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IDC: Server market revenue down 7.7 percent in first quarter

Server revenue worldwide was down 7.7 percent year-over-year in the first quarter, as weak economic conditions and server consolidation by customers slowed sales, according to research firm IDC.

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AMD bridges road to ARM with new low-power x86 server chips

Advanced Micro Devices had no plans to release low-power x86 server chips until the release of its ARM-based servers in 2014, but sagging server fortunes have changed the company's direction.

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Dell and Cisco grow despite tough server market in Q1

As overall server market revenue and shipments declined in the first quarter, both Dell and Cisco Systems managed growth while enterprise stalwarts Hewlett-Packard and IBM struggled in the headwinds.

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Tech innovation not limited to Google's big showcase

On the exhibition floor at the Uptime Institute Symposium, I/O Data Centers showed software that lets a facilities manager navigate through a data center in virtual-reality fashion.

HP announces Converged Systems business, unifies server divisions

Hewlett-Packard on Monday said it has created a business unit that will deal in purpose-built systems based on specific applications and usage models, and also announced the reorganization of its server unit.

IBM's x86 exit may shake up market and rivals

IBM's share of the x86 server segment has declined over the last several years.

IBM-Lenovo deal likely to focus on low-end, commodity servers, analyst says

Any deal by IBM to sell parts of its server business to Lenovo is likely to focus on low-end commodity x86 hardware, not higher-end x86 systems such as IBM's PureSystems and iDataPlex servers, an industry analyst said Thursday.

Reports: IBM may sell x86 server business to Lenovo

IBM is in "advanced discussions" with Lenovo over a possible deal for it to purchase IBM's x86 server business, according to two news reports Thursday.

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Dell: Little momentum in ARM servers until 64-bit processors

The low-power capabilities of ARM-based processors have created high expectations for their use in servers, but one of Dell's top engineers said they are unlikely to take off until 64-bit versions hit the market.

Oracle-HP court battle over Itanium delayed indefinitely

Oracle and Hewlett-Packard's ongoing legal battle over software for Itanium has run into another delay, and this time there's no telling how long it will last.

Intel brings Haswell to servers with Xeon E3 chip

Intel announced new server chips on Tuesday, including the latest Xeon E3, which is the first server processor based on the company's latest Haswell microarchitecture.

Intel aims for easy server upgrades

To make server upgrades easier, Intel introduced a rack reference architecture that speeds up data throughput while reducing energy and maintenance costs in data centers.

HP to customize Moonshot offerings, offer ARM and Xeon chips

Hewlett-Packard in the future will offer customized Moonshot servers at different prices and also offer configurations with ARM and Intel Xeon processors.