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Fujitsu has demonstrated servers with thin fiber optics that will use lasers and light transfer data, replacing the older and slower electrical wiring technology.
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.
Oracle is exploring silicon photonics, an optical technology drawing widespread interest, as a potential weapon in the battle against data-center power consumption.
Low-power servers running on Calxeda's 64-bit ARM chip will be available a year from now, Calxeda said.