IBM Targets HP Itanium/Oracle Users With Multiple Campaigns And Resources

IBM is targeting users of HP Itanium servers and Oracle databases with significant resources, taking part in a competitive battle reminiscent of the 1990s. Read ITCandor's analysis of how this fits with market developments. Read more »

IBM STG’s Rod Adkins On Smarter Computing, Cloud And The Competition

A small bunch of analysts were lucky enough to have dinner on IBM at Crabtree's Kittle House last week and to be addressed by Rob Adkins, head of STG. Read our take on what he said about the competition, Cloud and Smarter Computing. Read more »

Server Choices – Why Chips, Form Factors, Architectures And Workloads Matter

The differences between chips, form factors, architectures and workloads are essential to understand when choosing to buy a server. ITCandor looks at the differences and relationships Read more »

AMD Outlines The Developing Web Hosting And Cloud Computing Ecosystem

There are three streams of development for Cloud Computing - Lamp, Azure and JAVA. In this analyst report ITCandor shows the evolving ecosystem, with help from AMD. Read more »

‘Matrix Integration’ And Its Effects On The IT Industry

ITCandor introduces a new theme - Matrix Integration. In this analyst report Martin talks about long term changes to vendor strategies and approaches and sees commonality in recent movements away from horizontal integration. Read more »

The Xen Cloud Platform Initiative Aims For Open Source Links Between Private And Public Cloud Computing is developing Open Source means of connecting private and public Cloud Computing. In this analyst report Martin talks about the challenges data centre managers have in addressing these developments, while pointing out the importance of virtualisation and this developing ecosystem. Read more »