• HP to replace Itanium with x86 in its NonStop server

    Posted November 5, 2013 - 7:55 pm

    HP hasn't officially said it's abandoning the rapidly fading Itanium, but by bringing x86 to its most mission-critical server line, the writing is on the wall.
  • After a tough year, Intel and HP push ahead on Itanium

    Posted November 14, 2012 - 12:52 pm

    It has been a rough stretch for Itanium. HP and its customers were startled after Oracle abruptly announced its intent to discontinue software development on HP's Itanium servers. But neither HP nor Intel has backed away from Itanium, and last week's announcements appear to affirm that.
  • Oracle: HP paying Intel to keep Itanium going

    Posted November 21, 2011 - 3:15 am

    Hewlett-Packard has secretly contracted with Intel to keep making Itanium processors so that HP can maintain the appearance that "a dead microprocessor is still alive", and make money from its locked-in Itanium customer base and take business away from Oracle's Sun servers, Oracle said in a court filing on Friday.
  • Oracle calls HP suit over Itanium a 'publicity stunt'

    Posted June 29, 2011 - 2:48 pm

    Hewlett-Packard's lawsuit against Oracle over its decision to stop developing software for Intel's Itanium processors is a "publicity stunt" and meant to "lay the blame on Oracle for the disruption that will occur when HP's Itanium-based server business inevitably comes to an end," Oracle said in a court filing Wednesday.
  • Oracle customers using Itanium chips rethink IT upgrades

    Posted March 28, 2011 - 4:47 pm

    Oracle customers this week expressed concern about the effort and cost of upgrading IT infrastructures after the software maker said it would stop development for Intel's Itanium chip architecture.
  • Intel's HP-Oracle-Itanium soap opera: Why you should care

    Posted March 25, 2011 - 12:06 pm

    The drama among HP, Oracle and Intel over Itanium masks the likelihood that when you do need to migrate, none of the three will make much of a difference.
  • HP 'shocked' by Oracle's Itanium decision

    Posted March 24, 2011 - 8:47 am

    HP executives are critical of Oracle's decision to stop supporting its database and ERP products that run on Itanium processor-based systems.
  • Intel woes: Oracle ditches Itanium, mobility group chief quits

    Posted March 23, 2011 - 11:30 am

    Oracle became the third major developer to abandon high-end Itanium chips just as the guy leading its effort to catch ARM and Nvidia quits.
  • Oracle stops developing software for Intel's Itanium chips

    Posted March 23, 2011 - 9:20 am

    Oracle on Tuesday became the latest software maker to say it will stop developing applications for Intel Itanium microprocessors, following a similar announcement by Microsoft last year and Red Hat the year before.
  • Itanium hits 10-year mark, less Windows

    Posted March 7, 2011 - 11:49 am

    The 64-bit Itanium chip, introduced as a challenger to the RISC systems that dominated enterprise shops at the time, hits the 10-year-mark next month.
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