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April 13, 2016
HPE has launched a server-as-a-service offering that it will sell through channel partners, which will be able to add cloud services for small and medium-sized businesses.
May 29, 2014
HP tries to bolster its relationship with IBM customers and partners while Lenovo's acquisition of IBM's x86 server business awaits approval.
January 23, 2014
IBM and Lenovo are bullish that the transfer of IBM's x86 server business to Lenovo will benefit partners, but details around the impact are scarce.
November 29, 2011
HP unifies Unix and x86 architectures with its newly announced computing project roadmap, Odyssey; VMware releases its first vSphere 5 patch, fixing a bug that produced long boot times in iSCSI virtual machines; other news in brief
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