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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.

Big Blue buys Red Hat
Published in News
Monday, 29 October 2018 12:09

Big Blue buys Red Hat


$34 billion deal

IBM is acquiring software maker Red Hat in a deal valued at $34 billion, the companies said Sunday.

Qualcomm's President speaks on the future of servers
Published in Cloud


Cristiano talks about living on the Edge

While there has been a lot of news that Qualcomm is shutting down its server division, it looks like that is not the case.  Qualcomm's Cristiano Amon told technology analysts that the server division is here to stay, but it will focus more on edge computing.

IBM AC922 Power 9 server has 6 Nvidia V100s
Published in AI


Enterprise AI beats the X86 competition

IBM has just announced an AC922 Power 9 based machine that addresses artificial intelligence (AI), deep and machine learning -  aimed at the enterprise AI market.

Apple starts to kill off its server functionality
Published in News


In other news, iOS still had a server functionality

The Fruity Cargo cult Apple is finally giving up on its server based flavours of OS X.

Qualcomm next server chip is Firetrail
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 10 November 2017 17:14

Qualcomm next server chip is Firetrail


Working on a follow up

Qualcomm’s Anand Chandrasekher, senior vice president and general manager of Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies (QDT) has announced that the company is working on a follow up server processor.

Qualcomm Centriq 2400 to challenge Intel
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 10 November 2017 17:03

Qualcomm Centriq 2400 to challenge Intel


Shipping for revenue

It has been a few years' journey but the Qualcomm Centriq 2400 series is finally shipping for revenue. This was confirmed by Anand Chandrasekher, senior vice president and general manager of Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies (QDT).