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on a deal to continue making its software compatible with the Itanium
But HP said it had an agreement with Oracle that support for Itanium
would continue, without which the equipment using the chip would become obsolete.
The economist, Jonathan Orszag of the consulting firm Compass Lexecon, estimated the difference between HP's Itanium-related revenue with and without Oracle's March 2011 announcement that it would stop porting software to Itanium
Formerly codenamed Poulson, Intel's latest Itanium
series succeeds the "Tukwila" generation of Itanium
processors, and meant to provide a platform that is tailor-made for consolidating legacy RISC and mainframes in a dedicated system, which is also capable of handling mission-critical computing in increasingly cloud-centric data centers.
HP uses the Itanium
microprocessors in many of its products, and claims in its suit that the two companies had an agreement that Oracle would continue producing Itanium
processors as long as HP was using them.
HP's announcement doesn't extend the road map for Itanium
, but it might give HP customers the confidence to stick with Integrity servers because they will soon have a choice of processors and therefore some investment protection, said Gartner analyst George Weiss.
The Stop, Think, and Save program comes at a time when Oracle clients are looking for relief from the company's high software and hardware maintenance costs, restrictive licensing and support practices, and uncertainty around Sun SPARC and HP Itanium
For this task, they used an Itanium-based HP Superdome with a 64 dual-core Itanium
processors have the on-chip resources to process many operations in parallel.
One or two dual-core Intel Itanium
2 processor may be installed running at up to 1.6 GHz each, with up to 96GB of RAM and up to eight 2.5-inch hot-pluggable SAS SCSI drives, in a compact, internally expandable 4U EIA enclosure.
The architecture is based on HP Integrity Superdome servers running HP-UX 11i on new Dual-Core Intel Itanium
2 9000 Series processors.
Tokyo, Japan, July 24, 2006 - (JCN) - Hitachi has developed a hardware-based server virtualization system and will implement it on a new server module based on Intel's Itanium
2 Processor 9000 Series dual-core processors.