x86 Tag Index

HP Expands Moonshot Server Portfolio with x86 and Xen

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


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

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: Facebook, Windows, Google, Android, Microsoft, IBM, iPhone, smartphones, Apple, 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, PCS, Calxeda, Chromebooks, surface RT, hyperscale, internet of things, Advanced Micro Devices, OEMs, Pund-IT, microservers, merrifield, eWEEK 30, IoT, Brian Krzanich, system-on-a-chip, Silvermont

Samsung Joins IBM's OpenPower Foundation

The group aims to extend the reach of IBM's Power architecture by licensing the chip design to companies for servers and storage systems.


Tags: open source, data storage, IBM, Intel, processors, servers, x86, Samsung, HPC, SoC, enterprise networking, ARM processors, OpenPOWER Consortium, bid data analytics, IBM Power Systems

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

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

HP Wants x86 to Be NonStop

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


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

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

IBM Flexes New Server Muscle for POWER Cloud

Big Blue is expanding its Flex Server lineup with three new POWER 7+ server designs as well as  a new double-density x86 Flex System server.


Tags: IBM, x86 servers, servers, x86, POWER 7, IBM Power System, IBM Power Series, POWER7+

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

Inside Calxeda ARM [VIDEO]

Calxeda co-founder Larry Wikelius shows off ARM system-on-chip hardware and explains why and where ARM is growing.


Tags: Linux, Ubuntu, servers, x86, ARM, SoC, Calxeda, EnergyCore

Survey: 51% of x86 Servers Now Virtualized

A new study from 451 Research reveals that a slim majority of x86 servers are now virtualized.


Tags: server, virtualization, x86 servers, servers, x86, server virtualization, 451 Research

Linux 3.7 ARMs for the Future

Full ARM support lands in latest Linux kernel, as well as new VXLAN Software-Defined Network virtualization support.


Tags: Linux, virtualization, x86, ARM, Linux kernel, ARM server, VXLAN, Software-Defined Networking

Global Server Revenues Down in 3Q12

Linux and x86 servers are bright spots as the global server market continues to slow down.


Tags: server, x86 servers, servers, x86, Linux server, Server Market

Open Source OpenStack ARMs the Cloud

The cloud will no longer be confined to just the realm of x86 servers as OpenStack turns two.


Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, servers, x86, ARM, OpenStack

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

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

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

Oracle x86 Servers Buying Guide

Oracle continues to invest in the abundant x86 intellectual property it inherited from Sun Microsystems, and with its latest x86 server releases the company is positioning them even more prominently.


Tags: Oracle, middleware, server, virtualization, x86, x86 server

Physical Versus Virtual Servers

Virtualization technologies are not a new, in fact mainframes and non-x86 operating systems have been virtualized for a long time.
Tags: server, virtualization, virtual server, x86, physical server

The Current State of Server Technology

Server technology is at a crossroads as x86 performance threatens high-end RISC/Itanium dominance.
Tags: server, server hardware, x86, processor, server technology

IBM Announces New Server and Storage Products

The new System x3620 M3 Express runs on Intel's latest Xeon multicore processors and is optimized for storage-intensive workloads.
Tags: server, IBM, SMB, x86

HP Launches New Generation of ProLiant Servers

HP ProLiant G7 servers with AMD Opteron 6100 Series processors deliver more value, rapid return on investment
Tags: server, virtualization, HP, Xeon, x86

PAN Manager 6.0 for x86 Server Blades

PAN Manager is no longer limited to managing the computing resources in a single chassis.
Tags: Dell, x86, Server Blades, PAN Manager

Muticore Chips and Per Socket Server Licensing

New muticore x86 chips make per socket software licensing seem like a good deal.
Tags: server, x86, licensing, socket, Muticore

Beyond x86 Servers: Should You Take a RISC?

As x86 servers increasingly dominate the landscape, is there room for RISC? Absolutely, says one prominent analyst.
Tags: x86 servers, hardware, Unix, x86, RISC

'Rising Tide' for x86 Servers Lifting Intel, AMD

A report from Broadpoint makes the argument that both chip makers will do better than expected because x86 server sales are poised to take off. No doubt IBM, HP and Dell are hoping that's the case.
Tags: Intel, x86, AMD, processor, x86 server

IBM Innovates Servers Again

IBM has returned to the world of x86 server innovation with eX5 line.
Tags: server, IBM, x86, eX5

Virtualization on Latest x86 Can Frustrate IT Pros

From chip manufacturers to operating system vendors to virtualization software providers, everyone offers features to optimize memory capacity.
Tags: server, virtualization, administration, x86, VMware

Will High-end x86 Impact Declining Unix Server Sales?

The high-end x86 blitz is not expected to revive or further hinder already declining Unix server sales.
Tags: IBM, x86, Unix server, high-end

x86: 30 years and Still Going Strong

Few technologies last 30 years, let alone become more dominant with each passing one, but the x86 architecture has done just that.
Tags: Intel, HP, hardware, x86, AMD