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The server systems -- popular with banks, telcos and other businesses -- will come in both Itanium- and x86-based flavors.
Dell and HP are both moving forward this week with low-power server plans.
Low-power servers running on Calxeda's 64-bit ARM chip will be available a year from now, Calxeda said.
Oracle is exploring silicon photonics, an optical technology drawing widespread interest, as a potential weapon in the battle against data-center power consumption.
Apple went on a bit of a "free" kick Tuesday, labeling everything from its operating system down to minor apps with the price tag. But there are still some things the Cupertino company is willing to charge for: OS X Mavericks Server, released Tuesday evening, is one of them.