Tag: x86

Lenovo buys IBM x86 server unit for $2.6bn 
 
Australian Surface Pro launch date, pricing announced 
By Allie Coyne | May 16, 2013 | Comment Now 
Four months after global debut.
 
Surface Pro nears arrival in Australia 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 24, 2013 | Comment Now 
Three months after first drop.
 
Defence hunts for a new supercomputer 
By Ry Crozier | Jan 22, 2013 | Comment Now 
What would you do with a $2.2 million computing beast?
 
Microsoft to release enterprise Windows 8 flavour 
Apr 17, 2012 | Comment Now 
Builds on features in 'Pro' x86 edition.
 
The Pirate Bay upgrades server hardware 
By Liam Tung | May 18, 2011 | Comment Now 
Goes with Xeon-based boxes.
 
Analyst: x86 systems closing the gap on RISC 
By Brett Winterford | Mar 17, 2010 | Comment Now 
Ideas International predicts spike in x86 server performance.
 
Virtualised workloads sit at 16 percent: Gartner 
Oct 22, 2009 | Comment Now 
Price reductions ready technology for take-off.
 
ASIC seeks better backup partner 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 7, 2009 | Comment Now 
Expansion of Symantec backup and dedupe solution.
 
Defence to replace HP servers with IBM kit 
By Brett Winterford | Jun 3, 2009 | Comment Now 
The Department of Defence has appointed IBM as its exclusive supplier of x86 blade and rack servers for the next two to four years.
 
Supercomputing now dominated by X86 architecture 
By Nebojsa Novakovic | Sep 26, 2008 | Comment Now 
High performance computing (HPC) may be the pinnacle of the computer speed pyramid, but not its profit pyramid.
 
Intel sees x86 everywhere in future 
By Daniel Robinson | Jul 4, 2008 | Comment Now 
The chip giant expects its architecture will be in everything from tinydevices right up to supercomputers
 
VMware embeds ESX 3i hypervisor into x86 servers 
By Ian Williams | Feb 28, 2008 | Comment Now 
VMware has announced deals with almost every major server manufacturer to embed its ultra-thin ESX 3i hypervisor software into blade servers..
 
Via unveils Isaiah x86 architecture 
Jan 30, 2008 | Comment Now 
Via Technologies has unveiled details of its newest Isaiah processor architecture..
 
China expecting x86 server sales bonanza 
By Simon Burns | Jan 29, 2008 | Comment Now 
Sales of x86 servers in China will increase substantially this year after a slowdown in 2007, local analysts report.
 
Intel promises x86 system-on-a-chip by 2008 
By Tom Sanders | Apr 18, 2007 | Comment Now 
Chipmaker prepares all-in-one chips for enterprise and consumer devices.
 
Demand for blades and x86 boxes drives server sales 
By Robert Jaques | Nov 24, 2006 | Comment Now 
Worldwide server revenues reach $13bn in Q3 2006.
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