Category Archives: Servers

IBM shows PowerPC microserver for Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope

IBM has revealed more about a PowerPC microserver that will help to analyze data gathered by the square kilometre array (SKA), the colossal radio telescope to be built across South Africa and Australia. Once operational, the SKA is expected to … Continue reading

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IBM z13 mainframe launched

IBM announced on Tuesday a new high end mainframe – the IBM z13 wich delivers the latest mainframe technology. The z13 system culminates a $1 billion investment, five years of development, exploits the innovation of more than 500 new patents … Continue reading

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Dell lauched PowerEdge FX server building blocks

Dell lauched on Wednesday Today Dell announced a new server architecture that combines characteristics of both rack servers and blade servers into a new architecture, known as PowerEdge FX. The base of the architecture is the 2U PowerEdge FX2 enclosure … Continue reading

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IBM launches Nvidia GPU-accelerated Power8 servers

IBM announced on Friday its first Power server to include Nvdia Tesla GPUs and the first product to be launched out of the work of the OpenPower Foundation, the consortium formed last year. Built on the OpenPOWER stack, the Power … Continue reading

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IBM launches the new POWER8 processors

IBM launched last week the new POWER8 processors line and a five Power Systems servers built on the new CPU. The new Power8 CPUs are built using 4 billion transistors, packed into a large 650-square-millimeter die built on IBM’s new … Continue reading

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Microsoft joins Open Compute Project

Microsoft announced on Tuesday it will be joining the Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP) and will be contributing hardware specifications, design collateral (CAD and Gerber files), and system management source code for Microsoft’s cloud server designs. These specifications apply to … Continue reading

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IBM’s new X6 Architecture

IBM introduced this week the sixth generation of its enterprise X-Architecture for System x and PureSystems servers, optimized for analytics and cloud. One of the innovations brought by the X6 architecture is the integrated eXFlash memory-channel storage, wich combines flash … Continue reading

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