2U Servers

Dell unveils Citrix-certified 3D workstation
Multitask
Server & storage

Dell unveils Citrix-certified 3D workstation

Hardware giant announces launch of new workstation, which allows multiple users to carry out graphics-intensive tasks.
17 May 2012
Dell PowerEdge R820 review
Dell PowerEdge R820
Reviews

Dell PowerEdge R820 review

Dell’s PowerEdge R820 is the first Xeon E5-4600 production server to market. We take a look at this compact four-socket server, which can be used to m…
14 May 2012
Microsoft targets Big Data with SQL Server 2012
Servers
Server & storage

Microsoft targets Big Data with SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2012 offers a leap forward in turning Big Data into business intelligence, says Microsoft.
7 Mar 2012
Iceotope touts super liquid cooling for data centres
Servers
Server & storage

Iceotope touts super liquid cooling for data centres

Using 3M’s Novec coolant, the company claims it can cut cooling costs to zero.
6 Mar 2012
Dell PowerEdge R720 Xeon E5-2600 review
Dell PowerEdge R720
Server & storage

Dell PowerEdge R720 Xeon E5-2600 review

Dell’s new PowerEdge R720 combines Intel’s eagerly awaited Xeon E5-2600 processors with a wealth of new features. Is this the best-designed 2U rack se…
6 Mar 2012
AMD buys into cloud server market with SeaMicro
Cloud
cloud computing

AMD buys into cloud server market with SeaMicro

The acquisition of SeaMicro will give the chip manufacturer a clear entrance into the cloud.
5 Mar 2012
Automation: Good for business, bad for jobs
Data centre
Server & storage

Automation: Good for business, bad for jobs

New technologies are meant to free up staff for more innovative tasks, but Jennifer Scott believes it will just lead to job losses.
16 Feb 2012
EU wants Europe to be supercomputing superpower
Supercomputer
Server & storage

EU wants Europe to be supercomputing superpower

Exascale computing looks set to get a boost in Europe as the EU plans to double its investment in HPC.
15 Feb 2012
HP: Smarter servers mean more jobs, not less
Servers
Server & storage

HP: Smarter servers mean more jobs, not less

Leading HP executives defend automation as something IT admins should applaud, not worry about.
14 Feb 2012
HP unveils ProLiant Gen8 servers
HP
Server & storage

HP unveils ProLiant Gen8 servers

The Project Voyager servers focus on automation to bring intelligent servers into datacentres for the cloud era.
14 Feb 2012
HP Project Moonshot servers due first half of 2012
Servers
Server & storage

HP Project Moonshot servers due first half of 2012

The Silicon Valley giant reveals servers based on ARM and Atom chips will start shipping within months.
14 Feb 2012
EMC initiates Project Lightning, Thunder to follow
Servers
Server & storage

EMC initiates Project Lightning, Thunder to follow

The storage giant launches its first Project Lightning product, bringing flash to the server.
6 Feb 2012
Q&A: Cisco on servers, storage and strategy
Laurent Blanchard
Server & storage

Q&A: Cisco on servers, storage and strategy

We chat with Laurent Blanchard, Cisco's vice president of enterprise, to ask why IT should get excited about what the networking giant can offer.
1 Feb 2012
Barracuda Networks Spam and Virus Firewall 900 review
Barracuda Networks Spam and Virus Firewall 900 image
Reviews

Barracuda Networks Spam and Virus Firewall 900 review

Barracuda’s Spam and Virus Firewall 900 claims an impressive anti-spam performance, but at a high price. In this exclusive review, Dave Mitchell finds…
26 Jan 2012
Dell PowerEdge R815
Dell PowerEdge R815
Server & storage

Dell PowerEdge R815

Dell is the first blue chip to deliver a quad socket server using AMD’s new Bulldozer architecture. It looks like good value, so read Dave Mitchell’s …
17 Jan 2012
Dell PowerEdge C6100 review
The Dell PowerEdge C6100
high-performance computing (HPC)

Dell PowerEdge C6100 review

The PowerEdge C6100 is Dell's best-selling cloud server system. In this exclusive review, Dave Mitchell takes a closer look at this multi-node, rack d…
7 Nov 2011
Michael Dell: Back from the brink?
Michael Dell
Server & storage

Michael Dell: Back from the brink?

In late 2010, Michael Dell didn't have the full confidence of shareholders. Has he turned things around over the past year?
18 Oct 2011
Michael Dell: Back from the brink?
Michael Dell
Server & storage

Michael Dell: Back from the brink?

In late 2010, Michael Dell didn't have the full confidence of shareholders. Has he turned things around over the past year?
18 Oct 2011
2U Rack Servers
Step 8: Rackservers.com 6025B-3RB
Reviews

2U Rack Servers

Following on from our recent 1U group test, IT PRO puts eight of the latest Intel-based 2U multi-core rack server systems from the leading vendors thr…
10 Oct 2011
Boston Green Power 2200-T review
The Boston Green Power 2200-T
Server & storage

Boston Green Power 2200-T review

If you thought Intel's Atom was only good for netbooks and NAS appliances then think again. Dave Mitchell reviews Boston's Green Power 2200-T to see h…
31 May 2011
HP StorageWorks X1600 G2 12TB review
The HP StorageWorks X1600 G2
Server & storage

HP StorageWorks X1600 G2 12TB review

HP’s latest StorageWorks appliances aim to take the strain out of network storage provisioning and management for SMBs. In this exclusive review Dave …
9 May 2011
Dell PowerEdge R515 review
The Dell PowerEdge R515
Reviews

Dell PowerEdge R515 review

Dell’s new PowerEdge R515 is the first Opteron 4100 powered rack server to market. It has impressive storage credentials and a comparatively low price…
25 Feb 2011
Boston Quattro 2296-T review
The Boston Quattro 2296-T
Server & storage

Boston Quattro 2296-T review

Boston's Quattro multi-node rack server sets a new record for processing density as its 2U chassis packs in 96 Opteron cores. Read this exclusive revi…
5 Nov 2010
Gateway GR380 F1 review
The Gateway GR380 F1
Server & storage

Gateway GR380 F1 review

Gateway’s new 2U rack server aims to take on HP’s mighty ProLiant DL380 G7. The GR380 F1 is inexpensive, but is this enough to take on one of the most…
4 Nov 2010