Shutting down SeaMicro takes AMD out of the data center game.
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The test used 168,000 virtual machines on 576 physical hosts, with the first 75,000 virtual machines being deployed in six hours and thirty minutes. This, according to AMD, is the largest ever known demonstration of OpenStack scalability.
Verizon plans to transition seven of its 53 data centers to AMD SeaMicro hardware in order to power "the world's most resilient, flexible, secure, and scalable infrastructure platforms."
Look out ARM, SeaMicro is rolling out additional x86 microserver solutions.
AMD's SeaMicro SM15000 server has been certified for both compute and storage portions of OpenStack.
AMD has introduced new gear based on technology picked up in its SeaMicro acquisition, which lets high-density servers manage vast quantities of storage, potentially transforming the cloud datacentre.
The chipmaker beat expectations for its first-quarter revenue, but recorded a net loss of $590m, following charges arising from its revised agreement with GlobalFoundries
Chipmaker AMD has completed its $334m (£209m) acquisition of server maker SeaMicro, a longtime partner of rival processor giant Intel.With the completion of the deal on Monday, SeaMicro becomes AMD Data Center Server Solutions.
AMD has completed its $334 million acquisition of SeaMicro, less than a month since the chip giant suddenly announced its intentions to buy.
The low-power processors are designed for web hosts that want a reasonable degree of throughput without consuming too much power and will compete with Intel's Xeon E3 chips
AMD has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Intel ally SeaMicro, giving the chipmaker a 'dense' server fabric to sell to large web companies
AMD's acquisition of SeaMicro was well received, but channel conflict with partners remains a big concern.
Rich Fichera looks at the risks and potential rewards of AMD's recent acquisition of innovative server startup SeaMicro.
AMD's game plan appears to take it beyond the processor market and more into integrated systems
How many CPUs can you stick in a single rack and still have room for storage and networking? Quite a few, apparently.
The SM10000-XE server is SeaMicro's first to use powerful Xeon processors, which should let the serve deal with more complex web applications while offering power efficiency
Based on Intel's Sandy Bridge architecture, SeaMicro's new quad-core micro server is boasted to be the most energy efficent and highest-density Intel Xeon server available.
As the company releases its third high-density server, its chief executive mulls using non-x86 chips and expanding the types of server to those that can be used by small and medium-sized enterprises
SeaMicro is launching its second Atom-based server, the SM10000-64-HD, as it ups the ante on power sipping performance.The startup server vendor made a splash with its SM10000, which is powered by dozens of Atom chips from Intel.
Xeons will tap technology from many-integrated core research and lessons learned from Atom to get a better foothold in cloud hardware, Intel has said
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