Dot Hill Acquires Chaparral To Enhance Storage Arrays
Dot Hill, a Carlsbad, Calif.-based vendor of storage arrays and software, acquired Chaparral, a Longmont, Colo.-based developer of storage appliances and mid-range RAID controllers and data routers, for $62 million
Server Market Grows At Double Digits
Factory revenue in the worldwide server market grew at a rate of 11.4 percent -- to $13.7 billion in the fourth quarter of 2003, marking the third consecutive quarter of positive growth, according to research released today by International Data...
Q&A With Sun's Scott McNealy
Determined as ever, Sun Microsystems Chairman, President and CEO Scott McNealy continues his crusade to turn around Sun. This week, he spoke with CRN's Editor-In-Chief, Michael Vizard.
Cut IP Some Regulatory Slack
Don't let the telecom apparatchiks suck the vitality out of IP communications. We can serve the public good without force-fitting modern technology into decades-old regulatory structures.
E-Gap Remote Access Appliance
Whale Communications SSL VPN Gateway, e-Gap Remote Access 3.0, incorporates access control and authentication into the GUI.
Adding VoIP to its VPN gave Transportation and logistics company GST Corp. a more stable, scalable network at a substantial cost savings.
Exabyte VXA-2 PacketLoader 1X10 1U
Exabyte offers reliable, unattended off-site backup at a reasonable price with its VXA-2 Packetloader 1X10 1U rackmountable 10-tape library.
Heigh Ho, High Speed!
While most of the domestic mobile-phone world remains mired in second-generation technology--slow speeds, dropped calls, and few features--a whole new universe of robust high-speed data transmission networking is beginning to
Avaya Intros SIP-Standardized IP Telephony
Transitioning to converged communications just got get easier last Monday, as Avaya introduced its new Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) portfolio. However, key features will need to be implemented before high-availability,
CRN Interview: Scott McNealy, Sun
In an interview with CRN Editor in Chief Michael Vizard, Sun CEO Scott McNealy provides an update on his company's key initiatives for 2004 and a few well-aimed shots at
Legato Upgrades Windows Storage Management App
Legato Software, now part of storage giant EMC, on Thursday unveiled an updated Windows-based hierarchical storage management application that automatically moves infrequently-accessed data to less expensive storage systems.
Cray Acquires Start-up OctigaBay
Supercomputer maker Cray Inc. has announced that it will acquire closely held OctigaBay Systems Corp., a start-up supercomputer manufacturer, in a $115 million deal that is aimed at accelerating Cray's
IBM Ups Share in Server Market, Sun Falls
IBM, the leader in the worldwide server market in terms of revenue, increased sales by more than 10 percent last year, while Sun Microsystems Inc. saw a more than 15
Intel Tips Its 3G Processor Strategy
Intel Corp. disclosed details of its next-generation communications processor strategy, code-named Hermon, which is targeted at single- and dual-mode wideband CDMA phones.
Hitachi Unveils 300GB Drive
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies on Wednesday unveiled the largest enterprise hard drive yet, a 300GB unit tagged with the moniker of Ultrastar 10K300.
D-Link To Develop Enterprise Lightweight AP
D-Link, a vendor best known for its Wi-Fi equipment aimed at the home and small businesses, indicated Wednesday that it will try to break into the enterprise wireless market.
Salesforce.com Partners With IBM For Customization
CRM application service provider Salesforce.com Inc. on Wednesday disclosed a partnership with IBM under which its customers who run IBM's WebSphere application-integration server will be able to use WebSphere Studio
Microsoft Details Security Upgrade For Exchange
Microsoft Chief Software Architect Bill Gates outlined on Wednesday upcoming enhancements to Exchange Server that are designed to better protect mail servers deployed at the edge of enterprise environments from
Mobile Industry Targets The Enterprise
The heads of the two leading European handset makers told the 3GSM World Congress Wednesday that they are increasingly targeting corporate customers and emerging multimedia applications while seeking to expand
HP To Offer Opteron Systems
Hewlett-Packard has joined server competitors IBM and Sun Microsystems by saying that it will offer systems based on Advanced Micro Devices Inc.'s 64-bit Opteron microprocessor.
What Does The Future Hold For Intel?
Everyone working in technology spends part of the time trying to predict the future. For Intel CEO Craig Barrett and other top execs at the chip maker, that's a full-time
Intel To Offer 32/64 Chip
After hinting for more than a year that it might need to offer companies a bridge between today's computer design and tomorrow's, Intel last week uncorked what CEO Craig Barrett
Dell Debuts SMB Servers, Switches
Dell on Monday rolled out two new servers targeting small- and mid-sized businesses, and announced a trio of new switches it will deliver in the second quarter.
The Debate Over Processor Speed
Systems architects vs. the so-called "speed demons" have been fighting since the days of the first RISC CPUs over what was the best approach to increasing processor performance. Here's the
Dell Debuts SMB Servers
Dell on Monday rolled out two new servers targeting small- and midsize businesses, and announced a trio of new switches it will deliver in the second quarter.
IBM's eServer Sets Computing Power Record
According to recent results published by the Transaction Processing Performance Council, IBM's eServer p690 server system with 32 POWER4+ microprocessors running on IBM's DB2 Universal Database v8.1 has set a world record for computing processing power. The 32-way IBM...