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Volume 3, Number 6 -- February 14, 2006
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How Low Can You Go?
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

We are at the dawn of a new virtualized age of X64 server computing, and very inexpensive and powerful servers are coming our way. The advent of inexpensive dual-core processors in the X64 server market will force all server makers to change the way they price and package their products, and it will eventually cause software makers to rethink their pricing, too. I feel a crunch coming, and it is one that is going to be tough on vendors and not necessarily good for customers over the long haul. READ MORE >

IBM Announces BladeCenter Kickers
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

After a bit more than three years, IBM has taken the pole position in the blade server market, and at its launch event last week in the Dahesh Museum in the basement of the old 590 Madison headquarters of Big Blue in New York, the company's top brass strutted a little as they rolled out the next generation BladeCenter H blade server chassis and some nifty new blades based on Intel's new "Sossaman" dual-core Xeon DP, IBM's own dual-core PowerPC 970MP, and IBM's Cell PowerPC variant. READ MORE >


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Linux Community Fights Back Against Microsoft Claims
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Microsoft has its "Get The Facts" campaign to try to deflect the attacks of the open source community in the ongoing battle for lower total cost of ownership in the data center, and now the Linux community has the "Get The Truth" counter campaign to try to demonstrate that Linux is better than Windows. Very little so-called research is unsponsored in the IT racket, and the new "Get the Truth on Linux Management" study released yesterday is no different. READ MORE >


Rumors Say Oracle Is Trying to Buy JBoss, Zend, and Sleepycat
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em--or, rather, make 'em join you by buying 'em. Or that must be what Larry Ellison is thinking. Late last week, a story in BusinessWeek reported that database, middleware, and application software powerhouse Oracle was on the acquisition warpath again, and this time it is targeting suppliers of popular open source middleware: Zend Technologies, JBoss, and Sleepycat Software. Oracle has not, of course, confirmed or denied the rumors. READ MORE >



 

 

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But Wait, There's More:

Big Blue Expected to Launch New p5s Today . . . Gartner Gives Novell, Red Hat Their Grades in Linux . . . Scalix Upgrades Eponymous Email Server and Client . . . HP Offers SUSE License That Spans Multiple ProLiants . . . Sun Cuts Price Tags on Galaxy Opteron Servers . . . HP Acquires OuterBay for Archiving Products . . .


 

 

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
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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