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

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

New Gen 9 Servers Arriving from HP

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


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

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

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: x86 servers, HP, servers, DEC, x86 server, server os, OpenVMS

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

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

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: HP, Cray, servers, IBM, supercomputer, TOP500, supercomputers, Tianhe-2, 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: HP Cloud, cloud platform, Linux distribution, OpenStack, HP, Debian, Ubuntu, cloud computing, Cloud

HP Brings Liquid Cooling to Apollo High-Performance Server Portfolio

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


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

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: HP, IBM, Gartner, Server Market

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

HP Joins Foxconn for Cloud Servers

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


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

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

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

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

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

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, virtualization, Moonshot, 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, revenues, x86, x86 server, IBM, HP, servers

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: Dell, HP, server hardware, server management, 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, x86, x86 servers, blade servers, HP, NonStop

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

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

HP Debuts OneView for Converged Systems Management

HP takes a new approach to managing converged infrastructure.


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

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

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

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: HP, Atom, Avoton, Project Moonshot, Intel, Moonshot, 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, Gartner, HP

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: AMD, servers, HP, data center infrastructure, ARM, microservers, Moonshot, ARM server, data center, Copper Servers, Software-Defined Infrastructure, 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: Intel, ARM processors, HP, microservers, IT infrastructure, SoC, processors, cloud computing, AMD

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

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

HP Moonshot Debuts Low-Power Servers

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


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

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, servers, blade server, ProLiant, HP, 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: high availability, disaster recovery, business continuity, data center, Unix, Linux, HP

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

HP's CloudSystem Improves Cloud Automation

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


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

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: quarterly financials, Itanium, 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: intel e5, hp gen8, ProLiant Gen8 server, rackmount, virtualization, ProLiant, HP, servers, blade server

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, HP, SAN, VMworld

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

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

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: ARM server, Moonshot, ARM, server, Project Gemini, HP, x86, x86 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 cloud services, HP converged cloud, HP CloudSystem, virtualization, hybrid cloud, HP, Cloud, public cloud

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, Buying Guide, buyers guide, server, HP, servers, ProLiant

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

HP AMD CPU Upgrades Crank Up the Capacity

A processor refresh doesn't necessarily mean you need a new server. Sometimes, simply dropping in new chips gives your server a huge performance boost. Paul Ferrill demonstrates how AMD's new 16-core chip ups the compute capacity of the HP ProLiant DL 385 G7 by 25 percent.


Tags: HP, server hardware, ProLiant, AMD

HP Support is Always On

New set of support offerings could end the need for the on-site IT support staff.


Tags: HP

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

HP Profit Dives as Whitman Positions for a Turnaround

HP has dug itself a big financial hole, but it's one that new CEO Meg Whitman has a plan to dig out from.


Tags: Itanium, Integrity, HP, earnings

HP Project Voyager Expands Server Control

HP is launching a massive new effort to help control a new generation of servers.


Tags: HP, project voyager, hp gen8

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

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

HP Floats Raft of Cloud Computing Options

From hardware and software to partner programs to training HP has launched a trajectory to the cloud.


Tags: server virtualization, HP, Cloudsystem, cloud computing

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

Gartner: Server Shipments, Revenue Up in Third Quarter

The research firm says worldwide server shipments and revenues were up in the third quarter of 2011, driven primarily by Asia/Pacific and Eastern Europe.


Tags: server shipment stats, Gartner, HP, server revenue, Oracle, IBM

Why Supercomputing Matters

What happens in high-performance computing eventually finds its way into mainstream computing. Keeping up with the latest innovations goes a long way toward managing a data center that meets your business' needs.


Tags: Open Compute, Facebook, Intel, HP, nVidia, supercomputing, TOP500

HP to Unify Unix and x86 Server Architectures

Dubbed Odyssey, it's HP's plan seeks to transform the server landscape for mission-critical computing.


Tags: Unix server, Unix, mission-critical, HP, x86 server

VMware, HP refresh Cloud Computing Offerings

VMware updates vCenter Operations Manager, and introduces new vFabric Application Management and IT Business Management suites, while HP introduced HP Technology Consulting Services to help customers blaze a path to the cloud.


Tags: HP, virtualization, cloud computing, vFabric, vCenter, VMware, server virtualization

HP's OpenStack Cloud Goes Into Private Beta

OpenStack ecosystem continues to grow, but how do you move data across different OpenStack vendors?


Tags: HP, Rackspace, OpenStack, open source software

HP Expands VirtualSystem for VMware

HP packages up physical services to deliver virtual services.


Tags: HP, VMworld, server hardware