The Chinese government's anti-monopoly agency approves the $2.3 billion deal, which is still getting reviewed by U.S. regulators.
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CEO Yang Yuanging said that despite U.S. security worries, its $2.3 billion proposal to buy IBM's server business will be approved by regulators.
The country will develop its own ARM-based server processors, with the first chips scheduled to launch in 2015.
The Intel-powered X4-4 and X4-8 include Oracle's elastic computing capabilities to dynamically adapt to workload needs.
The new system, powered by Intel chips and small enough to fit in closets, comes as Lenovo works to close the deal for IBM's x86 server business.
Jen-Hsun Huang says the mobile chip, which was introduced at CES in January, is generating some interest from server makers.
The company has begun sampling its "Seattle" SoC, a key part of its "ambidextrous computing" effort.
The chip maker is looking to show the strength of the software ecosystem around heterogeneous computing processing.
Government officials reportedly are worried that buying servers from a Chinese company may endanger national security.
Advanced Micro Devices is progressing on its plans to move all of its North American data centers into a single 153,000-square-foot facility near Atlanta.
Lenovo looks to assure striking Chinese workers that the company will not slash wages or benefits once it takes over IBM's x86 server business.
IBM, which is selling its x86 server unit to Lenovo, saw large declines in both server revenue and shipments, the analyst firm says.
The high-end systems are designed to tackle data-intensive workloads like big data, business intelligence and analytics and to challenge RISC systems.
The group aims to extend the reach of IBM's Power architecture by licensing the chip design to companies for servers and storage systems.
Only those customers with systems under warranty will get access to firmware updates, which had been offered for free.
Company officials say they expect the microserver will help fuel the expansion of the ecosystem around ARM-based servers.
At the Open Compute Summit, the chip maker also unveiled a developer kit designed to encourage companies to build to the SoC.
Calxeda officials said the company was too early to market, and that its products were not generating enough revenue to keep it afloat.
At Dell World, the vendor announces partnerships with Red Hat, Microsoft and Google, eschewing building its own public cloud.
The upcoming "Knights Landing" chip will bring significant improvements in performance, memory and interconnect, Intel officials said.
HP will begin selling 32-bit and 64-bit ARM-powered versions of its low-power Project Moonshot servers early next year.
The system maker will show off the server during ARM's TechCon event, where much of the attention will be ARM technology in the data center.
The new RD540 and RD640 will be armed with Intel's new Xeon E5-2600 v2 processors and will come with new capabilities, like an extra PCIe slot.
Verizon is leveraging SeaMicro's SM15000 servers for compute and storage capabilities as well as the company’s Freedom fabric architecture.
The hardware manufacturer is taking on the likes of Dell, HP and IBM in an effort to become a major player in the x86 server market.