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Stratus, NEC see double with fault-tolerant iron

Server partners Stratus Technologies and NEC have revamped their fault tolerant server lineups to take advantage of Intel's quad-core Nehalem EP Xeon 5500 servers. The two companies typically like to get their fault tolerant machines out the door within a quarter of a new chip launch from Intel. This time, though, the big …
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Japanese nuke lab erects 200 teraflop super

Server maker Fujitsu has announced that the Japan Atomic Energy Agency will be building a 200 teraflops cluster based on Intel's 'Nehalem EP' Xeon 5500 processors and Fujitsu's blade form factor. JAEA is also buying two Sparc-based clusters, foundations for even larger petaflops-scale supers that Fujitsu plans to build using its …
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Nehalem and Atom save Intel's Q2 cookies

Intel's decision late last year to hold back the launch of the 'Nehalem EP' Xeon 5500 processors for servers until the end of the first quarter of this year seems to have played out exactly as planned, as the chip maker's financial results reported yesterday bear out. Launching the Nehalem EP chips for two-socket servers late …
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Lenovo punts Nehalem server quartet

If Chinese PC vendor Lenovo wants to be a contender in the global server racket, it is going to have to pick up the pace a little bit. Which it's doing. A little. Intel launched their Nehalem EP Xeon 5500 processors back in March, and all of the key tier-one server makers had at least some gear using the new chips ready to …
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Dell grows Intel 'Nehalem EP' iron

Server makers continue to expand their server lineups for Intel's four-core 'Nehalem EP' Xeon 5500 processors, and today, it was Dell's turn to roll out some new boxes: two new tower servers and a low-end rack server. After doing some arm twisting or pleading with Intel executives (or maybe both), Dell was able to preview its …
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HP leads pack with Istanbul iron

Server maker Hewlett-Packard advanced to the pole position in the x64 server race this morning as it launched a slew of new iron, some using Advanced Micro Devices' new six-core "Istanbul" Opterons 2400 and 8400 series processors announced yesterday and others rounding out the new ProLiant and BladeSystem machines that came out …
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Cisco touts self as Unified Computer System pioneer

Cisco Systems has been talking about its Unified Computing System, code-named California, so much for months now that it is hard to remember sometimes this mega product is still not shipping. Turns out Cisco is its own first beta test customer, and the company's IT brass Wednesday was talking about its own plans for deployment …
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Intel: Nehalem EP ramp is steep

As part of its preview of its "Nehalem EX" processor for high-end servers yesterday, Intel cushioned the blow in delaying this chip by showing how well its baby brother, the "Nehalem EP" chip for two-socket boxes, was doing in the market. Boyd Davis, general manager at Intel's Server Platforms Group marketing, said that …
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Intel and AMD begin server war dance

Intel and Advanced Micro Devices are gearing up to take each other on in the server racket and are apparently readying some major announcements. This week, Intel passed around an invite to the IT trade press for a briefing on May 26 to talk about "the next evolution in high-end server architecture." Which could mean just about …
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Fujitsu goes dense with Nehalem blades

Server maker Fujitsu this morning took the wraps off a new generation of half-height blade servers and a new blade chassis. Collectively, they're known as the Dynamic Cube, but they'll be sold by the more boring (yet more easily trademarked) name: the Primergy BX900 S1. Like the latest blade server chassis designs from Hewlett …
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Unisys scratches labels off Dell Nehalems

Struggling mainframe and x64 server maker Unisys today is revamping its ES line of x64 servers to include machines based on Intel's recently announced "Nehalem EP" Xeon 5500 series processors for two-socket machines. The two rack machine, one blade server, and one tower box that Unisys is putting into the field appear to be re …
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IBM-free Sun unwraps Nehalem EP servers

Sun Microsystems is today finally expected to unwrap two blades, four racks, and a tower workstation based on Intel's quad-core Nehalem EP Xeon 5500 processors. The launch follows a delay that pushed out this next generation of Galaxy servers by two weeks - probably caused by the hubbub surrounding that much discussed, planned …
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Nehalem aces OLTP test on HP iron

Yes, Nehalem is fast. If you want to see the dramatic effect that Intel's move to the QuickPath Interconnect and integrated memory controllers has had on performance with its "Nehalem EP" Xeon 5500 processors, take a gander at the first results on the TPC-C online transaction processing benchmark test. Hewlett-Packard's two- …
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Apple plays catchup with Nehalem EP-powered Xserves

Apple has announced that it is delivering Intel's quad-core Xeon 5500 "Nehalem EP" processors in its Xserve server lineup starting today. Apple jumped the gun on the Xeon 5500 launch by a few weeks, saying in early March it would add Nehalem EPs to the two-socket Mac Pro high-end PCs. That Apple is making a two-socket Xserve …
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Sun talks up Solaris 10 for Nehalem

Nehalem Day For reasons that Sun Microsystems has yet to explain, late last week the company decided to pull its briefings on Galaxy servers based on Intel's new Xeon 5500 (née Nehalem EP), and focus instead on how Solaris 10 is being tuned for the new chip. Sun did put out a statement about its server launch slated for April 14, and …
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Intel showcases 'transformational' Nehalem

Nehalem Day Intel's "Nehalem EP" Xeon 5500 series of processors for two-socket servers were announced this afternoon. Finally. Now, the server market can breathe a sigh of relief and set about the difficult task of trying to peddle better boxes in a worsening economy. Which sure beats trying to sell last year's machines this year. Today, …
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Dell girds iron from the tower to the blade

Nehalem Day Dell has officially announced its new "Nehalem EP" server lineup. You already got the sales pitch for the servers from Dell based on Intel's "Nehalem EP" Xeon 5500 processors last week, so there is no point in going over that ground again today. Let's get down to the feeds and speeds, starting with the PowerEdge tower box, …
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HP goes to 11 with ProLiant launch

Nehalem Day When you are the volume leader in the x64 server racket, as Hewlett-Packard is, you have customers who have all kinds of different needs, and when Intel launches a new processor for the workhorse two-socket portion of the server market, you go broad and you go deep to protect the HP server biz. So it comes as no surprise that …

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