HP Moonshot servers gets ARM’d

Processors designed by the British chipmaker ARM are usually found in smart phones. But Hewlett-Packard said this morning it is putting them into its Moonshot line of densely-packed lower-power ProLiant servers, joining cartridges

Published on: September 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Lenovo touts trio of new servers

To some IT managers, a server is a server. Manufacturers, however, try to emphasize the extra features they put in to show their server is more than a CPU with space for hard

Published on: September 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Cisco unwraps its least expensive UCS server

If Apple can have a iPad mini and Samsung a Galaxy Mini smart phone, why can't there be a mini server? Now there is one, albeit one that starts at just under US$20,000.

Published on: September 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Hewlett-Packard gives peek at upcoming Gen9 servers

We have good news and bad news: First the good news -- a peek at the upcoming Gen9 ProLiant servers Hewlett-Packard will release in less than two weeks. The bad news is we

Published on: August 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

New entrant in enterprise SSD market

After four years of development a California maker of solid state drives for the military and industrial customers is releasing an enterprise SSD. BitMicro Networks said this week its MAXio E-series cards which

Published on: August 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Controversy over upcoming Web protocol change

Developers never tire of finding ways to add more objects to Web pages in hopes of beating -- or at least keeping up with -- the apparently limitless increases in server power and bandwidth. However, this

Published on: August 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

New SQL Server could help ‘pull’ cloud into the enterprise

With the release of SQL Server 2014 earlier this year, Microsoft Corp. marked another milestone in its vaunted plan to plunge into cloud computing. SQL Server 2014 found a favourable response in early

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

HP says it has “breakthrough” vision of future computing

LAS VEGAS -- In the movies, there's no shortage of imagination for what computers with unlimited power can do -- run time machines, star ships or let people virtually walk through data. Hewlett-Packard

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP makes supercomputer for enterprises

LAS VEGAS –Cloud computing may be on every CIOs lips but Hewlett-Packard Co. believes there’s lots of life left in data centres. To prove it, the company announced a new supercomputing system called

Published on: June 10th, 2014 Howard Solomon