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x86 server Tag Index

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, OpenVMS, x86 server, server os, DEC

AMD, ARM and Andreessen Take On the Data Center

ARM for the data center gets new life and a vote of confidence from Internet browser pioneer Marc Andreesen. Intel isn't impressed.


Tags: datacenter, data center, servers, AMD, ARM, x86 server, Marc Andreesen

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 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

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

IBM System x Server Buying Guide

When Intel releases a new processor, the OEMs typically race to refresh their wares. IBM is often the exception to this. Its most recent System x change up was well worth the few weeks wait.


Tags: IBM, Intel, x86 server, System x

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

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

HP's ProLiant DL 385 G7 Packs Powerful Punch

Plenty of possibilities from the latest version of this AMD Opteron powered workhorse.
Tags: HP, Opteron, x86 server, ProLiant

HP ProLiant Servers Buyer's Guide

HP's popular ProLiant line spans the full range of server form factors, from microserver to rack, tower, and blade to its scale-out lines. Find out what's new in these five categories.


Tags: HP, buyer's guide, x86 server, ProLiant, BladeSystem, MicroServer

Unisys Server Buyer's Guide

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

Oracle Buyer's Guide, Users Weigh In

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

Oracle Server Buyer's Guide

More than a year after acquiring Sun Microsystems, the question remains: Where is Oracle going with its Sun server bounty, and where does it see the industry heading?
Tags: Oracle, buyer's guide, x86 server, netra, SPARC

IBM System x

If you're looking for an x86-based server from IBM, you'll find it in the system x server line. More than a dozen racks, towers and server blades sporting both AMD and Intel processors comprise the System x server family.


Tags: IBM, Intel, AMD, x86 server, System x

Server Market Changes Lead to End of Itanium Development at Microsoft

The arrival of Intel's Nehalem-EX has pretty much signaled the end of Microsoft's support. The high-end x86 server market is changing, with many servers now sporting features previously available only in Itanium.
Tags: Microsoft, Itanium, Nehalem, x86 server, Server Market

Cisco Planning New Westmere-Based x86 Servers

A new series of Cisco's x86 servers said to provide double-digit performance gains will be formally announced in the coming weeks.
Tags: cloud computing, Cisco, UCS, x86 server, Westmere

Dell Launches Low-Maintenance x86 Servers

Dell wants to help admins spend less time keeping x86 servers running. A new crop of Westmere-processor-based, self-healing machines are designed to be deployed and ignored.
Tags: Intel, Dell, x86 servers, x86 server, Westmere

'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

RISC to x86 Server Migration Buyer's Guide

As UNIX- and RISC-based servers lose ground to x86, should you consider making the switch? Is it the beginning of the end for UNIX servers?
Tags: Dell, RISC, Unix server, buyer's guide, x86 server

HP ProLiant Servers

HP's x86-based ProLiant server line constitutes much of its server portfolio as well as a large percentage of all x86 servers sold worldwide.


Tags: HP, x86 server, ProLiant