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  • Dell looks to wow clients with a new type of converged system

    Dell kicked off its customer conference in Texas this week, almost exactly a year after it became a private company, and on Wednesday announced a new type of server that Michael Dell bragged has the most compute density of its kind.

    Written by James Niccolai06 Nov. 14 00:50
  • HP joins with Foxconn to build low-cost cloud servers

    Hewlett-Packard is partnering with Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturing giant best known for producing Apple's iPhone, to tackle the growing market for low-cost servers in cloud data centers.

    Written by James Niccolai30 April 14 20:50
  • AMD slows new Opteron 6300 chips to match workloads

    Vendors don't normally brag about slower products but Advanced Micro Devices is making an exception for its latest Opteron 6300 processors, which have a slower clock speed than their predecessors to reduce power consumption.

    Written by James Niccolai22 Jan. 14 12:53
  • Next ARM server chip maker: Qualcomm?

    Qualcomm's CEO said his company has the capabilities to build ARM server chips but was careful not to disclose any product plans at the International CES in Las Vegas.

    Written by James Niccolai07 Jan. 14 01:00
  • Not quite Heinz: Intel's Avoton server chip comes in 13 varieties

    Intel is taking another run at the market for low-power, high-density servers with its new "Avoton" chip, which was launched Wednesday and will do battle with an expected upcoming wave of ARM-based processors.

    Written by James Niccolai04 Sept. 13 21:35
  • Intel aims for easy server upgrades

    To make server upgrades easier, Intel introduced a rack reference architecture that speeds up data throughput while reducing energy and maintenance costs in data centers.

    Written by Agam Shah10 April 13 01:04
  • New SPEC tool to ID most energy-efficient servers

    SPEC, the standards body for performance benchmarks, has released a new toolkit that should help customers choose the most energy-efficient server for the workloads they need to run.

    Written by James Niccolai01 March 13 20:04
  • HP's first 'Project Moonshot' server due next quarter

    Hewlett-Packard's first low-power server for hyperscale computing environments, developed under a project it calls Moonshot, will go on sale next quarter, CEO Meg Whitman said on Thursday.

    Written by James Niccolai22 Feb. 13 01:22