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Microsoft's preview 'reminds' small-to-medium businesses to also use its Office 365, Intune, and Azure software.
Microsoft is investing US$678 million in the expansion of its data center in West Des Moines, Iowa.
Demand for mainframe and high-performance Unix servers is falling, but a new wave of SPARC and IBM Power chips for the servers will be unwrapped at the Hot Chips conference in late August.
By using its own GPUs for the calculations, researchers at Stanford created a neural network that easily tops Google's previous effort.
Advanced Micro Devices is building its future server strategy around chips used in smartphones and tablets. The company said its first ARM server processors -- which will be released in the second half of next year -- will be faster and more powerful than its existing low-power x86 server processors.
AMD's "Seattle" chip, the first from the chipmaker to be built around an ARM cores, will sample early in 2014.
The crown for the fastest supercomputer on the planet is now owned by China. The Milky Way-2 supercomputer is now twice as fast as anything else on the planet.
Global sales of external server storage have dropped for the first time since 2009, according to data from research firm IDC.
Intel is jumping into cloud gaming with the new Xeon E3-1200v3 chips, which are the company's first server processors based on the Haswell microarchitecture.
Microsoft is reportedly headed for a major organizational restructuring as the company continues its march towards becoming a devices-and-services company.
Despite dismal forecasts for PCs and servers, tech stocks have been doing well on optimism about cloud technology and mobile devices.
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.
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.
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.
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.