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EMC expands strategy, targets IBM

Apr 25, 20062 mins
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EMC expands strategy, targets IBM, 04/25/06

EMC is still in the process of fitting together all the pieces of its information lifecycle management jigsaw puzzle, but the company is very clear on one aspect of the strategy: It has IBM in its crosshairs.

McNealy gives up CEO title at Sun, 04/24/06

Scott McNealy is handing off the reins at Sun, resigning the CEO position he has held for 22 years as the beleaguered computer maker announced another quarter in the red on Monday.

Intel to launch vPro bundle for business desktops, 04/24/06

Seeking to repeat its success with the Centrino platform for notebook PCs, Intel said Monday it will launch vPro, a collection of hardware and software services based on its new Conroe processor for business desktops.

Virtualization vendors take aim at desktop, 04/24/06

VMware this week will announce it has formed an industry group, the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Alliance, with more than 20 other software, hardware and service providers. The alliance is aimed at building joint virtual desktop offerings.

New regulations make hardware more environmentally friendly, 04/24/06

As IT buyers focus on finding the most energy-efficient and coolest-running data-center systems, another environmentally friendly trend is taking off in the industry: the requirement to build hardware free of toxic substances.

IBM to unleash ‘Venom’ in DB2 database, 04/21/06

IBM is building new storage-compression technology into its forthcoming “Viper” DB2 database server that it says can cut storage needs by more than half.

RoHS regulations making hardware less toxic, 04/21/06

A European Union directive called RoHS requires that any electrical or electronic equipment sold in the EU after July 1 must be free of lead, cadmium, mercury and other toxins. While there is no similar legislation on the federal level in the U.S., …

Univa launches commercial product based on open source grids, 04/18/06

Univa on Monday announced the general availability of Univa Globus Enterprise, the first commercial product built on the open source Globus Toolkit.

New Data Center Strategies Newsletter: Data quality management – first steps, 04/18/06

How should a company begin to put in place a data quality management strategy? First, as with all disciplines, IT executives must assess the current …