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IBM improves density of new Flex System servers

IBM has introduced x86 and Power processors with a new dual-chip server module that will help speed the deployment of cloud and virtualized environments.

Oracle switches up software pricing for Exalytics appliance

Oracle has introduced a new software package for its Exalytics high-performance analytics appliance that in some cases, will be mandatory.

Why Small Businesses Need to Spring for Business-Class Internet Access

There are a variety of benefits to business-class Internet, and a number of potential pitfalls to running a business from a consumer Internet connection.

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Microsoft puts out "HTTP 2.0" server to test the future of the Web

Microsoft has released its "Katana" server, an early prototype that shows off how Microsoft would implement the next-generation HTTP 2.0 standard.

Oracle's next 'engineered system' to involve virtualization

Oracle is preparing to roll out the latest member of its family of "engineered systems" that combine software and hardware, with the upcoming product focused on virtualization.

Flash breakthrough promises faster storage, terabytes of memory

In the ongoing quest for faster access to data, Diablo Technologies has taken what could be a significant next step.

Server Hardware Down, But Not Out Yet

IBM’s effort to sell off its server hardware business is a sign of an ominous trend, but don’t toss out your servers just yet.

'Broadwell'-based chip to help Intel challenge low-power rivals

Intel has updated its road map with a new, low-power server chip to help it ward off competition from Calxeda and other makers of low-power chips.

HP, NEC join forces to develop next-generation x86 servers

Hewlett Packard and Japan's NEC will expand their existing partnership to develop high-end x86-based servers for cloud and Web applications.

It’s Time for Small Businesses to Move to Windows Server 2012 Essentials

The supply of Windows Small Business Server is drying up, but SMBs can embrace Windows Server 2012 Essentials instead.

Puppet Labs Acquires Cloudsmith to Expand IT Automation Platform

Puppet Labs is bringing new capabilities to its open source Puppet IT automation and system administration platform with acquisition of Cloudsmith.

Lenovo turns to software partnerships to expand server business

Lenovo is expanding software partnerships as it tries to break into a server market dominated by Hewlett-Packard, IBM and Dell.

Oracle ups memory, storage of Exalytics analytics appliance

Oracle is introducing a new generation of its Exalytics appliance for high-speed data analysis that comes with a slightly higher price tag but major increases in memory and storage capacity.