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AMD announces its first ARM SoC, the 8-core Opteron A1100

Way back in late 2012, AMD revealed plans for 64-bit capable ARM-based server SoCs, branded as 'Opteron' and set to launch in 2014. Right on schedule, AMD has delivered the first of these ARM-based server SoCs, which just so happen…

AMD's SeaMicro launches new servers with Opteron and Xeon chips

SeaMicro has unveiled the first product updates to its energy-efficient server platform since being acquired by AMD earlier this year, launching the SM15000 server and Freedom Fabric storage enclosures. The new servers are aimed squarely at the cloud computing market, offering...

AMD buys low-power server maker SeaMicro

AMD has announced plans to acquire SeaMicro, a Silicon Valley startup that specializes in building high-density low-power servers, in a cash and stock deal valued at $334 million. The move came as a bit of a surprise considering all the…