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Roundup: ARM, Dell, HP

ARM Holdings (ARMH) releases Cortex-Mo+ processor for sensors and devices, Dell adds firewall technology with acquisition of SonicWALL, HP selected by Japan’s IDC Frontier data centers. Read More

Cisco Unveils New Servers for UCS Platform

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Cisco (CSCO) announced innovations across the Unified Computing System (UCS) to deliver a third-generation fabric computing platform that integrates network, compute, virtualization and management. The new products include servers using the new Intel Xeon E5-2600 processor. Read More

AMD to Acquire Server Innovator SeaMicro

In a bold move to boost its position in next-generation servers, AMD will acquire low-power server specialist SeaMicro for $334 million, the companies said today. The acquisition is a disruptive one for the low-power server landscape, as SeaMicro has been using Intel chips. Read More

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

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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

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