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Qualcomm wants to get back into servers
Published in Cloud
Friday, 19 August 2022 11:19

Qualcomm wants to get back into servers


Can't rely on smartphones

Qualcomm is going to have another stab at getting into server processors as part of its plan to decrease its reliance on smartphones. 

Amazon extends server life
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 05 May 2022 12:46

Amazon extends server life


We can get another year out of them if we give them golden apples 

Amazon Web Services (AWS) says it will extend the useful life of the servers powering its cloud from four years to five, and its networking equipment from five years to six.

Huawei flogs its x86 server division
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 09 November 2021 11:51

Huawei flogs its x86 server division


Not much point when you can’t buy chips for it

Huawei has sold its x86 server unit to a state-owned Chinese firm.

NUVIA raises $240M Series B Funding
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 24 September 2020 16:00

NUVIA raises $240M Series B Funding


Enough to tape out the Orion chip

The future of NUVIA is now brighter as the company managed to secure $240M Series B Funding, money that will be enough tape out the Orion chip. In the light of Nvidia – ARM acquisition times for a custom server architecture could not be better, ensuring NUVIA's great timing and future prove roadmap is the right way forward.

Nuvia Phoenix CPU is faster than all its ARM X86 competition
Published in News


Datacenter power/performance leadership

We have reported that a hot new chip startup founded by ex-Apple and ex-Google engineer rock stars, got funded in the first round of financing with $53 million. Now, Nuvia is ready to share some preliminary performance and power numbers. Both power and performance are beating every mobile and server CPU core that exists on the market.

Chenbro rolls out 1U dual-socket Xeon 4-bay HPC barebone server
Published in Network


The Chenbro RB13804 1U rack

Chenbro, a Taiwanese company that has been a key player in the rackmount server market, has announced its new 1U dual-socket Xeon 4-bay HPC barebones server based on Intel's C624 platform.

Nuvia ARM server startup hires Jon Carvill
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 25 November 2019 20:24

Nuvia ARM server startup hires Jon Carvill


Austin office and Jon Masters from RedHat IBM

Nuvia is the new name that can disrupt the fallen ARM server market, and just ten days after announcing the company, it made another significant announcement. Nuvia hired Jon Carvill as Vice president of Nuvia marketing and Jon Masters from RedHat IBM as Vice President of Software and opened an office in Austin (home of AMD and Samsung).  

AMD server win squeezes ARM
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 10 October 2019 19:23

AMD server win squeezes ARM


Ampere on life support?

The recent success of AMD’s 7nm 64 core Rome powerhouse is very bad news for ARM's server efforts. Over time, Calxeda and many others failed, and Cavium by Marvell and Ampere don’t seem to be better either. AMD is just jeopardizing last chances for all existing ARM players to make any meaningful footprint on the data center and server market.

Global server shipments stall
Published in Network
Thursday, 02 May 2019 12:41

Global server shipments stall


Will not pick up until the end of the year

Global server shipments are not expected to regain significant growth momentum until the third quarter or even the fourth quarter of 2019, but the cloud segment's outlook remains robust.

Red Hat killing off KDE
Published in News
Friday, 02 November 2018 12:12

Red Hat killing off KDE


News buried as GNOMEs triumph

Red Hat appears to have used the news of its takeover by IBM to bury the news that it was killing off KDE.