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Timothy Prickett Morgan

AMD Etches “Warsaw” Opterons For Financial Services Friends

January 22nd, 2014 (0)
AMD is taking a trip down the Opteron 6300 lane one last time with the launch of the "Warsaw" variants of its high-end server processors. The company has been pretty vague about what would be in store with this ...

Hardware Stall Continues For IBM In Q4

January 21st, 2014 (0)
The hardware business at IBM has fallen on hard times in recent months, and the difficulties continued for Big Blue as it wrapped up 2013. And so IBM's new chief financial officer, Martin Schroeter, let Wall Street know in ...

Chinese Startup To Make Its Own Power8 Server Chips

January 21st, 2014 (1)
IBM has added another member to its OpenPower Consortium, which seeks to expand the use of Power processors in commercial systems. The Chinese government has made no secret that it wants to have an indigenous chip design and manufacturing ...

Amazon Cranks Up I/O On New EC2 Cloud Slices

January 21st, 2014 (0)
Cloud computing juggernaut Amazon Web Services has forged a new class of server instances for its EC2 compute cloud that feature the kind of high I/O that it says are better suited to transactional applications and NoSQL databases like ...

IBM Again Rumored To Be Selling Off X86 Server Business

January 20th, 2014 (0)
The rumors have started up again that IBM is getting ready to leave the X86 server business, with Dell and Fujitsu being mentioned as possible suitors. With the large hyperscale customers like Google, Amazon, and Facebook making their own ...

IBM Doubles Up All-Flash Arrays, Texas Style

January 17th, 2014 (0)
The first fruits of IBM's labors after the acquisition of Texas Memory Systems back in August have come to market, and the new FlashSystem 840 is the first all-flash array from Big Blue that breaks the 1 million I/O ...

Datacenter Lifts Intel In 2013, But Can It Repeat In 2014?

January 17th, 2014 (0)
It is easy to predict what the big cloud builders and hyperscale datacenter operators are going to do: They are going to build more glasshouses and buy or build more servers and storage. Predicting what other enterprises are going ...

Intel Uses Moore’s Law And Virtualization To Shrink Its Datacenters

January 16th, 2014 (0)
Chip maker Intel operates one of the largest clusters in the world to push Moore’s Law along with its electronic design automation systems, as EnterpriseTech has previously revealed. But the $53 billion company is also a one of the ...

IBM Goes Modular And Flashy With X6 Systems

January 16th, 2014 (0)
IBM, like other system makers, is eager to start selling new machines based on Intel’s forthcoming “Ivy Bridge-EX” Xeon E7 v2 processors. So eager, in fact, that it is rolling out a new high-end design for its System x ...

Nutanix Raises $101 Million To Push Storage Server Hybrids

January 14th, 2014 (0)
Upstart system maker Nutanix, which has created a mashed up distributed file system and virtual server environment that can be clustered to support a variety of enterprise workloads, has just brought in a monster $101 million in its fourth ...
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