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Current Issue: September 11, 2008

Survive, Adapt, Repeat: IT Jungle Shutting Down Non-AS/400 Newsletters


August 28, 2008

Why Blade Servers Still Don't Cut It, and How They Might

Intel Keeps Both Arms Swinging with Xeons, Jabs with Itanium

Server Buyers Shop Like It's 1999 in the Second Quarter

As I See It: God Bless Technology

Gartner Is Projecting a Decline in IT Hiring This Year

But Wait, There's More


August 21, 2008

What the Heck Is the Midrange, Anyway?

Overseas and Notebook Sales Offset Printer Declines for HP in Q3

Two More Xeon-Based Galaxy Servers from Sun

Mad Dog 21/21: Newtonian Economics

Intel's Nehalems to Star at IDF, AMD Pitches Shanghai

But Wait, There's More


August 7, 2008

Sun Carbon Copies Another Q4 and Fiscal Year

Q&A with IBM's Ross Mauri: Talking Power Systems and Power7

Sun Delivers AMP Stack for Solaris and Linux, Windows Coming

As I See It: Babes in Broadband

SAP Profits Under Pressure in Q2, Software Prices Get Jacked

But Wait, There's More


July 24, 2008

More Power7 Details Emerge, Thanks to Blue Waters Super

HP-UX 11i v3 Update 2 Pricing Redux

IBM Drives Home a Strong Second Quarter Across the Board

The X Factor: The IT Department Matters as Much as the CIO

IT Jobs Grow in the U.S. Despite Economic Woes

But Wait, There's More


July 17, 2008

Fujitsu and Sun Flex Their Quads with New Sparc Server Lineup

HP Jumps Into Containerized Data Centers, Too

HP-UX Shops Not Strongly Interested in HP-UX on X64

Mad Dog 21/21: Mission Possible

Sun Cuts Earnings Projections on Consensus Revenues for Fiscal Q4

But Wait, There's More


July 10, 2008

HP-UX 11i v3 Update 2 Pricing Revealed--Sort Of

Gartner Revises HP's Server Sales Downward for Q1

Sun Upgrades and Extends Thumper Array Lineup

As I See It: The Digital Leader

The Relational Database Market Grows Decently in 2007

But Wait, There's More


June 26, 2008

HP Donates the Guts of Tru64 Unix's File System to Linux

Fujitsu Lands Monster Unix Deal with China Mobile

Virtual Servers Keep On A Rollin', Thanks to uptime software

As I See It: Flights of Fancy

Agilysys Hires JPMorgan for Possible Sale

But Wait, There's More


June 19, 2008

Fujitsu-Siemens Finally Does Solaris on Primergy

The Top 500 Super Ranking Now Counts Watts as Well as Flops

Sysload Delivers Fine-Grain Monitoring for Virtual Servers

Mad Dog 21/21: iPhone Home

The World Can't Get Enough Disk Array Capacity

But Wait, There's More


June 13, 2008

The Power 595 Takes the Top TPC-C Benchmark Ranking

AMD Offers Clock Cranks on Barcelona Opterons

Forget About Platforms, Let's Talk About Jobs

As I See It: Citizen CEO

IBM Is Enjoying the Role of Green Giant

But Wait, There's More


June 5, 2008

AMD Finishes Off Quad Cores with Budapest Opterons

U.S. Drags Down Server Sales in Q1, But Weak Dollar Helps

Looks Like Unisys Is Reselling Sun's X4600 Opteron Boxes

Themis Partners with Sun to Make Sparc T2 Blade Server

Server Branding 101: Big Name, Big Game?

But Wait, There's More


May 29, 2008

The Unix Competition Is Still as Heated as Ever

The Server Biz Enjoys the X64 Upgrade Cycle in Q1

Intel and Itanium Partners Gear Up for Quad-Core Tukwilas

As I See It: The Programmer as Artist

Reseller Mainline to Acquire Competitor Cornerstone

But Wait, There's More


May 22, 2008

Global Sales Save HP's Financial Cookies in the Second Quarter

NYSE Euronext Trades Mainframes and Unix for Linux and X64

Sun Updates VirtualBox with Native Solaris Support

HP Ships Insight Dynamics for Managing Physical and Virtual Machines

A Word Cloud of IBM Server Brand Names

But Wait, There's More


May 15, 2008

New and Updated Barcelona Boxes Debut from Sun

HP More Than Doubles Services Biz with EDS Acquisition

Java Performance Is OS Agnostic on Power6 Gear

As I See It: Soothing the Savage Programmer

VMware Tweaks Virtualization Stack, Boasts of Greenness and Sales

But Wait, There's More


May 8, 2008

Sun Delivers OpenSolaris Development Distro, Plus Support

AMD Revises Opteron Roadmaps, Pushes Out Rev Gs

IBM Loses Two Key Executives to Retirement--Really

GDCM Seeks to 'Defrag' the Data Center for Higher Efficiency

Power Systems: The Feeds and Speeds

But Wait, There's More


May 1, 2008

Sun Books a Small Loss on a Tiny Revenue Decline, Cuts Jobs

Solaris 10 5/08 Supports Legacy Containers, Xeon Features

Sun Taps Splain to Run Microelectronics, Buys Montalvo Carcass

As I See It: That Competitive Bug

Vision Moves Product and Business Plans Forward

But Wait, There's More


April 24, 2008

IBM Chases HP and Sun Unix Shops with Power Returns

Intel Profits Hit, AMD Books a Loss in Recent Quarters

IBM's Q1 Driven by Mainframes, Unix, Services, and the Weak Dollar

The X Factor: Everybody Wants Citrix Systems?

IBM Expands VIP to All Systems for Precision Sales

But Wait, There's More


April 17, 2008

Sun Plans to Scale T2+ Servers to Four Sockets, Maybe More

And Then There Was One: The New and Improved Power 570

Sundry Power Systems Announcements

As I See It: Goldilocks and the Zen of IT

Server Makers Start Shipping Barcelona Boxes

But Wait, There's More


April 10, 2008

The 64-Core Power6-Based Power 595 Starts to Roll in May

HP Rejiggers HP-UX 11i Packaging as Update 2 Ships

Sun Gangs Up Sparc T2+ Chips with Maramba Servers

The Power 575: Grandfather of the Multi-Teraflops Power7 Monster

Most CIOs Say 2008 IT Budgets Are Stable, So Far

But Wait, There's More


April 3, 2008

IBM Merges System p and System i Server Lines

IBM Launches Dual-Core Power6 JS12 Blade Server

Oracle's Business Grows in Fiscal Q3, But Not As Much as Expected

As I See It: Misera Plebs Contribuens

HP Targets SMB Shops with New Entry Servers

But Wait, There's More


March 27, 2008

Yen Steps Down as Microelectronics Head, Exits Sun

Sun Bags $44.3 Million DARPA Contract for Funky Chip Interconnect

Disk Array Capacity and Sales Still Growing at Historical Rates

CMDB: A Journey, Not a Destination

Dell Inks OEM Deal with Egenera for Server Management Software

But Wait, There's More


March 20, 2008

Intel Talks Up X64, Itanium Roadmaps Ahead of IDF

Sun Backs Into the SMB Customer Space

Bye Bye System p and i, Hello Power Systems

As I See It: Bringing the Funny

The HP Pitch on Rehosting i5/OS Applications on Integrity

But Wait, There's More


March 13, 2008

Sun Readies Dual-Socket Sparc T2+ Servers

IBM Readies Big Power6 Boxes, New X64 Servers

HPC Sales Account for Most of 2007's Server Sales Growth

Server Virtualization and Consolidation Require More Resiliency

Arrow Buys French Midrange Distributor

But Wait, There's More


March 6, 2008

AMD Says Barcelona Bug Is Fixed, Almost Ready to Ramp

Linux and Windows Server Sales Outpace the Market in Q4

MetaRAM Quadruples DDR2 Memory Capacity in Servers

Mad Dog 21/21: Plane's Peeking

Infinite Software Partners with HP, Acquires Altos Technology Group

But Wait, There's More


February 28, 2008

Q&A with HP's Brian Cox: Tukwila Itaniums and Hockey Pucks

Gartner Gives Annual Report Cards to Server Makers

IDC Tweaks Global IT Spending Estimates Downward for 2008

As I See It: Change in Plan

Welcome to Legacy Status, Windows Server

But Wait, There's More


Current Issue: February 21, 2008

HP Firing on All Cylinders in the Fiscal First Quarter

SCO Brought Back from the Dead by Middle East Money

Surf's Up for Web-Based Organized Crime, IBM X-Force Says

Mad Dog 21/21: Recovering Lost Prophets

IT Salary Increases Are Anemic in 2007, Says Dice Survey

But Wait, There's More


February 14, 2008

Sun Delays "Rock" Sparc Machines Until 2H 2009

HP Puts Out a Four-Socket Itanium Blade Server

IBM Provides More Details on Power6 System p 550 Trade Ins

As I See It: Why IT Will Save the Economy

Alfresco Puts Out Second Annual Open Source Barometer Report

But Wait, There's More


February 7, 2008

The Power6 Server Ramp: Better Than Expected

Rock and Tukwila Are the Stars of ISSCC This Week

Who Needs a Web Application Firewall?

The X Factor: Survive, Adapt, Repeat

High Voltage DC Systems for Data Centers Cut Power Use

But Wait, There's More


January 31, 2008

IBM Gets Power6 Chips into Entry System p Servers

IBM Creates Entry PowerVM Hypervisor, Gives Rebates on Unix Gear

Sun Makes an Honest Profit in Fiscal Q2 on Weak Growth

As I See It: Avatar Nation

IBM to Buy AMD? Seems Unlikely, But an Interesting Idea

But Wait, There's More


January 24, 2008

Sun Asks ISVs Why They Love Solaris

Weak Dollar, Services, and Power6 Give IBM a Solid Fourth Quarter

IBM Aims for Server Expansion in 2008

SOA Remains Hard to Define, but Projects on the Rise

The Rumor Mill on IBM's Impending Platform Announcements

But Wait, There's More


January 17, 2008

Sun Casts a $1 Billion Net to Catch MySQL

HP Revamps ProLiant Rack and Tower Servers with New X64 Chips

IBM Gets Clustered Storage and EMC Founder with XIV Buy

As I See It: Weighty Matters

Intel Launches White Box Blades as New York State Probes

But Wait, There's More


January 10, 2008

Apple Goes Quad Core in Xserves and Mac Pros

A New Year, A New IBM Systems and Technology Group

Servers Get Their First Power and Performance Benchmark

Mad Dog 21/21: Motherboarding

IDC 2008: It's Post Disruption, the Aftermath of Webification

But Wait, There's More


December 13, 2007

Sun Open Sources Sparc T2 Chip, Too

AMD Stalled by a Bug in Barcelona Opterons

IDC Says Server Buyers Weigh Economy and Power in Q3

As I See It: What's Past Is Prologue

But Wait, There's More


December 6, 2007

Sine Nomine Shows Off Solaris on System z

Q&A with Jim Herring: The View from the Top

Sun to Release xVM Virtualization Under GPL v3 License

Be My Guest

But Wait, There's More


November 29, 2007

Emerging Markets and Virtualization Drive Q3 Server Sales

Dell Finally and Officially Supports Solaris

Transitive Ships Sparc/Solaris Emulator, Partners with Hitachi

As I See It: The Sick Guys in Your Wallet

But Wait, There's More


November 15, 2007

Solaris Conversion Rate: Sun Sheds Some Light

Blade Servers Make It to the Top HPC Sites

Intel Announces First "Penryn" Xeon Processors

The Blue Cloud Is IBM's Commercial Cloud Computing

But Wait, There's More


November 8, 2007

Sun Wrings Profits from a Flat Fiscal First Quarter

Power6 Blades Finally Come to Market from IBM

Intel Quietly Releases 'Montvale' Itanium Kickers

IBM Brags About Its Power6 Server Shipments

But Wait, There's More


November 1, 2007

SCO to Sell Unix Wares for $36 Million?

Sun Sues NetApp Right Back Over Patents

'Project Indiana' OpenSolaris Preview Debuts

Midrange Shops Get Disaster Recovery Services from IBM

But Wait, There's More


October 25, 2007

IBM's Power-Based Servers Save the Day in Q3

Sun Puts Intel Quad-Core Chips into Ultra Workstations

Intel Is Back on Track in Q3, AMD Is Fighting to Get There

Mad Dog 21/21: Symphony for the Devil

But Wait, There's More


October 18, 2007

Sun Elaborates on its xVM Virtualization Plans

Apple's Leopard Mac OS X Server Coming October 26

IBM Hit by Financial Services Slowdown in Q3

As I See It: Great Looking Genes

But Wait, There's More


October 11, 2007

Niagara-2 Chips Double Entry Sparc Server Performance

Akamai Debuts Service to Speed Any IP-Based Application

IBM Tweaks BladeCenter S for the Office, Preps Power6 Blades

Growing Businesses, Upgrades Drive IT Hiring in Q4

But Wait, There's More


October 4, 2007

HP Updates HP-UX 11i v3, No Plans for X64 Port

Sun Merges Storage Back into Systems Group

BrandZ Containers, xVM Partitions to Host Legacy Solaris Applications

An Update from the X64 Server Battlefields

But Wait, There's More


September 27, 2007

Sun Enhances Solaris Developer Edition, Adds Support

Sun Ships Intel-Based Galaxy Rack Servers

IDF Server Wrap Up: Intel to Keep the Pressure on AMD

As I See It: Shocking

But Wait, There's More


September 20, 2007

SCO Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Sun and Microsoft Go All the Way with Windows

SAP Plants Its Flag in Mid-Market Territory with SaaS Apps

As I See It: The Dons of Dialogue

But Wait, There's More


September 13, 2007

Sun Rolls Out Update for Solaris 10 Unix

AMD Gets Aggressive About Watts with Quad-Core Barcelonas

Transitive Rejiggers Emulation Software, Adds Partners

Sirius Expands Northeast Presence with SCS Buy

But Wait, There's More


September 6, 2007

The Left and Right Hands of Sun

Core Transition Complete as Intel Ships 'Tigerton' Xeon MPs

NetApp Sues Sun Over File System Patents

Mad Dog 21/21: Leverage

But Wait, There's More


August 30, 2007

AMD's Chip Roadmaps: Beyond Barcelona

Server Sales in Q2 Reach Heights Not Seen Since 2000

IBM Messes With System p 595 Prices, Tweaks Deals

The X Factor: Economic Recession Is the IT Innovator's Ally

But Wait, There's More


August 23, 2007

Sun, IBM Ink Solaris Distribution Agreement for Servers

HP's Sales and Earnings Rocket Upward in Fiscal Q3

Court Says Novell Owns Unix, Not SCO

As I See It: Of Toads and Time

But Wait, There's More


August 9, 2007

Sun Polishes Up Sparc T2 Multithreaded Chips

AMD Gooses Dual-Core Opteron Speeds, Cuts Prices

Sun Creates Virtual Tape Library from Thumper Server

As I See It: Policeware

But Wait, There's More


August 2, 2007

Q&A: Sun's Top Operating System Brass Talk OS Strategy

Sun Exceeds Margin Goals in Q4 on Flat Sales

The IT Job Market Is More Competitive, Says Gartner

IBM Shows Off Web 2.0 Stuff with Lotus Quickr

But Wait, There's More


July 26, 2007

The Search for Old Hockey Pucks

HP Buys System Management Tool Maker Opsware for $1.6 Billion

Intel Sets Up 'Tigerton' Xeon MPs Against Future Opterons

As I See It: Lawyers, Lies, and Statistics

But Wait, There's More


July 19, 2007

IBM Creates New Power, SMB Server Divisions

IBM Turns In Its Best Second Quarter in Six Years

Intel Certifies Solaris on Its Carrier-Grade Servers

Mad Dog 21/21: To Avatar and Avatar Not

But Wait, There's More


July 12, 2007

IBM Says AIX 6 Beta Program Off to a Good Start

Oracle Says 11g Database Is Better, Cheaper, and Faster

IBM Charges 20 Percent Premium for Software Running on Power6 Cores

As I See It: The All-American Exhausting Vacation

But Wait, There's More


June 28, 2007

Sun Gets Serious (Finally) About Supercomputing

Top 500 Supers: Moore's Law Is Alive and Well

HP Promotes Transitive Tool to Port Solaris Apps to Integrity Servers

As I See It: Dare to Be Rich

But Wait, There's More


June 21, 2007

Intel Bangs the Itanium Drum, Draws Out Roadmap

Sun Revs Solaris Express Developer Edition, Adds Non-Sun Iron Support

Disk Array Sales Still Humming Along, Says IDC

Vision Solutions Acquires HA Rival Lakeview Technology

But Wait, There's More


June 14, 2007

Apple Previews Mac OS X 10.5 'Leopard' Server

CIOs Get Ready to Hire in the Summer

Open Source Software Sales Pegged at $5.8 Billion by 2011

As I See It: The Ne'er-Do-Well's Guide to Enlightenment

But Wait, There's More


June 7, 2007

Project Indiana to Create an OpenSolaris Distro

Sun Broadens Its Blade Server Lineup

HP Tweaks Home-Grown Virtualization for Integrity Servers

Mad Dog 21/21: Missing Inaction

But Wait, There's More


May 31, 2007

The Persistence of Unix

HP Pursues Telcos with New Entry NonStop Server

The Market for Servers in Europe Is Hot

As I See It: Operating on Overload

But Wait, There's More


May 24, 2007

IBM Launches First Power6-Based Server

IBM Opens Up Beta for Future AIX 6

Initial Power6 Servers Show Respectable Performance Gains

Virtualization, Consolidation Drive Server Sales in Q1

But Wait, There's More


May 17, 2007

HP Turns in a Solid Fiscal 2007 Second Quarter

IBM's AIX Roadmap Through 2015

Sun's Board Authorizes $3 Billion in Share Buybacks

The X Factor: Small Is Beautiful

But Wait, There's More


May 10, 2007

IBM Lengthens and Broadens AIX Support on Power Iron

Sun Backs QuickTransit for Sparc to X64 Migration

IBM Sees Green in Going Green in Data Centers

As I See It: Education--the Other Dysfunction

But Wait, There's More


May 3, 2007

More Details Emerge on IBM's Upcoming Power6 Server Launch

Sun Boots Solaris 10 on "Rock" Sparc Processors

Startup 3Leaf Systems Looks to Shake Up Server Virtualization

Mad Dog 21/21: Hearts and Minds

But Wait, There's More


April 26, 2007

Computer Trade Group Alleges Unfair Trading Practices at Sun

HP Chases Data Warehousing Dollars with Tweaked NonStop Servers

Sun Grows Sales and Profits Despite Product Transitions

As I See It: Induced Labor

But Wait, There's More


April 19, 2007

Fujitsu, Sun Deliver Joint Sparc Enterprise Server Line

Power6: Later in 2007 Rather than Sooner?

Slowing U.S. Sales Hurt IBM's First Quarter

As I See It: Disorderly Conduct

But Wait, There's More


April 12, 2007

Yen Explains Sun's Chip Strategy

Hello, New York? Buy IBM

Schwartz Blogs a Bit About the Dud Rock Chip on His Desk

As I See It: The Legacy

But Wait, There's More


April 5, 2007

Sun Boosts Performance of UltraSparc-IV+ Chips

Intel Shows Off Future Penryn and Nehalem Chip Designs

IBM Offers Rebates on System p5 and ISV Software Bundles

The X Factor: Virtualization Belongs in the System, Not in the Software

But Wait, There's More


March 29, 2007

Sun Breaks Sparc Unit Free Again

Gartner Says It Was "All Over" the Virtualization Effect

Oracle Sues SAP Over 'Corporate Theft on a Grand Scale'

As I See It: Workplace Heaven

But Wait, There's More


March 22, 2007

Sun Taps Linux Guru to Guide Operating System Strategy

IBM's Plan for an Adjacent, Custom Systems Market

IDC Chops Server Forecasts Thanks to Virtualization, Multicore Chips

Mad Dog 21/21: The China Spin Drone

But Wait, There's More


March 15, 2007

Intel Delivers Low-Power, Quad-Core Xeon Chips

Server Makers Have $5.3 Billion Bumper Crop in Q4 in Europe

Lawson Updates ERP, Unveils SaaS Plans at User Conference

As I See It: The Digital Life

But Wait, There's More


March 8, 2007

Midrange Boxes, Big Iron Drive Server Growth in Q4 2006

SCO's Unix Sales Continue to Slide, But Red Ink Is Shallower

HP Unix Behemoth Squeaks By IBM Big Iron on TPC Test

Mad Dog 21/21: Paved With Good Intentions

But Wait, There's More


March 1, 2007

Server Sales Up a Bit in 2006, But Q4 Looks a Bit Weak

HP's Unix Biz Is Flat in Fiscal Q1, Hurd Disappointed

Many Top Open Source Projects Still Lack Enterprise Support

The X Factor: How Many Servers, How Much Juice, How Much Money?

But Wait, There's More


February 15, 2007

HP Adds Entry Itanium Servers, Finally Delivers HP-UX 11i v3

Unix Is Dead? It Isn't Even Sick. . .

Chip Makers Strut Their Stuff at ISSCC

As I See It: Measuring What Counts

But Wait, There's More


February 8, 2007

HP Puts Solaris on More X64 Servers, Partners for Solaris Emulation

Sun Details Server Chip Roadmaps at Analyst Summit

AMD Delivers Faster and Cooler Rev F Opteron Chips

The X Factor: One Socket to Rule Them All

But Wait, There's More


February 1, 2007

AMD: Native Quad Core Opteron Will Best Intel Quasi Quads

IT Salaries Rise by 5.2 Percent in 2006, Dice Survey Says

IBM Bags System p5 Super Deals, But Is Power6 Slipping?

Ask TPM: The Economics of Open Source Software

But Wait, There's More


January 25, 2007

Sun Profits in Fiscal Q2, Gets $700 Million Equity Injection from KKR

Sun, Intel Form Alliance for Xeon Servers and Workstations

IBM Closes Out 2006 With a Strong Fourth Quarter

The X Factor: Solaris Versus Linux Support Pricing

But Wait, There's More


January 18, 2007

Sun Tapes Out Rock Sparc Chip, Gooses Clocks on Niagara Sparc T1

Sun Finally Gets Solaris 10 11/06 Update Out the Door

Unisys Broadens Oasis Open Source Software Stacks for Linux

Why the Number of Women in IT Is Decreasing

But Wait, There's More


January 11, 2007

HP Readies HP-UX 11i v3 For Launch

Arrow Buys Agilysys' IT Distribution Business for $485 Million

Sun Adds Opteron Rev F Blade Server, Sets Utility Pricing

As I See It: Sweating the Little Stuff

But Wait, There's More


December 14, 2006

Latest Dispatch from the Unix Server Wars

Forrester Predicts IT Spending Slowdown in 2007

Evans Data Cases Programming Language Popularity

The X Factor: You Can't Steal What's Free, But You Can Pay a Lot for Something That Isn't Worth It

But Wait, There's More


December 7, 2006

AIX 5L V5.3 Gets Unix 03 Certification

Azul Systems Revamps Compute Appliances with 48-Core Vega2 Chip

PwC Consultants Predict an IT Talent Shortage

Mad Dog 21/21: Stay the Recourse

But Wait, There's More


November 30, 2006

Server Sales Perk Up a Little Bit in the Third Quarter

Cray, IBM Win Final Round of Giant DARPA HPCS Program

Sun Releases Java Under GPL Open Source License

As I See It: The Other "Tude"

But Wait, There's More


November 16, 2006

Power6 Ups the Ante for Virtualization, Power Management

HP's Financials Weather the Ethics Storm in Fiscal Q4

Dual-Core Processors Begin Takeover of Top 500 Super Ranking

As I See It: The Workplace Politician

But Wait, There's More


November 9, 2006

Avnet Buys GE's Access Server Distribution Biz for $412.5 Million

HP Taps Fink to Run Business Critical Servers Division

Sun Chases Web 2.0 Boom with Discounts for Startups

IBM Creates Virtualization Dashboard, Merges Server and Storage Management

But Wait, There's More


November 2, 2006

Sun Ponders the Future of Virtualized Solaris

Sun Builds on Growth in Fiscal Q1, But Profits Still Elude

Solaris 10 Breaks Through 6 Million Shipment Barrier

The X Factor: Form Follows Function

But Wait, There's More


October 26, 2006

HP, Intel, and Oracle Gang Up on IBM Mainframes

Sun Talks Up Niagara-2 Sparcs, Begins Work on Niagara-3

Dell Launches Its First Opteron-Based Servers

Workstation Market Booms in the Second Quarter

But Wait, There's More


October 19, 2006

Sun Adds Rev F Opterons to More Galaxy Servers

Software, Unix and Mainframe Servers Boost IBM's Profits in Q3

Sun Readies LDom Partitioning for Sparc T1 Servers

Mad Dog 21/21: Blowing Up Buddha

But Wait, There's More


October 12, 2006

IBM Uncloaks Power6 Chip Details

Legacy Application Modernization Strategies Hinge on SOA

IBM Tackles Data Center Cooling with Services Offering

As I See It: History Makers

But Wait, There's More


October 5, 2006

Bang for the Buck: Entry Unix Servers Compete with Linux and Windows

Sun Wheels and Deals to Push Servers and Storage

OpenSparc Project Taps Advisory Board, Sees Linux Momentum

VMware Extends ESX Server to 64 Bits, Betas New P2V Converter

But Wait, There's More


September 28, 2006

Intel Previews Quad-Core Chips, Talks Up Massively Cored RISC

Chip Makers Embrace Co-Processors, Again

IBM to Try Selling Technical Services as Products

As I See It: Pretexting

But Wait, There's More


September 21, 2006

SGI Kills Off Irix Unix and MIPS Machines, At Long Last

Solaris 10 with Trusted Extensions Readied for 11/06 Update

IBM, Sun Add Encryption to High-End Tape Drives

As I See It: The Incredible Shrinking Vacation

But Wait, There's More


September 14, 2006

Sun Beefs Up UltraSparc-IIIi Servers, Kills UltraSparc-IIIi+

Buyers Expect Softening in Server Spending in 2006

Sun Delivers Sparc T1 in Netra and ACTA Blade Servers

The Disk Drive at 50: Still Spinning

But Wait, There's More


September 7, 2006

HP Completes Montecito Itanium Rollout into Integrity Servers

SCO Continues to Struggle Against Linux in Q3

Intel to Cut 10,500 Jobs to Save $6 Billion

Companies Continue to Consume Massive Amounts of Storage

But Wait, There's More


August 31, 2006

SPEC Creates New CPU2006 Benchmark Tests

Intel Delivers 'Tulsa' Xeon MP Server Chip Early

Scalent to Support Solaris with Virtual Operating Environment

As I See It: Productivity and Relationship

But Wait, There's More


August 24, 2006

IBM Finishes Up Power5+ Rollout on System p5 Servers

The Server Market Struggles for Growth in Q2, Says IDC

Clerity to Revive Mainframe Rehosting after Acquiring Sun Tools

Does the Size of Your IT Supplier Really Matter?

But Wait, There's More


August 17, 2006

Sun Cranks UltraSparc-IV+ Clocks, Tweaks Sun Fire Servers

AMD Unveils Rev F Opterons, Prepares for Quad Cores in Mid-2007

HP Chalks Up Another Decent Thirteen Weeks in Fiscal Q3

The X Factor: Database Appliances Come Around Again

But Wait, There's More


August 10, 2006

OpenDarwin Shuts Down as Apple Opens Up Mac OS Forge

Can Apple Finally Break Into the Big Time with Core Xserves?

Sun Picks EnterpriseDB to Backup PostgreSQL Support in Solaris

Infor Closes SSA Buy and Acquires Remaining GEAC Bits

But Wait, There's More


August 3, 2006

The BSD Unix Projects Keep Humming Along

IBM Broadens Use of Opterons in System x Servers

Who's Ahead in the X64 Server Wars?

As I See It: The Donking Life

But Wait, There's More


July 27, 2006

IBM Rounds Out Big Unix Boxes with Power5+ Chips

Sun Sees Sales Accelerate in Fiscal Q4, Still Loses Money

IBM Creates a Performance-Based Pricing Scheme for Software

The X Factor: High-End Chips Draw Even, Vendors Prepare to Differentiate

But Wait, There's More


July 20, 2006

Intel Aims Dual-Core Itaniums at RISC, Mainframe Servers

HP Gears Up for Montecito Itanium Shipments

IBM Has Its Financial Ups and Downs in Q2

As I See It: The Great Disconnect

But Wait, There's More


July 13, 2006

Sun Fleshes Out Galaxy Opteron Server Line

IBM's High-End Power5+ Launch Set for July 25

HP Bolsters Virtual Server Environment for HP-UX

Fabric7 Tweaks Opteron Servers, Adds Windows and Solaris Support

But Wait, There's More


June 29, 2006

Transitive Emulator Ports Sparc/Solaris Apps to Linux on Xeon, Itanium

Top 500 Supers: Brace Yourself for Petaflops Systems

Intel Comes Out Swinging with Woodcrest Xeons

Yankee Says Windows Improves, But Still Not Unix

But Wait, There's More


June 22, 2006

HP Opens Up the HP-UX Roadmap

Sun-HP Unix Merger: Beware of Olive Branches Shaped Like Baseball Bats

Middleware Sales Continue to Grow in 2005, IBM Still the King

As I See It: Net Reality

But Wait, There's More


June 15, 2006

OpenSolaris: One Year Down, Participation Up

Merrill Lynch Cases IT Spending, Server Buying Patterns

HP Says It Will "Blade Everything" As Next Gen Boxes Launch

The X Factor: Is Memory-Based Software Pricing the Answer?

But Wait, There's More


June 8, 2006

Sun Lays Off Up to 5,000 Employees, Banks on Revenue Rise

HP Scales Down NonStop Servers to Chase New Customers

VMware Offers New Packaging and Pricing with ESX Server 3

The Cult of Numerology

But Wait, There's More


May 25, 2006

Server Sales Decline for the Second Straight Quarter

HP-UX on Itanium Gets a Boost from IBM, TIBCO

Sun Microsystems Begins Taking Java Open Source

The X Factor: Virtual Server Sprawl

But Wait, There's More


May 18, 2006

Sun Merges Server Units, Taps Key Exec for Storage

HP's Revenues Up 5 Percent in Q2, Profits Jump 51 Percent

Infor to Buy SSA Global for $1.36 Billion

ERP Software: Its Effect on Human Performance and Impact on Productivity

But Wait, There's More


May 11, 2006

Free Advice for Unix Vendors: Fujitsu-Siemens

IBM Explains New p5 Boards, Offers Upgrade Protection to Power6

Silicon Graphics Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

As I See It: Fearless Leaders

But Wait, There's More


May 4, 2006

The Hardware Foundry

Sun Previews Next Rev of Solaris 10

Power5+ Delays Force IBM to Cut High-End System p Prices

The X Factor: If Sun Builds a Grid, Will They Come?

But Wait, There's More


April 27, 2006

McNealy Hands the Sun Reins to Schwartz

Acquisitions Cut Both Ways for Sun in Third Fiscal Quarter

Oracle Delivers New Goodies with EnterpriseOne 8.12

Mad Dog 21/21: Patent Lather

But Wait, There's More


April 20, 2006

Sun Broadens Migration Offerings for Solaris Platforms

Cost Controls Boost IBM Earnings on Flat Q1 Revenues

HP Brags about Integrity Sales in Asia/Pacific

Oracle's Ellison Ponders Owning a Linux Distro; Why Not BSD?

But Wait, There's More


April 13, 2006

Sun Lays Off Workers in Sparc Server Group

AMD Pushes Single-Core Opteron Clocks to 3 GHz

Sun Tapes Out Sparc T2 Chip, Ships T1000 Servers

IBM Unleashes a Barrage of SOA Announcements

But Wait, There's More


April 6, 2006

Where Are Sun's Big Galaxies and Opteron Blades?

Linux Is Almost as Popular as Solaris for Oracle Databases

XenSource Shifts Gears as It Rolls Out XenEnterprise Virtualization

Why American Employees Are So Unhappy

But Wait, There's More


March 30, 2006

IBM Hints at Triple Redundancy in Power6

IDC Says Ex-Unix Shops Love Windows More Than Linux

Big Blue Clarifies Software Pricing for Multicore Machines

As I See It: The 'M' Word

But Wait, There's More


March 23, 2006

HP Announces High-End 'Arches' Chipset for Integrities

Sun Reorganizes Sales and Services, Loses Software Chief

HP Tweaks HP-UX 11i v2, Capacity On Demand

Sun Grid Compute Utility Opens for Public Business

But Wait, There's More


March 16, 2006

AMD Says It Can Still Beat Intel Cores with Opterons

SCO Aims at Linux with SCAMP Stack

HP Puts Faster Opterons into ProLiants

The X Factor: X64 Chip Price War Looms

But Wait, There's More


March 9, 2006

Intel Goes After AMD with New Chip Architecture

Intel Gearing Up for Battle on the Server Front

Transitive Gets Backing from Intel for Porting Product

Mad Dog 21/21: Lincoln to Open SQL

But Wait, There's More


March 2, 2006

McNealy PR Stunt Number 105: Merge Solaris and HP-UX

Oracle Designates HP-UX on Itanium a Strategic Platform

The Balance of Server Powers

As I See It: Future Schlock

But Wait, There's More


February 23, 2006

Fujitsu Draws Sparc64 Roadmap Past 2010

Itanium Proponents Say Ecosystem Is Growing

The Server Market Begins to Cool in Q4

Shaking IT Up: Don't Fear Silence, and Buy Some Duct Tape

But Wait, There's More


February 16, 2006

IBM Fleshes Out p5 Line with More Power5+ Processors

HP's Restructurings Start to Pay Off in Profits in Q1

Sun Publishes Sparc T1 Specs, Picks GPL for License

How Low Can You Go?

But Wait, There's More


February 9, 2006

Power6 Gets Second Silicon, IBM to Crank the Clock

Sun Establishes OEM Business Unit

IBM Announces BladeCenter Kickers

IBM, Freescale Reunite for the Sake of the Power Processors

But Wait, There's More


February 2, 2006

Sun Debuts New Sparc, Opteron Workstations

HP Partners to Create Water Cooling for Server Racks

AMR Sees 'Huge Surge' in ERP Spending, Most Likely at Microsoft

As I See It: My Place Or Yours

But Wait, There's More


January 26, 2006

AIX: 20 Years Down, Many More to Go

Sun's Acquisitions Boost Revenues, But Profits Still Elude

Egenera Upgrades BladeFrame Servers, Adds Cooling

A Little More Insight into IBM's Server Sales in Q4 and 2005

But Wait, There's More


January 19, 2006

OpenSolaris Community Creates Kernel for Power Chips

pSeries Sales Pump Up Q4 for Big Blue

IBM Reshuffles Systems and Technology Executives

Mainsoft, IBM to Convert .NET Code to Java on All eServers

But Wait, There's More


January 12, 2006

Who's Ahead in the Unix Wars?

Sun, Oracle Renew Their Vows, Chase Market Share

Utility Computing: Homegrown and Open Source Apps to Get the Last Laugh

Reading the IT Leaves for 2006

But Wait, There's More


December 8, 2005

Midrange Unix Servers: HP and Sun Need to Catch IBM

Sun to Integrate and Open Source Its Software Stack

Sun Finally Announces Niagara-Based Sparc Servers

Shaking IT Up: Preemptive Listening, a Tool of Tools

But Wait, There's More

Happy Holidays!


December 1, 2005

HP Debuts Utility Computing Services

Server Sales Skyrocket in Q3--But Can It Last?

HP's Q4 Sales Grow, Profits Hit by Restructuring

As I See It: Prying the Gazelle from the Lion's Teeth

But Wait, There's More


November 17, 2005

Sun Makes Niagara Teaser Announcement, Servers Imminent

Linux Clusters Continue to Expand in Top 500 Supers Ranking

IBM Updates Virtualization Engine for Multiplatform Management

IBM Unveils New Midrange Storage Systems

But Wait, There's More


November 10, 2005

Sun Moves Up Niagara Sparc Server Announcement

IBM Delivers Power5+ Unix Workstation

CA Spins Out Open Source Ingres Database

As I See It: The Dog Ate My Manners

But Wait, There's More


November 3, 2005

Entry Unix Servers: It's a Tighter Three-Horse Race Now

HP Delivers Unix-Itanium Blade Server

Sun Continues to Transition Products and Lose Money

PA Semi Divulges Its Power Processor Aspirations

But Wait, There's More


October 27, 2005

Intel Pushes Out Itaniums, Replaces Future Xeon MPs

Black Duck Offers Free Software IP Scanning Until 2006

MySQL Brings Database Up to Par for Enterprise Deployments

Shaking IT Up: Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Use Your New Software

But Wait, There's More


October 20, 2005

Sun Puts UltraSparc-IV+ Chips in Its Big Boxes

Fujitsu-Siemens Finally Opts for Opteron in Servers

IBM's pSeries Unix Server Sales Up 15 Percent in Q3

Stop Arguing About Cars and Start Managing Fleets

But Wait, There's More


October 13, 2005

Big Iron Still Costs Big Bucks

Intel Begins Dual-Core Xeon Server Chip Rollout

Server Makers Are Ready and Sorta Eager for Dual-Core Xeons

Ich Bin Ein Entrepreneur

But Wait, There's More


October 6, 2005

IBM Uses Quad-Core Package to Boost Power5+ Performance

Sun and Google: What's the Big Deal?

SCO Pushed to a Loss in Q3 as Unix Sales Slip

Mad Dog 21/21: New Moth

But Wait, There's More


September 29, 2005

Sun Goes on the Offensive with Server Deals

HP Rakes in $200 Million Displacing Sun Gear in 1H 2005

Itanium Backers Launch Alliance to Bolster the Chip

AMD Cranks Up Dual-Core Opteron Clocks

But Wait, There's More


September 22, 2005

UltraSparc-IV+ Chips Give Sun's Midrange Servers Twice the Oomph

Egenera Gets $300 Million Reseller Deal with Fujitsu-Siemens

IBM Shifts Its SOA Initiative Up Into High Gear

Notes/Domino 7 Brings New Collaboration Technology, Performance Gains

But Wait, There's More


September 15, 2005

Sun Launches the First Three "Galaxy" Opteron Servers

HP Rolls Out Improved Virtualization for Integrity Servers

Sybase Launches Adaptive Server Enterprise 15 Database

IDC Concurs that Q2 Was Pretty Good for Servers

But Wait, There's More


September 1, 2005

Gartner Says Server Market Warmed Up Some More in Q2

Intel Fleshes Out Server Chip Plans for Post-NetBurst Era

The Source of All Good Bits

As I See It: The Sanctity of Work

But Wait, There's More


August 25, 2005

Sun's Opteron-Based Galaxy Servers Launch September 12

IBM's Power6 Gets First Silicon as Power5+ Looms

AMD Nabs Chip Hotshot, Challenges Intel to Dual-Core Duel

VMware Goes for Per-Socket Pricing, But Can It Hold?

But Wait, There's More


August 18, 2005

HP's Sales Up 10 Percent as Repatriation Taxes Whack Profits

VMware, Sun Microsystems Partner on Server Partitioning

3PAR Delivers Server Provisioning on Solaris Boxes

Intel Moves Paxville MP Chip Ahead into 2005, Adds DP Variant

But Wait, There's More


August 11, 2005

SCO Touts Unix at Forum While LinuxWorld Roars

Opsware Creates Uber Shell for System Admins

VMware Opens Up ESX Server Code to Partners

We Work for the Internet

But Wait, There's More


August 4, 2005

IBM Boasts that Without Big Blue, Unix Would Be Declining

SGI Goes All the Way With Transitive Emulator

Intel Names Server Platforms, Adds Chips to Roadmap

Black Duck Partners with SourceForge for IP Protection

But Wait, There's More


July 28, 2005

Sun Carbon Copies Another Transitional Quarter, Year

Big Blue Deals to Pump pSeries Sales

Oracle's Multicore Pricing: Right Direction, Not Far Enough

As I See It: Declining Fortunes

But Wait, There's More


July 21, 2005

Sun Firms Up Its Sparc Chip Plans

Hurd on the Street: HP Cuts 14,500 Jobs in Reorganization

IBM Profits Up Some as Sales Decline Some in Q2

Intel Cranks Up the Clocks on Madison Itaniums

But Wait, There's More


July 14, 2005

Linux Runtime, ZFS File System Still Coming for Solaris 10

Intel Previews Dual-Core Montecito Itanium Performance

IBM Launches Dual-Core PowerPC 970MP Chip

Mad Dog 21/21: If It Walks Like Sudoku . . .

But Wait, There's More


June 30, 2005

AMD Sues Intel for Antitrust Violations

Sun Gets First Dibs on New Opterons for Entry Workstation

AMD Readies Socket 939 Opteron, Debuts Top-End Athlon 64

Sun Takes Java App Server Open Source

But Wait, There's More


June 23, 2005

SCO OpenServer 6 Launches with Unix SVR5 Kernel

Top 500 Supers List Dominated By Exotic Clusters

IBM Readies Super-Dense 16-Way p5 Rack Server

ERP Market Grew Solidly in 2004, AMR Research Says

But Wait, There's More


June 16, 2005

OpenSolaris Community Opens for Business

Fujitsu-Siemens, IBM Show Off Unix Server Performance

Oracle Acquires TimesTen for Real-Time Database

Shaking IT Up: In a Crisis, A Good Manager Is an Absent Manager

But Wait, There's More


June 9, 2005

Apple: Unix for People, Unix for the Masses

Cool Stuff: Transitive Emulates Server Platforms on Other Iron

HP, IBM and Unix, Windows Tied in the Server Market

Gartner Says Database Market Continued Its Recovery in 2004

But Wait, There's More


June 2, 2005

Sun Microsystems Buys StorageTek for $4.1 Billion

HP Delivers the Last of the PA-RISC Processors

NonStop Fault Tolerant Servers Jump to Itanium

As I See It: IT, the Early Days

But Wait, There's More


May 26, 2005

FreeBSD Project Puts Out 5.4 Unix Release

Server Market Is Solid in Q1, Says Gartner

Apple Said to Be Considering a Switch to X86 from Power

Are We There Yet? Perspectives on the Future of IT

But Wait, There's More


May 19, 2005

Fujitsu Bumps Up the Clocks on PrimePower Servers

HP Pulls Off a Respectable Second Fiscal Quarter

One Year Later, Sun-Microsoft Alliance Starting to Bear Fruit

IBS to Port OS/400 Apps to Unix, Windows, and Linux

But Wait, There's More


May 12, 2005

Sun Steps on Leveraged Buyout Rumors

Sun Buys All of Tarantella, Procom's NAS

The X Factor: Appliances Versus General Purpose Computers

Deloitte Says Outsourcing Doesn't Always Pay

But Wait, There's More


May 5, 2005

Solaris 10 Tops 1.3 Million Downloads, Gets Oracle 10g Support

Sun Plugs the Grid Some More, Adds Some Features

Sun Expands N1 Systems Management Programs

Sun Puts JES Release 3 Middleware Out and Through the Paces

But Wait, There's More


April 21, 2005

AMD Rolls Out Dual-Core Opterons Early

Server Vendors Gear Up for Dual-Core Opterons

Azul Gets Aggressive with Java Appliances

IBM Comes Up Short in Q1 After March Fall Off

But Wait, There's More


April 14, 2005

Sun Books Tiny Loss as Sales Decline 1 Percent in Q3

HP to Super-Size Superdome with Arches Chipset

Apple Goes 64-Bit with Tiger Release of OS X

Black Duck Launches Online IP Service

But Wait, There's More


April 7, 2005

OpenSolaris Community Picks Board, Gets to Work

NEC Strengthens Ties to Sun, But Is Still Tight with HP

SCO Finally Files Its Fiscal 2004 Results

As I See It: The Next Job Wave

But Wait, There's More


March 31, 2005

HP Picks NCR CEO as its Next CEO

Can Solaris 10 Shipments Continue Upwards?

Intel Finally Gets 64-Bit Xeon MPs Out the Door

Sun Takes Baby Steps Closer to Open Source Java

But Wait, There's More


March 24, 2005

NetBSD Unix Supports Xen Virtualization

Kabira Adds HA to Transaction Software for Solaris, HP-UX

IBM Buys Other Half of Informix with Ascential Acquisition

As I See It: Surviving a Job Loss

But Wait, There's More


March 17, 2005

Fujitsu-Siemens Keeps Rolling on Sparc64, Itanium Roadmaps

Windows-Itanium Still Lags Big Unix on SAP Tests

Bernstein Analyst Calls for Sun-Dell Partnership

Mad Dog 21/21: HP Sauce

But Wait, There's More


March 10, 2005

Sun Modifies Its Packaging of Trusted Solaris

IDC Says Unix Server Sales Rebounded in Q4 2004

Oracle Rains on SAP's Retek Parade

As I See It: To Tell or Not to Tell

But Wait, There's More


March 3, 2005

Open Source Servers

Intel Stands By Itanium, Positions It Against IBM's Power

Intel Goes Whole Hog for Multicore Chips

Gartner Gives 2004 Server Report Cards

Intel Maps Out Its Server Roadmap


February 24, 2005

Sun Launches Faster UltraSparc-IV Jaguars After All

Sun Expands Preventive Services Offering

Aldon Opens Up to AIX and Linux with Lifecycle Manager 5.0

Mad Dog 21/21: Darned Coyote

But Wait, There's More


February 17, 2005

Judge Scolds SCO but Keeps Lawsuit Alive

Intel, AMD Launch New X86 Chips

Egenera Adds Opterons, Upgrades BladeFrame

Sun, AMD Talk Up the Opteron Future

But Wait, There's More


February 10, 2005

Fiorina Quits HP As Board Questions Her Execution

IBM Rolls Out Compact, Two-Core p5 Unix/Linux Server

Sun Starts CPU Cycle Exchange with Archipelago

IBM Divulges Details on Future "Cell" Processors

But Wait, There's More


February 3, 2005

Sun Aspires to Be the General Electric of the Grid Era

Sun Boosts Entry Servers, Sits Tight with UltraSparc-IV, Opteron Boxes

Sun Tweaks JES, Creating Suites and Raising Prices

Mad Dog 21/21: Technical Fowl

But Wait, There's More


January 27, 2005

Sun Starts to Roll Out OpenSolaris

OpenSolaris Backed By Sun's Solaris Patents

HP Board to Clip Fiorina's Wings, or Force Her to Delegate?

As I See It: The Elusive Pursuit of Happiness

But Wait, There's More


January 20, 2005

HP Boosts Integrities with Madison 9Ms, Other Stuff

Competition Heats Up for Entry and Midrange Servers

Will IT Vendors Set Up a Patent Trust?

IBM Ends 2004 with Most Profitable Quarter in Its History

But Wait, There's More


January 13, 2005

Sun To Boost UltraSparc-IV Clock Speeds in Early February

HP Preps Server Announcements for January 18

Analysts Criticize Sun Ahead of Financials This Week

Linux, Unix, and Windows Fight for ERP Supremacy

But Wait, There's More


January 6, 2005

Unix Is the Touchstone for Big Iron

SCO Bleeds Red Ink, Delays Future OpenServer

Revelation: Why HP's Commitment to Itanium Is Unwavering--Really

As I See It: Dead Peasants

But Wait, There's More


December 16, 2004

Subscription Pricing: A Tough Path to a Better Pricing Model

IT Spending Predicted to Increase Modestly in 2005

Crazy Idea Number 527: Should IBM Buy Apple?

Mad Dog 21/21: The Dry Fish Affair

But Wait, There's More


December 9, 2004

HP Bites the Bullet, Cuts TruCluster from Future HP-UX

Sun Pumps Up Big Partners to Push Solaris, Linux

Server Market Grows in the Third Quarter

IDC Makes Its IT Prognostications for 2005

But Wait, There's More


December 2, 2004

Solaris 10 Is All About Performance

IBM's p5 595 Tops the TPC-C Charts

Appro Preps XtremeBlades for First Quarter, Supports Solaris 10

Gartner Releases IT and Business Trends Through 2010

But Wait, There's More


November 18, 2004

Sun to Take On Linux with Free and Open Solaris

High-End Blade Server Maker Egenera Backs Solaris 10

HP Finishes Fiscal 2004, Brings Fiscal 2006 Cuts Forward

Intel Pushes Out Dual-Core Itaniums, Or Does It?

But Wait, There's More


November 11, 2004

Intel Boosts Itanium 2 Chip Performance Modestly

HP Refreshes Entry Integrity Line with New Itaniums

Server Makers Tout Their HPC Clusters At SC2004

Linux, X86 Clusters Take Over Top 500 Supercomputer Ranking

But Wait, There's More


November 4, 2004

Solaris 10 to Launch on November 15

IBM's eServer p5s Rock the TPC-C Benchmark

CA Releases Ingres r3 Database As Open Source

Ballmer Puts Linux, Unix in Microsoft's Sights, Misses the Point

But Wait, There's More


October 28, 2004

Sun, HP Spat Over the Future of HP-UX

SCO Getting Back to Its Application Roots

CSC Says Open Source Is Prolific and Vital

IBM's Third Quarter Decent, pSeries Sales Flat

But Wait, There's More


October 21, 2004

IBM Launches 64-Way Power5 Unix Servers

Sun Makes Quarterly Revenue Increase Twice in a Row

IBM Revamps Midrange, High-End Storage Arrays

As I See It: Getting to the Front by Stabbing in the Back

But Wait, There's More


October 14, 2004

Sun Lifts Curtain on UltraSparc-IV+ Processors

Sun Tight-Lipped About Future Opteron Machines

Kabira Transaction Software Obviates Need for Middleware, Databases

IBM Talks Up WebSphere 6, Due in Two Months

But Wait, There's More


October 7, 2004

Rotten to the Core: Chips, Lies, and Software Licenses

IBM Drops eServer Power5 Clock Speed, Prices to Chase Sun

Dataram Sells Clone eServer p5, i5 Main Memory

New TPC Benchmarks Are on the Horizon

But Wait, There's More


September 30, 2004

HP Deep Sixes Itanium Workstations

HP Goes Modular with Utility Computing

Azul's Network-Attached Processing to Shake Up Server Market

As I See It: Trust but Verify: Computer Science and Democracy

But Wait, There's More


September 23, 2004

Sun Debuts Next Batch of Kit As Solaris 10 Looms Large

Sun Stakes Claim on Financial Services

Sun's Wall Street Act Includes Contrition

Mad Dog 21/21: Sell Phones

But Wait, There's More


September 16, 2004

Companies Want Good Enough IT, Not 'Best of Breed'

HP Is Sure Unix Market Will Continue to Grow

Yankee: Linux Will Grow, But Windows and Unix Will Persist

HP Beefs Up High-End Storage, Talks Up Utilities

But Wait, There's More


September 2, 2004

SMP-Capable OpenBSD 3.6 Set for November

Newisys Readies Chipset for Big Opteron Iron

Forrester Says IT Budgets Will Be Up 7% in 2005

Servers Sell Well in Q2, Say Gartner and IDC

But Wait, There's More


August 19, 2004

HP Backcasts HP-UX 11i v2 from Itanium to PA-RISC

HP to Bring Virtualization on Par with IBM with HP-UX 11i v2

Sun Sells 2 Teraflops Cluster to Department of Energy

As I See It: Where Has All the Training Gone?

But Wait, There's More


August 12, 2004

Heads Will Roll At HP Over Declining Server and Storage Sales

Leasing Trends in the Server Market

IBM Announces pSeries Deals, Price Changes

Mad Dog 21/21: 0110 Nights and a Night

But Wait, There's More


August 5, 2004

SCO Tweaks SCOoffice, Offers Peek At Future OpenServer

Sun Considers Buying Novell, and Lots of Other Companies

Leasing Greases IT Acquisitions, Pumps the Economy

Intel Launches 64-Bit Xeons for Servers

But Wait, There's More


July 29, 2004

Schwartz Says Solaris Is Possible for Itanium, Power

Sun Debuts Opteron Servers and Workstations

CIOs Sure About Cost Cutting, Unsure of Future

As I See It: The Coming Invasion

But Wait, There's More


July 22, 2004

Sun Reveals Details on APL Partnership with Fujitsu

Sun Profits Nicely in Q4, Thanks to Microsoft Settlement

OpsWare Opens Up and Extends with 4.5 Release

Mad Dog 21/21: To Hive and Hive Not

But Wait, There's More


July 15, 2004

IBM Launches Power5-Based eServer p5 Unix Boxes

Sun Preventative Services Could Shake Up Data Centers

IBM Raises Rates on Server Financing Deals

Why Sun and Microsoft Should Merge Java and .NET

But Wait, There's More


July 1, 2004

How Entry Unix and Midrange Servers Stack Up

Sun to Buy Supercomputer-Maker Cray?

The BSDs, SCO Await Intel's Nocona 64-Bit Xeon Servers

Mad Dog 21/21: Panda to the Masses

But Wait, There's More


June 24, 2004

Fujitsu-Siemens Upgrades PrimePower Unix Servers

Top500 Supers List Dominated by Teraflops-Class Machines

IDC Says Server Market Will Grow 5% in 2004

As I See It: If You Can't Be Rich, Be Unsuccessful

But Wait, There's More


June 17, 2004

Fowler Talks Up Sun's X86 Prospects

SCO Rolls Out UnixWare Update, Small Biz Edition

AMD's Dual-Core Plans Dovetail with Sun's Needs

Flashback to 1956: IT for Rent

But Wait, There's More


June 10, 2004

SCO Counts on Unix Sales, Cash Hoard to Fund Legal Battles

Fiorina Says HP Is Ready to Grow

With Baan Acquired, SSA Global Decides to Go Public

Infravio Aims to Make Web Services Easier for Unix Apps

But Wait, There's More


June 3, 2004

Sun Allies with Fujitsu for Future Joint Sparc Platform

Sun Throws Down Gauntlet on Subscription Pricing, Windows

Sun Execs Spill the Beans on Open Source Solaris

As I See It: On-Demand Values

But Wait, There's More


May 27, 2004

Sun in Transition As Announcements Loom

Unix Sales Feel the Pinch of Windows and Linux

IBM Cuts Deals to Push pSeries Ahead of Squadron Launch

AMD Cranks Up Opteron Clock Speeds

But Wait, There's More


May 20, 2004

HP, Bolstered by Weak Dollar, Beats the Street in Q2

IBM to Beef Up Unix Provisioning Software

IBM Opens Supercomputer Utility in Europe

As I See It: Ricardo's Law

But Wait, There's More


May 13, 2004

Sun Says Performance Is Driving UltraSparc-IV Sales

Tongues Wag About Future eServer p5 Announcements

Project Mono .NET for Unix, Linux Goes Beta

Shaking IT Up: 10 Ways Management Can Ruin Your Day

But Wait, There's More


May 6, 2004

pSeries Power5 Servers Might Be Announced This Summer

HP Launches Dual Madison Processor Modules

Sun, Veritas Strengthen Ties for Solaris Push

Mad Dog 21/21: Flea Circuits

But Wait, There's More


April 29, 2004

Fujitsu-Siemens Proves PrimePower's Performance

Opteron Learning to Walk, Ready to Run

Virtualization Engine: A Lot of IBM Talk, but Good Technology

As I See It: Infected

But Wait, There's More


April 22, 2004

Sun Reports $760 Million Loss, Shakes Up Executive Leadership

Solaris X86 Pricing Attacks Linux, Windows

Sun Integrates Channels, Takes Tighter Control

As I See It: We've Come a Long Way, Maybe

But Wait, There's More


April 15, 2004

Sun Pulls Plug on Future Millennium, Gemini Chips

Two More Peppier Itaniums for Two-Way Servers

IBM Debuts Baby 'Shark' Array for Unix Servers

Rumor Mill Grinds on Upcoming Power5 Announcements

But Wait, There's More


April 8, 2004

Sun Settles Microsoft Lawsuits, Inks Collaboration Agreement

Sun Lays Off 3,300 As Fiscal Q3 Falls Short

Sun Selling Windows? Stranger Things Could Yet Happen

Sun Rolls Out Next Solaris 10 Beta, Tweaks Solaris 9

But Wait, There's More


April 1, 2004

IBM Demos 1.5 GHz Four-Way Squadron

IBM to Take Its Power Chips Out onto the Open Road

Major League Baseball Re-Signs with Sun for Web Servers

Gartner: Offshore or Lose

But Wait, There's More


March 25, 2004

Sun Offers Financing to Push Sparc Boxes

Open Source Insurance May Call All Code into Question

Intel to Remove Xeon's Advantages to Push Itanium

Maddog 21/21: Bone Appetite

But Wait, There's More


March 18, 2004

eServer Squadron Announcements May Be Imminent

SCO Patches OpenServer Unix, Props Up Channel and Stock

Brace Yourself: Major Intel Architectural Shifts Ahead

As I See It: The Path of Service

But Wait, There's More


March 11, 2004

FreeBSD 5.2: The 5.X Tree Gets Bigger and Stronger

S&P Downgrades Sun Microsystems Debt to Junk

New XFree86 X Server Rubs Unix, Linux the Wrong Way

Shaking IT Up: 10 Ways Programmers Can Ruin Your Day

But Wait, There's More


March 4, 2004

Sun Chases HP-UX Installed Base with HP Away Campaign

IBM Explains Merged Systems and Technology Groups

Gartner Says Server Revenue Up in 2003

As I See It: Jobs and Jehovah

But Wait, There's More


February 26, 2004

IBM Cuts pSeries Tags as It Rolls Out 1.9 GHz Power4+

Fujitsu-Siemens Has Big Sparc Plans, Too

Sun Aspires to Have a Bigger HPC Business

Mad Dog 21/21: A Lion in the Sand

But Wait, There's More


February 19, 2004

Sun Updates Sparc Processor Roadmap

IBM Launches 1.9 GHz Power4+, Tops TPC-C Rankings

Microsoft Fights Unix, Linux with Free SFU

As I See It: Censoring the Self

But Wait, There's More


February 12, 2004

HP Revamps Unix Server Line With PA-8800s

Sun Rolls Out Dual-Core UltraSparc-IV Chip

Sun Wants to Get Into the Zone with Future Partitions

Companies Want to Cut Down on OS Platform Sprawl

But Wait, There's More


February 5, 2004

HP Readies Dual-Core Chips for Integrity Servers

Solaris on X86: Going for the Gold

Gartner Says Server Market Closed 2003 with a Bang

As I See It: The Unknown Face of Marketing

But Wait, There's More


January 29, 2004

IBM Boosts Power4+ Chips for pSeries 655 Midrange Line

Is HP Inching Towards Opteron Machines?

Sun Mulls its Options As It Readies Opteron Boxes

Rumors Say IBM Will Merge Server, Technology Units

But Wait, There's More


January 22, 2004

IT Industry Execs Slam Education, Dodge Offshoring

HP Takes Away $75 Million in Biz From Sun With Linux

Sun Boosts CPU Speeds on V1280 Midrange Box

Sun, Sybase Team Up on Solaris for X86

IBM Taps TopSpin for InfiniBand Gear for eServers


January 15, 2004

IBM Ends 2003 Upbeat, Sounds Optimistic About 2004

Sun Looks to Future Revenue Growth, Profits After Down Q2

Intel Previews Xeon, Itanium Roadmaps

Apple Launches G5 Server, RAID Storage

Shaking IT Up: Is the Sunset Better in France?




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