Connecting to LinkedIn...

W1siziisijiwmtuvmdqvmtuvmdgvntqvmzgvnzi1l01ptlrbu0hfqkxpr19vtljftkrfukvex0lnqudfx3jlc2l6zwrfyw5kx3jlbmrlcmvklmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimtkymhgxmjuwiyjdxq

Blog

IBM's new server plan: Take on Intel, ride OpenPower

3/10/2014 by

W1siziisijiwmtqvmtavmjgvmtuvmtavndavndywl2zpbguixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijywmhg0mdbcdtawm2uixv0

IBM on Friday launched its first server based on the development efforts of the OpenPower Foundation, which includes Google, Nvidia, Samsung and Micron Technology.

A year ago, IBM started the OpenPower consortium, which was formed to break Intel's lock hold on the data center. The effort aims to build alternative systems based on IBM's Power efforts. Google earlier this year highlighted a Power-based prototype motherboard. 

Now that IBM has sold its Intel-based server business to Lenovo, Big Blue is taking the gloves off and trying to take business from the chip giant. With the launch of the Power S824L server, IBM is touting price and performance advantages over x86 servers and noting that Intel's development model is closed.

IBM's PowerSystems roadmap was set in April.IBM also added a series of Power enterprise systems including the Power E870 and E880, which can include processing power up to 192 cores. The E880 is available with up to 128 cores and 16 TB of memory. The systems run Linux, AIX and IBM .

The company added that its data engine for analytics and NoSQL applications are also available.

This article has been extracted from http://www.zdnet.com/, please click on this link to read http://www.zdnet.com/ibms-new-server-plan-take-on-intel-ride-openpower-7000034295/

Montash is a multi-award winning, global technology recruitment firm. Specialising in permanent and contract positions across mid-senior appointments which cover a wide range of industry sectors and IT functions, including:

ERP, BI & Data, Information Security, IT Architecture & Strategy, Energy Technologies, Demand IT and Business Engagement, Digital and E-commerce, Infrastructure and Service Delivery, Project and Programme Delivery.

With offices based in London, Montash has completed assignments in over 30 countries and has appointed technical professionals from board level to senior and mid-management in permanent and contract roles.

comments powered by Disqus

Social Stream

Latest News

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdqvmjqvmtqvmzqvmzuvnjg3l3nodxr0zxjzdg9ja182mdq2otc5nziuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilcizodb4mtawiyjdxq

What Does A Snap Election Mean For Recruitment?

2017-04-25 08:00:00 +0100

On Tuesday 18th April, Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap general election for 8th June, taking the nation by surprise. Rather than waiting until 2020, voters will now be casting their ballots in a matter of weeks. The hope for the government is that a Tory victory give the prime minister a strong mandate in parliament as Brexit negotiations begin. This sudden decision has been embraced by many in the recruitment industry due to the anticipated st...

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdqvmtkvmtuvndivntgvnjcyl3nodxr0zxjzdg9ja18xmja3mdi1ndcuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilcizodb4mtawiyjdxq

Evolve or Die: The Importance of Being Agile

2017-04-19 18:00:00 +0100

In the high-speed world of IT, agility is essential if you want to stay on top. Over the last 20 years, Montash Managing Director Roy Dungworth has experienced many changes in the industry. But two things never change - the need for business agility and the importance of people. Roy shares his insights after two decades in the industry. The pace of the IT industry increases every year. The way people buy or consume information today is having an enormou...