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Google Could Enter Server ARM Chip Race

According to Boolmber’s sources Google could be thinking of developing its own ARM-based server chip and low-power servers. This seems like a fair choice since Google spends a lot on currently used Intel-based servers (Google is the fifth largest customer) and might be looking for independence from Intel. Moreover Google have quite specific workloads related to streaming, indexing and caching. With custom ARM chips Google would be able to create task-oriented servers and fully exploit advantages of ARM.

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Source: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-12-13/intel-seen-threatened-as-google-mulls-own-server-chips.html