Stories by Dan Neel

  • AMD drops Hammer on server market

    Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is poised to strike hard at the server market next year with the arrival of its SledgeHammer and ClawHammer line of server chips.

  • Fujitsu to unveil Tablet PC prototype

    Fujitsu this week will introduce its prototype Tablet PC at TechXNY, part of an anticipated wave of the new devices expected to arrive at the industry trade show in New York.

  • Intel to ship 2GHz Pentium 4-M

    Intel is set to ship its first 2GHz Pentium 4-M (mobile) chip next week, according to sources familiar with the company's plans.

  • EMC targets BMC for acquisition

    Storage giant EMC has been secretly courting enterprise software company BMC Software with the intention of merging the two companies into one, according to a source familiar with EMC's plans.

  • Nortel, Brocade tighten embrace

    Optical networking company Nortel Networks and Fibre Channel switch vendor Brocade Communications Systems on Tuesday announced they have strengthened their existing partnership to team up on customer sales calls and product interoperability.

  • IBM Research packs tape punch

    In a demonstration of technological prowess that underscores the continued development of tape-based data storage technology, IBM yesterday announced its engineers have successfully stored 1TB on a single linear tape cartridge.

  • Intel powers up three new chips

    Intel has rolled out three of the company's fastest Pentium 4 desktop processors to date. Pentium 4 chips running at clock speeds of 2.53GHz, 2.40GHz and 2.26GHz were introduced yesterday, according to representatives for Intel in Santa Clara, California.

  • Compaq targets IBM with new Xeon-based servers

    Compaq on Thursday introduced its first Intel-based server with hot-swappable memory, a 4-way ProLiant DL580. The company also released a new 2-way ProLiant ML530 and issued upgrades to two other Intel-based systems.

  • EMC uncorks CAS

    Eyeing a growing market for technology that speeds the delivery of large files stored in colossal databases, EMC on Monday unveiled a new storage architecture and a new type of storage server at a launch event in New York headed by EMC Chief Executive Officer Joe Tucci.

  • Intel unleashes new mobile chips

    With an emphasis on the freedom of wireless technology, Intel has kicked off a campaign to push a new, faster set of Pentium 4 Processor-M (mobile) chips to the mobile computing market.

  • EMC chief sees HP/Compaq storage falling behind

    The fate of storage technology from a combined Hewlett-Packard/Compaq Computer, the evolution of EMC as a storage software company, and outsourcing were on the mind of EMC Executive Chairman Mike Ruettgers during a group question and answer session here Wednesday at the Storage Management 2002 conference.

  • Electronics retailer 800.com shuts down

    Intel will introduce its Xeon MP (multiprocessor) server chip at the CeBit trade show next week in Hanover, Germany, according to sources familiar with the chipmaker's plans.