Roundup: New Intel Xeon 5600 Processors

Boyd Davis, director of marketing of Intel's Data Center Group, holds up an Intel Xeon 5600 processor, one of several new technologies hitting the processor sector.

This week Intel (INTC) launched the Xeon 5600 series processor, blending security, performance and energy efficiency that the company says can significantly improve the economics of data center operations. Read More

IBM Opens Cloud Data Center in Research Triangle

The interior of an IBM data center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. (Photo: IBM) has a new home. Big Blue’s web site now resides in a huge new cloud computing data center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, where IBM is investing $362 million to build out more than 100,000 square feet of data center space. Read More

Data Center: I’m Going to Disney World!


An IBM data center features prominently in a new attraction at the Epcot theme park at Walt Disney World in Orlando, giving visitors a closer look at the Internet technology playing an ever-larger roles in their daily lives. Read More

Container Collaboration by IBM, APC

Power and cooling vendor APC by Schneider Electric today announced an expanded relationship with IBM to offer Big Blue’s Portable Modular Data Center (PMDC) container based on APC’s InfraStruxure architecture. Read More

Roundup: Q9 Networks, Cisco, IBM

Roundup: Cisco’s unified Computing System will power the HD video medianet for NBC’s coverage of the 2010 Olympics, IBM provides modular data center for Indian bank, and a new colo customer for Q9 Networks. Read More

IBM Steps Up Its Partner-Driven Container Game

Attendees at the Gartner Data Center Conference tour the IBM Portable Modular Data center (PMDC) on display on the expo floor Tuesday at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas.

IBM is getting serious about data center containers. Big Blue brought one of its 40-foot Portable Modular Data Center (PMDC) containers to the Gartner Data Center Conference and is emphasizing partnerships in the container market, where it has followed a different path than several of its competitors. Read More

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