Dell, HP, IBM Jump on Intel Nehalem Bandwagon

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Dell, HP, IBM Jump on Intel Nehalem Bandwagon

by Jeffrey Burt

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Dell PowerEdge M710

Like other systems in Dell's 11th-generation PowerEdge family, the M710 blade server offers Energy Smart technology designed to reduce power consumption and increase performance.

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Dell PowerEdge R610

Dell's new servers make use of the Dell Unified Server Configurator powered by LifeCycle Controller, which is embedded in the systems and is intended to simplify such tasks as deployment, update and configuration.

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Dell PowerEdge T610

The new PowerEdge systems can save users $200 in energy costs over the expected life cycle of the system, Dell officials say.

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HP ProLiant DL370

HP unveiled 11 new sixth-generation ProLiant platforms powered by the Xeon 5500 series, including the DL370 rack server.

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HP ProLiant BL490c

The new ProLiants offer HP's Sea of Sensors, which are 32 sensors throughout the system that dynamically adjust such components as fans, memory and I/O to optimize cooling and increase efficiency.

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HP ProLiant ML370

HP embedded the ProLiant Onboard Administrator in its new systems. The technology lets users monitor the health of the servers from any location even if the system is offline.

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IBM BladeCenter HS22

IBM's new blade server offers three times the memory of its predecessor and offers businesses a 9-1 consolidation ratio when migrating from older rack and blade servers while also saving 90 percent in energy costs.

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IBM System x3550 M2

IBM's new rack and blade systems offer twice the compute performance and half the energy costs of older servers, IBM officials say.

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Appro HyperGreen Cluster

Appro's cluster solution is based on the vendor's GreenBlade building block system, which is aimed at the high-performance computing space.

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Cray CX1

Cray's deskside supercomputer will get a boost from the Xeon 5500 series' performance and energy-saving features.

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Lenovo S20

Lenovo says the S20 and D20 workstations will offer extra performance during peak processing times, thanks to Intel's Turbo Boost feature.

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NEC Express5800/SigmaBlade

NEC's SigmaBlade-M chassis, pictured, can hold up to eight blade servers, which now feature the new Nehalem chips. The SigmaBlade-H chassis can hold up to 16 blades.

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Rackable CloudRack C2

Configurations of Rackable's new CloudRack C2 can hold up to 1,280 Xeon 5500 cores per cabinet.

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SGI is arming its Altix ICE integrated blade platform with Intel's Nehalem EP processors.