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AMD’s new Opteron processors target the cloud

AMD’s Opteron 4300 chip delivers 15 percent better performance than predecessor To break its slump in the server market, Advanced Micro Devices is embarking on an aggressive strategy that calls for ARM and x86 chips by 2014 and continued improvements … Continue reading

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The upside of shadow IT

Tech-savvy employees have long bypassed IT to get their hands on hot technologies. Rather than standing in the way, smart CIOs are now embracing and even encouraging shadow IT. Here’s why. Computerworld – First, a scary statistic: Gartner predicts that … Continue reading

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AMD’s new CEO likes basketball and the chip maker’s future

Computerworld – WASHINGTON — Since being hired last August, Rory Read, Advanced Micro Devices CEO, has been reshaping the company. In November, Read set plans to cut the company’s global workforce of 11,100 by 10%. The company would use the … Continue reading

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