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Lenovo, IBM x86 server strategy gets clarity as acquisition looms

IBM will provide the high-end System X and Flex products to complement Lenovo's low-end ThinkServer products

Dell PowerEdge R730xd

Review: Dell's 13G PowerEdge R730xd, a workhorse server with a kick

Hardware improvements, rich storage options, and plenty of room for expansion add up to a very fast, flexible 2U workhorse

Intel wants to modernize data centers with new Xeon server chips

HP, Dell, Lenovo, and IBM will come out with servers running Xeon E5-2600 v3 chips, the first to support DDR4

Cisco retools UCS server line

New modular and mini versions from Cisco scale from huge deployments down to fewer than 15 servers

Cisco -- that's right, Cisco -- soars in server sales

Cisco's success in blade server market may be as much about savvy marketing and good customer outreach as it is about technology

Server sales have turned a corner, IDC says

Intel's Grantley Xeon chip and the end of support for Windows Server 2003 should keep server makers busy for a while

HP reports surprise growth as PC sales climb

The company's PC business grew 12 percent, though most other divisions declined

Oracle gives Exadata some backward compatibility

Database 10gR2 is now supported on Oracle's flagship 'engineered system,' although caveats apply

AppliedMicro's 64-core chip could spark off ARM core war

AppliedMicro to cram 64 cores in X-Gene 3 chip to crank up performance

Oracle's Sparc M7 chip to supercharge in-memory computing

The new Sparc chip that will ship in Oracle's Unix servers next year promises big performance gains

SAP makes it cheaper, easier for customers to use Hana in certain scenarios

The move signals that competition has truly arrived in the in-memory database market, says one observer

Windows Server 2003 support expiration could boost server sales next year

The tale is akin to what happened when Microsoft ended Windows XP support, which lead to PC upgrades

Red Hat aims at standardization with Linux for 64-bit ARM servers

Red Hat wants Linux for ARM servers to avoid the fragmentation that plagued Unix in decades past

AMD's new 64-bit ARM board points way to x86 coexistence

The Opteron A-1100 64-bit server development board has the company's first ARM processors

Dell aims Cloudera-powered appliance at enterprise Hadoop users

New Cloudera Hadoop appliance uses in-memory processing and newest-generation data analysis tools

Google looks to the day when it can quit building its own servers

At some point, your infrastructure will look just like Google's

Unisys phasing out decades-old mainframe processor for x86 chips

Unisys is shifting to Intel's Xeon chips for its flagship servers

HP's 'Machine' is a big bet on the future of server hardware

The system could be a game changer, but it won't get to market for at least a few years

SAP: Put a little more HANA in your Red Hat

SAP's in-memory database product will be supported on hardware appliances and Amazon images running Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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