Wall Street Journal: SeaMicro Bets On Bigger Chips for ‘Micro Servers’
Reducing power and space is a pressing issue in corporate computer rooms, with some hardware makers adopting chips used in mobile devices to build what the industry is calling “micro servers.” SeaMicro, which helped invent the category, just broadened it.
The Silicon Valley startup on Tuesday announced plans to begin offering new machines that use a variety of Intel’s Xeon chips for servers, where its other systems use the Atom chips found in portable PCs called netbooks. That shift, the company says, allows customers to use its machines for an array of new tasks that could not be addressed before, such as running Web databases rather than simply serving up Web pages.
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