The x86 architecture has been "growing up" for many years. IT has been giving it more and more responsibility as it does. The just-launched "Nehalem-EX" products essentially graduates Intel's Xeon server line into Big Iron adulthood.
Intel announces 32-nanometer Xeon E7 family of high-end server chips, along with a suite of entry-level Xeon E3 processors.
The FTC has been looking into whether Intel engaged in anticompetitive behavior against Nvidia. An expert weighs in on the tech behind the case.
With Power7, IBM has served notice on the computing world that Intel isn't the only high-performance microprocessor manufacturer in town.
As the processor underpinning Hewlett-Packard's Integrity line, Itanium remains an important component that can't be easily replaced.
Welcome to 2010. I hope you're buckled in and ready to go, because it's going to be a fast, wild ride. One well beyond the fast pace IT already expects.
Intel has disclosed a version of its Xeon processor line optimized for high-performance computing. The company also announces it's teaming up with NEC.
Now that the chipmakers have started talking about their next-generation products, we can begin to see how the competition will play out in the marketplace.
New high-end server processors from IBM, Sun, Fujitsu, AMD, and Intel announced at Hot Chips last week break previous records for complexity and performance.
In a Tuesday teleconference, Intel says it will ship a chip that contains up to eight processing cores, and IBM shows a server using eight such chips, yielding 64 cores.