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Itanium fans cheer Oracle's return after slamming its choice to stop porting

Oracle did the right thing this week when it pledged to resume porting its software to Hewlett-Packard's Itanium-based servers, but it should never have pulled...

Quanta to ship low-power Atom server by year's end

Quanta QCT on Thursday announced a new low-power cloud server based on Intel's upcoming Atom processor code-named Centerton, and said the server would ship by...

12 hot cloud companies worth watching

Look beyond big names like Amazon and Google, and you'll find an entire ecosystem of intriguing, early-stage business services.

Oracle to keep porting software to Itanium after ruling in HP lawsuit

Oracle said on Tuesday it will continue porting its database and other software to Hewlett-Packard's Itanium server platform after a California judge ruled that...

IBM and Oracle Present Rival Chips for 'big Iron' Servers

IBM and Oracle shared more details this week about new RISC chips they're building for server customers, the Power7+ in the case of IBM and the T5 for Oracle.

Applied Micro Shows 64-bit ARM Server Chip, Ignites X86 Debate

Applied Micro lifted the curtain on its 64-bit ARM-based server platform at the Hot Chips conference this week and ignited a debate about whether ARM is the...

HP-Oracle Itanium Ruling Becomes Final, Sets Case Toward Jury Trial

A California judge's order that Oracle must keep porting its software to Hewlett-Packard's Itanium platform is now final, setting the stage for a jury trial over...

IDC: IBM, HP See Server Revenue Fall in Q2, Dell's Revenue Grows

IBM and Hewlett-Packard tied for the top position in server factory revenue in the second quarter, with a 29.2 and 29.6 percent share respectively, IDC said on...

Twitter Joins the Linux Foundation

'Tens of thousands' of Linux machines reportedly keep the microblogging site running.

Energy Star 2.0 for Servers Coming in November

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week released the third draft of the Energy Star 2.0 specification for servers, which is expected to be finalized...

Cisco Revenue Inched up in Q4

Cisco Systems posted a small sales gain of 4 percent and a larger boost in profit for its fiscal fourth quarter on Wednesday.

What to Expect at Oracle OpenWorld

With Oracle now in a self-imposed "quiet period" prior to its next quarterly earnings release, it's not likely the company will make any major announcements...

Oracle-HP Ruling Highlights Risks of IT Vendor Partnerships

The strongly worded order by a California judge saying Oracle has to keep porting its software to Hewlett-Packard's Itanium-based servers is not the end of the...