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Facebook Fires 'Killing Blow' Into A $55 Billion Market (FB)

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Facebook this week made serious progress in its plan to revolutionize the $55 billion server industry. It announced some amazing new features for its Open Compute Project, which changes the ways computer servers are designed and built. The new features are so big, that GigaOM's Stacey Higginbotham described them as...
Facebook Fires 'Killing Blow' Into A $55 Billion Market (FB)

Don’t call it a wimpy node: SeaMicro rethinks the server for webscale

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SeaMicro crams a whole server on a motherboard. SeaMicro, the startup that has built a business in the low-power microserver market, said it has now integrated Intel’s workhorse Xeon chip inside its boxes. SeaMicro, which crams hundreds of Intel’s low-power Atom-based chips inside its specialty servers for smaller workloads, has...
Don’t call it a wimpy node: SeaMicro rethinks the server for webscale
Facebook Is Radically Changing How The Tech World Works Behind-The-Scenes (FB)
Cloud: CloudFlare Lights Up Without Big-Name Server-Sellers

IDC: Server market revenue down 7.7 percent in Q1

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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.Revenue in the market dropped to US$10.9 billion in the quarter, the fifth-time in the last six quarters the server industry saw...
IDC: Server market revenue down 7.7 percent in Q1
HP's New 4-Socket Servers Pack Punch, Efficiency
Why HP, Dell and IBM Are on the Wrong Side of Internet History

Cisco Has Found A New Way To Battle VMware (VMW, CSCO)

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Cisco has sent a strong signal to VMware, a close partner which has increasingly edged into its core networking business. The networking-equipment maker just releasied its own version of an open-source cloud operating system. In essence, Cisco said to VMware, "You want to go after our core industry? Then we'll take...
Cisco Has Found A New Way To Battle VMware (VMW, CSCO)

The Guy That Rattled Intel, ARM CEO Warren East, Is Stepping Down

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After 12 years that changed the tech world forever, ARM CEO Warren East announced that he's stepping down as of July 1. All told, East has been with ARM 19 years, taking over as CEO in 2001. Simon Segars, currently president of ARM, will become the company's new CEO. Segars...
The Guy That Rattled Intel, ARM CEO Warren East, Is Stepping Down

After Firing A Killing Blow At The Server Industry, Facebook Is Taking On Cisco (FB)

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Facebook has made serious progress in its plans to revolutionize the $55 billion server industry and now wants to do the same for the network industry. The two-year-old Facebook-led consortium called the Open Compute Project has announced plans to create an "open source" network switch. This could disrupt the $22...
After Firing A Killing Blow At The Server Industry, Facebook Is Taking On Cisco (FB)

Amazon's Cloud Could Threaten A Whole New Area Of Enterprise Tech, Morgan Stanley Warns (AMZN)

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Amazon's cloud business--known as Amazon Web Services--launched in 2006 as a way for developers to rent access to online servers and storage.  Since then, AWS has morphed into a $2 billion Godzilla with hundreds of thousands of customers. But it's only been recently, in about the last two years, that...
Amazon's Cloud Could Threaten A Whole New Area Of Enterprise Tech, Morgan Stanley Warns (AMZN)

After Winning Its Lawsuit With Oracle, HP Creates New Itanium Servers (HPQ)

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Intel and Hewlett-Packard Co unveiled new server technology based on the high-end niche Itanium processors at the center of a recent dispute between Hewlett-Packard and Oracle Corp. The future of servers built with Itanium chips was thrown into doubt last year due to a bitter legal...
After Winning Its Lawsuit With Oracle, HP Creates New Itanium Servers (HPQ)

Why Netflix’s CDN should scare the storage industry

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Lest storage vendors thought they were immune to disruption that open source hardware is having on the server industry, Netflix’s new Open Connect content-delivery network might make them think again. While Open Connect directly targets commercial CDNs, it’s based upon (or at least inspired by) open source designs first released by...
Why Netflix’s CDN should scare the storage industry
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