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Nortel spins off blade server switch business

Feb 14, 20062 mins
Data Center

Latest data center news.

Nortel spins off blade server switch business, 02/13/06

Nortel on Monday announced that it is selling its Blade Server Switch Business Unit to a new company that plans to focus exclusively on building network switches for the fast-growing blade server market.

IBM raises bar with new blades, 02/13/06

Users can expect systems vendors over the next few months to step up the capabilities of their thin blade servers to run more-demanding, critical business applications with enhancements such as support for 10 Gigabit Ethernet, better management tools …

How to make the most of your IT budget, 02/13/06

Nonprofit organizations offer tips about how to make the most of an IT budget.

SOA is the future of software, 02/13/06

The future of software is service-oriented architecture, according to Charles Stack, president of Flashline.

ISVs face uncertain future, 02/13/06

The future of software is a world of uncertainties for vendors, analyst Tom Kucharvy says.

HP readying storage upgrades, 02/13/06

HP next week is expected to announce enhancements to its high-end and midrange storage arrays and software designed to help customers more easily manage heterogeneous storage systems.

SWsoft virtualization targets high availability, 02/13/06

SWsoft has announced upgraded Linux-based software that it says enables customers to move a virtual server and its contents to a new physical server without service interruption.

IBM touts higher clock speeds in Power6, 02/13/06

IBM Tuesday detailed new circuit design techniques that it says will double the clock speed of its forthcoming Power6 processors over the speed of its Power5 processors without dramatically increasing power requirements.

Symantec acquires data center management software, 02/08/06

Symantec Tuesday announced plans to acquire Relicore, a provider of data center management software, as part of a bid to round out its offerings for data center customers.

HP takes the heat off blades, 02/07/06

HP is taking on heat and power issues in the data center with the announcement of two products intended to cool and power data center servers and blades.