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Hardcore Becomes LiquidCool, Eyes Server Market

The Liquid Blade from Hardcore Computer, which immerses blade servers in dielectric fluid coolant. Sun co-founder Scott McNealy is now an advisor to Hardcore.

Hardcore Computer is retooling its business to focus on licensing its liquid cooling technologies for servers and high performance computing. As part of that shift, the company is changing its name to LiquidCool Solutions and will discontinue manufacturing PCs, workstations and servers. Read More

Dell Unveils ARM-based Server Ecosystem

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This week Dell unveiled an ARM-based server ecosystem to support the development and testing of ARM-based applications and solutions. Dell believes the ARM-based server market is approaching an inflection point. Read More

How Open Compute is a Win for Rackspace

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In the battle for the hyper-scale data center, long-dominant server OEMs like Dell and HP are doing battle with a growing challenge from firms offering custom server designs. If you’re looking for the front lines in this battle, look no farther than companies like Rackspace Hosting. Read More

Open Compute Shakes Up Server Supply Chain

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The disruptions in the server ecosystem were on display at last week’s Open Compute Summit in the rising profile of original design manufacturing (ODM) providers and other alternatives to OEMs like Dell, HP and IBM that have dominated server sales in the U.S. Read More

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