Posts Tagged ‘Hewlett Packard’

HP outbids Dell for data-storage group

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

It seems strange that HP and Dell would fight over a relatively unknown company that specializes in data storage … until you factor in the cloud computing angle; then it makes sense.

Wall Street sees Hewlett-Packard and Dell rival bids as indication that deal-making is back in vogue

The world’s two largest computer manufacturers, Hewlett-Packard and Dell, are going head-to-head in a bid to buy 3PAR, a hitherto obscure provider of back-office data storage.


Purchasing decisions – Push the server envelope or hold out a bit?

Friday, August 20th, 2010

Speaking of servers, our Heavy Duty C-19 power reboot switches provide the perfect tool for remote power control and management for high amp servers and switches …

In today’s technology landscape, the purchaser has more options than ever on server equipment. In this TechRepublic blog post, IT pro Rick Vanover shares thoughts on different models available right now.


One thing as an IT professional I always try to do is make the best forward-looking decisions. In one category, we’ve come to a crossroads of sorts. This is the question of processor models and the corresponding server model selections that are available. I brought this up in a post earlier on the new 30nm and 45nm processor models, but how does this translate to server model purchases right now? This is important as, in most situations, the average server we purchase today is way too powerful for the software requirements we are putting it up against. This is even the case in virtualized environments.