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AMD's Massive Data Center Consolidation Project Moving Along

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.


Tags: data center, servers, AMD, power and cooling, Server Administrator, Advanced Micro Devices, data center architecture

eWEEK at 30: Intel, ARM Ramping Up Rivalry in Mobile, Server Markets

eWEEK 30: Intel is playing catch-up in the low-power mobile device market where ARM is its strongest rival. Now ARM is taking aim at Intel's bread-and-butter data center server market.


Tags: Facebook, Windows, Google, Android, Microsoft, IBM, iPhone, smartphones, Apple, Intel, Dell, HP, Atom, servers, x86, AMD, ARM, Samsung, Lenovo, nVidia, Qualcomm, Paul Otellini, asus, hewlett-packard, tablets, data centers, mobile devices, Moore's Law, Marvell, CPUs, SoC, Linaro, Mobile World Congress, Foxconn, PCS, Calxeda, Chromebooks, surface RT, hyperscale, internet of things, Advanced Micro Devices, OEMs, Pund-IT, microservers, merrifield, eWEEK 30, IoT, Brian Krzanich, system-on-a-chip, Silvermont

Dell Unveils Proof-of-Concept ARM-Based Server

Company officials say they expect the microserver will help fuel the expansion of the ecosystem around ARM-based servers.


Tags: Intel, processors, Dell, servers, x86, AMD, 64-bit, IT infrastructure, mobile devices, SoC, hyperscale, ARM processors

AMD, ARM and Andreessen Take On the Data Center

ARM for the data center gets new life and a vote of confidence from Internet browser pioneer Marc Andreesen. Intel isn't impressed.


Tags: datacenter, data center, servers, AMD, ARM, x86 server, Marc Andreesen

AMD Intros First ARM-Based Opteron Server Chip

At the Open Compute Summit, the chip maker also unveiled a developer kit designed to encourage companies to build to the SoC.


Tags: developers, Dell, AMD, IT infrastructure, mobile devices, SoC, ARM processors, microservers, HP Moonshot

Calxeda, Pioneer in ARM Chips for Servers, Shuts Down

Calxeda officials said the company was too early to market, and that its products were not generating enough revenue to keep it afloat.


Tags: Intel, processors, Dell, HP, AMD, IT infrastructure, Marvell, SoC, Calxeda, ARM processors, microservers, AppliedMicro

Intel Execs Talk Xeon Phi at Supercomputing Show

The upcoming "Knights Landing" chip will bring significant improvements in performance, memory and interconnect, Intel officials said.


Tags: Hadoop, data storage, database, Intel, processors, servers, AMD, nVidia, IT infrastructure, HPC, GPU, Xeon Phi

AMD's SeaMicro Microservers Will Drive Verizon's New Cloud

Verizon is leveraging SeaMicro's SM15000 servers for compute and storage capabilities as well as the company’s Freedom fabric architecture.


Tags: data storage, cloud computing, processors, AMD, Verizon, IT infrastructure, SeaMicro, enterprise networking, microservers

Data Center Boot Camp Revolution: Creating Leaner, Meaner Data Centers

A closer look at the emerging trends and technologies that are helping reshape the traditionally stodgy, static data center into a more efficient, highly capable software-defined beast.


Tags: Intel, data center, HP, servers, AMD, ARM, data center infrastructure, ARM server, Moonshot, microservers, Software-Defined Infrastructure, Copper Servers

HP Sees Interest From Apple, Others in Moonshot Servers: Report

CEO Meg Whitman says that large scale-out data center operators, including Chinese search giant Baidu, are eying the vendor's low-power microservers.


Tags: cloud computing, Intel, processors, HP, AMD, IT infrastructure, SoC, ARM processors, microservers

AMD Enlists ARM-based Seattle Chip in Server Processor War

Will 2014 be the year of ARM in the data center? If AMD has its way, the Seattle chip may lead the charge.


Tags: data center, AMD, ARM, AMD CPU, SoC, ARM server, Seattle, ARM processors

AMD Aims Opteron X-Series CPUs at Cloud Data Centers

Chipmaker sends Jaguar to the cloud as its low-power Kyoto chip technology is officially unveiled.


Tags: cloud computing, data center, AMD, AMD CPU, big data, AMD Opteron 6000, Operton X-Series, Kyoto

AMD Roadrunner Platform Opens Server Design

AMD jumps into Open Compute servers with the debut of its new Open 3.0 platform.


Tags: server, Servers & Services, servers, AMD, Open Compute, Open 3.0

Open Compute Project Launches Common Slot Spec

Server racks will now be able to mix and match CPUs from different vendors in the same box.


Tags: CPU, Intel, servers, AMD, rackmount, CPUs, Open Compute

AMD Gets Ambidextrous for Cloud Servers with ARM

Seeing massive data centers as its opportunity for growth, AMD teams with ARM to roll out its next-gen servers.


Tags: Cloud, Cloud server, data center, AMD, ARM, ARM server

AMD Updates SeaMicro Cloud Server with Ivy Bridge Xeons, Piledriver Opterons

The embattled chip maker sets its sights on Big Data and cloud servers with new SeaMicro hardware.


Tags: Cloud server, Xeon, AMD, Opteron, SeaMicro, hybrid cloud, big data

AMD Gets Cozy with ARM for Hybrid Chips, Security

Can the embattled chipmaker best Intel by teaming with ARM, the mobile processor king?


Tags: security, AMD, ARM, ARM server, AMD fusion

HP AMD CPU Upgrades Crank Up the Capacity

A processor refresh doesn't necessarily mean you need a new server. Sometimes, simply dropping in new chips gives your server a huge performance boost. Paul Ferrill demonstrates how AMD's new 16-core chip ups the compute capacity of the HP ProLiant DL 385 G7 by 25 percent.


Tags: HP, server hardware, AMD, ProLiant

AMD Sets Sights on Web Services With New Opterons

AMD's plans for SeaMicro begin to crystallize as the company offers up new, low-power Opteron 3200s.


Tags: AMD, Opteron, SeaMicro

AMD Buys SeaMicro in a Bid to Capture Clouds

AMD to sell the startup's Intel processors-based cloud servers -- for now.


Tags: cloud computing, server hardware, AMD, SeaMicro

Dell AMD Server Buying Guide

Dell believes the latest refresh of its AMD PowerEdge servers gives it a leg up on the competition when it comes to performance.


Tags: Dell, AMD, Opteron, Buying Guide, PowerEdge, Dell PowerEdge

Virtual Doesn't Have to Mean a Performance Hit

AMD set out to prove that through collaboration with platform vendors and today's multi-core processors, virtualization doesn't necessarily mean a performance penalty.


Tags: virtualization, processors, AMD, multi-core, Memcached

IBM System x

If you're looking for an x86-based server from IBM, you'll find it in the system x server line. More than a dozen racks, towers and server blades sporting both AMD and Intel processors comprise the System x server family.


Tags: IBM, Intel, AMD, x86 server, System x

8 Conversations From the VMworld Show Floor

From cloud computing virtual to I/O and more, here are highlights of eight ServerWatch conversations had with vendors at VMworld.
Tags: Microsoft, Cisco, AMD, Novell, VMworld

AMD Puts Pressure on Intel Server Processor Market Share

How long will Intel continue to dominate the server and PC processor markets?
Tags: server, Intel, server hardware, AMD, processor

What to Expect from New AMD Server Platforms

AMD has taken multicore design to a new level, but what kind of performance can you expect?
Tags: server, AMD, multicore

AMD Aims to Be the Power Behind the Cloud

Virtually Speaking: AMD's newest processor is designed to help the beleaguered chip vendor shoot for the cloud. Will its upward compatibility and power management features help on its journey?
Tags: cloud computing, power management, AMD, server virtualization, Opteron

AMD's New Opteron 4100 Series Features Power Efficiency for x86 Servers

Coming in below AMD's high-end Magny-Cours design, the Opteron 4100 is aimed at x86 server customers concerned with power efficiency and long-term compatibility.
Tags: cloud computing, server, x86 servers, AMD, Opteron

AMD, Intel Increase Chip Core Counts

Intel is taking Westmere to the next level, while AMD prepares to 'Bulldozer' the competition.
Tags: Intel, AMD

Is Oracle Ready to Dump AMD From Sun's x86 Server Lineup?

Sun traditionally offered both AMD and Intel processors in its x86 server lineup. Now, it's looking like AMD's Opteron won't make the cut under Oracle's ownership.
Tags: Oracle, Intel, x86 servers, AMD, Opteron

Plenty of AMD Server Hardware in TOP500 Supercomputers

Jaguar, a massive, 1.75 petaflop Cray XT5 supercomputer is based on the Six-Core AMD Opteron processor.
Tags: server hardware, AMD, supercomputer

Oracle Abandons AMD Opteron on Sun Servers

The new Sun Microsystems owner plans to discontinue existing Opteron servers.
Tags: Oracle, server, Sun, AMD, Opteron

AMD Raises the Bar for Server 2008 R2 Price/Performance

The company has announced world-record 2P price/performance scores in the benchmark tests for online transaction processing.
Tags: server, Windows Server 2008, AMD, ProLiant, Microsoft SQL Server

The Magny-Cours Launch Huge for AMD

The x86 server war heated up significantly with new offerings from Intel and AMD.
Tags: server, AMD, processor, Magny-Cours, 12-core Opteron

AMD Unveils Opteron 6000 Series Pricing

The Opteron 6000 series, the formal name for Magny-Cours has four DDR3 memory channels to the new Intel Xeon 5600's three channels.
Tags: server, CPU, AMD, Magny-Cours, Opteron 6000

SGI Offers AMD Opteron 6000 in Server Lines

The company has extended support for AMD Opteron processors across its entire design-to-order server portfolio.
Tags: server, server hardware, AMD, SGI, Opteron 6000

'Rising Tide' for x86 Servers Lifting Intel, AMD

A report from Broadpoint makes the argument that both chip makers will do better than expected because x86 server sales are poised to take off. No doubt IBM, HP and Dell are hoping that's the case.
Tags: Intel, x86, AMD, processor, x86 server

AMD Battles Intel with its 12-Core Chip

Analysts say AMD's chip will contain the highest number of cores in an x86 server processor.
Tags: server, Intel, AMD, chip, 12 core

AMD CEO Targets 2010 Growth in Mobile, Servers

With its troubles and foundries behind it, AMD seeks growth in areas Intel has been mining for years.
Tags: mobile, Intel, AMD, Enterprise, sales

x86: 30 years and Still Going Strong

Few technologies last 30 years, let alone become more dominant with each passing one, but the x86 architecture has done just that.
Tags: Intel, HP, hardware, x86, AMD

Linux in 2009, Recession vs. GNU

Advocates predict continued growth for open source in the coming year, yet nagging security worries may play a role as well.
Tags: Google, search, virtualization, Dell, AMD