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Fujitsu shows servers using light, lasers to transfer data

Fujitsu has demonstrated servers with thin fiber optics that will use lasers and light transfer data, replacing the older and slower electrical wiring technology.

HP porting venerable Nonstop server platform to x86

The server systems -- popular with banks, telcos and other businesses -- will come in both Itanium- and x86-based flavors.

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Dell to show its first 64-bit ARM server this week

Dell and HP are both moving forward this week with low-power server plans.

Oracle eyes optical links as final frontier of data-center scaling

Oracle is exploring silicon photonics, an optical technology drawing widespread interest, as a potential weapon in the battle against data-center power consumption.

ARM servers with 64-bit Calxeda chips to ship next year

Low-power servers running on Calxeda's 64-bit ARM chip will be available a year from now, Calxeda said.