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Intel Unveils Low-Power Atom Chips for Servers

The new Intel Atom S1200 offers a system-on-chip design that uses just 6 watts of power (Photo: Intel Corp.)

Intel’s first Atom server-class processor has arrived, and several major hosting companies say they’re ready to start filling their racks with servers using the low-power chips. The Atom S1200 features a 64-bit system-on-chip (SOC) that uses as little as 6 watts per processor. Read More

U.S. Defense Department to Cool Servers With Hot Water

A server tray using Asetek's Rack CDU Liquid Cooling system, which was announced this week. The piping system connects to a cooling distribution unit. (Source: Asetek)

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) will soon begin cooling its servers with hot water. The DoD said this week that it will convert one of its data centers to use a liquid cooling system from Asetek, a move could clear the way for broader use of liquid cooling in high-density server deployments at the DoD. Read More

Why Does Gmail Go Down?

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There have been a number of Gmail outages over the years, usually involving software updates or networking issues. Here’s a look at these outages, and what they may tell us about today’s issues. Read More

AST Modules Beat the Heat in the Iraq Desert

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AST Modular recently supplied a four-site modular installment to a major oil and gas company to provide IT support for its oil well operations in Iraq. The modules operate at temperatures of up to 130 degrees F (55 degrees C). Read More

AMD Unveils Nine New Opteron Processors

AMD has unveiled nine new mid-range and entry-level Opteron 4300 Series and 3300 Series server processors, which offer improved performance per watt for customers focused on reducing their energy usage. Read More

FORTRUST Sees Strength in IO Modular Partnership

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Just six months after launching a partnership to deploy new customers in data center modules from IO, Denver data center provider Fortrust says the strategy has succeeded beyond its expectations, and it has ordered additional IO.Anywhere modules. Read More

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