Twitter Suffers Another Outage
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 31, 2013
This was the service's third outage this month.
Tags: service, social networking, outage, Twitter, Web, server, downtime
The Biggest Enterprise IT Announcements at CES
By Rob Enderle | Article Published January 10, 2013
Smart IT managers will be paying attention to the heftier tablets, graphics servers, table PCs and in-car DVRs on display at CES.
Tags: table PCs, Consumer Electronics Show, enteprise, nVidia, tablet, Lenovo, IT, Surface, Panasonic, CES, server, Microsoft, graphics
Server Revenues Fall in Q3
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 03, 2012
Dell and Cisco were the only two vendors to see market share gains during the period.
Tags: Linux, Dell, IDC, IBM, Gartner, HP, server, revenue, Cisco
HP Unveils Server Designed for Big Data
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 16, 2012
The HP ProLiant SL4500 offers multi-core processors and massive amounts of storage.
Tags: big data, server, HP, ProLiant
AMD to Put ARM Chips in Servers by 2014
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 30, 2012
The ARM-based chips consume much less power than x86 chips.
Tags: server, ARM, AMD, processors, chips
Microsoft Touts Exchange 2013 at Conference
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published September 25, 2012
The company is launching new server- and cloud-based versions of its unified communications software.
Tags: Cloud, Microsoft Exchange, server
Death of the Big Three Server Market is Premature
By Rob Enderle | Article Published September 19, 2012
Young tech companies tend to have to relearn lessons that older hands learned long ago.
Tags: server, Facebook, Google
Amazon Web Services Lets Users Sell Reserved Instances
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 12, 2012
The cloud computing industry has a new resale market.
Tags: cloud computing, Amazon Web Services, marketplace, server
Judge Rules in Favor of Hewlett-Packard in Oracle Case
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 02, 2012
Oracle is obligated to continue supporting the Itanium server platform; the next phase of the trial will determine damages.
Tags: Oracle, server, lawsuit, HP, platform, Itanium
Lenovo, EMC Join Forces in Server Market
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 01, 2012
The partnership could help both companies gain ground against rivals like HP, IBM and Dell.
Tags: server, Storage, Lenovo, Enterprise, EMC
VMware to Buy Nicira Network Software for $1.26 Billion
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 24, 2012
Nicira makes networking monitoring and management software.
Tags: virtualization, networking, VMware, server, merger and acquistion activity, software
EU Court Rejects Microsoft Antitrust Appeal, But Shaves 4 Percent off its Fine
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 27, 2012
Microsoft will pay $1.1 billion for violating antitrust regulations.
Tags: antitrust, EU, fine, server, Microsoft
HP, Oracle Begin Court Face-Off in Itanium Dispute
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 04, 2012
One of the year's most contentious tech industry trials begins today.
Tags: Itanium, HP, lawsuit, Oracle, server
Intel Updates Xeon Line of Server Chips
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 14, 2012
The new processors are aimed at the high-performance computing market.
Tags: Xeon, chip, processors, Intel, server
HP's Server Strategy Focuses on SSDs, Storage Bottleneck
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 27, 2012
The company says that its new ProLiant servers will boost performance by 50 percent for some applications.
Tags: Storage, HP, server, ProLiant
Tech Comics: Geeks Give Birth
By Oliver Widder | Article Published October 14, 2011
Deciding on a name for the new arrival is one of the challenges for expecting geeks.
Windows 8 Touts Workstation Virtualization
By Paul Rubens | Article Published September 15, 2011
Based on Windows 8, virtualization -- once the province of businesses with big bucks -- will become a default option for mainstream computing.
Tags: server, Windows 8, virtualization
Servers with Intel Xeon E5 Chips Due Early 2012
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 14, 2011
The Sandy Bridge-based chips will have up to eight processing cores each.
Tags: server, Intel
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: hardware, Dell, server
Oracle Calls HP Itanium Lawsuit a 'Publicity Stunt'
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 30, 2011
Oracle says the Itanium platform "has no future" and accuses its former partner HP of lying to its customers.
Tags: server, lawsuits
CIO2CEO: Server Huggers
By John D. Hughes | Article Published April 03, 2011
CIO2CEO: Server Huggers
Tags: infrastructure, server, leadership, Cloud, CIO
Solid State Drives vs. Spinning Disks
By Henry Newman | Article Published August 02, 2010
Solid state drives will never replace spinning disks, despite a huge tide of opinion to the contrary.
Tags: server, data storage, SSD, solid state drives, Solid State Storage
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: server, UltraSPARC, hardware, Sun, Oracle
Guide to IBM System x Servers
By Drew Robb | Article Published May 13, 2010
Big Blue is claiming its two-socket systems can do the same work or better than the four-socket servers of its rivals. We go inside the bold claims, with a comparison chart to lay out the configurations.
Tags: x86 servers, IBM, server, server management, server hardware
Improving SMB Server Virtualization
By Nathan Coutinho | Article Published May 07, 2010
Server virtualization offers tremendous cost savings, but the optimal advantage from virtualization requires informed investment and knowledge of compatibility issues.
Tags: SMB, server, virtual, server virtualization, virtualization
AMD's Positions Improve on Both Client and Server
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published April 01, 2010
New client and server processors and a return to delivering products on time are paying off for Intel's only real competitor.
Tags: Intel, server, client, Opteron, AMD
Can Ubuntu Server Be a Datacenter Leader?
By Kenneth Hess | Article Published March 12, 2010
The flexibility of Ubuntu's cost structure offers a competitive advantage: companies purchase support for it only if they need or want to.
Tags: Linux, server, open source server, open source tools, Ubuntu
Intel Unveils Atom-Based Server Platform
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published March 05, 2010
Touting the Atom server's energy efficiency, Intel claims the boxes provide enough power for small office/home office (SOHO) and SMB clients, at a reasonable cost.
Tags: server management, Atom, Intel, server, chips
Data Storage Vendors Poised for Virtualization Gains
By Paul Shread | Article Published January 13, 2010
Big data storage vendors like EMC and NetApp are positioned to score major gains from the mass migration to server virtualization.
Tags: server, data storage, VMware, NetApp, virtualization
Is Your Data Center Just Plain Ugly?
By Kenneth Hess | Article Published December 09, 2009
Oh, maybe the cables are all neat and the fans are blowing, but your beloved data center may still be far from pretty.
Tags: data center, server, Windows, data center management, operating system
Apache Celebrates Ten Years: Meritocracy Rules
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published November 05, 2009
The leading open source application celebrates a big anniversary -- and also celebrates the core value that helped it get this far.
Tags: open source, IBM, Google, Microsoft, server
Computer DRAM Vendors See Upturn
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published October 23, 2009
The DRAM industry saw strong sequential growth, with recovery likely to continue through 2010.
Tags: Intel, AMD, desktop, server, Windows
Ubuntu to Launch Cloud App Store
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 16, 2009
The initiative is part of the company's Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) effort.
Tags: services, Red Hat, Enterprise, Linux, server
Cisco's Virtual NICs Boosts its Unified Computing
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 12, 2009
Cisco is adding a Virtual Interface Card to its UCS system, enabling the network interface to scale up and be more flexible to the increased virtual machine traffic.
Tags: server, virtualization, policy, Cisco, marketing
Microsoft to Ship 13 Bug Patches, 8 'Critical'
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published October 09, 2009
This coming Patch Tuesday will fix the largest number of security holes ever.
Tags: Internet Explorer, server, Microsoft, Vista, Windows
Young Developers Get Old Mainframers' Jobs
By Edward J. Joyce | Article Published October 07, 2009
Industry observers have predicted the death of the mainframe for years but young developers are still needed to replace their aging predecessors.
Tags: mainframe, developer, server
Ubuntu Karmic Koala Beta Launches
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 05, 2009
Ubuntu's "Karmic Koala" launches in beta, including Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop Beta, Server and Netbook editions,and the Ubuntu Netbook Remix.
Tags: Enterprise, security, Linux, Firefox, server
RAID's Era May Be Fading
By Henry Newman | Article Published September 25, 2009
The limitations of RAID technology are becoming painfully clear.
Tags: SEC, consumer, virtualization, Storage, server
Microsoft Acquires 'Desktop Supercomputing'
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published September 23, 2009
Microsoft's purchase of Interactive Supercomputing will short up its move in high performance computing.
Tags: desktop, Linux, Windows, Microsoft, server
Firms Using SaaS for Security
By Larry Barrett | Article Published September 09, 2009
Eager to combat the growing security threat cost effectively, companies are turning to Software as a Service solutions.
Tags: SaaS, social networking, server, Facebook, video
Intel Unveils Core i5 Processors: High End Desktop
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published September 08, 2009
The new processors will also serve the low end server market.
Tags: chips, server, Windows, Intel, e-Mail
Cisco Lands Big Datacenter Contract
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published September 04, 2009
Cisco's Unified Computing System (USC) scored a big win with a construction company that will use it to consolidate five facilities into one.
Tags: Cisco, virtualization, server, datacenter, VMware
Intel, AMD Prep Six-Core PC Chips
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published September 03, 2009
By the end of this year both major chipmakers are expected to releases six-core chips for desktop computers.
Tags: AMD, server, desktop, e-Mail, Intel
Cloud on the Desktop: IBM touts 'Public Cloud'
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published September 01, 2009
IBM launches what it touts as the industry's first public desktop cloud service.
Tags: VMware, IBM, server, Microsoft, cloud computing
Virtualization Market: MSFT Gaining on VMware?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published August 28, 2009
A new report indicates that while VMware maintains a solid lead in the virtualization market, Microsoft is gaining ground in at least one area.
Tags: virtualization, VMware, software, Microsoft, server
Why IT Operations is Like an Action TV Series
By Nir Livni | Article Published August 26, 2009
Just as on TV, crisis arrives in the datacenter and in the heat of action you need the right tools.
Tags: server, database, datacenter, data, IT
Using Sender Policy Framework to Fight Spam
By Sonny Discini | Article Published August 24, 2009
Sender Policy Framework, or SPF, is getting a lot of buzz as a solution to spam.
Tags: server, policy, servers, e-Mail, spam
Working (Really) Remotely with Linux
By Juliet Kemp | Article Published August 17, 2009
A far-flung traveler keeps tabs on her life and career using a handy, highly mobile Linux set up.
Tags: Linux, wireless, Mac, broadband, server
Is Linux Getting Bloated?
By Paul Rubens | Article Published July 30, 2009
Are Linux OSes suffering from unnecessary feature creep -- and getting a little fat in the process?
Tags: Windows, Linux, server, Vista, Ubuntu
Slow File Access Slows Remote Staff
By - Reuters | Article Published July 29, 2009
While many workers would prefer to work off-site, accessing files is a major slowdown.
Tags: media, IT, software, server
Solid State Drives Preparing to Dominate
By Paul Rubens | Article Published July 22, 2009
Conventional hard drives will go the way of the doo-doo bird in server and enterprise market.
Tags: consumer, media, servers, Storage, server
Debunking the Blade Server Myth
By Scott Alan Miller | Article Published July 07, 2009
Blade servers will become the de facto standard in even the smallest datacenters, but in the meantime theyre not the best option for every business.
Tags: blade servers, server, support
Turn Your Wireless Routers into Access Points
By Eric Geier | Article Published July 02, 2009
Your aging wireless router can help increase the wi-fi coverage in your home or office.
Tags: security, server, wireless, routers
Leaving Ubuntu for PCLinuxOS
By Carla Schroder | Article Published June 24, 2009
A Linux expert finds the 'Buntus aren't dependable enough for a busy life, so she's taking her distro business elsewhere.
Tags: server, Firefox, Ubuntu, Linux
Symantec's Touts Endpoint Service for IT Managers
By Alex Goldman | Article Published June 23, 2009
Claiming "enterprise IT is broken," Symantec's new suite of products aims to fix it.
Tags: software, server, security, services, policy
Intel Offers Glimpse of Chip Future
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published June 20, 2009
Some futuristic projects go far beyond today's chip architecture and may not actually be funded.
Tags: server, Intel, smartphones, management, programming
Use your PDA to Fix Your Server Remotely
By Juliet Kemp | Article Published June 19, 2009
Notes from a sysadmin who fixed a web server from the middle of a muddy field at the Glastonbury Festival.
Tags: Linux, Windows, Blackberry, server, Google
The Good and Evil of Proxy Servers
By David Strom | Article Published June 18, 2009
This Web technology plays a role in everything from Iran's recent election to a Microsoft lawsuit against alleged purveyors of advertising click fraud.
Tags: Microsoft, open source, advertising, security, server
For Novell, Linux Still A Money Loser
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 29, 2009
Company stands by investment, plans break-even for its Linux business within 12 to 18 months.
Tags: Microsoft, Linux, Novell, management, server
Vista SP2 Ready for Download
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published May 27, 2009
Vista Service Pack 2's new installer enables it to work for both Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.
Tags: Vista, server, Windows, Microsoft, search
Getting Your Linux Hard Drive to Run Faster
By Paul Rubens | Article Published May 20, 2009
Linux offers a variety of handy tools for boosting the performance of your hard drive.
Tags: solid-state, server, Linux
Oracle's Purchase of Virtual Iron: Oracle VM
By Alex Goldman | Article Published May 14, 2009
Oracle's purchase of Virtual Iron demonstrates that efficient provisioning and energy use are driving the adoption of virtualization by corporate customers.
Tags: Oracle, virtualization, server
Defense Industry Secrets Not Well Defended
By Alex Goldman | Article Published May 03, 2009
Proving better safeguards are needed, a recent press release inadvertently revealed a major data security program that is vital to national security.
Tags: data security, server, security, international
Do Chip Sales Signal a Turn?
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published May 02, 2009
Global chip sales rose modestly in March over February. Does this mean the economy is on the mend?
Tags: server, chips, smartphones, consumer, Intel
Apache Tomcat Gets Commercial Version
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 29, 2009
SpringSource will launch Tomcat-based tc Server, including enterprise support and scalability enhancements that are not available in the open source version of Tomcat.
Tags: server, open source, middleware
Roll Your Own Linux with New Solutions
By Kenneth Hess | Article Published April 27, 2009
Solutions like VMware Studio (a free download from VMware), SUSE Studio, and rPath's rBuilder allow you more freedom than ever before.
Tags: Linux, VMware, server, services
Unbuntu vs. Debian: Which is Bigger?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 25, 2009
Depending on how you look at it, Ubuntu's gain could be Debian's loss.
Tags: HP, Ubuntu, server, Linux, Debian
VMware Stresses Aggressive Product Plans
By Alex Goldman | Article Published April 24, 2009
Sure, times are tough, but VMware won't be scaling back its ambitions.
Tags: virtualization, VMware, server
Oracle to Buy Sun Microsystems
By - Reuters | Article Published April 20, 2009
The database maker will acquire Sun in a deal worth more than $7 billion.
Tags: Sun Microsystems, IBM, Oracle, server
Tiny Core Linux Runs Fast and Light
By Paul Ferrill | Article Published March 24, 2009
Do you really need to use the default newbie choice Ubuntu when you can start with a basic core and configure features as you need them?
Tags: Storage, server, programming, wireless, Linux
Forrester: SMBs Discovering Virtualization
By Alex Goldman | Article Published March 09, 2009
As small and medium sized businesses warm to virtualization, VMware maintains its lion's share of the market.
Tags: virtualization, datacenter, VMware, server
IBM Promotes Cloud in Universities
By Sean Gallagher | Article Published March 02, 2009
The tech giants efforts are educating young developers on how to use IBM applications.
Tags: Google, cloud computing, Amazon, server, IBM
Cisco (Quietly) Adds to Linux Kernel
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 27, 2009
The network gear maker keeps a low profile about the fact that it makes a significant contribution to the Linux kernel.
Tags: open source, Linux, server, Cisco, Red Hat
Open Source Has Already Gone Green
By Tina Gasperson | Article Published February 18, 2009
For years now, there's been talk brewing about the concept of Green IT. But open source has been green for quite a while.
Tags: open source, Linux, server, marketing
Bruce Perens: Combining GPL and Proprietary Software
By Bruce Perens | Article Published February 09, 2009
Manufacturers and the broader sector of embedded systems must cope with the problem of how to combine the GPL Linux kernel and software that isn't Open Source. How does one do that legally?
Tags: open source, GPL, server, Copyright, Linux