Intel's Montvale Itanium chip arrives

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Intel announced on Wednesday its line of Itanium products for high-end computing servers. Code-named Montvale, the chip is an update to Montecito, the dual-core Itanium 2 chip that was launched in July last year, Eddie...

Intel Itanium to skip 45nm

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Intel is planning to skip the 45nm production process altogether with its forthcoming Poulson Itanium processors, jumping from 65nm to 32nm, the chipmaker revealed. The move is not the result of Intel's innovative powers....

Intel and HP to Spend $10 Billion on Itanium

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Intel and Hewlett Packard's Itanium server processor lines have struggled over the years, with HP being the single company out of the top four server makers building systems around it. However, reports of the...

Dell Says Goodbye to Itanium

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Poor Itanium. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Dell is dropping Intel's flagship server processor because customers just aren't interested. Dell is instead moving forward with plans to include EM64T Xeon processors, which are...

Microsoft unveils focus for Longhorn Itanium

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Microsoft on Friday dribbled out new details of its next Windows Server operating system (OS) release, revealing that the Itanium version would be optimized for three specific workloads -- database, custom applications and line-of-business applications...

Intel to Roll out new Itanium Chips

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Intel is expected to announce next week what may be the last batch of single-core Itanium processors, CNET News.com has learned. According to a source familiar with Intel's plans, the chipmaking giant...

HP rolls out Itanium 2 servers

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Hewlett-Packard hammered home its commitment to the Itanium 2 chips this week, announcing new mid- and high-end members of its Integrity family of servers with the Madison chip, along with new support for OpenVMS 8.2,...

HP doubles up Itanium server processors.

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In June, Hewlett-Packard will begin shipping its mx2 technology, code-named Hondo, which lets two Itanium processors be plugged into a single socket, the company said Wednesday. Though Intel builds Itanium, HP helped develop its architecture...

Intel Updates Itanium 2

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At its Intel Developer Forum conference in Taipei this week, Intel plans to update its Itanium 2 processor line. The company will introduce two new configurations of the chip, designed for dual-processor servers. A 1.4-GHz...

Intel Readies Dual-Processor Itanium 2s

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Intel plans to announce two new models of its Itanium 2 designed for use in dual-processor systems at its Intel Developer Forum conference in Taiwan next Tuesday, sources close to Intel say. Both...

IBM Itanium servers push higher

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IBM plans to announce on Monday its second Itanium server, a more powerful machine that can accommodate as many as 16 of the high-end processors from Intel. The new x455 is a relative of the...

Slowest Madison Itanium to run at 1.3GHz

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From C|Net...The slowest of Intel's upcoming "Madison" generation of Itanium 2 processors will run at 1.3GHz, sources close to the company said Tuesday. This version of the processor will come with 3MB of high-speed cache...

Intel reveals Itanium 2 glitch

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Intel disclosed an electrical problem Monday that can cause computers using its flagship Itanium 2 processor to behave erratically or crash. Customers can sidestep the problem by setting the processor to run...

Intel makes Itanium an x86 emulator

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In other itanium news... "THERE'S A NEW piece of software coming for the Itanium that seems a bit out of place. It's an x86 emulator. The thing that makes it odd is that...

Highest ever TPC-C benchmark from Itanium 2

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THE INTEL Itanium has started to pick up some serious speed. Chipzilla is making merry over the fact that an HP Itanium 2 Madison running Windows Server 2003 Enterprise and SQL Server 2000 64bit edition...

SCO ships Linux for Itanium

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SCO Group, which gained notoriety for a Linux-related lawsuit it filed against IBM last month, released a version of Linux for Intel's Itanium processor family on Tuesday. The Lindon, Utah-based company's product costs $999...

Intel confirms dual core Itanium ahead

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Sounds fun... one might ask will it be twice as fast? Of course not :) CHIP GIANT INTEL will release a version of the Itanium in 2005 that includes two processors in the...

Intel overclocks Itanium release date

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Intel has changed the release schedule for its Itanium chips for servers, adding a new chip for 2004 and moving the launch date of an Itanium with two separate processors to 2005 from 2007. ...

Dell to produce Itanium 2 computers

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Despite being one of the more visible skeptics of Intel's Itanium chip family, Dell Computer will incorporate the Itanium 2 chip into future high-powered computers, a Dell executive said Tuesday. The Round...

HP ships Itanium workstations running Red Hat

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The new HP Workstation zx2000 and zx6000 Itanium-based workstations can now be configured with Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation edition in addition to HP's own HP-UX 11i Unix variant, Timothy Prickett Morgan writes. ...

Dell to skip Itanium 2 for now

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A number of server and software manufacturers will tout new products based around Intel's Itanium 2 processor when the chip is released next week, but Dell Computer won't be among them. The...

Intel To Price Itanium 2 Servers Around $41,000

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Four-way servers that include Intel's next-generation, 64-bit Itanium 2 processor will sell for about $41,000, Intel says. It's an early indicator of Itanium 2 pricing--still undisclosed--and demonstrates how Intel is counting on the new processor...

Intel's new Itanium 2 fit and trimmer

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Itanium 2, Intel's upcoming chip for high-end servers and workstations, has slimmed down. The final version of the chip, which goes on sale in a few weeks, will have a surface area...

Red Hat releases Linux for Alpha, Itanium

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Linux vendor Red Hat has released the latest version of its Linux operating system for two 64-bit platforms: Compaq Computer's Alpha and Intel's Itanium. The move brings version 7.2 of the most popular Linux distribution...

No jackpot yet for Itanium

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Intel spent nearly 10 years and hundreds of millions of dollars to develop Itanium, but the first version of the chip has faced slow sales so far. In the third quarter--the first...

Oracle throws weight behind Itanium

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Oracle has released a version of its database management software designed for Intel's Itanium processor--a move crucial to the chip's success, according to hardware executives and analysts. Itanium-based servers won't take off commercially until...

Itanium bug halts Compaq shipments

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CORPORATE USERS wanting to buy Itanium machines are being told that the processors are going through rigorous testing but the INQUIRER can now confirm there is a serious bug with 733MHz and 800MHz versions of...

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