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HP and 3Par sign definitive merger agreement

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ) and 3Par (NASDAQ:PAR) have signed a definitive agreement for HP to buy the California storage vendor for US$2.35 billion, the companies said Thursday.

Written by James Niccolai03 Sept. 10 10:09

HP and 3Par sign definitive merger agreement

Hewlett-Packard and 3Par have signed a definitive agreement for HP to buy the California storage vendor for US$2.35 billion, the companies said Thursday.

Written by James Niccolai03 Sept. 10 09:12

Fujitsu says green IT services can cut bills by 20 percent

Most of the talk about IT energy efficiency has focused on the data center, but office equipment like PCs and printers can offer plenty of opportunity to cut costs as well. Fujitsu is rolling out some new services Wednesday that aim to help companies tackle both areas at once, and it claims they can reduce a company's IT energy bills by 20 percent on average.

Written by James Niccolai02 Sept. 10 12:33

Fujitsu says green IT services can cut bills by 20 percent

Most of the talk about IT energy efficiency has focused on the data center, but office equipment like PCs and printers can offer plenty of opportunity to cut costs as well. Fujitsu is rolling out some new services Wednesday that aim to help companies tackle both areas at once, and it claims they can reduce a company's IT energy bills by 20 percent on average.

Written by James Niccolai02 Sept. 10 04:00

Dell hawks its new modular data center

Dell has been relatively quiet about its modular data-center products, but on Tuesday it showed off a new design it has started selling to large "hyperscale" customers, which include big Internet firms like Microsoft and Facebook.

Written by James Niccolai01 Sept. 10 09:30

Is Charles Phillips leaving Oracle?

Oracle co-President Charles Phillips may soon be leaving the company after some public missteps and a recent change in Oracle's upper management, a financial analyst company said Wednesday in a research note to its clients.

Written by James Niccolai02 Sept. 10 06:31

IBM Power chips to get 'no-power' sleep mode

IBM is developing a new deep-sleep mode for its Power processors that will allow them to draw almost no power when they are idle, an IBM engineer said at the Hot Chips conference on Monday.

Written by James Niccolai24 Aug. 10 09:35

HP: WebOS tablet coming early next year

Hewlett-Packard will release a tablet PC based on Palm's webOS operating system in "early 2011," the head of HP's PC division said Thursday.

Written by James Niccolai20 Aug. 10 09:49

HP after Hurd: 'We're looking forward, not back'

Hewlett-Packard announced its third-quarter financial results on Thursday and insisted it was "looking forward, not back" following the surprise departure two weeks ago of Chairman and CEO Mark Hurd.

Written by James Niccolai20 Aug. 10 08:00

Intel grabs server market share from AMD, says IDC

Intel has expanded its share of the server microprocessor market, taking advantage of a slow product transition at perennial rival Advanced Micro Devices, according to figures released late Wednesday by IDC.

Written by James Niccolai19 Aug. 10 14:06

IBM unleashes 256-core Unix server, its biggest yet

IBM has strengthened its hand in the Unix business with new systems based on its Power7 processors, including a server for large enterprises that scales to 256 cores.

Written by James Niccolai17 Aug. 10 14:05

Oracle signals an end to OpenSolaris

Oracle appeared to confirm this week what many in the computer industry already suspected: The OpenSolaris project is dead.

Written by James Niccolai14 Aug. 10 08:50

Oracle sues Google over Java use in Android

Oracle has filed a lawsuit against Google, charging that its Android phone software infringes Oracle patents and copyrights related to Java, Oracle said on Thursday.

Written by James Niccolai13 Aug. 10 10:24

Oracle provides Sparc road map, but questions remain

Oracle has sketched out a five-year road map for Sun's Sparc-based servers, hoping to reassure customers about the future of the platform and reverse a pattern of declining sales.

Written by James Niccolai11 Aug. 10 05:57
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