Wind could supply electrical power to portable data centers off the grid

A few years ago, creating a “data center in a box” was a novel idea. Essentially it meant loading up a big shipping container with servers, which you could then deploy just about anywhere you could get power into it. It’s an even more novel idea to put some wind-powered generators on top of the shipping containers to have them generate their own electricity.

SeaMicro drops another Atom bomb on the server market

Back in June, server startup SeaMicro dropped its Atom bomb on the server market, launching an extremely energy-efficient server using Intel’s Atom microprocessors. That enabled SeaMicro to get customers who delivered web pages to tens of millions of internet users across four continents. Now SeaMicro is dropping another Atom bomb.