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HP quadruples virtual machines in new blade server

Hewlett-Packard is set to deliver a new blade server that will quadruple the virtual desktops that can be deployed from one HP server.

Intel shifts gears on Itanium, raising questions about the server chip's future

Intel has scaled back plans for the next version of Itanium in a move that raises questions about the future of the 64-bit server chip, used primarily in Hewlett-Packard's high-end Integrity servers.

Customers seek details on Dell's direction under private ownership

Dell's decision to go private has led to mixed reaction from the company's customers, who are watching developments closely as they consider the next steps in their product procurement plans.

IBM puts supercomputer Watson's smarts in SMB servers

IBM's Watson supercomputer outperformed humans in the televised game show "Jeopardy." Now the company is moving some of its underlying technologies from the supercomputer into new entry-level servers.

New server can be parachuted into war zones

This rugged server can withstand drops, will work in extreme temperatures, and can be dropped via parachute into dangerous environments.

10 weird and wonderful Raspberry Pi hacks

In the time since the credit card-size Raspberry Pi computer went on sale, hardware hackers have customized the PC to be everything from a game console to a mini Linux laptop to a supercomputer. We give you the best of the Pi community's hacks.

Malware targets Java servers

Security researchers from antivirus vendor Trend Micro have uncovered a piece of backdoor-type malware that infects Java-based HTTP servers and allows attackers to execute malicious commands on the underlying systems.

New NEC server has built-in batteries for backup power

The electronics conglomerate says the new server can eliminate the need for UPSs in data centers

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AMD unveils speedier 16-core server chips

With a future in ARM servers looming, Advanced Micro Devices announced its fastest 16-core Opteron 6300 server chips as the company continues to enhance its x86 chips.

Dell testing 64-bit ARM server with chip from AppliedMicro

Dell has built a prototype server based on a 64-bit ARM processor from Applied Micro Circuits, which showed the system at a conference in Silicon Valley on Thursday.

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AMD expected to unveil ARM-based server on Monday

AMD has called a press conference for Monday where it's likely to announce plans for a SeaMicro server based on an upcoming 64-bit processor design from ARM.

Windows Server 2008 gets 18 months of added support

Microsoft has extended mainstream support for Windows Server 2008 by 18 months.

Intel's new Itanium chip, Poulson, to launch later this year

Intel on Tuesday said it was on track to launch the next-generation Itanium processor later this year, brushing away any speculation that the processor would...

Jury to Hear HP-Oracle Itanium case in February

Hewlett-Packard's lawsuit against Oracle over the latter's decision to halt future software development for Itanium will enter its second phase on Feb. 4, 2013...

Apache Web servers will ignore IE10's 'Do Not Track' settings

By turning DNT on by default, Microsoft is deliberately violating the proposed standard, Apache cofounder says.