IT infrastructure Tag Index

AMD Demos x86 APU Server Running Fedora Linux

The chip maker is looking to show the strength of the software ecosystem around heterogeneous computing processing.


Tags: open source, Linux, CPU, processors, Red Hat, x86 servers, Fedora, AMD, IT infrastructure, GPU, SoC, application developers

Lenovo Deal for IBM's Servers Getting Close U.S. Scrutiny

Government officials reportedly are worried that buying servers from a Chinese company may endanger national security.


Tags: IBM, IT management, government IT, PC hardware, x86 servers, IT security, Lenovo, IT infrastructure, telecommunications, mobile devices, Huawei, enterprise networking

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

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

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

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

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

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

Intel Execs Talk Xeon Phi at Supercomputing Show

The upcoming "Knights Landing" chip will bring significant improvements in performance, memory and interconnect, Intel officials said.


Tags: Hadoop, data storage, database, Intel, processors, servers, AMD, nVidia, IT infrastructure, HPC, GPU, Xeon Phi

Lenovo Aims New ThinkServers at Cloud, Virtualization

The new RD540 and RD640 will be armed with Intel's new Xeon E5-2600 v2 processors and will come with new capabilities, like an extra PCIe slot.


Tags: data storage, cloud computing, virtualization, servers, Lenovo, IT infrastructure, enterprise networking, management software

AMD's SeaMicro Microservers Will Drive Verizon's New Cloud

Verizon is leveraging SeaMicro's SM15000 servers for compute and storage capabilities as well as the company’s Freedom fabric architecture.


Tags: data storage, cloud computing, processors, AMD, Verizon, IT infrastructure, SeaMicro, enterprise networking, microservers

Cisco CTO Warrior: Software-Only SDN Has ‘Limitations’

The Cisco executive’s comments reflect differences in approaches by Cisco and VMware after the virtualization vendor’s introduction of NSX.


Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, Cisco, VMware, IT infrastructure, enterprise networking, SDN

VMware Builds Out Virtualization for Servers, Storage, Networking

The company’s NSX virtual networking offering pulls its own technology and that from Nicira into a single solution.


Tags: data storage, cloud computing, virtualization, IT management, servers, VMware, IT infrastructure, enterprise networking, big data, Nicira

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, Intel, processors, HP, AMD, IT infrastructure, SoC, ARM processors, microservers

Nebula Seeks to Remake Cloud Infrastructure With Commodity Hardware Appliance

Built on technology developed at NASA, this startup aims to 'democratize' large-scale cloud computing deployments.
Tags: cloud computing, IT infrastructure, Rackspace, public cloud, secure