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Wednesday, 26 Jul, 2017

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Yesterday, Intel officially launched the new "Skylake" scaleable Xeon processor architecture.

 

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Thursday, 07 Dec, 2017

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The vast majority of Enterprise class servers sold today are in a 1U and 2U rack-mount format. The design hasn’t significantly changed over the last decade.

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Monday, 06 Nov, 2017

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CIARA have released an update to their HF lineup, to include the record breaking HF320S-G3. The 'S' model now offering 8 cores of 4.7 GHz clock speed.

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Monday, 16 May, 2016

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The latest generation of E5-2600 has finally landed server-side. As a direct descendant of the E5-2600v3, the v4 uses a smaller 14nm process and is directly aimed at scale out architecture. Read More

Monday, 04 Jan, 2016

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February 2016 saw the (long awaited) global release of the Ciara Technologies HF320D-G3 dual node server. Based on the 3rd generation of high frequency server, the HF320D packs two single socket 4.6GHz Haswell CPUs inside 2U.

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Saturday, 02 Jan, 2016

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For the first time, you will be able to buy Intel based Notebooks with Xeon based CPUs. Aimed at the power user, designer, developer, engineer or architect - the move looks to bolster legacy desktop/notebook sales. 

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Thursday, 08 Oct, 2015

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Intel have released their latest update to their Xeon E5 line up, in the form of Haswell. Offering up to 18 cores, this is most exciting release by Intel in a long while. Frequency scaling, as seen before, is still in place; as is DDR4 architecture and cache monitoring.

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Thursday, 09 Jan, 2014

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Today, Oracle released details of their replacement for the X2-4, the X4-4. Featuring 4 of Intels E7-8895 v2 Ivy Bridge-EX processors, and up to 3 TB of main memory. The new X4-4 boasts 50% more cores, and 50% more memory slots.

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Monday, 04 Aug, 2014

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Intel have released the long awaited Ivy Bridge EX 'E7 v2' line of server CPUs. Hot on the heels of this, Dell, HP and IBM have released their E7 v2 range of servers. Allowing up to 6TB of main system memory, and up to 15 cores per socket, the E7 v2 delivers faster IO - and increases the amount of data that you can keep hot.

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Tuesday, 18 Feb, 2014

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Sun Fire X4170 M3

Oracle have released 5 new servers in line with HP, IBM and Fujitsu's latest Sandy Bridge E5-2600 offerings. There are 3 rackable and 2 blade servers new to the Oracle lineup. Rather than hold a large press conference, Oracle hosted a smaller scale webcast exclaiming that the new servers are "the industry's best x86 plaform for Oracle applications."

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Thursday, 04 Oct, 2012

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HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers

Released this month are the Gen8 HP ProLiant servers. Available in DL, ML, SL and Workstation format and featuring Intel's Sandy Bridge processor architecture - they're set to drastically improve on the G7's already impressive abilities. HP's tests have shown a 33% increase in Administrator productivity, with a 66% faster problem resolution when using Gen8 Servers.

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Wednesday, 14 Mar, 2012

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