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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.

HP's first Moonshot server with Atom processors priced at $61,875

Hewlett-Packard's new densely packed low-power Moonshot server has finally come out of the company's labs and is available to customers in the U.S. and Canada starting at $61,875.

Intel Atom chips poised for power, performance boost with Avoton

After years of incremental improvements, Atom chips are poised for a big jump in performance and power efficiency with a new generation of low-processors that have shipped to server makers for testing.

Mozilla, Samsung collaborating on the browser of the future

Experimental engine for next Web coming to Android, ARM processors

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Flaw leaves servers vulnerable to denial-of-service attacks

A flaw in the widely used BIND Domain Name System software can be exploited by remote attackers to crash DNS servers and affect the operation of other programs running on the same machines.

AMD provides a sneak peek at its Radeon HD 7990

AMD very briefly showed off its answer to Nvidia's Titan GPU at a GDC press conference Tuesday night.

The computing muscle that DreamWorks needs to create 'The Croods'

"The Croods" is the most sophisticated 3D film to date from DreamWorks, having taken 15 million more compute hours to render and 250TB of storage to make

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Nvidia's Grid VGX software boost graphics performance of virtual desktops and PCs

With its new Grid VGX software, Nvidia is aiming to tear down the performance barrier that keeps graphics-intensive applications from running on virtual desktops.

HP eyeing $4 billion damages claim in Itanium case against Oracle

Hewlett-Packard may seek damages of US$4 billion to $4.2 billion from Oracle in its lawsuit over support for Itanium server architecture.

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Researcher: Security appliances are riddled with serious vulnerabilities

The majority of email and Web gateways, firewalls, remote access servers, UTM (united threat management) systems and other security appliances have serious vulnerabilities, according to a security researcher who analyzed products from multiple vendors.

HP's ARM servers to get Texas Instruments chips

Hewlett-Packard's effort to build ARM servers will get a boost from Texas Instruments, which will provide chips based on the latest ARM processor design.

Microsoft joins Open Data Center Alliance

Microsoft has joined the Open Data Center Alliance, a user-led organization that aims to simplify the purchasing of data center and cloud services by promoting interoperability and common standards.