The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Google I/O is getting most of the attention this week, but a conference at the other end of Silicon Valley showed there's plenty of innovation happening in the word of data centers, too.
By James Niccolai | 17 May, 2013 16:54
Data-center and wireless sales led growth at Cisco Systems in its fiscal third quarter, as it saw customers spending more in the U.S. and developing countries but reported continuing weakness in Southern Europe.
By Stephen Lawson | 15 May, 2013 23:15
The outsized, the hefty and the completely ridiculous
By Jon Gold | 23 April, 2013 08:20
Any deal by IBM to sell parts of its server business to Lenovo is likely to focus on low-end commodity x86 hardware, not higher-end x86 systems such as IBM's PureSystems and iDataPlex servers, an industry analyst said Thursday.
By James Niccolai | 19 April, 2013 00:36
IBM is in "advanced discussions" with Lenovo over a possible deal for it to purchase IBM's x86 server business, according to two news reports.
By James Niccolai | 18 April, 2013 22:36
Oracle's unveiling of a batch of servers based on new Sparc processors marked what some analysts think is a step toward an expected standardizing of the vendor's two families of Unix servers onto a single chip architecture.
By James Niccolai | 08 April, 2013 10:08
It has been a rough stretch for Itanium. HP and its customers were startled after Oracle abruptly announced its intent to discontinue software development on HP's Itanium servers. But neither HP nor Intel has backed away from Itanium, and last week's announcements appear to affirm that.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 12 November, 2012 11:13
Samsung's recent licensing of 64-bit processor designs from ARM suggests that the chip maker may expand from smartphones and tablets into the server market, analysts said this week.
By Agam Shah | 07 November, 2012 17:51
Microsoft has been paying more attention lately to the small business audience, as well as the cloud. With the "Aurora" Small Business Server (SBS)--officially named Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, Microsoft delivers a solution that brings the two together--bridging local services and the cloud, and granting small businesses affordable access to big business tools.
By Tony Bradley | 14 December, 2010 06:53
The purpose of IT security is to enable your business, not impede it, but the challenges and complexity you face for your IT security grow every day. Compliance requirements impose security standards for data and applications on servers. Find out more.