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.
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.
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.
$34 billion deal
IBM is acquiring software maker Red Hat in a deal valued at $34 billion, the companies said Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Cutting off the blood supply
Server DRAM revenue from Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and Micron Technology rose by 30 percent sequentially in the second quarter as the tight supply of DRAM chips continued to lift average selling prices, according to market watcher DRAMeXchange. The firm expects server DRAM supply to remain tight throughout the remainder of 2017.