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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

Intel Invests in eSoft - "Lintel" Continues to Grow


Intel has invested in eSoft, a maker of Linux-based servers for small businesses, the chip giant's fourth Linux investment. Intel will help the company develop software for Linux servers designed to be used on the Internet.

intel corp.  Under a deal with Intel also announced today, Intel will help the company develop software for Linux servers designed to be used on the Internet. We are confident this support will enable eSoft to accelerate our future research, development and business expansion activities, eSoft Chief Executive Jeff Finn said in a statement. Intel''s first Linux investment was in Red Hat, the leading seller of the Unix-like operating system. Since then, Intel also has invested in VA Linux Systems, a maker of Linux 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

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 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

Tentative Unification in Server I/O Architecture Battle


The Next Generation I/O (NGIO) and Future I/O groups have agreed to unify their efforts to develop the next I/O architecture.

intel corp.  PCI and USB architectures, Intel will be the controlling influence, although it will end up making concessions on some of the architectural features. Assuming Intel is the key player, this helps consolidate the server market under Intel''s unofficial control . Long-term, this will most likely reduce the variation across vendors, leading to even greater control by Intel. User Recommendations There is no immediate impact on consumers, only on the vendors whose designers/architects may have started planning Read More

IBM Jumps on the Linux Bandwagon with Both Feet, Sort Of


IBM is refocusing its corporate-wide Internet software efforts around Linux, creating a new Linux Group within the Enterprise Server Division.

intel corp.  that will run on Intel Corp. and RISC processors and, eventually, eclipse AIX. It remains relatively unclear how IBM will position Linux in relation to these forthcoming OSes. Palmisano described the Linux focus as a long-term play in which IBM is not likely to see any bottom-line impact for several quarters. However, he is confident that an early and strong start will give it an edge over rivals as well as give customers what they want. Customers want a flexible platform that''s not proprietary, he sa Read More

Intel 820 Chipset Delays Again, Again, Again…


Intel has announced further delays in its next generation of entry-level processors, once again due to problems in the 820 chipset. We are shocked, we tell you, shocked, to learn of such a thing.

intel corp.  Delays Again, Again, Again… Intel 820 Chipset Delays Again, Again, Again C. McNulty - June 30, 2000 Event Summary Timna, Intel''s first so-called Smart Integration microprocessor, will be delayed until early 2001. The delay comes in the heels of related problems with Intel''s 820 chipset. Most recently, Intel announced a recall of 820-based motherboards using a memory translator hub (MTH) to connect SDRAM memory. [See also Intel Faces 820 Chipset Problems (Again) .] The Timna delay is related to the 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

IBM’s DB2 Tops TPC Benchmark List


Leapfrogging the rest of the transaction-processing world, IBM has posted TPC-C results more than tripling the highest current transaction-per-minute figure.

intel corp.  IBM Press Release] IBM, Intel and Microsoft announced the world''s fastest server cluster for commercial use, recording performance levels that triple the performance of Oracle running on a Sun Microsystems cluster, at one-third the cost per transaction. Using the performance measurement technique agreed to by all computer makers (TPC-C), IBM Netfinity and DB2 Universal Database, Intel Pentium III Xeon™ Processors and Microsoft''s Windows 2000 achieved 440,879 Transactions Per Minute - record-breaking 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

Dell to Acquire ConvergeNet International


Dell Computer Corporation announced its intent to acquire ConvergeNet, a storage networking company, in a deal valued at approximately $340 Million.

intel corp.  be attached to the Intel servers - not a separate market in the manner of EMC''s offerings.) The other impact is non-technological: Dell has grown to $21.7 billion in sales solely through internally-generated growth, rather than acquisition. Although buying one company does not in itself constitute a strategic change in Dell''s growth plans, it will cause a re-evaluation by the computing world (analysts, competitors, and potential buyout candidates) of how to view all of Dell''s actions in the future. User 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

HP Joins the Athlon Pile-On


Hewlett-Packard announced that it will begin shipping PCs which use the Advanced Micro Devices-produced Athlon CPU.

intel corp.  the chief rival to Intel Corp.''s Pentium III, featured in systems made by four of the five largest PC makers in the United States. The lone holdout remains Dell Computer Corp. Certainly we''re pleased that interest in Athlon continues to grow and we''re attracting more strategic customers, said AMD spokesman Drew Prairie. It signals a continuing trend that Athlon''s performance message is getting out there and there''s a strong demand for systems based on it, and OEMs are reacting to that demand. For its Read More

Will Intel Take a Loss on Each CPU, but Make It Up in Volume?


There are reports that Dell may buy AMD’s Spitfire chip. If the reports are true, then look for competition to produce lower prices.

intel corp.  Intel Take a Loss on Each CPU, but Make It Up in Volume? Will Intel Take a Loss on Each CPU, but Make It Up in Volume? R. Krause - April 21st, 2000 Event Summary Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) may finally be able to break into Dell Computer Corporation''s product line, according to sources quoted by Forbes.com. Reports indicate that Dell is negotiating to buy approximately 100,000 of AMD''s upcoming Spitfire chip. Spitfire is expected to compete against Intel''s Celeron chip, their low-end CPU. This repor Read More