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Servers powered by IBM's Power8 architecture are expected to reach the market early 2015 as Big Blue announced that it will license its technology to others. Ken King, general manager, OpenPower alliances at IBM's Systems and Technology Group, confirmed that the servers would initially target cloud...

Last year IBM established the OpenPower consortium and opened up Power8 processor specifications and architecture to its partners. The goal of the organization is to create an eco-system of Power8-based servers designed for future data centers and cloud computing. The first fruits of the collaboration...

Open Power Foundation Aims to Make PowerPC More Plentiful by Jim Turley Once upon a time, there were many little RISC processors frolicking in the deep green microprocessor forest. There was the jaunty little ARM. The bright little SPARC. The mighty little MIPS. The aristocratic little PowerPC....

Research published by analyst house IDC suggests increased uptake of cloud and big data technologies is significantly disrupting infrastructure sales in EMEA with sales of cloud infrastructure expected to exceed $4bn by the end of 2014, with the expectation that spending will increase 19 per...

IBM is set to launch an R&D facility based in Southwest China’s Sichuan province with its Chinese partner Sichuan Huaxun Zhongxing Technologies, which has also joined the IBM-led OpenPower Foundation. The facility will focus on developing the latest smart cities and Internet of Things technology,...

IBM is deadly serious about fostering an open ecosystem around the Power8 processor and its follow-ons, and has taken the next step in advancing its OpenPower cause by open sourcing the microcode that manages the boot sequence on the Power8 chips. This may sound like a...

CHENGDU - IBM and its Chinese partner will launch a base in Southwest China Sichuanprovince to research and develop “smart cities,” futuristic urban centers where computingtechnology will improve infrastructure and public services, they announced on Sunday....

BANGALORE, JUNE 27: IBM will use its huge India software developer base to work on its new Power8 chips to challenge Intel’s dominance.The world’s largest software company has launched its new Power8 chip architecture, an enhancement over its earlier version, to take on Intel’s Xeon...