FRAMINGHAM (11/03/2003) - Continuing its progression toward an Intel-only server portfolio, Hewlett-Packard Co. Monday is expected to round out its Itanium-based server line and unveil a two-processor Xeon-based box designed to be a low-cost node in high-performance computing clusters.
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FRAMINGHAM (10/24/2003) - Red Hat Inc. has rolled out a beefed-up version of its Linux operating system with better scalability, improved performance and support for a wider range of hardware platforms.
FRAMINGHAM (09/25/2003) - The UnitedLinux consortium - unveiled with much fanfare last year as a unified effort to create a standard Linux distribution - has been awfully quiet of late in an industry segment that has been anything but quiet.
FRAMINGHAM (09/24/2003) - Hewlett-Packard Co. on Wednesday became the first major systems vendor to offer protection for its Linux customers against possible legal action by The SCO Group Inc., saying that it would take over legal defense and any liability on its customers' behalf should lawsuits be filed.
FRAMINGHAM (09/19/2003) - Badly bruised in a slumping high-end Unix server market, Sun Microsystems Inc. is positioning itself to fight back with a new software strategy, a focus on low-end boxes and a promise to take the cost and complexity out of IT.
Vendors are stepping up the network capabilities of their blade servers to make it easier for corporate users to combine the slices of computing power into server clusters designed to handle critical business applications.
Companies that may be wasting time and money because of a lack of integration between print and digital publishing may find some relief with a new product introduced this week by content management specialist Documentum.
Just three months after announcing plans to exit the US market, Cable & Wireless PLC this week is rolling out a managed services package that combines hosting, content delivery, security and storage for the price of colocation.
In its ongoing battle to protect its intellectual property, The SCO Group is stepping up its focus on corporate Linux users. The software maker now plans to send invoices to companies in an effort to levy fees for the use of Linux, which SCO says illegally contains its copyrighted Unix code.
Stratus Technologies next week is expected to improve its line of fault-tolerant, Intel-based servers with the introduction of two boxes designed to give customers higher processing power at lower prices.
Perficient, a consulting firm in Texas, has seen great returns since it implemented its WebSphere portal about a year ago, taking advantage of collaboration capabilities to reduce travel expenses and streamline projects.
Hewlett-Packard and Accenture, formerly Andersen Consulting, are teaming to provide an outsourcing service that will help firms move legacy applications onto new technology infrastructures, and integrate new technologies with existing systems.
This year will be a turning point for application service providers as they rethink their business models and battle to be among the survivors in the fast-growing market, market research firm IDC says in a newly released report.
The Web hosting market is sizzling thanks to an increasing number of companies that are heading online and placing their Web site worries in the hands of outsourcers, market research firm IDC says.
IT managers must learn that ASPs would supplement their department