• Sun On Fire With New Multicore x86 Servers
    The introduction of Sun Microsystems' multicore servers, powered by AMD Opteron processors, the Sun Fire X4200 server reaches new levels of performance and efficiency and offers enterprise-class reliability.
  • AMD, Intel Cut Dual-Core Prices
    Advanced Micro Devices cut prices on some server processors, while Intel offered instant rebates on select dual-core desktop CPUs.
  • Microsoft Offshore ISV Plan In Pilot
    Microsoft is pilot-testing a program dubbed NXT with several offshore delivery partners to help reluctant ISVs migrate IBM AS/400-based and other legacy applications to .Net at lower costs.
  • Office 2007 Gets New Forms, Groove Servers
    Office 12—now dubbed Office 2007—will feature a converged SharePoint and Content Management Server, new forms and Groove collaboration servers and tweaked desktop SKUs.
  • Briefs: February 20, 2006
    Dell reported 52 percent earnings growth for its most recent quarter, handily beating Wall Street expectations, but the PC maker dampened forecasts for its current quarter.
  • Sun Cuts Prices Of Galaxy Servers
    Sun Microsystems slashed prices of its Galaxy line of x86-based servers by as much as 37 percent, hoping to stimulate sales of its bigger boxes.
  • A Super Slim Server
    Supermicro's latest 1U server brings surprising compactness to the dual-core market and creates new appliance-centric opportunities for VARs and system builders servicing any size business.
  • Dell-Google Hijinks
    One thing you can bet on from last week&'s confirmation that Dell is testing Google technology is that Michael Dell is pointing a figurative gun at the head of longtime buddy Bill Gates.
  • Symantec Makes Data Center Bid With Relicore Buy
    Symantec last week reached into the data center by inking a pact for an undisclosed sum to acquire Relicore, a small, privately held provider of data center change and configuration management solutions.
  • IBM Tips Power6 Processor Architecture
    IBM gave a peek at its next-generation Power6 processor architecture for servers in papers at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference in San Francisco.
  • NEC To Roll Out Dual-Core Fault-Tolerant Servers
    NEC Solutions on Wednesday plans to introduce new fault-tolerant servers that use dual-core Xeon processors. They will be the last high-reliability platform NEC offers before introducing jointly developed systems with Stratus Technologies.