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Volume 1, Number 3 -- February 10, 2004


 
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Gartner Says Server Market Closed 2003 with a Bang
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Despite all the talk of server consolidation, companies around the world are still buying lots and lots of servers. While the growth rates in unit shipments for the fourth quarter of 2003 were not nearly as high as during the peak of the dot-com bubble in the 1990s, shipment growth accelerated throughout 2003, according to preliminary estimates by the Dataquest market research unit of Gartner. People are buying lots of servers again, and that means a couple of things. READ MORE >

 

Sun Offers First Opteron Server, Two-Way Xeon Blade
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

As part of its Network Computing 2004 First Quarter (NC04Q1) rollout of some 20 new products this week, Sun Microsystems will debut its first 64-bit Opteron server, the Sun Fire V20z. At press time, the details on the box were still a little thin, but given that it will only become available in April, we will have some time to get inside the box at a future date. Advanced Micro Devices is, of course, pleased that Sun, which is still a tier-one server maker, has endorsed its Opteron chip, as has IBM. READ MORE >


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Fujitsu Siemens Puts Pentium M in Blade Servers
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Partners Fujitsu and Siemens rolled out a new uniprocessor blade for the Primergy BX300 blade server last week. The new blade is based on the Pentium M processor, which Intel created for laptops and which is sometimes used in ultra-dense blade machines. The new blade server boasts larger main memories and faster clock speeds than the existing blades used in the Primergy BX300. READ MORE >

 

HP Debuts Skinny Itanium-Linux Boxes
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Hewlett-Packard may be making a lot of noise this week as it revamps the HP 9000 RISC/Unix server line with dual-core PA-8800 processors, but that's not all the company has up its sleeves. HP also will roll out two slim rx Series servers, based on the "Deerfield" Low Voltage Itanium 2. These machines support 64-bit Linux, 64-bit Windows, and 64-bit Unix will be attractive to customers building clusters of any of these three operating system platforms. READ MORE >

 
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   But Wait, There's More

New Domino and Blue Domino: A Little of Both at Lotusphere . . . GST Ships Super-AIT Tape Drives for Open Systems . . . Lakeview's Data Replication Software Now Supports DB2 UDB on Linux . . . Eclipse Development Tool Consortium Breaks Free from IBM . . . Oracle Ups Its Bid for PeopleSoft to $9.4 Billion . . . READ MORE >




Reader Feedback and Insights

We value your feedback and insights. Feel free to send a letter to the editor. Letters may be printed, unless otherwise specified, and edited for clarity or length. READ MORE >


Editor: Timothy Prickett Morgan
Managing Editor: Shannon Pastore
Contributing Editors: Dan Burger, Joe Hertvik, Kevin Vandever,
Shannon O'Donnell, Victor Rozek, Hesh Wiener, Alex Woodie
Publisher and Advertising Director: Jenny Thomas
Advertising Sales Representative: Kim Reed
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THIS ISSUE
SPONSORED BY:

Acucorp
Pogo Linux
Open Systems
ShaoLin Microsystems
SuSE Linux


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TABLE OF
CONTENTS
Gartner Says Server Market Closed 2003 with a Bang

Sun Offers First Opteron Server, Two-Way Xeon Blade

Fujitsu Siemens Puts Pentium M in Blade Servers

HP Debuts Skinny Itanium-Linux Boxes

But Wait, There's More







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