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Oracle pledges 'x86 economics' with new Sparc servers

Oracle launched a new family of servers and a new Sparc chip on Wednesday, both aimed at customers considering x86 servers for a scale-out cloud infrastructure.

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Battle lines are drawn: IBM prepares Power9 to take on Intel and ARM

IBM has many goals with its upcoming Power9 chip, and one is to challenge the dominance of Intel's x86 chips in the data center.

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IBM wants to sell Power servers based on OpenCompute designs

IBM is warming up to the idea of adding servers using its Power processors and the OpenCompute open design to its product portfolio.

Web attack silently modifies DNS configurations in routers

Hackers sold access to 170,000 compromised servers, many in the U.S.

The market for hacked servers might be much larger than previously thought, with new evidence suggesting that hackers sold access to over 170,000 compromised servers since 2014, a third of them located in the U.S.

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HPE looks to move data between computers at the speed of light

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is turning to lights and lasers in thin fiber optics as a way to move data at blazing speeds between computers, replacing thicker and slower copper wires.

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HP Enterprise shows off a computer designed to emulate the human brain

Intelligent computers that can make decisions like humans are on the roadmap for Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

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HPE's new converged IoT systems bring horsepower to the edge

Hewlett Packard Enterprise made its latest bid for edge computing on Wednesday with what it calls the first converged systems for IoT, the Edgeline EL1000 and EL4000.

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How Intel plans to change servers as it breaks away from PCs

From PCs to servers, Intel is trying to redesign the way computers operate. We've already seen how PCs are changing, with 2-in-1 hybrids and tiny Compute Sticks, but some of the chip maker's groundbreaking technologies will initially appear in servers.

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Intel's next monster 24-core chip is made for high-performance computers

Intel continues to pump more horsepower in its chips, by releasing a 24-core processor for high-performance computers.

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Intel's data center chief talks machine learning -- just don't ask about GPUs

Diane Bryant, the head of Intel’s powerful data center group, was at Computex in Taipei this week, in part to explain how the company's latest Xeon Phi processor is a good fit for machine learning.

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Server market slumps after seven quarters of growth

The server market saw a year-on-year revenue slump of 3.6 percent in the first quarter to US$12.4 billion, after a winning streak of seven quarters of growth, IDC said Wednesday.

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Intel faces a challenge in the server market with new ARM chips

Intel has doubled down on servers as it looks to shed its reliance on PCs, but the chip maker's ARM competitors are getting ready to put on a challenge.

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IBM's phase-change memory may have cracked the code on a cheap DRAM alternative

PCM, a cheaper alternative to DRAM, just took a step closer to enterprise data centers as IBM unveiled a way to make it more dense.

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AMD strikes chip licensing deal, which could create more x86 rivals for Intel

AMD is licensing its x86 chip architecture to a new joint venture it has formed with a consortium of Chinese companies.

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Qualcomm’s ARM server chip inches forward, while AppliedMicro forges ahead

Qualcomm’s long-awaited server chips may start going into systems in the second half of next year, judging from comments on the company’s financial conference call on Wednesday. It expects to start sampling ARM server chips late this year and getting revenue from them next year.