IBM, HP remain top server suppliers, says IDC
News & Analysis 11/24/2004 Post a comment
Global revenue from server sales grew 5.5 percent year-over-year to $11.5 billion in the third quarter of 2004, with IBM and Hewlett-Packard remaining the leading suppliers, according to the latest figures from market research firm IDC.
Esmertec, ARM collaborate on Java for wireless, embedded devices
News & Analysis 11/17/2004 Post a comment
Esmertec, a Swiss provider of software solutions for mobile phones and embedded devices, has announced it would provide ARM Ltd. with software support for the ARM Jazelle technology, to use in its Jbed Advanced family of Java solutions, according to an announcement at the European ARM Technology Congress in Paris.
DoD wary about supercomputer benchmarks
News & Analysis 11/10/2004 Post a comment
Charles J. Holland Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Science and Technology, said at SC2004 here that paying attention to the Top500 list of the world's fastest supercomputers is misleading for evaluating high-performance computing platforms for DoD.
Well-endowed Pentium M cPCI boards scream with fast I/O
Product News 11/9/2004 Post a comment
Here's news of a CompactPCI single-board computer line that marries ultra-fast Pentium M microprocessors with gobs of I/O. The I/O line-up includes Ultra-160 SCSI, dual EIDE ATA100, dual Serial ATA150 interfaces, and four Gigabit Ethernet channels, to name a few. eeProductCenter Senior Tech Editor Alex Mendelsohn tells why this board is an I/O powerhouse.