1. Blogs
    My journey from Macs to Mint

    I saw the commercial. Buying a Mac would throw a rock through the window of mundane, non-graphical computing. I was already entranced with the idea...

  2. Blogs
    Apple edges back toward the data centre

    Last summer, when I wrote about Apple’s relationship with enterprise IT, I talked about earlier Apple decisions to stop producing its rack-mounted...

  3. Help 2
    Get your Mac ready for Mavericks (OS X 10.9)

    Apple has released to developers the golden master of Mavericks (OS X 10.9) – the final non-public version, and most likely the build that...

  4. Help
    Server technologies: are you being served?

    Let me take you back – waaay back to an earlier Mac where the System numbers were in single figures. Those Macs could act as servers and we had...

  5. News
    IT conference attendees react to Xserve’s demise

    What better time for Apple to announce the discontinuation of the Xserve than right in the middle of a conference of Mac IT professionals and developers?...

  6. Blogs 2
    Xserve is dead… So now what?

    When I saw the first tweets about Apple discontinuing the Xserve in 2011, I had two initial reactions: “Apple is giving us a heads-up on a major...

  7. News 2
    Apple discontinues the Xserve, introduces Mac Pro Server

    Apple has announced that Xserve, its dedicated server hardware, will no longer be available as of 31 January, 2011. It has also added a new Mac Pro...

  8. News
    Apple slashes Mac Pro pricing, adds new Mac Pro and Xserve configurations

    If you weren’t swayed by Rob Griffiths’s reasoning that the iMac was now, for many people, a more sensible option than the Mac Pro, you’ll...

  9. Reviews
    Review: Xserve (2009)

    Let’s face it: Apple makes only one rackmount server, and upgrades to it come and go with Intel’s processor life cycles. This reality occasionally...

  10. News
    Apple updates Xserve with Nehalem Xeon processors

    Apple overnight updated its 1U rackmount server, Xserve. The new sever is based on Intel's latest Nehalem Xeon Processors, giving the Xserve twice...

  11. News
    Apple hints at launch of Nehalem-based Xserve

    An Apple online store is set to take preorders of new Xserve servers carrying Intel’s new Xeon chips, hinting at launch of the devices in the...

  12. Blogs
    Pinstripes or turtlenecks? Will Apple go corporate?

    Many would have seen the recent news from Forrester Research that Apple had nearly quadrupled its share of the enterprise market, from 1.2 percent...

  13. Reviews
    Final Cut Server

    Apple’s long-awaited Final Cut Server 1.1 is a complex and powerful tool for Final Cut Pro users who have advanced requirements for organising...

  14. Blogs
    Xserve RAID demise is good news

    This morning Apple very quietly and discreetly announced that it was discontinuing the Xserve RAID, and that units currently in the channel are the...

  15. News
    Apple drops Xserve RAID

    Apple has quietly discontinued its Xserve RAID enterprise storage product line. It disappeared from the online Apple Store shortly after the company...

  16. Blogs
    I have the power!

    The timing of the announcement is a curious tactic for Apple. Announcing a refresh of a major product line six days out from theMacworld Expo is a...

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