Items tagged with server

Looking for something small and useful out of CES? How about this? Kanex has just introduced the meDrive, a file server for iOS products that can be used to expand storage and provide a secure local cloud. It essentially turns USB storage into a network drive, which can then be accessed from an iPad, iPhone, iPod... Read more...
AMD and ARM are leveraging the former’s acquisition of SeaMicro to develop ARM-based servers, and now there’s a concerted effort to develop a software ecosystem for the platform, driven a slew of industry leaders. Companies including AMD, AppliedMicro, Calxeda, Canonical, Cavium, Facebook, HP, Marvell and... Read more...
Google has recently opened up the covers on how a lot of its magic behind the scenes work, at least from a server farm standpoint. Most of it is laden with techobabble, thrilling only to nerds that follow the company. But given that you're here, we figured we might as well pass along some other relevant information. The company has recently... Read more...
Looking for some new enterprise gear to get those corporate juices flowing? Look no further. Acer has just introduced the new F2 generation servers, which take advantage of Intel's Xeon processor (E5) family. All told, these things are said to be capable of producing up to an 80% increase in performance over the prior... Read more...
What's in a name? A lot. Qwikster didn't go over so well for Netflix, and iPhone was so important to Apple that it purchased the rights to use it from Cisco. And instead of rolling with Windows Server 8, Microsoft has decided to go with Windows Server 2012 for its upcoming server operating system. At the Microsoft... Read more...
Maybe you're addicted to World of Warcraft and spend every free moment immersed in the most popular massive multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) of all time, wandering through Azeroth doing whatever it is WoW players do. I wouldn't know, but I assume it's a lot of questing and raids. As popular as WoW has become, I've never set virtual... Read more...
Maybe you're addicted to World of Warcraft and spend every free moment immersed in the most popular massive multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) of all time, wandering through Azeroth doing whatever it is WoW players do. I wouldn't know, but I assume it's a lot of questing and raids. As popular as WoW has become, I've never set virtual... Read more...
Dell used to be a company with a clever sales strategy that sold PCs, but it has increasingly focused on the IT/data center market. Dell has proved that as of late with a slew of acquisitions (a dozen just in the last year or so) and a substantial investment in R&D, and today it announced new enterprise solutions... Read more...
AMD's Financial Analyst Day last week made it clear that while the company is primarily focused on consumer products and SoC design, it still wants to be a player in the server market. The various presentations were a bit unclear as to how AMD thought it would make that happen -- there was plenty of mention of "the... Read more...
If you thought all Big Racks were awesome, well, you're probably right. Childish jokes aside (seriously, we apologize for that one), LaCie has just announced their new 12big Rack Storage Server, described as a comprehensive network storage solution complete with the software and hardware needed for serious backup or... Read more...
Super Talent announced a new line of high speed, quad-channel Registered DDR3 RDIMM modules for servers running at 1600MHz. As server admins know, there is often a problem that arises if all memory slots are populated on a motherboard. If all of the slots are populated, the memory must throttle its performance in... Read more...
Western Digital is offering up a new line of network storage servers this week for small-to-medium businesses, with the Sentinel DX4000 being the star of the show. The device includes Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials along with Intel's D525 dual-core Atom CPU. It's designed as a centralized shared storage and... Read more...
System memory isn't the cause of your high energy bill at home -- check your fully loaded entertainment center instead -- but when it comes to servers and server farms, low power memory can have a real impact on a company's bottom line. It's the reason why memory makers develop so-called "green" memory, such as Super... Read more...
Robots have found their way into all sorts of things: hospitals, cars, the list goes on and on. And now, robots are finding their way into even stranger places, like disc loaders. The Kaleidescape Value is the company's newest product, and it automatically imports CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray Discs into a main server in... Read more...
All play and no work...that's just no way to live. Or make a living. Either way, Lenovo is catering to the business crowd this week with two new additions to the ThinkServer family, the TS130 and TS430. They're slated to give small-to-medium businesses and corporate branch offices a performance boost and powerful... Read more...
As a consumer, you may think the entire computer universe revolves around you. It's a "me, me, me" world, so why not? In truth, consumer sales make up just a fraction of the earnings from major silicon makers like AMD, Intel and HP, and chips like the Opteron maintain their importance despite not being marketed... Read more...
Listen up, small businesses -- Dell's looking out for you as well. The company best known by consumers for their Inspiron line of notebooks has a biz-savvy side too, with new offerings in the server storage department being introduced today. The company's also revealed their First Server guide for entrepreneurs, as well as new server offerings,... Read more...
Acer may be more of a household name due to their consumer lineups, but the company has a hand in the enterprise sector as well. This week, they're extending their U.S. service and storage offerings with the AS2040 and AMS 2000 storage systems. Both of them are being introduced in conjunction with Hitachi Data... Read more...
We never put a whole lot of thought into the name of Maingear's SHIFT "personal supercomputer," but the machine sure is shifting with the tides of technology. This morning, Maingear revamped the SHIFT with the addition of Intel's newest Xeon processors, the X5687 and X5690. Much like Apple's Mac Pro, which is also... Read more...
The DRAM market isn't exactly raining down riches on memory makers at the moment, but apparently there's still money to be made, and not always on the home consumer side. Kingston, which plays both sides of the field (desktops and servers), just announced that its ValueRAM Server Premier series of DDR3 has been... Read more...
In April of 2009, Apple brought over Intel's Nehalem Xeon CPU to the Xserve rack-mount system. Not even two years after that, the company has decided to lay the Xserve to rest. That system is officially no more, as the prior Xserve link now redirects to an Xserve Support page. The Xserve managed to last nearly a full decade. 9.5 years to be... Read more...
Kaleidescape just recently released their most budget-based movie server ever. And now, back to their old ways! The company is famous for providing very high-end movie servers to affluent individuals who can afford to unload thousands on their home cinemas, and that's what it'll take to get a Blu-ray movie server. The Kaleidescape System stores... Read more...
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