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Intel Server Trends


The Intel-based server market is one of the most hotly contested segments in the industry. What are the key trends in this market, and what will they mean to users, vendors, and the products themselves?

intel corp.  Server Trends Intel Server Trends R. Krause - May 9, 2000 Introduction: The product space being examined is Intel-based servers (still known as PC servers in some areas). In this note, we will examine how five key trends affect users, vendors, and the product(s). In the Intel-based server market, there are five trends of note: Market consolidation Consolidation of servers within a company Focused functionality, e.g., server appliances Movement toward Linux/Linux vs. NT Stratification/segmentation Read More

Dell KACE Remote Management with Intel vPro Technology


With the latest versions of Intel vPro technology, KACE Appliances offer remote management capabilities for systems that are better than ever—even when the KACE agents are not running, or the system is blue-screened, or has hardware or startup issues. This paper details how Dell KACE Appliances can be integrated with the Intel vPro technology to offer effective remote system management and recovery.

intel corp.  KACE Remote Management with Intel vPro Technology With the latest versions of Intel vPro technology, KACE Appliances offer remote management capabilities for systems that are better than ever—even when the KACE agents are not running, or the system is blue-screened, or has hardware or startup issues. This paper details how Dell KACE Appliances can be integrated with the Intel vPro technology to offer effective remote system management and recovery. Read More

Intel Small Server Market


Who are the key players in the market segment of Intel small servers? What are the strengths and weaknesses of each, and when is one more appropriate than another?

intel corp.  Small Server Market Intel Small Server Market R. Krause - May 31 , 2000 Market Overview The Intel-based Server (also known as PC Server ) marketplace is encompassing an increasingly broad range of uses, functionality, and performance. Within this large market there are a number of smaller markets or segments based on such things as applications (e.g., Web serving or messaging) and functionality of the server itself (general purpose server vs. server appliance). The most common way of segmenting the Read More

Intel Outside?


Intel’s subsidiary, Intel Online Services recently announced AppChoice™ Managed Hosting Services. The service is designed to offer applications and hosting within their 'Internet Hosting Environment'. In addition to managed hosting services they intend to invest $1 billion in the development and integration of data centers worldwide. Does this mean new commercials will say 'Intel Inside and Out'?

intel corp.  Outside? Intel Outside? A. Turner - July 27, 2000 Event Summary Intel Online Services, Inc., the Internet application hosting subsidiary of Intel Corporation, announced their AppChoice Managed Hosting Services, designed for customers who want control of their mission-critical applications along with the benefits of a fully managed, outsourced hosting solution. AppChoice offers a hosting platform that includes hardware, operating system and applications, as well as the networking, infrastructure and Read More

Intel Reorganization


Intel Corporation has announced a major reorganization, in an attempt to address some of the problems that have plagued it in the past year.

intel corp.  Reorganization Intel Reorganization R. Krause - May 12, 2000 Event Summary In April Intel Corporation announced it will merge its Architecture Business and Microprocessor Products groups into a new division. Pat Gelsinger, discussed the changes in an interview following his keynote address at Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) in New Orleans. With the reorganization, Pat Gelsinger, vice president and general manager of Intel''s desktop products group, will assume the title of chief Read More

HP says "When in Doubt, Buy It Out" for Server Appliances


HP to sell Procom's server appliances.

intel corp.  IBM hard disks and Intel chips, Razmjoo said. The machines run a proprietary operating system created by Procom. Procom''s new midrange model will have an average price between $15,000 and $20,000, Razmjoo said. The high-end products cost between $70,000 and $100,000. Procom''s revenue declined from $112 million in 1998 to $101 million in 1999, the company said. At the same time, their 1998 profit of $5.4 million dipped to a net loss of $2.9 million. Market Impact By focusing on Network-Attached Storage Read More

IBM Updates the Netfinity Line


IBM finally seems to have gotten the message of “smaller is better” when it comes to rackmount servers with the introduction of three new models to its Netfinity line of Intel-based servers

intel corp.  its Netfinity line of Intel-based servers. These new R servers complement their current rackmount offerings, the Netfinity 4500R and 8500R. IBM officials said the 4500R is aimed at ISPs (Internet service providers) and ASPs (application service providers), while the 6000R is intended for companies looking to operate mission-critical applications such as ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software. The 5100 is targeted at small to midsize businesses with remote locations. The 4500R is 3U high (three Read More

IBM Server Line Redrawn


IBM has continued its renaming binge, moving from PCs to servers.

intel corp.  pSeries Mid-Range AS/400 iSeries Intel Netfinity xSeries (Side comment: we would have suggested that Big Blue give the lines letters which server as a mnemonic for the older names, e.g., aSeries for the former AS/400, iSeries for Intel-based Netfinity, sSeries for the S/390, rSeries for the RS/6000. But then again, they didn''t ask our opinion.) There is one other logistical issue that may bedevil IBM''s plans. Apparently, the term eServer has already been trademarked by Technauts, Inc. of Morrisville, Read More

Embedded Linux for Handhelds


A spate of recent announcements from Lineo, Inc., Red Hat, and others concern the development of "embedded Linux", initially for x86-based and PowerPC-based CPUs.

intel corp.  will initially run on Intel x86 and PowerPC processors. It requires a minimum of 8MB of RAM and 3M bytes of read-only memory or flash memory. Bast Inc. in Sonoma, Calif., will use Embedix in set-top boxes designed for hotels and apartment complexes. Though based on a modified version of the Linux 2.2 kernel, Embedix contains proprietary components and won''t be free. Manufacturers will pay a royalty per unit shipped. Embedix PDA, a layer on top of Embedix, will allow applications written for Microsoft Read More

High-End Wintel-Based Rackmount Servers - The Big Get Bigger


A market analysis of Wintel-based rackmount servers: who are the key players, why they'll stay that way, their strengths, why a customer would want one, and where this market is heading.

intel corp.  End Wintel-Based Rackmount Servers - The Big Get Bigger High-End Wintel-Based Rackmount Servers - The Big Get Bigger R.A. Krause - August, 1999 Market Overview The high-end rackmount ( RM ) Intel-based server market is defined as servers (usually more than one) mounted into floor-standing ( FS ) equipment racks, plus storage and other peripherals. Prices range from ~$10K for a bare-bones configuration to $100+K for a loaded configuration. This market grew out of the need for customers to put more Read More

Information/Internet Appliances


Information appliances, also called Internet or PC appliances, are a new market that appeal to those customers who want to reduce their desktop hardware expenditures. What are they, who makes them, and what do you get for your money?

intel corp.  it runs on an Intel Celeron with an Intel 810e chipset. Compaq''s use of the term legacy-free is limited to: no PCI/ISA slots, and USB for the keyboard/mouse. Although it is small and low cost, those two factors alone are insufficient to make this an appliance. Dell: Dell has recently started shipping its WebPC , marking its consumer-oriented entry into this market. Dell''s traditional strength, delivering low-cost product of above-average quality, will give it a built-in advantage. The original base Read More

Transmeta to Intel/AMD: Eat Our Dust


Transmeta’s CEO says his company has a five-year lead on Intel’s and AMD’s technology. Reality or hype? And does it matter?

intel corp.  ahead of that of Intel and AMD, the two leading CPU vendors in the PC marketplace. Transmeta''s Crusoe CPU was announced in January. Among Crusoe''s notable features is its claim of super-low power consumption, resulting in much longer battery life for notebooks and other similar battery-powered computing devices. Current notebooks usually run out of power after 3-4 hours; Transmeta claims Crusoe-based notebooks can run up to eight hours without recharging. This extended life will (theoretically) allow Read More

Compaq, Dell Announce Eight-Way Intel Servers


Compaq and Dell have announced eight-CPU Intel servers, shipping in late August/early September.

intel corp.  Dell Announce Eight-Way Intel Servers Compaq, Dell Announce Eight-Way Intel Servers R.A. Krause - September 3rd, 1999 Event Summary Compaq Computer Corporation (August 17th) and Dell Computer Corporation (August 23rd) announced shipment of their new eight-way (8 CPUs) servers, based on Intel''s Profusion chipset. (HP and IBM expected to ship by the end of September.) Early performance figures show an approximate doubling of performance (relative to four-way), and a narrowing of the gap between Unix Read More

Compaq, HP, IBM, Intel and Microsoft Create New PC Security Alliance


Five key vendors, Compaq, HP, IBM, Intel, and Microsoft have allied together to develop a new hardware and software specification for personal computer security. The alliance has set a goal of publishing a specification proposal by the second half of 2000. It remains to be seen what impact this will have on the rapidly increasing number of information security attacks.

intel corp.  HP, IBM, Intel and Microsoft Create New PC Security Alliance Event Summary On Monday, October 11, Compaq, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Intel and Microsoft announced the launch of a new alliance, the Trusted Computing Platform Alliance . The Alliance has chartered itself with the mission of developing a new hardware and software specification to enable technology companies to use a more trusted and secure personal computer platform based on common standards. Alliance Chairman, David Chan of Hewlett-Packard Read More

Compaq's Alpha - Moving Toward Its Omega?


Compaq's powerful Alpha processor is reaching a crucial juncture - will Compaq expend the effort necessary for it to challenge Intel's dominance, or is it destined to become another Betamax (great technology with no market)?

intel corp.  in use by the Intel x86 architectures. The other strength is Alpha''s ability to run multiple OSes: Windows NT, Unix (Compaq''s Tru64 Unix ), Linux, and VMS. Although Alpha-based products exist in multiple market spaces, their greatest success so far has been in two areas: high performance workstations and high-end servers. Alpha''s cost structure has not allowed it to compete effectively in the low-end (PCs, etc.) marketplace. The present competition has been any Intel-based server and workstation, as well Read More