HP, Sun Microsystems and IBM are waiting in desperation to release new servers based on AMD’s dual-core Opteron chip. The vendors will get some relief when they show off the fresh kit on April 22 at an AMD product launch/Opteron anniversary event. The New York gig will be hopping with every server vendor that counts - except Dell - showing product based on AMD’s new dual-core dandy.
HP plans to make a splash by upgrading its four-processor ProLiant DL585 server with the new dual-core Opterons. The box should start shipping in volume in May, according to one insider. In the near future, HP will also outfit its dual-processor DL145 server with the dual-core chips.
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