buyer's guide Tag Index
While IBM last introduced a major new zEnterprise System in 2010, the company certainly hasn't been resting on its mainframe laurels since then. Our latest Buyer's Guide explores the recent additions and innovations to the company's mainframe line.
Tags: IBM, mainframe, buyer's guide, Buying Guide, system z
VMware reigns as leader of the server virtualization market, offering a product range spans from simple server consolidation for SMBs to data center automation and fully fledged cloud computing environments for enterprises and service providers.
Tags: virtualization technology, server virtualization, hypervisor, VMware, buyer's guide, vSphere, esxi, vCenter, vcloud, VMware ESX Server
If you ruled out Unisys because you think it sells just old school mainframes, it's time to give this server provider another look. The OEM's high-end x86 servers and mainframes take full advantage of its years of experience in implementing enterprise-class solutions.
Tags: server hardware, mainframe, buyer's guide, x86 server, Unisys
If you're looking for high availability and high performance, check out Stratus Technologies' fault tolerant server family. The ftServer platform
relies on its x86 hardware design as well as homegrown high availability
software to deliver on Status' uptime assurance.
Tags: high availability, buyer's guide, fault-tolerant, stratus, ftserver
Oracle users weigh in on how they perceive the vendor these days. How big of
an impact is its smack at Itanium having, and how are non-Oracle software shops
faring? Learn where the company remains strong and where there may be room for
improvement or concern.
Tags: Oracle, Red Hat, buyer's guide, Itanium, x86 server
No longer just for the low end of the server performance totem pole, x86 servers
are increasingly finding their way into the HPC market. With its ProLiant Scalable System line, HP has made great strides to fill this
Tags: HP, buyer's guide, HPC, ProLiant, high performance computing
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, buyer's guide, PowerEdge, blade server
VNX marks the end of an era at EMC. It consolidates two longstanding product
lines, CLARiiON and Celerra, into one line, unifying SAN and NAS and enabling
unstructured data growth in traditional, virtual and cloud environments to be
more easily and efficiently managed.
Tags: EMC, SAN, virtual, NAS, buyer's guide
IBM's release of the Power7 processor and a corresponding refresh of Power-based
servers earlier this year has steadily breathed new life into what some
believed was a stagnant product family. If you're in the market for a Unix server,
here's what Big Blue has to offer.
Tags: IBM, Unix server, Power7, buyer's guide, Power Systems
Despite some assertions, mainframe technology is still alive and kicking.
Those in the market for one of these high-end boxes will be hard-pressed to avoid
IBM's System z. The mainframe family strives to be innovative and cutting edge
while remaining true to its legacy.
Tags: IBM, mainframe, buyer's guide, system z, z10
It wasn't long ago that RISC processors powered EMC's server lines. Today, Intel's Nehalem EX processor is the power behind its four server lines. Together, Celerra, Centera, Clariion and Symmetrix offer a variety of solutions to match a variety of budgets.
Tags: EMC, Intel, x86 servers, buyer's guide, Clariion
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
Tags: Dell, x86 servers, buyer's guide, PowerEdge, dell servers