Stories by Tom Krazit

HP clears desktop space with blade PCs

Hewlett-Packard Co.'s bc1000 blade PCs, first announced last year, are now available in North America for customers looking to manage their employees' desktop PCs from a central location, HP said Monday.

Written by Tom Krazit26 April 04 20:29

Court documents point to DRAM industry price-fixing

Email messages written by executives at vendors of dynamic RAMs (DRAMs) indicate that the companies conspired to set memory prices and production levels, according to court documents released in the decision dismissing the US Federal Trade Commission's (FTC's) lawsuit against Rambus.

Written by Tom Krazit01 March 04 07:23

AMD's crucial Sun win boosts Opteron prospects

One year ago, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) President and Chief Executive Officer Hector Ruiz stood on stage at Comdex with former Guns 'N Roses lead guitarist Slash and exhorted the technology industry to prepare for his company's new hybrid processor technology that combined 32-bit and 64-bit capabilities. At the time, AMD's financial picture was clouded with layoffs and financing efforts, and many industry analysts and observers were skeptical about AMD's ability to introduce the chips on time and to generate interest among technology buyers.

Written by Tom Krazit20 Nov. 03 09:24

AMD bumps Opteron clock speed

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) introduced three higher-performing Opteron server processors Monday and announced the chips now support a fast memory standard.

Written by Tom Krazit18 Nov. 03 07:49

Interview: Sun preaches systems approach to blade servers

The server market has traditionally focused on bigger and faster machines, the Big Iron that runs large corporate networks and databases. But a number of companies, including Sun Microsystems, are changing the way applications are deployed by networking many small, thin computers known as blade servers and by pooling their processing power.
Led by upstarts such as RLX Technologies Inc., some of the large system vendors have jumped on this innovation within the server market. Sun's Subodh Bapat, chief technology officer for Sun's volume systems products division, recently sat down with the IDG News Service to discuss his company's recent blade server announcements, and its vision for the next generation of the technology.

Written by Tom Krazit17 Nov. 03 22:00

Printers, cameras dominate new HP products

A bevy of new printers, scanners, digital cameras, and home entertainment devices have been announced by HP as it gears up for the holiday season.

Written by Tom Krazit12 Aug. 03 12:24

HP plans for more efficiently cooled data centres

It's getting hot in data centers around the world, but Hewlett-Packard has come up with a "smart" cooling analysis service that places cooling resources where they are needed the most, the company said Tuesday.

Written by Tom Krazit06 March 03 22:00