The processor is the building block of the data center. And it's been a sector in flux, with a series of recent announcements of new technology and capabilities, acquisitions and rumors of acquisitions. Here's a roundup.
AMD announced the availability of the Opteron 6000 Series platform Monday, featuring the world's first 8- and 12-core x86 processor. The new series addresses workload-specific performance and power efficiency, while delivering more cores and ...
Vendors continue to announce new product offerings around the Intel (INTC) Xeon 5600 series processor, which bundles security, performance and energy efficiency enhancements in the first 32-nanometer processor.
This week Intel (INTC) launched the Xeon 5600 series processor, blending security, performance and energy efficiency that the company says can significantly improve the economics of data center operations.
SGI introduces Origin 400 workgroup blade system for key business verticals, Level 3 expands its Ethernet switches, and Gartner warns that converged networks may be less efficient than separate LAN and storage networks.