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IBM teams with Xilinx to take on Intel with Power chips

IBM has partnered with chip maker Xilinx to expand the use of IBM Power processors in servers, taking on Intel for a bigger slice of the data center market.

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Morgan Stanley kicks tires on ARM servers, wants a rival for Intel

Morgan Stanley is testing ARM-based servers, the latest sign of competition for Intel in the data center

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Low-end servers get DDR4 memory

Dell and HPE are bringing a new form of DDR memory to low-end servers in order to let small and medium-size businesses run databases and other applications faster.

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Nvidia's new GPUs pack machine learning for web videos

Nvidia's new GPUs will add more context to live streams and web video

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FreeBSD hits 64-bit ARM chips, demoed on 96-core server

FreeBSD follows Linux to ARM servers

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Oracle just made its biggest Sparc announcement since buying Sun

Oracle announced a new line of Sparc servers at OpenWorld on Monday based on a new processor called the M7, the first designed entirely in house by Oracle.

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Oracle's Larry Ellison unveils new services, products in cloud push

Oracle Executive Chairman Larry Ellison unveiled Sunday new cloud applications and services, including a training tool that integrates with the company's human resources application, and gave a glimpse of the company's security strategy.

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Fujitsu puts Sparc M10 servers in the cloud for big retailers

Fujitsu has launched a managed cloud service for retailers based on the Oracle Commerce Platform and Fujitsu's M10 servers running Solaris

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Qualcomm enters server CPU market with 24-core ARM chip

Qualcomm has revealed its plans to enter the server CPU market with a custom processor based on a design from UK chip company ARM.

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IBM chases Intel with new Power-based Linux servers sold over the Web

IBM is gunning for a slice of Intel's x86 server chip business with a new family of Power systems that run Linux and will be sold directly to customers over the Web.

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This is how the future looks with IBM Watson and 'perfect data'

Watson's AI services will bring us unparalleled convenience, untold marketing opportunities, and zero privacy

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Server growth remains healthy in Q2, despite fall in midrange systems

During the period, vendors together saw their server revenue grow by 6.1 percent year over year, to US$13.5 billion. Meanwhile, server shipments increased 3.2 percent from a year ago.

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Dell creates new server division for 'second-tier' hyperscale customers

Dell has formed a new business unit to go after the “second tier” of hyperscale customers — those with similar needs to those of Google and Facebook but who aren’t quite as massive.

Microsoft buddies up to Docker with Windows Server Containers

Microsoft has released a technical preview of the first publically available version of Windows Server Containers, which will be built into Windows Server 2016, the next version of Microsoft's operating system for servers.