Inside the New Data Center Supply Chain

In recent years Google and Facebook have developed customer server designs and turned to original design manufacturers (ODMs) to build them. This trend has created some new opportunities within the supply chain. Read More

How Many Data Centers? Emerson Says 500,000

How many data centers are there in the world? Emerson Network Power says there’s enough data center space in the world to fit 5,955 football fields. The information was included in a year-end round up of industry statistics. Read More

Calxeda Unveils Low-Power Servers, Deal With HP

Calxeda has unveiled low-power server technology adapted from cell phones that will serve as the cornerstone of a new line of servers for HP. Calxeda’s EnergyCore is based on ARM chips and consumes about 5 watts of power, which could allow data center operators to dramatically slash their power usage for some applications.
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Is a Sea Change Coming in the Server Market?

Barry Evans--Calxeda

Four companies debated the future of the server and processor market last week at Structure 2011, including executives from AMD and three newer players in the server game – SeaMicro, Tilera and Calxeda. All agreed that huge purchases by cloud computing providers are changing the server market. Read More

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