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  • Server vendors focus on memory in Nehalem-EX servers

    Orthodox server designs are receiving a face-lift with Intel's Nehalem-EX processor, with vendors implementing new memory features to boost application performance.

    Written by Agam Shah31 March 10 08:44
  • IT Outsourcing: 9 Signs It's Time to Fire Your Vendor

    Breaking up is hard to do. And when it comes to IT outsourcing, it can be expensive and risky, too. But issues with an outsourcer--such as deteriorating service levels, lack of investment, excessive turnover, or even fraud--are potentially even more costly than the actual break-up.

    Written by Stephanie Overby25 March 10 08:07
  • Vendors ally with Microsoft at Voicecon

    At Voicecon's opening Monday in Orlando, vendors are poised to push unified communications, and Microsoft is stepping into the spotlight by announcing alliances with other vendors whose gear interoperates with Microsoft Office Communications Server.

    Written by Tim Greene23 March 10 08:47
  • HP fined for disrupted work, union claims

    HP has been fined for not meeting service level targets due to a two-day strike last week, the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union claimed as it considered fresh strikes.

    Written by Anh Nguyen19 March 10 05:44
  • HP, IBM, Dell launch servers with new Intel chips

    Hewlett-Packard, Dell and IBM rolled-out new servers on Tuesday based on Intel's latest Xeon 5600 microprocessors, which promise better performance and power consumption.

    Written by Agam Shah17 March 10 06:12
  • Cisco CEO Chambers: 'I did not want to compete against IBM and HP'

    In this installment of IDG Enterprise's "CEO Interview Series," Cisco CEO John Chambers talks with IDGE Chief Content Officer John Gallant, Computerworld Editor-in-Chief Scot Finnie and InfoWorld.com Editor-in-Chief Eric Knorr about Cisco's changing relationship with IBM, HP and others as it forges ahead into new enterprise IT markets.

    Written by John Gallant and Scot Finnie, Eric Knorr13 March 10 01:55
  • Procter & Gamble's clout with HP reaches to the CEO's office

    When Proctor & Gamble Co., wants something from its outsourcer, Hewlett Packard Co., it doesn't deal with help desks, trouble tickets or support tiers. It gets attention from the top levels of the vendor's executive ranks.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau10 March 10 08:02
  • HP workers begin two-day strike

    Members of the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union began a 48-hour strike at HP today over a dispute over job security and pay.

    Written by Anh Nguyen10 March 10 06:51
  • HP touts Flash as killer app against Apple's iPad

    What will HP's Slate Tablet have that Apple's iPad won't? It's Adobe Flash, a key Internet technology that HP is touting as the key difference between the two platforms. And, HP is right, though how Flash support will translate into sales remains to be seen.

    Written by David Coursey10 March 10 07:10
  • HP faces strike over redundancy threat to former EDS workers

    One thousand members of the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union will go on a 48-hour strike at HP on Monday after the company refused to extend its job security guarantee beyond October.

    Written by Anh Nguyen06 March 10 01:39
  • HP cuts reported profit on additional BSkyB legal costs

    Hewlett-Packard has been forced to reduce the amount of profit it reported last quarter to cover additional costs awarded against its EDS division in a lawsuit brought by British Sky Broadcasting in the U.K.

    Written by James Niccolai06 March 10 09:45
  • BSkyB asks HP judge for £49 million legal costs

    BSkyB has asked a high court judge to order a £49 million payment from HP, so that it can recover its full legal costs in the parties' ten-year dispute.

    Written by Leo King05 March 10 08:28
  • HP cautious about touch in business laptops

    Hewlett-Packard on Monday launched its first mainstream business laptop with a touchscreen, but said it would be cautious in bringing touch technology to its existing business laptop lines.

    Written by Agam Shah02 March 10 06:07
  • HP's Singapore lab to develop cloud services platform

    Hewlett-Packard has opened a research lab in Singapore, where it will work on a software platform for delivering cloud-based computing services to enterprises, the company said Wednesday.

    Written by James Niccolai24 Feb. 10 16:08
  • Cloud servers help hospital with digital records

    Most CIOs have had to deal with rogue business units - parts of the organization that, for one reason or another, can stave off any attempt to modernize, standardize or stabilize its idiosyncratic IT systems, but still need solid data connections to the parent company.

    Written by Kevin Fogarty24 Feb. 10 06:26
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