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HP launches four SMB-targeted servers

HP is launching four rack-mount servers for small and medium-sized businesses. The 1U HP ProLiant DL160 G5 and 2U ProLiant DL 180 G5 are sister products to the enterprise-level DL360 and the DL380, according to HP's server and storage VP Paul Miller. These are Intel-powered boxes, with the accompanying DL165 G5 and DL185 G5 housing AMD chips.

Virtualisation to eat into IT budgets

Virtualisation will have the single largest impact on budgets for IT hardware and support over the next three years, a market that will be dominated by three large vendors, says a new study.

Blade server vendors planning common format

Blade server vendors are discussing some form of common format, according to Fujitsu Siemens' European Marketing manager Bernhard Brandwitte. This is despite denials in the past year from several of the leading vendors that they were discussing, or would be likely to discuss any such thing.

Cisco adds VMware technology to servers

Cisco has announced that it's integrating its VFrame Data Center with VMware Virtual Infrastructure. The networking company called it "a key solution for the Cisco vision of next generation data centers, called Data Center 3.0."

10G-bit Ethernet arrives for blades

Blade switch specialist, Blade Network Technologies, and 10 Gig Ethernet vendor NetXen have collaborated to deliver what they described as the industry's first solution offering 10GE connectivity for blade servers.