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Microsoft Releases Windows Server 8 Beta

Closely following the company's public preview of Windows 8, Microsoft has released a beta version of its Windows Server 8 operating system.

US Lab Aims for Fastest Supercomputer With Titan

A government research lab in Tennessee will deploy a new supercomputer later this year that could put the U.S. back in contention for the top spot on the list of...

Hard-Drive Shortage Hit Servers in Q4

The growth in worldwide server shipments was slower than expected during the fourth quarter due to a shortage in the supply of hard drives, and the trend will continue into the first quarter this year, Gartner said in a study released on Thursday.

Oracle's Exalytics Now Available, Set for Showdown With SAP's HANA

Oracle on Monday announced the general availability of Exalytics, the latest in its family of specialized appliances and a direct competitor to SAP's HANA...

Windows Server 8 to Be Storage-focused OS

With the beta of Windows Server 8 to be released in the next few weeks, Microsoft executives said the next-generation OS is focused squarely on storage.

HP, Intel Rethink Processor Upgrades in Servers

Hewlett-Packard and Intel are rethinking processor upgrades in servers, coming up with a new chip-slotting technique that could reduce the chance of errors, and...

HP to Make ARM Servers Available for Testing in Q2

Hewlett-Packard will open a lab in the second quarter where select customers will be able to play around with its first low-power server based on an ARM...

HP to Release Server Management Apps for IOS, Android

Hewlett-Packard will be showing new smartphone and tablet applications for Apple's iOS and Google's Android that will allow system administrators to remotely...

HP Hopes to Cut Data Center Costs With New Gen8 Servers

Hewlett-Packard on Monday introduced Gen8, its next generation of servers, which integrate new technologies designed to cut overall maintenance and power costs...

Cray Courts the Big-data Market

Supercomputer company Cray has created a new division that will sell big-data systems, the company has announced. The division will market its offerings to large...

Cisco Boosted Profit, Sales in Q2 While Cutting Costs

Cisco Systems posted year-over-year gains in revenue and profit for its fiscal second quarter on Wednesday, reporting net sales up 10.8 percent to US$11.5...

Google Leads Green IT Ranking

Google came out on top of Greenpeace's Cool IT Leaderboard for overall green practices.

Oracle Stakes Claim in R With Advanced Analytics Launch

Oracle is hoping to carve out a prominent place in the world of R, the open-source statistical modeling language with roots in academia but an increasingly high...

Greenpeace Scorecard Documents Greener Enterprise Offerings

Technology companies are not just making their products less carbon-intensive; they are also increasingly designing products to improve energy efficiency in the...

Large Data Center Coming to India, as Regional Demand Booms

Tulip Data Center Services is setting up a 900,000 square foot (83,612.7 square meters) data center in Bangalore, the largest in India, to benefit from scale and...