

At Dell World, the vendor announces partnerships with Red Hat, Microsoft and Google, eschewing building its own public cloud.


Tags: OpenStack, Google, Red Hat, IBM, IT infrastructure, Microsoft, cloud computing, open source, HP, Dell

Server Revenues Continue to Decline in 3Q13

UNIX continues to decline as Linux rises, according to third quarter 2013 data from IDC and Gartner.


Tags: IBM, Server Market, x86 server, x86, servers, HP, Dell, revenues

Server Management Tools: A Closer Look at HP's iLO and Dell's iDRAC

There's more to consider when purchasing new server infrastructure than simply the hardware. Make sure you do a little homework on the management side of the equation before your next server purchase.


Tags: server review, server management, HP, data center, Dell, server hardware

Dell's T620 Tower Quietly Delivers Plenty of Processing Punch

In need of a high-power server tower but don't require the high availability of a cluster solution?  Consider the smooth-operating PowerEdge T620 for your next server replacement or upgrade.


Tags: Server Market, server review, Dell, PowerEdge, Dell PowerEdge

HP Moonshot 64-bit ARM-based Servers Arriving in 2014

HP will begin selling 32-bit and 64-bit ARM-powered versions of its low-power Project Moonshot servers early next year.


Tags: ARM, ARM processors, Moonshot, ARM server, HP, HP Moonshot, Dell

Dell to Demo 64-Bit ARM-Based 'Copper' Server

The system maker will show off the server during ARM's TechCon event, where much of the attention will be ARM technology in the data center.


Tags: open source, ARM processors, cloud computing, microservers, SoC, servers, Fedora, HP, Dell

Lenovo Looking to Strengthen Server Market Position

The hardware manufacturer is taking on the likes of Dell, HP and IBM in an effort to become a major player in the x86 server market.


Tags: Dell, x86 servers, HP, servers, Server Market, Lenovo, ThinkServer, IBM, x86

Dell Debuts PowerEdge VRTX for Converged Infrastructure

Dell combines compute, storage and networking in one box.


Tags: networking, Dell, compute, Dell PowerEdge, PowerEdge VRTX, PowerEdge

Dell Sets the Stage for Hyper-V's Return to OpenStack

Once tech non grata, Microsoft's virtualization platform is making a comeback thanks to Dell.


Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, virtualization, Dell, private cloud, Hyper-V, public cloud, Hyper-V Cloud, OpenStack

Dell PowerEdge R715: A Steal at This Price?

Our latest Server Review uncovers an AMD Opteron-based server that offers an outstanding combination of price and performance.


Tags: rackmount, Dell PowerEdge, servers, Dell, server review, PowerEdge

Dell Partners with SUSE Linux for OpenStack

The new Dell SUSE Cloud Solution, Powered by OpenStack takes aim at private clouds.


Tags: Dell PowerEdge, SUSE, open source, cloud computing, SUSE Linux, Dell, Cloud, PowerEdge, OpenStack

Ubuntu Linux Gets Certified on Dell 12G Servers

Dell will now be able to resell and support Ubuntu Linux across a broad range of servers.


Tags: Ubuntu LTS, OpenStack, Ubuntu Linux, Linux server, Dell, servers, Linux

Univa Revs Up Grid Engine for ARM Servers

Company's workload management software will provide automation and orchestration to the burgeoning ARM server market.


Tags: ARM server, Calxeda, Univa, ARM, Servers & Services, servers, Dell

Dell Aims for Global Server Dominance

Michael Dell wants to be the number one server vendor in the world, and the OpenStack cloud might just help him to get there.


Tags: dell servers, OpenStack, servers, Dell, Servers & Services, cloud computing

Dell Pushes ARM Servers to Open Source Apache Project

Dell helps out the Apache Software Foundation with the donation of a new Calxeda ARM-powered server.


Tags: Apache Software Foundation, Apache HTTP Server, Calxeda, ARM, Apache, Dell, open source

Dell Active Infrastructure: Converged IT for Private Clouds, VDI

In the converged infrastructure game, Dell is going all in.


Tags: Dell PowerEdge, Dell Active System, converged IT, VDI, Dell, blade servers, private cloud, Cloud

Dell PowerEdge Microserver Buying Guide

With microservers threatening to become the next great server form factor, Dell is pushing micros hard with the debut of its third generation PowerEdge microserver.


Tags: PowerEdge, buyers guide, Dell PowerEdge, MicroServer, Buying Guide, Dell, servers, buyer's guide, server

Dell Delivers Convergence in New Data Center Solution

Servers, storage and networking come together in a new converged Blade Data Center offering.


Tags: blades, blade server, Dell PowerEdge, servers, virtualization, Dell, server

Global Server Revenues Decline in 1Q12

The latest global server reports are out from both IDC and Gartner, and despite a few bright spots, overall the news isn't good.


Tags: x86, servers, HP, x86 servers, blade servers, Dell, server, Server Market, IBM

Dell Debuts New ARM-based Copper Servers

Available only to select customers and developers, Dell gets the ball rolling on a new ARM-based server ecosystem.


Tags: Dell, servers, PowerEdge, ARM, ARM server, Servers & Services, Dell PowerEdge

Dell Closes on Cloud Computing Wyse Technology Acquisition

Dell looks to attain a leadership position in the thin client and cloud computing markets with the purchase.


Tags: Wyse, cloud computing, Dell, Thin clients, servers, thin client, Servers & Services

Servers Still a Bright Spot for Dell Despite Decline in Overall Revenues

Dell execs blame sales execution for the company's missed expectations.


Tags: quarterly financials, networking, servers, Servers & Services, Dell

Dell R520 Server Arrives with an Attention to Detail

Dell's new PowerEdge R520 debuts as a worthy successor to the R510, delivering many features previously found only on higher end servers.


Tags: rackmount, Dell PowerEdge, rack mount, server, Dell

Dell Taps Unidesk for VDI Management

Dell aims to ease virtual desktop management by offering its integrated enterprise VDI packages with Unidesk's layering tech.


Tags: virtual desktop infrastructure, Unidesk, VDI, Dell, virtual desktop, virtualization

Dell Pursues Cloud-Based Virtual Desktops With Wyse Buy

Dell buys desktop virtualization specialist Wyse Technologies in a bid to boost data center sales and expand its cloud VDI business.


Tags: cloud computing, desktop virtualization, Dell, Wyse

Dell Enlists 12G Servers, the Cloud for VDI Refresh

Dell refreshes its virtual desktop portfolio with a new appliance, a 12G PowerEdge-powered enterprise option and a cloud-based offering.


Tags: desktop virtualization, VDI, Dell, dell servers

Intel Xeon E5 Heads to Linux

New Intel server CPU is already ready for Linux.


Tags: SUSE Linux, intel e5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Dell, Linux, Intel, RHEL

Dell Promises 'Cheaper, Faster, Easier'

Dell's 12G launch highlights more power and speed for not-so-much more money.


Tags: Dell, dell servers

Dell Ramps Up 12G Servers with Fluid Data

More power and manageability take center stage in major Dell server refresh.


Tags: HP, Dell, dell servers

Dell Banking on Major Server Refresh

Dell delivers record financial results for its fiscal 2012 year and has big plans ahead for its next generation of servers.


Tags: Dell

Dell Servers

Dell's PowerEdge servers aim to give new meaning to the phrase 'industry standard.' The wide array of form factors, processor and OS choices seek to satisfy the smallest SMB to the largest enterprise.


Tags: Dell

Dell Leans on SUSE for OEM Linux Solutions

What's sitting inside your Dell OEM solution? If it's Linux, then it's likely to be SUSE.


Tags: SUSE, Dell, Linux

Dell AMD Server Buying Guide

Dell believes the latest refresh of its AMD PowerEdge servers gives it a leg up on the competition when it comes to performance.


Tags: PowerEdge, Dell PowerEdge, Dell, Opteron, Buying Guide, AMD

The 7 Best Servers for Linux

Shopping for a new Linux server isn't as easy as you might think. Here's a round-up of what's available for those of you who want to dance with the penguin.


Tags: penguin, IBM, Oracle, Dell, Linux server, PogoLinux, HP

7 Blade Server Solutions to Transform Your Data Center

Boost your virtualization, private cloud or database-backed computing with these new blade servers. You'll save space, power and deployment headaches with high-density blade servers from your favorite manufacturers.


Tags: server hardware, Dell, HP, Oracle, IBM, SuperMicro, server blade, Cisco

Dell PowerEdge R210 II: Good Things Come in Small Packages

This enterprise-ready, ultra-compact, 1-socket  server from Dell may very well change your perception of rackmount servers.


Tags: Dell, server, rackmount, Dell PowerEdge, PowerEdge

IDC: Worldwide Server Revenues Sluggish but Still Up

The third quarter marked the slowest quarterly growth rate for servers worldwide since the first quarter of 2010, according to IDC. Among global vendors, IBM was the big winner, picking up enough share to pull even with HP.


Tags: server shipment stats, x86 server, IBM, Oracle, server revenue, Dell, mainframe, IDC, Linux, Fujitsu, HP

IDC Reports Strong Server Sales

IDC says server sales, especially for non-x86 platforms, continued to grow but how long can it keep up?


Tags: revenue, IBM, Dell, IDC, server, HP

HP Joins OpenStack

HP joins Dell, Citrix, Cisco, Ubuntu and more than 86 other vendors in the land-grab rush for open source stack superemacy.
Tags: OpenStack, HP, Dell, Ubuntu, open source

Dell Launches OpenStack Cloud Platform Solution

Dell set to offer commercial support for OpenStack Cloud solution and announces new open source Crowbar for installation.
Tags: OpenStack, open source software, Dell, Ubuntu, cloud computing

Dell KACE Debuts SMB System Management Appliance

Linux-powered appliance provides server and asset management capabilities.
Tags: Kace, appliance, Dell, SMB, server

Server Shipments and Revenues Jump in Q1: Gartner

Global server shipments and revenues grew at a healthy clip in the first quarter, according to a new report.
Tags: share, InternetNews, network, internet.com, Dell

Microservers: Small Footprint, Powerful Punch

Microservers are inexpensive, power efficient and not to be confused with blade servers. Find out whether this latest data center staple is right for you.
Tags: Dell, Intel, blade server, SeaMicro, MicroServer

Sun Shines on Oracle as Server Market Rebounds

IDC reports 'meaningful' enterprise server refresh cycle as first quarter server revenues hit $11.9 billion
Tags: Oracle, IBM, IDC, HP, Dell

Dell PowerEdge Servers

Dell's PowerEdge server family offers rack, tower and blade models designed for organizations of all sizes, from  the smallest of SMBs through large enterprises.


Tags: Dell, Dell PowerEdge, dell servers, server hardware

Dell Server Buyer's Guide

Dell's latest refresh of its server portfolio puts new processors and added intelligence front and center. The servers are available in blade, rack and tower form factors, with 17 new PowerEdge machines featuring the latest AMD Opteron 6000 and Intel Xeon 5600 series processors.
Tags: Dell, blade server, buyer's guide, PowerEdge

Dell First Server

Buying that first server isn't easy, but with Dell's first server program, enterprises can buy what they need for the present with an eye on the future.


Tags: dell servers, server hardware, Dell

Dell's Acquisitions Part of Larger Enterprise Play

Dell embraces a startup mentality to reshape its image from being just a direct seller of hardware to a more comprehensive provider of all kinds of IT services.
Tags: Scalent, Kace, Dell, cloud computing, server hardware

What's Hot (and What's Not) for Servers

x86 servers are still in, but brand loyalty is out. Dell satisfies, while Oracle disappoints. Gabriel Consulting Group's third annual data center survey reveals the latest server trends and differentiators.
Tags: IBM, x86 servers, HP, server hardware, Dell

Dell's PowerEdge R515 Server Delivers Density, Flexibility and Value

Although rackmount servers are considered commodity offerings, demand for them continues to rise. The server hardware vendors are happy to oblige, as they attempt to differentiate their wares. The PowerEdge R515 from Dell is a prime example.
Tags: rackmount, Dell PowerEdge, server, Dell, PowerEdge

Dell Partners With Ubuntu for Linux Cloud Computing Technology

Dell is now set to integrate Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud on PowerEdge servers.
Tags: cloud computing, Dell, Canonical, open source, Ubuntu

Dell Joins Novell for Linux Appliances

SUSE Linux Appliance program expands with Dell partnership.
Tags: Linux, server hardware, Dell, appliance, SUSE Linux

Dell, HP Roll Out Virtual Solutions

Dell and HP announced new software offerings designed to make managing virtual environments easier. Is the future for server manufacturers virtual?
Tags: Dell, HP, Microsoft, server virtualization, virtual appliance

Server Hardware Revenue Growth Strongest in a Decade

Worldwide server hardware revenue in the latest quarter increased 13.2 percent from 2009, according to IDC. The research firm also reports HP and IBM remain in a tight race for bragging rights to the leading share of revenue.
Tags: IBM, HP, IDC, server hardware, Dell

After the Server Virtualization Tipping Point

Six months ago, IDC said new virtual servers will exceed physical server purchases in 2010. This week, Gartner said only 25 percent of all server workloads will be in a virtual machines this year. Can both be correct? Dell hopes so.
Tags: IDC, Dell, Virtual Server Management, Gartner, server virtualization

Xsigo Promises Bold Data Center Management Advance

With backers that include Dell and Salesforce, Xsigo will announce what it says will be a virtual I/O breakthrough for the data center.
Tags: xsigo, Cisco, Dell, VMworld, I/O

Dell Offers Server Management from Microsoft with OEM Deal

The company will integrate Microsoft's SCE 2010 software with its own OpenManage tools.
Tags: Dell, Microsoft, OEM, server management

Oracle's Plan for Solaris Servers

The company says that Dell and HP will be reselling Oracle's Solaris and Enterprise Linux operating systems.
Tags: Dell, HP, Solaris, Oracle

Dell Warns of Malware-Infected Server Motherboards

Dell is warning its customers that there is malware on some server motherboards.
Tags: malware, server, motherboard, Dell, server hardware

Dell to Acquire Ocarina Networks

Ocarina storage optimization technology helps to reduce data center management, data center space, power usage and bandwidth.
Tags: data center management, data centers, Dell

Dell Servers Buyer's Guide

In the past few months, Dell overhauled its PowerEdge server line to provide its x86 servers with greater reliability, improved performance and the ability to handle tougher workloads. Here's what to expect if you're in the market for Dell servers.
Tags: PowerEdge, dell servers, Dell, buyer's guide, x86 servers

Dell Introduces New Storage, Server Virtualization Products

In keeping with its mantra of simplifying IT, the firm offers up new storage and server virtualization products with rapid deployment and provisioning at the heart of their design.
Tags: server virtualization, EqualLogic, networking, Dell, Storage