April 6, 2009 Timothy Prickett Morgan
The entry and midrange server racket has a new processor in town, and its name is Nehalem, and it comes from Intel. And despite the poor global economy and despite the nay-sayers who think that people don’t think about processors and their features any more, the Nehalem chip is going to get traction this year and it is most certainly going to shake up the entry and midrange spaces where the Power Systems i platform plays.
Let’s play some Intel code-name bingo first, just because it is fun. Technically, the chip that Intel announced last week has Nehalem as