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

New Tilera Chips Target Largest Data Centers


Tilera today is unveiling a new line of many-core processors optimized to help the Internet’s largest players slash their power bills. The TILE Gx-3000 chips are optimized for companies that are customizing their data center infrastructure to deploy applications across thousands of servers. Read More

Calxeda Primes Pump for ARM Server Adoption

The first ARM-based low-energy servers from Calxeda won’t be available until later this year. But today Calxeda will announce that it is providing early access to its technology to key players in cloud computing and data analytics. Read More

eHarmony Switches from Cloud to Atom Servers

Are low-power Atom servers more efficient than cloud computing platforms in crunching large datasets? That’s the case for eHarmony, which is now using servers from SeaMicro to power the data analysis for its singles matching service. Read More

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