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posted in October 2005
The BL60p is the first blade to support both the HP-UX 11i operating system and the Itanium 2 processor.
IBM will begin offering Neterion's 10-Gbps Ethernet adapter as an option for use with its xSeries systems built around the X3 architecture and chipset.
The vendor expanded its data center virtualization platform to include support for systems using Opteron processors and for IBM's blade servers.
AMD's share of the total x86 processor market grew to 17.6% in the third quarter, up from 16.2% in the second quarter, according Mercury Research.
The company is scrapping the Reidland platform and Whitefield processor, replacing it with a higher-performing Caneland platform with a Tigerton processor.
Companies could deliver up to 15 virtual desktops from one blade server
HP is one of the few companies that will invest heavily on the research side of R&D, which will lead to new technologies in the years ahead, the CEO said.
"Here is the big announcement, there isn't going to be one," said Ann Livermore, executive VP of HP's Technology Solutions Group. "We're not going to make any fundamental shift in HP."
Hewlett-Packard plans to add new storage products and services for small and midsize businesses, as well as new financing and online resources.
Intel is offering a 2.8-GHz dual-core Xeon processor now and plans to introduce a 3-GHz dual-core Xeon processor within 60 days.
Hector Ruiz, AMD's chairman, chief executive, and president, talks to InformationWeek about the company's future, its lawsuit against Intel, and a new wafer plant in Germany.
The processors are 37% smaller in die size than the existing p5 generation of processors, use less energy to operate, and have enhanced memory control.
The software abstracts the installation of an application's files and registry settings to allow the app to be deployed without altering the host operating system or conflicting with other applications.