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The enterprise needs a better network to the cloud

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While much of the networking industry today is focused on improving speeds and feeds inside the data center, we need to recognize the importance of improving the networks that connect enterprise data centers to each other, and to the public cloud. If the industry can deliver an elastic network with...
The enterprise needs a better network to the cloud

Five reasons Microsoft Lync 2013 matters

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Lync 2013 has a variety of benefits that businesses can take advantage of to make internal and external communications more effective and efficient. Lync, which comes bundled with Office 365 business subscriptions, is Microsoft's server platform for unified communications. In a former life, it went by the longer, but more...
Five reasons Microsoft Lync 2013 matters

HP's Itanium secrets cost us $95 million, Oracle says

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Hewlett-Packard misled IT buyers about plans to phase out its Itanium server platform and in the process stole potential sales from Oracle and other rivals, costing Oracle about US$95 million in profits, the company plans to testify in a jury trial starting next month....
HP's Itanium secrets cost us $95 million, Oracle says

Codethink launches little Linux ARM servers with 8 quad-core CPUs per node

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Codethink, a Linux consulting company headquartered in the UK, has launched a new ARM-based server product called the Baserock Slab. Each individual node includes eight quad-core ARM CPUs. Two nodes can fit in a single 1U slot, for a total of 64 cores per rack unit. The company says that...
Codethink launches little Linux ARM servers with 8 quad-core CPUs per node

Applied Micro shows 64-bit ARM server chip, ignites x86 debate

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Applied Micro lifted the curtain on its 64-bit ARM-based server platform at the Hot Chips conference this week and ignited a debate about whether ARM is the right architecture for the data center....
Applied Micro shows 64-bit ARM server chip, ignites x86 debate

Applied Micro Shows 64-bit ARM Server Chip, Ignites X86 Debate

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Applied Micro lifted the curtain on its 64-bit ARM-based server platform at the Hot Chips conference this week and ignited a debate about whether ARM is the......
Applied Micro Shows 64-bit ARM Server Chip, Ignites X86 Debate

Oracle to Keep Porting Software to Itanium After Ruling in HP Lawsuit

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Oracle said on Tuesday it will continue porting its database and other software to Hewlett-Packard's Itanium server platform after a California judge ruled that......
Oracle to Keep Porting Software to Itanium After Ruling in HP Lawsuit
RIM to stop development of current BlackBerry Enterprise Servers, incompatible with BlackBerry 10 devices
With critical 0-day exploits circulating, Microsoft and Adobe report fixes

Oracle to keep porting software to Itanium after ruling in HP lawsuit

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Oracle said on Tuesday it will continue porting its database and other software to Hewlett-Packard's Itanium server platform after a California judge ruled that it was obligated to do so....
Oracle to keep porting software to Itanium after ruling in HP lawsuit

HP handed victory in court over Oracle in Itanium dispute

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Santa Clara Superior Court Judge James Kleinberg has ruled on the HP versus Oracle legal battle regarding Oracle's decision to cease support for HP's Itanium servers. Kleinberg ruled that a contract exists between HP and Oracle, and Oracle is required to continue to offer its agreed-upon products on the Itanium...
HP handed victory in court over Oracle in Itanium dispute

Microsoft Hasn't Really Hit $1 Billion In Revenue From Its Amazon-Killer Cloud

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In the past 12 months, Microsoft has generated $1 billion in revenue from its cloud computing platform, Azure, and other software used to build clouds, Curt Anderson, finance chief for Microsoft's server and tools unit told Bloomberg That sounds pretty amazing, as if Azure is right on the heels of...
Microsoft Hasn't Really Hit $1 Billion In Revenue From Its Amazon-Killer Cloud
Metal as a Service: Canonical announces Ubuntu server provisioning tool

13 events that defined Cisco in 2012

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January In just over two years since it started shipping, Cisco announces that it landed over 10,000 customers for its Unified Computing System (UCS) server platform. UCS began shipping in July 2009 and it is now on an annualized order run rate of over $1 billion, Cisco says. Cisco...
13 events that defined Cisco in 2012

Oracle loses appeal of ruling in HP suit

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A court has rejected Oracle's appeal of a judge's ruling in the lawsuit Hewlett-Packard brought over Oracle's decision to stop porting its software to HP's Itanium server platform....
Oracle loses appeal of ruling in HP suit
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Intel looks to second quarter for Ivy Bridge server chips

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Intel will expand its push in server platform, chipsets and processors into the second quarter of the year, DigiTimes reports. The chip company recently unveiled the E5-2600 series processors, which some believe will end up in refreshed Mac Pros in the near future, as well as three Xeon E5-1600 processors....
Intel looks to second quarter for Ivy Bridge server chips

RIM says BlackBerry Enterprise Server 10 users will get legacy device support, IT admins (may) rest easy

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Corporate server managers everywhere were given a jolt this week when rumors emerged that RIM might implement a hard cutoff for BlackBerry Enterprise Server 10: any devices based on BlackBerry 7 and earlier might not connect at all, leaving IT leads with the uncomfortable choice of either running a...
RIM says BlackBerry Enterprise Server 10 users will get legacy device support, IT admins (may) rest easy

SGI Crams 2.37 Petabytes Into One 19-inch Rack

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The "G" in its name used to stand for "Graphics." A few decades ago, the most delightful room for one to be in during a computer conference was the one where Silicon Graphics was showing a demo. It was like one of those dreams where you knew you weren't really...
SGI Crams 2.37 Petabytes Into One 19-inch Rack
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HP aims to launch low-power 'Moonshot' server next quarter

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Hewlett-Packard's first low-power server for hyperscale computing environments, developed under a project it calls Moonshot, will go on sale next quarter, CEO Meg Whitman said last week. Project Moonshot is an effort to build low-power servers based on alternatives to Intel's Xeon processors for use in mega data centers...
HP aims to launch low-power 'Moonshot' server next quarter

Gadgets, gizmos, and thingamajigs: 10 stories not to miss from this week

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Amazon's big announcement was the high-profile tech news of the week, and we gave you two articles on the specs of Amazon's new HD Fire and Paperwhite Kindle. Apple also confirmed its September 12 event, which seems very likely to bring the announcement of a new iPhone (follow along with next...
Gadgets, gizmos, and thingamajigs: 10 stories not to miss from this week

IBM Makes OpenStack The Cloud Platform To Beat

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With IBM tossing its might behind OpenStack, the open source software used to run cloud-computing installations is in a strong position to become the dominant platform in the industry. OpenStack Rising IBM announced Monday that it will make OpenStack the foundation of its cloud services and software. In backing the...
IBM Makes OpenStack The Cloud Platform To Beat

Pottermore departing beta from platform nine (and three quarters) in April

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The digital exploits of Little Whinging's most famous lightning-scarred resident is belatedly exiting beta next month. The six-month delay was prompted because the server platform couldn't handle the load of the million pottermaniacs who had early access. This led to the team behind the site summoning up a whole...
Pottermore departing beta from platform nine (and three quarters) in April
Intel aims to disrupt proprietary networks with software-defined open networks
Intel announces Centerton micro server platform for energy-efficient data centers

AMD expected to unveil ARM-based server on Monday

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AMD has called a press conference in San Francisco on Monday where it's likely to announce plans for a SeaMicro server based on an upcoming 64-bit processor design from ARM. AMD CEO Rory Read is expected at the event, and an ARM spokesman confirmed Thursday that ARM CEO Warren...
AMD expected to unveil ARM-based server on Monday
AMD introduces its new (SeaMicro) server for a big data world
Verizon And Motorola Announce FiOS TV Media Server That Can Record Six Shows At Once

AMD unveils Open 3.0: an Opteron 6300 platform for the Open Compute Project

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The Open Compute Project is pushing hard for servers that are both very scalable and streamlined, and AMD is more than willing to help with the launch of its Open 3.0 server platform. The framework combines two Opteron 6300 processors with a motherboard that contains just the essentials, yet...
AMD unveils Open 3.0: an Opteron 6300 platform for the Open Compute Project
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