'Hardware' Tag Index

IBM's Shaky Third Quarter
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 21, 2014
IBM CEO says she's disappointed in the quarter but is confident for the road ahead.
Tags: cloud computing, IBM, hardware, Lenovo
IBM Results Show Continued Hardware Challenges for Big Blue
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 18, 2014
IBM reports second quarter 2014 revenue of $24.4 billion, once again showing hardware declines.
Tags: IBM, Apple, earnings, hardware
IBM Unix Biz Continues to Fall as Cloud Rises
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 22, 2014
Hardware revenues plummet at IBM, but rapid growth in its Cloud unit offers a contrasting view.
Tags: cloud computing, IBM, hardware, Unix
2014: The Year of Free Hardware
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published January 20, 2014
The open source software market could have a dramatic effect on the tech hardware industry this year.
Tags: open source, Linux, hardware, open source community
Feds Destroy $170,000 Worth of IT Hardware to Address Malware Concerns
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 10, 2013
The incident cost taxpayers $2.7 million.
Tags: hardware, malware, government, security threats
Researchers Find Vulnerabilities in Emergency Alert System
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 09, 2013
Earlier this year, hackers broke into the system to spread fake warnings of a zombie apocalypse.
Tags: appliances, hardware, vulnerabilities, security researcher
Report: Microsoft Could Announce Restructuring This Week
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 09, 2013
Executives are said to be nervous about the reorganization.
Tags: services, Microsoft, steve ballmer, restructurings, hardware
HP, Google Offer 'IT in a Box' for SMBs
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 12, 2013
Is HP's relationship with Microsoft cooling down?
Tags: Google, software, SMB, Google Apps, IT, HP, hardware
Survey: SMB IT Budgets Climb 19%
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 29, 2013
Small businesses aren't hiring a lot of new IT workers, however.
Tags: cloud computing, SMB, IT spending, survey, hardware, tablets, Hiring
Everything You’ve Heard About Google’s Chromebook Pixel Is Wrong
By Mike Elgan | Article Published May 08, 2013
The Pixel is neither overpriced, nor limited in the ways people think it is. Here’s what you need to know.
Tags: cloud computing, Google, PC, laptop, hardware, Chromebook Pixel
HP Refreshes SDN Products, Creates Converged Systems Unit
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 30, 2013
The company has launched a wide range of new hardware for data centers.
Tags: data center, HP, hardware, appliance, big data, SDN, Software-Defined Networking
Oracle Shares Drop after Poor Earnings Report
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 21, 2013
The company's software licensing revenue fell 2 percent.
Tags: Oracle, software, earnings, hardware, revenue, quarterly financials, cloud comouting
Will Your Next Password Be a Ring?
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 21, 2013
Google is a testing out hardware replacements for passwords.
Tags: authentication, Google, research, privacy, hardware, password
Head-to-Head Desktop Comparison: Ubuntu 12.10 vs. OS X Mountain Lion
By Matt Hartley | Article Published January 21, 2013
See how the two operating systems compare from a casual user's perspective with regards to installation, software and hardware.
Tags: open source, Linux, operating system, software, Ubuntu, hardware, desktop, OS X Mountain Lion
How to Overcome Common Ubuntu Hassles
By Matt Hartley | Article Published January 14, 2013
These suggestions can make it easier to choose your hardware, find the software you need, extend the battery life for your laptop, and more.
Tags: open source, Linux, software, Ubuntu, hardware, battery
Oracle Financials Beat Analyst Predictions
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 19, 2012
CEO Larry Ellison said Sun is now profitable.
Tags: Oracle, cloud computing, software, earnings, Sun Microsystems, hardware, Larry Ellison, quarterly financials
Oracle Unveils Big Data Appliance
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 18, 2012
The X3-2 includes Hadoop and Cloudera Manager software.
Tags: Hadoop, Oracle, software, hardware, appliance, Cloudera, big data
HP Launches New Enterprise Storage Products
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 05, 2012
The company claims the launch is its most important storage announcement ever.
Tags: HP, hardware, Enterprise, 3PAR, big data, Storage
Microsoft Surface Users Complain About Faulty Touch Covers
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 09, 2012
Many say the keyboard/cover for the tablet began to split shortly after purchase.
Tags: hardware, Microsoft Surface tablet, Touch Cover
Report: Microsoft Testing Its Own Smartphone Hardware
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 02, 2012
Rumors that Microsoft plans to launch its own smartphone seem more plausible after the company has launched its own tablet.
Tags: testing, Microsoft, smartphone, tablet, hardware
Survey: IT Budgets Under More Pressure, Staff Turnover Is Down
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published October 10, 2012
CIOs are looking to cloud computing, hardware and outsourcing to cut costs and increase productivity.
Tags: cloud computing, outsourcing, hardware, IT budgets, IT staff
IBM Q2 2012 Profit Up 6% Despite Revenue Decline
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 19, 2012
Revenue for most of the company's software and service offerings was flat or down.
Tags: services, software, IBM, earnings, hardware, revenue
IT Spending Is Rising, Despite Everything
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 09, 2012
Gartner has revised its IT spending forecast for the year upward.
Tags: cloud computing, enterprise software, IT spending, hardware, Gartner, salaries, IT hiring
Google IO 2012: Jelly Bean, Nexus 7, Google Glasses and Nexus Q
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 28, 2012
Google's annual developer event was full of new hardware announcements.
Tags: Google, Android, I/O, hardware, Jelly Bean, Google Glass, Nexus 7, Nexus Q
Microsoft Unveils Surface Tablet, Takes on IPad
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 19, 2012
Will Microsoft's entry into the hardware market sour its relationships with other PC makers?
Tags: Microsoft, iPad, Apple, tablet, hardware, Surface
Worldwide Disk Storage System Revenues Grow 7%
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 11, 2012
Storage hardware prices remain high in the wake of floods in Thailand.
Tags: hardware, IDC, disk, Storage
It's Official: Google Is Now a Hardware Company
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 22, 2012
The tech giant has finalized its purchase of Motorola Mobility.
Tags: Google, mobile, hardware, merger and acquistion activity, Motorola Mobility
Emerging Software Tools Help Boost IT Spending Projections
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 09, 2012
Forrester says U.S. IT spending will climb more than 7 percent for the next two years.
Tags: cloud computing, software, IT spending, IT jobs, hardware, IT salaries
Oracle Beats Street Projections in Q3 Earnings
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 21, 2012
Strong software sales led to an 18 percent increase in net income.
Tags: Oracle, software, earnings, hardware
The Linux Hardware Hurdle
By Matt Hartley | Article Published March 12, 2012
Hardware compatibility can be a major issue for Linux users -- but users can take steps to change that.
Tags: Linux, hardware
Tech Comics: "When Geeks Divorce"
By Oliver Widder | Article Published March 01, 2012
Oh goodness, how are we going to split the hardware?
Tags: hardware, geeks, tech
How to Select a Dell Server
By Drew Robb | Article Published August 24, 2011
An overview of the many choices Dell offers in its broad line of computer servers.
Tags: server, Dell, hardware
Dell's Strategy: Embracing Cloud, Consumerization of IT
By Rob Enderle | Article Published May 04, 2011
The hardware maker is undergoing something of a personality shift, reflecting larger changes in the tech industry.
Tags: cloud computing, Dell, hardware, tablets, consumerization of IT
10 Virtual Machine Techniques to Boost Efficiency
By Kenneth Hess | Article Published April 27, 2011
These VM tweaks can lessen downtime and boost the productivity of your IT infrastructure.
Tags: virtualization, Servers & Services, hardware, VM, hosted IT
IDC: Server Sales Keep Rebounding
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published March 01, 2011
For server sales, it's 'happy days are here again.' IDC reports that fourth-quarter global revenues and shipments both saw double-digit increases.
Tags: hardware, hardware thin client, IDC, midrange, Server Market
PC Sales Growth Slowed in Q4: Analysts
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published January 14, 2011
Gartner and IDC weigh in on slowing PC sales for the quarter -- PC sales impacted by tablets and "good enough" alternatives.
Tags: PC, iPad, hardware, IDC, tablets
Switching to Linux (For the Right Reasons)
By Matt Hartley | Article Published January 05, 2011
Linux isn’t malware-proof, nor does it mean you’ll never need to upgrade your hardware.
Tags: Linux, enterprise software, Linux desktop, hardware, malware
Server Sales Growth at Decade High
By David Needle | Article Published December 02, 2010
Computer server sales had a robust third quarter, reports research firm IDC.
Tags: data center, hardware, servers, IDC
Will Apple Abandon the Traditional PC?
By Paul Rubens | Article Published November 10, 2010
With its phenomenal success with the iPhone and iPad, will Apple continue to invest in the traditional PC?
Tags: iphone apps, iPad apps, Apple, laptop, hardware
Why Virtualize Your Data Center? 10 Reasons
By Kenneth Hess | Article Published November 03, 2010
Virtualizing your data center can provide a common management interface and easier hardware changes, among other advantages.
Tags: virtualized, data center management, hardware, Virtualization Management, data center virtualization
Should Servers Be Rebooted?
By Scott Alan Miller | Article Published October 20, 2010
Should servers should be routinely rebooted, or allowed to run for as long as possible to achieve maximum uptime?
Tags: datacenter, Servers & Services, hardware, servers
Big Blue Storms Past 3Q Estimates
By Larry Barrett | Article Published October 18, 2010
IBM hurdles estimates, raises outlook on strong software, hardware sales.
Tags: services, software, IBM, earnings, hardware
Intel Tops Revised Estimates in 3Q
By Larry Barrett | Article Published October 12, 2010
Chipmaker managed to hurdle its own watered down estimates and provides a better-than-expected outlook for fourth quarter.
Tags: earnings, chips, Intel, hardware, Paul Otellini
Oracle Moves to Mollify Frustrated Sun Customers
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published July 22, 2010
Oracle says it's begun addressing lingering questions by hardware customers on just what its strategy is.
Tags: Oracle, server, Sun, hardware, UltraSPARC
IBM Tops 2Q Profit Targets, Points to Signs of IT Recovery
By Larry Barrett | Article Published July 19, 2010
Big Blue managed to rake in another $3.4 billion in profits last quarter, thanks to strong demand for software, services and new hardware products.
Tags: software, IBM, IT, earnings, hardware
Siemens and Dell Partner to Offer New Imaging PCs
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published May 18, 2010
New Precision PCs focused on long life for the medical imaging market mean longer support than the typical PC.
Tags: Dell, health care, hardware, Xeon, Siemens
IBM Sees Across the Board Revenue Gains
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published April 19, 2010
Company reports increased spending in all areas, across all geographies, indicating renewed interest in business IT spending.
Tags: services, software, IBM, earnings, hardware
Spinning The Tech Slowdown
By Chris Nerney | Article Published March 11, 2009
Spinning The Tech Slowdown
Tags: EMC, HP, hardware, recession, InternetNews.com, enterprises, Tucci
Further Notes on proc
By Juliet Kemp | Article Published November 19, 2008
Tip of the Trade: Learn more about proc, how it works and how to get the most out of it.
Tags: CPU, networking, IT, hardware
Become A System Rescue Guru With Linux, Part 2
By Carla Schroder | Article Published May 30, 2008
Part 1 of this series dealt with how to rescue a failing hard drive by copying files to a second local hard drive. Carla Schroder walks through network rescues, Windows machine rescues, and fixing the MBR in the final part of the System Rescue series.
Tags: Linux, software, IT, hardware

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