Feeds

IBM refreshes server and storage products

Momentum rising

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

3 Big data security analytics techniques

Fresh off a an impressive quarter for both its server and storage divisions, IBM is wasting no time upgrading kit in preparation for the rest of the year.

First up, IBM has started selling its second Itanium 2-based server - the x382. The server has arrived a month late, but that's no surprise. IBM is a less than enthusiastic supporter of Intel's 64bit chip. Nonetheless, the two processor box is now available with 1.4GHz Itanium 2 processors, up to 16GB of memory and three PCI-X slots.

Along with the high-end kit, IBM is upgrading the low end of its 32bit server line. It has started shipping the x305 server with 3.06GHz Pentium 4 chips. The chip has a 533MHz front-side bus and 133MHz DDR memory - max 4GB. The x305 is a 1U server that can hold up to 240GB of IDE storage or 146GB of SCIS storage. IBM has also started shipping the x205 tower server with the 3.06GHz chips.

IBM's server team posted stellar results in the second quarter. IBM reclaimed its spot as the top server seller worldwide, according to IDC, and boosted sales 10.12 percent. It gained in both Intel and RISC sales.

IBM's storage business also faired well in the second quarter. It drew closer to overall leader HP as revenue rose 10.2 percent. The server and storage groups were clearly able to help each other out during the period.

To help bolster its storage business, IBM has rolled out the TotalStorage Enterprise Tape Drive 3592. The drive has a 300GB capacity and can transfer data at 40MB per second. ®

SANS - Survey on application security programs

More from The Register

next story
This time it's 'Personal': new Office 365 sub covers just two devices
Redmond also brings Office into Google's back yard
Kingston DataTraveler MicroDuo: Turn your phone into a 72GB beast
USB-usiness in the front, micro-USB party in the back
Dropbox defends fantastically badly timed Condoleezza Rice appointment
'Nothing is going to change with Dr. Rice's appointment,' file sharer promises
BOFH: Oh DO tell us what you think. *CLICK*
$%%&amp Oh dear, we've been cut *CLICK* Well hello *CLICK* You're breaking up...
Just what could be inside Dropbox's new 'Home For Life'?
Biz apps, messaging, photos, email, more storage – sorry, did you think there would be cake?
IT bods: How long does it take YOU to train up on new tech?
I'll leave my arrays to do the hard work, if you don't mind
Amazon reveals its Google-killing 'R3' server instances
A mega-memory instance that never forgets
Cisco reps flog Whiptail's Invicta arrays against EMC and Pure
Storage reseller report reveals who's selling what
prev story

Whitepapers

Designing a defence for mobile apps
In this whitepaper learn the various considerations for defending mobile applications; from the mobile application architecture itself to the myriad testing technologies needed to properly assess mobile applications risk.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.
Five 3D headsets to be won!
We were so impressed by the Durovis Dive headset we’ve asked the company to give some away to Reg readers.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Securing web applications made simple and scalable
In this whitepaper learn how automated security testing can provide a simple and scalable way to protect your web applications.