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  • Are comatose servers your next big IT headache?

    Picture this. An executive at your organization gets an idea for a big project, one that adds a new product line to your company and could result in millions of additional dollars in revenue per year. The whole company is gung ho about this. The new mantra each workday is "what are we doing to advance Project X?" Cheers are sung each morning. And, of course, the IT team gets involved and spins up a number of servers, both physical and virtual, to help out the development team and put the new product or service into production.

    Written by Jonathan Hassell18 Aug. 15 00:49
  • Will enhanced servers do away with need for switches?

    As more and more servers are virtualized, connections between them are increasingly handled by virtual switches running on the same servers, begging the question, does <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2165935/data-center/how-facebook-aims-to-reinvent-hardware.html">the top of rack data center network switch</a><a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2599508/infrastructure-management/manage-infrastructure-convergence-without-losing-your-grip.html">ultimately get subsumed into the server</a>?

    Written by Jim Duffy08 Jan. 15 02:59
  • What IBM's x86 exit may mean for rivals

    IBM's reported interest in selling parts of its x86 server business to Lenovo may bring major changes to the global market.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau19 April 13 18:32
  • Samsung laying groundwork for server chips, analysts say

    Samsung's recent licensing of 64-bit processor designs from ARM suggests that the chip maker may expand from smartphones and tablets into the server market, analysts said this week.

    Written by Agam Shah07 Nov. 12 17:51
  • Closer look at Microsoft 'Aurora' Small Business Server

    Microsoft has been paying more attention lately to the small business audience, as well as the cloud. With the "Aurora" Small Business Server (SBS)--officially named Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, Microsoft delivers a solution that brings the two together--bridging local services and the cloud, and granting small businesses affordable access to big business tools.

    Written by Tony Bradley14 Dec. 10 06:53
  • Inside Internode's data centre

    Computerworld gets an exclusive behind the scenes look inside Internode's Adelaide data centre with network guru Mark Newton

    Written by Kathryn Edwards05 June 09 14:39