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Intel's Montvale Itanium chip arrives

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... More...

Dell Says Goodbye to Itanium

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... More...

Microsoft unveils focus for Longhorn Itanium

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... More...

Intel to Roll out new Itanium Chips

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... More...

HP doubles up Itanium server processors.

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... More...

Intel Updates Itanium 2

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... More...

IBM Itanium servers push higher

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... More...

Intel reveals Itanium 2 glitch

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... More...

SCO ships Linux for Itanium

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... More...

Dell to produce Itanium 2 computers

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... More...

Dell to skip Itanium 2 for now

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... More...

Intel To Price Itanium 2 Servers Around $41,000

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... More...

No jackpot yet for Itanium

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... More...

Oracle throws weight behind Itanium

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... More...

Itanium bug halts Compaq shipments

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... More...

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