In an early Halloween treat, Disney announced on Tuesday the intent to buy Lucasfilm for $4 billion dollars. Even more surprising, was the unveiling that a long-awaited, but never expected sequel to the Star Wars saga, Episode VII, is in “early stage development” to be released by 2015. While many fans are excited to see new life breathed into the Star Wars franchise, early doubters fear that Disney will do more harm than good. Regardless of opinions, there is no doubt in my mind that blade server technology will be an important part of the success of this new merger.
It is no surprise that AMD is losing the battle of the x86 server market in the datacenter, but I had no idea their market share was as low as it appears. Even in the blade server space, you may notice that only a couple of server manufacturers offer AMD now. A recent study of AMD vs Intel Continue reading