Intel announced today that it is shipping its first low-power Atom microprocessor designed specifically for a new breed of servers dubbed ”microservers.”
Advanced Micro Devices began selling its first Intel-based low-power servers after it acquired SeaMicro for $334 million in Feburary. The move was AMD’s first move into energy-efficient “microservers,” which were based on low-end Intel Atom processors rather than high-end Intel Xeon server chips.
There’s a sea change happening in a segment of the server market dubbed microservers. And Sea Micro has been at the center of it, disrupting the market with energy efficient servers that use lightweight processors from Intel.