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Calxeda Closes Shop, Attempts to Restructure

Jan 6, 2014 |

On December 19, 2013, news broke that Austin-based ARM server chip pioneer Calxeda had ceased operations. This came as a surprise to many, especially supporters of ARM servers as an alternative to x86 dominance. EnterpriseTech‘s Timothy Prickett Morgan reports that despite the closing, Calxeda’s technology could live on, depending on who is willing to purchase Read more…

Dell Buys Dell In Order To Expand Its Datacenter Server Business

Feb 6, 2013 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/dollar_sign_2.jpg” alt=”” width=”94″ height=”94″ />Michael Dell’s decision to take his company private is his attempt to solve The Innovator’s Dilemma. He wants to get beyond the PC business and into datacenters and HPC. It’s a bold and risky move, and may be his best chance of making the change happen.

AMD Unveils 64-Bit ARM Strategy

Nov 1, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/AMD_ARM_logo_200x.jpg” alt=”” width=”121″ height=”42″ />On Monday, AMD announced it is adding ARM-based Opterons to its portfolio, the first non-x86 server chips in the company’s history. The new processors, due out in 2014, will use 64-bit ARM SoCs on top of its SeaMicro Freedom Fabric technology, and will be aimed at the datacenter and cloud space.

AMD Unveils 64-Bit ARM Strategy

Nov 1, 2012 |

On Monday, AMD announced it is adding ARM-based Opterons to its portfolio, the first non-x86 server chips in the company’s history. The new processors, due out in 2014, will use 64-bit ARM SoCs on top of its SeaMicro Freedom Fabric technology, and will be aimed at the datacenter and cloud space.

Dell Develops Second ARM Server Platform

Oct 30, 2012 |

Dell hands over its Calxeda ARM-based server platform to the Apache community.

Dell Develops Second ARM Server Platform

Oct 30, 2012 |

Dell hands over its Calxeda ARM-based server platform to the Apache community.

Penguin Joins Microserver ARMs Race

Oct 18, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/Penguin_UXD1_server_small.jpg” alt=”” width=”92″ height=”75″ />Penguin Computing has launched its first ARM-based server platform. Known as the UDX1, the Penguin box is based on Calxeda’s latest ARM server chip, and is aimed at cloud computing, Web hosting, and, especially, data analytics – UD stands for Ultimate Data. The move puts Penguin into the front ranks of computer makers who are testing the waters for the burgeoning microserver market.

AMD Offers Five Petabytes of Freedom

Sep 11, 2012 |

SeaMicro division launches new line of microservers aimed at data-intensive applications.

Calxeda Takes Aim at Big Data HPC with ARM Server Chip

May 31, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/Calxeda_energycore_small.jpg” alt=”” width=”90″ height=”82″ />With Dell’s news this week of its renewed plans to bring ARM-based servers to datacenters and Intel’s recent unveiling of new Xeon CPUs aimed at ultra-low-power servers, the “microserver” marketplace is being primed for some commercial offerings. Chip startup Calxeda has been working to bring its own ARM-based SoC technology into the datacenter and, with the help of its OEM partners, the company is positioning the technology for its commercial debut.

Intel Rolls Out New Server CPUs

May 14, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/Intel-Corp_small.jpg” alt=”” width=”90″ height=”65″ />Intel Corp. has launched three new families of Xeon processors, joining the Xeon E5-2600 series the chipmaker introduced in March. These latest chips span the entire market for the Xeon line, from four- and two-socket servers, down to entry-level workstations and microservers. A number of HPC server makers, including SGI, Dell, and Appro announced updated hardware based on the new silicon.

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