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HP blade server gets dense

Mar 16, 20042 mins
Data Center

Latest data center news.

HP blade server gets dense, 03/15/04

HP next quarter is expected to begin shipping a two-processor Xeon blade that is half the size of its current offerings, giving business users who need minimal on-system storage the ability to pack more processing power into smaller spaces.

EMC gets ready to show softer side, 03/15/04

What could drive a traditional hardware company like EMC to spend roughly $3.6 billion on three big software companies over the past nine months?

4G Fibre Channel doubles speeds of SANs, 03/15/04

The 4G bit/sec Fibre Channel standard boosts the performance of storage-area networks by doubling speed while maintaining backward-compatibility with 1G and 2G bit/sec systems.

Vendors tackle electronic records retention, 03/15/04

Bank of America’s securities unit last week agreed to pay a record $10 million penalty to the Securities and Exchange Commission for record-keeping violations and failing to produce documents – in particular, e-mails – requested as part of an SEC investigation.

HP buys more identity mgmt. software, 03/11/04

HP Thursday announced its intentions to acquire TruLogica and roll the company’s user provisioning software into HP’s larger OpenView management portfolio.

Microsoft to update management software, 03/10/04

Microsoft is expected to detail features of its forthcoming Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2004 product and preview the beta version of Software Update Services (SUS) 2.0 at a conference in Las Vegas next week.

Fujitsu ships Xeon blade server, 03/09/04

Fujitsu Computer Systems on Tuesday will begin shipping its first blade server based on Intel’s Xeon DP processor.

Opinion: Adding data center capacity block by block, 03/15/04

If you’re thinking you might reclaim some space in the data center when you migrate to blades, think again. Blade densities are so great they typically overpower data center cooling capabilities.