IBM’s PureSystems—an Impressive First Year
By Rob Enderle | Article Published May 16, 2013
The one-year-old solution has already achieved quite a bit of success.
Tags: analytics, servers, big data, appliance, IBM, PureSystems
Intel Rethinks Server Racks
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 10, 2013
The company shows a design where processors, memory and storage are each in separate areas.
Tags: server racks, Intel, data center, architecture, servers
HP Launches 'Project Moonshot' Servers
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 08, 2013
The new line of servers runs on Intel's Atom processors.
Tags: servers, Intel Atom, HP, processor
Nebula Debuts OpenStack-Based Cloud System
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 02, 2013
The Nebula One promises a plug-and-play private cloud solution.
Tags: cloud computing, appliance, Nebula, private cloud, open source, servers, OpenStack
Enterprise Linux Adoption Continues to Increase
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 28, 2013
Cloud computing and big data projects are spurring more organizations to use the open source operating system.
Tags: Linux, big data, Enterprise, open source, servers, cloud computing
Oracle Unveils New Sparc Servers, 'World's Fastest' Chip
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 27, 2013
Will the product refresh be enough to boost the floundering Sun server business?
Tags: Oracle, SPARC, processor, Larry Ellison, servers, chip, Sun
Windows Blue Leaks to the Web
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 26, 2013
New desktop, tablet and server versions of Microsoft's flagship OS are in the works.
Tags: tablet, operating system, leak, desktop, Microsoft, Windows Blue, servers
Cisco Now a Top 5 Server Vendor
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 28, 2013
IBM remains the leader.
Tags: IDC, HP, Oracle, servers, IBM, Cisco
Oracle Launches On-Premise IaaS
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 16, 2013
The new "on-demand" offering is billed as a way to make IT costs more predictable.
Tags: on-premise, Oracle, IaaS, Infrastructure as a Service, on-demand, servers, cloud computing
How to Build a Private Cloud: Advice from the Experts
By Jeff Vance | Article Published January 07, 2013
These tips could help you avoid costly mistakes and ensure a successful private cloud deployment.
Tags: servers, cloud management, data center, private cloud, virtualization
Dell Commits to Open Source Cloud Strategy
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 13, 2012
The company says it will use OpenStack technology for its public and private cloud offerings.
Tags: servers, cloud computing, open source, Dell, Michael Dell, OpenStack
AMD + ARM: Creating the Next Generation of Cloud Servers
By Rob Enderle | Article Published November 01, 2012
AMD's decision to launch servers that utilize ARM technology could radically change the industry landscape.
Tags: processors, Intel, mobile, Microsoft, cloud computing, GPU, ARM, AMD, servers
Sources: IBM Interested in Purchasing RIM's Enterprise Services
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 10, 2012
Another day, another rumor of a tech company that wants to buy part of RIM.
Tags: RIM, servers, networking, BlackBerry 10, IBM, enterprise services, merger and acquistion activity
Dell Launches Military Data Centers-In-A-Box
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 18, 2012
The Tactical Mobile Data Center (TMDC) fits into a standard military container and can withstand harsh environmental conditions.
Tags: servers, Dell, military, data center
HP's Project Moonshot: The Future of Small and Large Scale Servers
By Rob Enderle | Article Published June 28, 2012
Project Moonshoot could provide HP with a significant advantage in the computer server market.
Tags: servers, HP, Intel
HP, Oracle Dispute Over Itanium Now in Judge's Hands
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 27, 2012
By mid-July Judge James Kleinberg will decide if HP and Oracle had a contract regarding Itanium support.
Tags: Oracle, support, HP, contract, servers, lawsuit, Itanium
HP, Intel Rethink Processor Upgrades in Servers
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 15, 2012
Smart Socket technology helps reduce the chance of errors and system failures.
Tags: processor, Intel, HP, servers, upgrade
IBM, HP Still Server Top-Dogs, Despite Sales Dip Last Year
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published November 30, 2011
Gartner says worldwide server shipments increased 7 percent year-over-year in the most recent quarter.
Gartner Server Numbers Tell an Interesting Story
By Rob Enderle | Article Published November 30, 2011
The recent horse race between IBM, HP, Dell, Oracle and Lenovo reveals larger industry trends.
Tags: HP, Lenovo, Server Market, Oracle, IBM, servers, Dell
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS): Buying Guide
By Jeff Vance | Article Published October 31, 2011
Cloud computing infrastructure-as-a-service is redefining hosting, enabling companies to rent computing and networking capability using a pay-as-you-go model.
Tags: servers, data center, networking, IaaS, buyer guide, cloud computing
Oracle Seeks Sun Revival With Sparc T4 Servers
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 27, 2011
New server chips are said to perform five times faster than their predecessor.
Tags: Oracle, servers
Protect Your Servers from Software Attacks
By Paul Rubens | Article Published July 06, 2011
The technologies used by hackers seem to get ever more destructive. Tech expert Paul Rubens overviews how companies are threatened by Permanent Denial of Service (PDoS) attacks.
Tags: denial of service, security, servers
Battle of the Server Vendors: Do Buyers Notice?
By Drew Robb | Article Published April 12, 2011
Despite massive PR, server vendors competing claims about power efficiency may be merely confusing buyers.
Tags: energy consumption, data storage, servers, mainframe, data center
Intel Unveils 10-Core Xeon E7
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published April 06, 2011
Intel's new E7 family of Xeon CPUs is built on 32-nanometer processor technology and incorporates the chipmaker's Hyperthreading Technology.
Tags: Intel, servers, processor, Storage, Xeon
White Box Servers Struggle for Toehold
By Drew Robb | Article Published January 13, 2011
The name brand server vendors -- HP, IBM, Dell, and others - leave only a small sliver for white box servers.
Tags: IBM, Dell, servers, HP, commoditization
Will Oracle Win the Server OS Battle?
By Paul Rubens | Article Published December 08, 2010
Oracle appears to be maneuvering to win the biggest share of the server operating system market. HP isn't thrilled.
Tags: servers, HP, Linux, Unix, Oracle
Data Center Case Study: Efficiency and Consolidation
By Drew Robb | Article Published December 07, 2010
In an effort to lower energy costs, a midwestern data center is working towards consolidating its infrastructure.
Tags: data center consolidation, energy conservation, IT managers, servers, data center management
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: IDC, hardware, servers, data center
Dell's Profits an Upside Surprise
By David Needle | Article Published November 18, 2010
The computer giant reported a better than expected profit margin for the third quarter, though sales came in below expectations.
Tags: servers, earnings, Dell, Enterprise IT, cloud computing
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: servers, hardware, datacenter, Servers & Services
Tips on Buying HP Servers
By Drew Robb | Article Published August 16, 2010
HP is focused on systems management, specifically providing single pane management for heterogenous infrastructures.
Tags: HP, Servers & Services, system management, servers, HPC Server 2008
Protecting Server Security from Internal Threats
By Kenneth Hess | Article Published May 14, 2010
Sure, hackers and network-based malware threatens your computing infrastructure, but server security faces a far more insidious threat.
Tags: Servers & Services, network security, security, cybersecurity, servers
Continuing Migration from RISC to x86
By Drew Robb | Article Published May 10, 2010
Statistics on Unix clearly reveal that the move from RISC to x86 keeps on gaining momentum. What's behind the move?
Tags: RISC, x86, Unix, Linux, servers
Virtual Servers Top Physical Ones, WAN Optimization Soars: IDC
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 28, 2010
IDC sees WAN optimization and virtualized networking appliances proliferating as the overall virtualization market expands.
Tags: virtual server, virtualization technologies, servers, virtualization, WAN optimization
Mobile Drives Intel's Big Earnings
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published April 13, 2010
Intel's big first quarter signals renewed growth for the IT sector as the chip giant blow past Wall Street estimates.
Tags: laptops, Intel, earnings, mobile, servers
Cisco Upgrades Servers, Targeting HP, IBM
By - Reuters | Article Published April 06, 2010
Network giant Cisco announced a major server upgrade, boosting competition against leaders like HP and IBM. Will its efforts result in greater market share?
Tags: hardware thin client, IBM, HP, Cisco, servers
Managing Your Server Room After Sun/Oracle
By Drew Robb | Article Published March 04, 2010
Over time, it's likely that the server product line will evolve into a menu of building blocks, aimed at specific verticals and packaged with Oracle databases and applications.
Tags: server room, server room management, IT manager, IT management, servers
Ten Leading Open Source Server Technologies
By Kenneth Hess | Article Published March 02, 2010
Open source server technologies like Zenoss, Mono, and (of course) Apache are among the top open source server tools.
Tags: servers, open source tools, open source, server management
Cisco Ditches HP as a Certified Partner
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 19, 2010
Friendly co-opetition between two tech titans isn't so friendly anymore as Cisco ends its certified partner relationship with HP and gears up for full scale competition.
Tags: Cisco, networking, 3Com, HP, servers
HP Earnings Seen Meeting Expectations
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published February 12, 2010
As Europe clears the way for the 3Com acquisition, HP enters 2010 in strong shape. UBS looks at where growth is likely to come.
Tags: laptops, servers, HP, services, earnings
How to Reduce Hard Drive Crashes
By Paul Rubens | Article Published October 14, 2009
Hard drive crashes can be far less common if you follow these simple tips.
Tags: crash, consumer, hard drives, servers, Enterprise
Putting Linux on Parental Control
By Matt Hartley | Article Published October 01, 2009
A number of Linux-based solutions enable users to set the "naughtyness" limit.
Tags: Linux desktop, servers, Linux, desktop, networking
Q2 Server Sales: Glum and Gloomy
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published September 03, 2009
Despite the bad news, a research firm sees some sunlight between the clouds.
Tags: Microsoft, HP, Dell, Intel, servers
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: policy, server, servers, spam, e-Mail
Twitter to Get Refresh?
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 26, 2009
The rapidly growing microblogging phenom is expected to reveal a makeover this coming week.
Tags: servers, media, marketing, Twitter, startups
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: media, Storage, consumer, server, servers
Net IP Addresses Growing, More Broadband
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 12, 2009
But no, the US is not the world's broadband leader.
Tags: servers, broadband, IPv6, economy, video
Cloud Middleware Moves Into Enterprise
By Alex Goldman | Article Published June 03, 2009
New sector emerges to help enterprises connect old software to SaaS and cloud services they've just added.
Tags: Salesforce.com, cloud computing, SaaS, Enterprise, servers
Twitter Offers Mea Culpa over 'Replies'
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published May 17, 2009
Twitter's Biz Stone offered an apology for the recent confusion regarding the user replies feature on the popular microblogging site.
Tags: media, servers, Twitter
Elderly Ubuntu User Says Books Far Better than Forums
By Emery Fletcher | Article Published May 12, 2009
If you need Ubuntu help, pick up a how to book instead of surfing a forum, says a 75-year-old first time Ubuntu user.
Tags: servers, Ubuntu, Linux, desktop
Pirate Bay Operators Get Prison Time
By - Reuters | Article Published April 17, 2009
Four operators of the sprawling file sharing site Pirate Bay were give one-year prison terms for copyright breach.
Tags: international, servers, piracy, music, media
IE 8 Release: Successful, with a Few Bugs
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published March 23, 2009
While there were a few complaints, the release of Internet Explorer 8 appears to have gone well.
Tags: e-Mail, Microsoft, Internet Explorer, servers
Big Blue Would Be Nuts To Pay That Much For Sun
By Chris Nerney | Article Published March 18, 2009
Big Blue Would Be Nuts To Pay That Much For Sun
Tags: IBM, Cisco Systems, Java, HP, Microsoft, Sun Microsystems, servers
Cisco's Project California A Game Changer? Let's Hope
By Chris Nerney | Article Published March 16, 2009
Cisco's Project California A Game Changer? Let's Hope
Tags: project California, Cisco, HP, servers, Enterprise, Business Week
Windows 7 'Release Candidate' Leaks (Again)
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published March 14, 2009
Windows upcoming OS is apparently still on track, judging from the latest leak.
Tags: Windows, software, Windows 7, Microsoft, servers
Using Gmail Offline: Email Without the Web
By Eric Geier | Article Published February 23, 2009
Google's new Offline Gmail feature lets you read or compose messages without being online. Handle email in-flight, on the road, or near a flaky Internet connection.
Tags: Google, browser, servers, email, Gmail
SSH Tunnel Setup and Configuration Guide
By Peter Shaw | Article Published January 29, 2009
Enjoy secure, unfettered access to your servers (and the Internet at large) with open source software.
Tags: Dell, software, servers, Linux, server
Sun's Green Efforts Teach a Lesson
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published January 28, 2009
After revamping its Colorado datacenter from scratch, the server company is offering lessons learned from the program to customers.
Tags: Sun Microsystems, InternetNews.com, services, servers, datacenter
Researcher Says Google Carbon Story Is Wrong
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published January 14, 2009
Harvard researcher publishes work on the carbon footprint of the Web, but his work becomes a political football.
Tags: search, Google, server, video, servers
Emerson Network Power Keeps Server Rooms Chill
By Drew Robb | Article Published December 08, 2008
Hard-Core Hardware: Emerson Network Power, parent company of Liebert Precision Cooling Brand, has product designed to cool every server room -- from those that can fit into a closet to large data centers.
Tags: chips, marketing, servers, server, networking
A Networking Idea That's Out of This World
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published November 28, 2008
NASA's space internet will benefit networks on Earth and there is an open source version too.
Tags: Storage, networking, IPv6, servers
Sun Expands MySQL With Closed Source
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published November 20, 2008
MySQL Enterprise gets new Query Tool -- but it'll cost you if you want it.
Tags: server, servers, support, marketing, open source
Power and Cooling Savings From the Ground Up
By Drew Robb | Article Published November 18, 2008
Hard-Core Hardware: Every watt saved at the server component level increases three-fold as it it works its way back through the power and cooling infrastructure. This step-by-step guide runs the numbers and shows you how to shave nearly 30 percent off your power and cooling costs without impacting processes.
Tags: server, Storage, management, servers, virtualization
How Your Data Center Can Beat Rising Energy Prices
By Paul Rubens | Article Published November 17, 2008
Greening your data center won't necessarily reduce your electricity bill, but it will save you money. Lots of money. Here's what you should be doing right now.
Tags: server, Google, Microsoft, security, servers
Managing Multiple Databases on a Single Server
By Denny Cherry | Article Published November 06, 2008
Today's hardware can handle the demands of a couple of SQL databases on a single server. But peaceful coexistence requires some thoughtful planning if you are to maintain those SLAs.
Tags: Windows, server, servers, management, CPU
Oracle and SAP Keep Hammering Each Other
By Richard Adhikari | Article Published October 12, 2008
Are the vendors locked in a death dance? Or a war of attrition?
Tags: software, Oracle, SAP, servers, support
No/Low/High-Tech Hacking: It All Matters
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 12, 2008
Don't point the finger at hackers for all security woes. Point hacker tools at yourself to see what's wrong with your stuff, instead.
Tags: security, browsers, servers, software, wireless
LDAP Master Server Problems
By Juliet Kemp | Article Published October 08, 2008
Tip of the Trade: Finding and fixing master server issues isn't always easy, especially when the slave servers seem to be working fine. With careful searching, ldapsearch handily resolves issues.
Tags: IT, server, servers, software, data
IBM Ups Internal Storage in its Blade Server
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published October 03, 2008
Adding larger size drives to a blade means much more storage inside a blade chassis, rather than using external storage.
Tags: servers, InternetNews.com, Storage, server, IBM
.ORG the Most Secure Domain?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published September 28, 2008
With a new effort for DNSSEC underway, security is front and center at the Public Interest Registry.
Tags: servers, open source, security, server, Microsoft
Intel's Latest Datacenter Discovery: Fresh Air
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published September 19, 2008
Research project finds that air brought in from outside the datacenter is just as good as blasting the air conditioner.
Tags: Intel, datacenter, servers, InternetNews.com, server
Build a Solid Virtual Foundation
By Amy Newman | Article Published September 19, 2008
Virtually Speaking: LIVE From VMworld--Good hardware is a fundamental component of an effective virtualization deployment. Quantifying ROI and other benefits is often critical to getting the hardware.
Tags: Windows, IT, virtualization, servers, data
How to Not Get an IT Job: 10 Tips
By James Maguire | Article Published September 16, 2008
A survey of classic mistakes made by job hunters in the tech job market.
Tags: servers, technology, jobs, IT, programming
Disaster Recovery and Continuity Planning for the Database Administrator - Part 1
By Kevin Medlin | Article Published August 18, 2008
The fundamentals of making databases an integral and manageable part of your disaster recovery planning.
Tags: IT, servers, Storage, data, Enterprise