Tuesday, June 19, 2012HP announces low-power server system with Atom chip HP's new Gemini server system will have a flexible design where cartridges can be plugged in to handle different workloads
Monday, May 14, 2012Dell, IBM announce servers with new Intel Xeon chips New servers pack more processing power and memory to speed up database and cloud tasks
Monday, April 09, 2012Eurocom packs eight-core Intel Xeon E5 chip into laptop Eurocom calls its new 12.1-pound Panther 4.0 laptop a mobile server
Monday, March 12, 2012Amazon hails era of 'utility supercomputing' High performance computing on-demand will revolutionise scientific research, claims AWS
Tuesday, February 21, 2012HP, Intel rethink processor upgrades in servers HP, Intel have put a clamp on a motherboard as an error-free way to slot processors in sockets
Wednesday, September 14, 2011Servers with new Intel Xeon E5 chips due early 2012 'This is the most phenomenal chip we've delivered on Intel to the server market, said company official of the CPUs, which replace the Xeon 5600 processors
Tuesday, March 22, 2011Dell's PowerEdge microservers take shape The company's new PowerEdge microservers are single-socket, low-power servers aimed at cutting energy bills. The new servers are built for customers looking to host Web, print, content or file servers
Friday, November 05, 2010Apple kills Xserve server line The company is offering the Mac Pro and Mac Mini as Xserve replacements. Apple is dropping the Xserve product as it continues along the path of a consumer-focused company
Monday, May 31, 2010Intel unveils new server chip with 32 cores The company unveiled a 32-core server chip called Knights Ferry as it introduces a new high-performance computing server architecture. The new chip adds vector processing capabilities to boost application performance
Friday, March 19, 2010HP, IBM, Dell launch servers with new Intel chips The rack, blade and tower servers use Intel's Xeon 5600 quad-core and six-core processors. Industry analysts say the new CPUs will help organizations in their shift to virtualized workloads
Monday, February 22, 2010Mitel ships phone call controller for virtual servers Virtual Mitel Communications Director lets administrators route calls using Internet Protocol on Intel Xeon Nehalem servers running VMWare Inc.’s vSphere 4. A Wainhouse Research analyst said Ottawa-based Mitel Networks Corp. is first out of the gate with virtualized call control
Monday, December 03, 2007New chassis offer silence and smallness New Super Micro Computer chassis geared toward SMB server market
Sunday, November 11, 2007Intel launches 'cool' energy-efficient Penryn chips The processors, manufactured using a 45-nanometer process, feature smaller transistors and cut down on electricity leaks which makes them faster and less energy-hungry, executives say
Wednesday, September 05, 2007Intel, AMD bring on quad-core duel The rivalry between the two chipmakers sparked anew with Intel's release of its Tigerton chip, pre-empting AMD's Barcelona launch set for next week, with one company saying it's better than the other
Tuesday, September 04, 2007Intel releases quad-core Tigerton processor With rival AMD's Barcelona expected in less than a week, the company launches a chip designed for high-end servers running four or more CPUs. Get an update on the product roadmap
Monday, February 26, 2007Looking back and forward: multi-core server evolution In 1973, Pete Townshend and The Who wrote and sang about Quadrophenia. And although it took another 34 years for quad-core servers to be counted as a commercial success, by all accounts, multicore server evolution is just beginning.
Tuesday, November 14, 2006Intel launches quad-core chips Intel has launched a family of quad-core processors, hoping to take back its crumbling share of the server market and win users in the trendy gaming PC segment.
Thursday, October 26, 2006New chip cooling paste paves way for faster processors IBM Corp. researchers have found a way to draw twice as much heat off hard-working computer chips, clearing the way for server farms and data centres to use denser, faster processors.
Thursday, August 24, 2006Tulsa times - Intel counts on new chip to recover lost ground Intel Corp. hopes its "Tulsa" chip for multiprocessor servers – to be launched on Aug. 29 - will stem the loss of market share to Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
Tuesday, November 01, 2005HP brings Unix to blades with Itanium Hewlett-Packard Co. is expected on Tuesday to unveil its first blade server based on Intel Corp.'s Itanium 2 processor, allowing customers to run HP-UX on one of the company's blade servers for the first time.
Tuesday, October 25, 2005Intel alters server processor road map Intel Corp. announced several changes Monday to its road map for server processors, delaying its first dual-core Itanium 2 processor and replacing a future multicore Xeon processor with a new design that eliminates the performance penalty of shared connections to a chipset.
Thursday, October 06, 2005IBM to unwrap first dual-core Xeon 'Paxville' servers IBM Corp. is due to unveil its first two 64-bit servers based on Intel Corp.'s dual-core Xeon chip, formerly code-named Paxville DP, when the chip giant launches the processor Monday. Under a promotional deal to last through year-end, Big Blue will sell one of the servers for the same price as the single-core model it replaces, according to an IBM executive. The move is designed to provide an additional incentive for users to adopt dual-core computing sooner rather than later.
Thursday, April 28, 2005Dell’s newest is a chip off the old blade Blade servers are evolving at a feverish pace, and Dell Inc.’s PowerEdge 1855 system shows just how far the technology has come. Previous blade systems suffered from severe restrictions, mainly regarding expandability, connectivity and ease of use. Dell does a respectable job addressing those trade-offs in its second-generation blade platform — particularly network communications.
Tuesday, January 04, 2005Dell unveils big plans for server blades Dell Inc.’s recent push into the blade server space — a relatively immature market — is a sign that enterprises are seeing the value of blades within the data centre.
Thursday, May 06, 2004Intel's dual-core push results in diversion By the end of 2005, Intel Corp. will have shifted all of its processor designs for everything from notebook chips to symmetric multiprocessor (SMP) servers to dual-core chips, resulting in the discontinuation of two single-core processors on its current road maps.