Intel sinks the wreck of the Itanic
Published in Network
Tuesday, 05 February 2019 11:21

Intel sinks the wreck of the Itanic

Itanium rusts away by 2021

Chipzill has finally given up on its Itanium 9700-series codenamed Kittson processors.

Itanium servers sing swan-song
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 11:58

Itanium servers sing swan-song

New chip out soon which might be the last

HPE has announced that it will ship the high-end Itanium servers in the second half of the year, and the chip will be supported by HP-UX and OpenVMS.

Oracle told to pay HP $3 billion over Itanium
Published in PC Hardware

The cost of stopping support

A Californian jury has decided that Oracle should not have stopped supporting Itanium and needs to write a cheque to HP for $3 billion for doing so.Needless to say Oracle has said it would appeal the verdict.

Intel downgrades Kittson
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 20 April 2015 14:17

Intel downgrades Kittson

Itanium chugs on and but it will be overweight

Chipzilla has been making mutterings about its much neglected Itanium product, which seem to indicate that it will be downgraded to an elderly process

Thursday, 14 February 2013 10:53

Intel scales back Itanium plans

Won’t move to 22nm


They should have invested in a boat

Even if the Xeon is probably better

Oracle needs to sling its hook
Thursday, 24 March 2011 11:42

Intel denies killing Itanium

Oracle just made it up
Wednesday, 23 March 2011 12:29

HP shoves Itaniums into Blades


Just as Oracle kills them off