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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).  

Server DRAM supply tight
Published in News
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 11:52

Server DRAM supply tight


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.

EPYC evokes a massive interest
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 22:24

EPYC evokes a massive interest


Naples destroys Broadwell E5 2699A

AMD has launched its most exciting product in over a decade and chose an appropriate name  - EPYC. We do know that you love Ryzen and Radeon too much, but EPYC is the single most important product generation from the house of AMD. It is, without a doubt, a big disruptive product on the cloud/server market.