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Dell Brings Hyperscale Units Under Single Organization

The vendor is creating the Extreme Scale Infrastructure group to house its businesses that cater to an array of hyperscale organizations.


Tags: telecommunications carriers, data center infrastructure, Facebook, Google, hyperscale architecture, HP, Dell, HPE

Worldwide Server Revenues Top $13.5 Billion in 2Q15

HP holds the top spot again with Dell and IBM following behind.


Tags: server revenue, Gartner, IDC, Server Market, IBM, Dell, HP

Cavium, Canonical Demo OpenStack Running on ARM-Based Servers

At the OpenStack Summit, the companies show a cluster of servers powered by Cavium's ThunderX SoCs running OpenStack, Ubuntu and various workloads.


Tags: canonical ubuntu, Linux, Cavium, x86 servers, Lenovo, open-source software, Intel, cloud computing, Dell, ARM processors, OpenStack, HP

Dell Aims Four-Socket R930 Server at Unix Market

Company officials say the newest PowerEdge server will give organizations an alternative to Unix servers from the likes of HP, IBM and Oracle.


Tags: database, data storage, Unix server, Oracle, IBM, In-memory database, SSDs, Lenovo, HP, x86 servers, Dell, Intel

Global Integrated Systems Market Grows to $9.4 Billion in 2014

Converged compute, storage and networking systems continue to gain traction in enterprises.


Tags: HP, IDC, Exalogic, converged systems, Oracle, integrated systems, Exadata

HP Launches Helion Rack for OpenStack Cloud Delivery

OpenStack and Cloud Foundry software gets directly integrated with HP server hardware.


Tags: Helion Cloud Platform, cloud computing, HP, cloud app, OpenStack, Cloud Foundry, OpenStack Cloud, Helion

OpenPOWER: The First Fight Isn’t Intel, It’s ARM

Rob Enderle doesn't think OpenPOWER will have much trouble rolling over ARM on servers. There is simply too much of an imbalance.


Tags: ARM, IBM, servers, analysts, HP, Intel, Vendor management, OpenPOWER

HP Debuts Cloudline Servers from Foxconn Joint Venture

The new Cloudline servers are not intended to compete against existing ProLiant servers.


Tags: Cloudline, HP servers, Foxconn, ProLiant, blade server, servers, HP, cloud servers

Server Heavyweights Splashing the Cash in Scooping Up Smaller Cloud Players

Are the latest round of acquisitions in the cloud space a clear sign that OpenStack has become a force to be reckoned with?


Tags: cloud players, OpenStack Cloud, Eucalyptus, OpenStack, EMC, VMware, HP, virtualization, server virtualization

HP Gen9 Servers Pack More Punch

HP continues to innovate with each new generation of servers while maintaining the tradition of engineering quality hardware. Do the new Gen9 systems live up to that high standard?




Tags: data center, server review, servers, HP, blade server, HP Gen9, HP Gen 9

Third Quarter 2014 Server Revenues Rise

Reports from IDC and Gartner provide a hint of optimism as revenue and server unit shipments grow, thanks largely to the cloud.


Tags: server shipments, Gartner, servers, HP, IDC, server revenue

OpenStack ROI and the Myths of Open Source

If someone doesn't believe that open source delivers better cloud software, what should vendors do? HP's Marten Mickos has a simple answer.


Tags: Piston, HP Cloud, Piston Cloud, OpenStack, Cloud, HP, open source, cloud computing, ROI

HP Expands Moonshot Server Portfolio with x86 and Xen

HP's scale-out high-density server platform debuts new application-focused solutions.


Tags: Moonshot, x86, HP Moonshot, HP, x86 servers, Xen, Servers & Services, Xen Hypervisor

AMD to Demo Hadoop Running on ARM-Based Server

The demonstration will show the maturity of the ecosystem around the 64-bit ARM architecture as it moves into the data center.


Tags: ARM processors, Applied Micro, Hadoop, Java, HP, IT infrastructure, AMD, ARM server, big data, SoC, Oracle

HP Announces First 64-Bit ARM Moonshot Server

HP adds a pair of new servers to its Project Moonshot high-density platform.


Tags: 64-bit processors, HP, ARM, Moonshot, ARM server, ARM processors, Project Moonshot

Data Centers Face Major Disruptions in Near Future: Gartner

From competition to changing workloads to tensions with China, significant changes are coming to data centers, the analysts say.


Tags: Flash Storage, SDN, ARM processors, data centers, enterprise networking, AMD, Intel, Gartner, Cisco Systems, HP, servers, data storage, IT infrastructure

Intel Sampling Xeon D SoC for Microservers, Networking, Storage

The processor eventually will join two other 64-bit Atom-based SoCs aimed at dense data center environments, a segment also being targeted by ARM.


Tags: HP, data storage, microservers, processors, enterprise networking, data center infrastructure, ARM processors, AMD, SoC, Intel

New Gen 9 Servers Arriving from HP

Next-generation servers set to support 40 Gigabit Ethernet networking and 12 Gb/s storage drives.


Tags: Intel Xeon, HP Gen 9, HP Gen9, Intel, server hardware, servers, HP

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.


Tags: PaaS, IaaS, cloud computing, HP, IT infrastructure, SAP HANA, Helion Cloud Platform, OpenStack

OpenVMS Coming to x86 Servers

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


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

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.


Tags: Lenovo, Motorola Mobility, government IT, IBM, mobile devices, Google, PC hardware, Huawei, x86 servers, zte corp., national security, data security, HP

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.


Tags: Tianhe-2, Cray, IBM, supercomputer, supercomputers, TOP500, HP, servers, Linux

Which Linux Distribution Powers HP Helion Cloud? [VIDEO]

HP launches its own OpenStack-based cloud platform and also changes the platform's underlying Linux distribution.


Tags: Ubuntu, Cloud, cloud computing, HP, Linux distribution, OpenStack, HP Cloud, Debian, cloud platform

HP Brings Liquid Cooling to Apollo High-Performance Server Portfolio

New Apollo portfolio of servers announced as well as expanded converged systems offerings.


Tags: HPC, high performance computing, converged systems, HP Apollo, rackmount, servers, Apollo, HP

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.


Tags: Gartner, Server Market, IBM, HP

HP Invests $1B in OpenStack Cloud, Rebrands Cloud OS as Helion

Hewlett-Packard renews its OpenStack commitment with a $1 billion, two-year investment in R&D and its new Helion cloud platform initiative.


Tags: PaaS, platform as a service, SUSE, hewlett-packard, HP, Linux, Helion, OpenStack Cloud, Cloud OS, Havana, Red Hat, Icehouse, Cloud Foundary

HP Joins Foxconn for Cloud Servers

New servers set to complement the existing HP ProLiant server platform.


Tags: HP ProLiant, servers, HP, Foxconn, ProLiant Gen8 server, ProLiant

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, HP, Lenovo, IT infrastructure, x86 servers, IBM

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

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: servers, HP, Cisco Systems, IT infrastructure, server virtualization, Oracle, IBM, Huawei, hyperscale, Dell, 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: SuperMicro, RISC, Fujitsu, ERP, HPC, Cisco Systems, servers, Dell, NEC, enterprise software, Intel, processors, big data, Data Analytics, HP

HP DL580 Gen8 Server Innovates with Power

With power and cooling the two most significant operating costs for servers, a more power-efficient solution can significantly impact the bottom line. In that respect, HP's new DL580 Gen8 certainly delivers.


Tags: hp gen8, Gen8, HP ProLiant, servers, server review, HP, power and cooling

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

HP's ProLiant DL320e Gen8: Good Things Can Come in Small Packages

While the compact 1U ProLiant DL320 may not offer the cost savings of its MicroServer sibling, it does provide impressive compute power and features ideal for a small business or small branch office.


Tags: Micro Server, Proliant Microserver, HP ProLiant, server review, blade server, ProLiant Gen8 server, HP

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: HP, Intel, Marvell, processors, AMD, IT infrastructure, Calxeda, SoC, Dell, ARM processors, microservers, 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: IT infrastructure, Dell, Red Hat, Microsoft, Google, cloud computing, open source, HP, OpenStack, IBM

HP Advances Its ConvergedSystems Portfolio

New servers debut as HP's AppSystem solutions evolve, including a new Moonshot-powered system for the delivery of hosted desktops.


Tags: HP, Moonshot, virtualization, AppSystem, servers

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

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

HP Wants x86 to Be NonStop

HP is expanding its NonStop server operating system platform to x86 servers.


Tags: server operating system, NonStop, HP, x86, blade servers, x86 servers

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

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

HP Debuts OneView for Converged Systems Management

HP takes a new approach to managing converged infrastructure.


Tags: converged systems, HP, OneView, HP OneView, servers, hypervisor, virtualization

Server Review: HP ProLiant BL460c Gen8 Blade Server

In need of the perfect building block for workloads like storage and compute clustering that need multiple physical servers? HP has you covered with its latest half-height blade server.


Tags: ProLiant Gen8 server, Gen8, HP, blade servers, Enterprise, servers, hp gen8, ProLiant, blade server, server review

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

HP, IBM Lead High Performance Computing Server Market: IDC

During the first half of 2013, the HPC technical server market grew 6.2 percent, with an increase of 26 percent in unit shipments, compared to 2012.


Tags: HPC, IDC, HP, IBM

Intel Unveils New Xeon Chips for More Dynamic Data Center

The Xeon E5-2600 v2 lineup includes almost two-dozen chips for not only servers but also storage and networking systems.


Tags: Intel, Cray, cloud computing, data storage, SGI, enterprise networking, it mobility, SDN, processors, HP, IBM, servers

HP M300 Moonshot Servers Get Next-Generation Intel Atom Chips

HP Moonshot servers will soon be receiving a speed boost to go along with improved power efficiency, courtesy of Intel's latest Atom C2000 systems-on-a-chip.


Tags: Avoton, HP, Moonshot, Intel, Project Moonshot, Atom, Atom processor

IBM, HP Lead Weak Worldwide Server Market: Gartner

Worldwide server shipments grew 4 percent year-on-year, while revenue declined 3.8 percent from the second quarter of 2012.


Tags: IBM, Server Market, HP, Gartner

Data Center Boot Camp Revolution: Creating Leaner, Meaner Data Centers

A closer look at the emerging trends and technologies that are helping reshape the traditionally stodgy, static data center into a more efficient, highly capable software-defined beast.


Tags: ARM, AMD, servers, ARM server, data center infrastructure, Software-Defined Infrastructure, Copper Servers, Moonshot, microservers, HP, data center, Intel

HP Sees Interest From Apple, Others in Moonshot Servers: Report

CEO Meg Whitman says that large scale-out data center operators, including Chinese search giant Baidu, are eying the vendor's low-power microservers.


Tags: cloud computing, IT infrastructure, SoC, AMD, processors, microservers, HP, Intel, ARM processors

HP Builds Enterprise Features into New Gen8 MicroServer

While cost may be the biggest driver for the entry-level server market, ease of configuration and management can pay big dividends, as HP's new Gen8 MicroServer shows.


Tags: HP, Enterprise, servers, MicroServer, server review, microservers, hp gen8, Gen8

HP's Project Odyssey Taps NEC for Mission-Critical x86 Servers

x86-based systems running in the same enclosure as Intel Itanium-based servers are a step closer to reality following the hardware vendors' latest partnership.


Tags: HP-UX, x86 servers, NEC, HP, x86, servers, Itanium

HP Moonshot Debuts Low-Power Servers

Low-power hyperscale server platform is finally ready for commercial deployment.


Tags: Moonshot, hyperscale, HP, servers, low-power

HP's ProLiant DL560 Gen8 Server Exudes Engineering Excellence

The HP DL560 is an engineering marvel and a crazy fast one at that. Is there any situation where this server wouldn't fit?


Tags: hp gen8, ProLiant Gen8 server, Gen8, HP, blade server, ProLiant, servers, server review

HP Extends Serviceguard to Linux

HP narrows the gap between Unix and Linux with new mission-critical business continuity and disaster recovery capabilities.


Tags: Unix, high availability, disaster recovery, HP, Linux, data center, business continuity

Server Review: HP ProLiant BL660c Gen8 Blade Server

Improvements to HP's ProLiant BL660c blade server help it meet the most demanding data center requirements from virtualization to heavy-duty number crunching.


Tags: HP Blade Center, Gen8, HP ProLiant, HP, blade server, data center, server review

HP's CloudSystem Improves Cloud Automation

The company's hybrid cloud development options grow with the latest CloudSystem release.


Tags: HP CloudSystem, cloud automation, PaaS, Cloudsystem, cloud computing, Cloud, HP

HP's Losses Mount as Itanium Server Line Falters

Declines continue in the wake of trouble at Autonomy and a double-digit decrease in business-critical systems revenue.


Tags: Itanium, quarterly financials, server, servers, HP

HP Builds New Servers for Big Data

The new HP ProLiant SL4500 server series scales up performance to meet Big Data requirements.


Tags: HP ProLiant, big data analytics, server, HP, servers, big data

HP Adopts Intel Itanium 9500 and Updates HP-UX

HP's Mission Critical server portfolio gets both hardware and software updates.


Tags: mission critical server, HP-UX, data center, HP, Intel, Itanium

HP Advances Gen8 Server Platforms for Four-Socket Systems

With its latest servers HP aims to enable pervasive virtualization with more performance and better I/O.


Tags: hp gen8, ProLiant Gen8 server, rackmount, blade server, virtualization, intel e5, HP, servers, ProLiant

Joint HP and Veeam Virtualization Initiative Starting to Take Real Form

Get a chance to check out the collaborative efforts of the two companies at next week's VMworld virtualization jamboree.


Tags: Veeam, SAN management, virtualization, SAN, VMworld, HP

HP Extends Its Itanium NonStop Servers

The company's new NS2100 Server platform delivers entry-class Intel Itanium architecture.


Tags: Itanium, NonStop, x86 servers, servers, HP

HP Wins Oracle App Support for Itanium Servers

Oracle plans to appeal a court ruling that will force it to continue to support HP's Itanium servers.


Tags: Itanium, Oracle, x86 servers, servers, server, HP

HP Pushes Forward on Itanium Unix for Scale-Out Computing

When exactly does it make sense to use Unix and when does it make sense to use Linux? For HP's Business Critical Systems customers, the answer depends on the use case.


Tags: Itanium, scale-out, virtualization, HP, Unix, Scale-up Computing

HP Moving from Unix Itanium to x86 Odyssey on Linux

HP is moving forward on its plans for a new generation of mission-critical x86 servers, powered by Linux. What does that mean for Unix on Itanium?


Tags: HP-UX, Itanium, x86 server, SuperDome, Red Hat, x86, RHEL, Linux, HP

HP Launches Low-Power Project Gemini Server

HP expands on its Moonshot server vision with a new Gemini chassis that can support both ARM and x86 processors.


Tags: Moonshot, x86 server, Project Gemini, server, HP, x86, ARM, ARM server

HP DL380p Gen8 Server Delivers Speed and Space

HP's DL380p Gen8 data center rackmount server should be at the top of any IT evaluation for new data center infrastructure.


Tags: hp gen8, rackmount, server review, data center, servers, server, HP

HP Aims for Cloud Convergence

New enhancements in HP's CloudSystem provide burstable cloud access.


Tags: HP converged cloud, HP CloudSystem, hybrid cloud, virtualization, HP, public cloud, Cloud, HP cloud services

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

HP ProLiant Server Buying Guide

Generation eight of HP's ProLiant line of servers debuts as the latest major makeover of the company's x86 mainstay.


Tags: ProLiant Gen8 server, buyers guide, ProLiant, server, servers, Buying Guide, HP

HP Qualifies Netlist 16GB HyperCloud Memory for ProLiant Servers

The HyperCloud memory modules are a good fit for complex enterprise data center scale-out computing applications.


Tags: server memory, HyperCloud, virtualization, Cloud, HP

HP Certifies Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu 12.04 gets its first major server vendor certification, but HP admits Ubuntu is still not yet at the same level as either Red Hat or SUSE.


Tags: Linux, Cloud, virtualization, Ubuntu, Ubuntu LTS, HP, Linux server, Canonical, Ubuntu Server, certification

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