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Nehalem Cracks the Virtual Glass Ceiling

Apr 02, 2009, 15:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Amy Newman)

"First, there was Intel, which introduced the much-talked about Nehalem processor on Monday. According to InformationWeek, "Intel believes Nehalem EP, officially called the Xeon 3500 and 5500 series, provides the kind of technology organizations will need as they deploy more virtualization into their data centers and move toward cloud computing ..."

"The chips feature the hardware-assisted virtualization OEMs and enterprises have come to expect. With this release, Intel has sped up performance by including the 45nm Hi-k next generation Intel Core microarchitecture. The chip includes Hyper-Threading Technology; Intelligent Power Technology, which facilitates energy management allows for scalabe power consumption; and Intel Data Center Manager, a software development kit that provides power and thermal monitoring and management for servers, racks, and groups of servers in data centers.

"Meanwhile, on the I/O side of town, Neterion Launches released a new version of its X3110 10 GbE server adapter."

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