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Calxeda Lines up $55 Million for ARM Servers

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ARM server specialist Calxeda has announced a $55 million round of additional funding led by Austin Ventures and Vulcan Capital. Calxeda says it will use the funding to accelerate its quest to bring the low-power computing seen in popular mobile devices to the web server market. Read More

AMD Tunes SeaMicro Servers for Big Data

AMD's SeaMicro SM15000 microserver chassis

Last week AMD unveiled the SM15000 server, the first fruits of its acquisition of SeaMicro. The SM 15000 extends SeaMicro’s networking fabric beyond the chassis to connect directly to massive disk arrays, enabling a single 10 rack unit system to support more than 5 petabytes of storage. Read More

Intel Launches SeaCliff Trail SDN Platform

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At the 2012 Intel Developer Forum (IDF) , Intel introduced a reference platform for open, simplified networking comprised of a SeaCliff Trail Reference Board, a top of rack switch with a series of ASICs created through Fulcrum Microsystems. Read More

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

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