Let down by suppliers
Software king of the world, Microsoft is sourcing the parts for its servers itself rather than relying on its ODM partners.
Rent deep learning
Scan in the UK plans to offer the Nvidia DGX-1 deep learning super computer to buy or even to rent. This is a unique approach as many deep learning startups will get the chance to try the system before they buy it. And there are many universities which would love to get their hands on 170 teraFlops of deep learning performance.
New servers with OpenPower
IBM has rolled out its new Power8 processor which provides servers with OpenPower features.
Engineering samples are out already
AMD has revealed a heap of details about its 32-core Zen based product - codenamed Naples - and we have a few things to add.
Will put BitTorrent tech to work
Software King of the World Microsoft is about to tweak the TCP stack on its Windows 10 Anniversary update and Windows Server 2016 including some torrenting technology.
Easy installation into server banks
Nvidia's Tesla P100 GPU has become accessible to server banks after the outfit hammered it into a PCIe form factor.
More attractive ARMs
Today we said how ARM server maker Cavium had acquired Qlogic and it has announced its first ARM based servers with Gigabyte. But it It looks like Cavium will get some serious competition as Qualcomm plans to release its own 10nm server chips.