HP Moonshot servers gets ARM’d

Processors designed by the British chipmaker ARM are usually found in smart phones. But Hewlett-Packard said this morning it is putting them into its Moonshot line of densely-packed lower-power ProLiant servers, joining cartridges

Published on: September 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Lenovo touts trio of new servers

To some IT managers, a server is a server. Manufacturers, however, try to emphasize the extra features they put in to show their server is more than a CPU with space for hard

Published on: September 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Are you ready for open source CPUs?

Open source software has been around for years, and for obvious reasons -- all it takes is a PC to churn out code. And developers can make anything -- operating systems, networking systems,

Published on: August 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Cavium’s 64-bit ARM processors for servers coming in the fall

In an effort to lower data centre energy costs a number of microprocessor manufacturers are creating server chips using architectures from ARM Ltd., whose designs are found in chips powering smart phones and

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

AMD shows off new “Seattle” server processor

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) highlighted its new ARM-based server chip, codenamed Seattle, this week as it laid out the company's "ambidextrous computing" roadmap and its forthcoming Project Skybridge design environment. It was the

Published on: May 7th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

IBM opens architecture, business model with Power chip strategy

The chip war between Intel and IBM feels like the kind of serious, neck-and-neck corporate combat where the players keep their cards close to their chest. But the key to success may in

Published on: May 2nd, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Interview: AMD’s Roy Taylor

Roy Taylor made his fame and fortune commanding the memory market in Europe, taking Nvidia to a fortune company, being a catalyst for and recognizing early stage innovation. Now, as corporate vice-president and head of global channel sales, he's driving

Published on: March 18th, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki

End of Itanium looms with Xeon E7 v2 release

Intel Corp.’s high-end Itanium server chip, first introduced in 2001, is being pushed aside as the company’s x86-based Xeon chip slowly invades the older microprocessor’s market. With today’s official release of Intel’s 15-core

Published on: February 19th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

IBM pushes out sixth generation X-architecture severs

IBM Corp. has freshed its X-architecture for x86-based servers, saying the sixth-generation improvements are aimed at analytic and cloud workloads "Our enterprise X-Architecture for x86-based servers and solutions delivers high performance and the

Published on: January 22nd, 2014 Howard Solomon