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OVH adds ARM to public cloud

OVH has launched an ARM-based public cloud service just 8 months after going to market with a Power8-based cloud platform

French cloud and hosting provider OVH said this week it will add Cavium ARM-based processors to its public cloud platform by the end of next month. The move comes just 8 months after the company added the Power8 architecture to its cloud arsenal.

OpenPower members reveal open source cloud tech mashups

OpenPower members have been busy creating open source server specs based on the Power8 architecture

OpenPower Foundation members pulled the curtain back on a number of open source cloud datacentre technologies including the first commercially available OpenPower-based server, and the first open server spec that combines OpenStack, Open Compute and OpenPower architectures.

IBM invests $1bn in Linux to support cloud, big data

IBM is investing $1bn into Linux, tapping open source developers to enhance IBM's offerings in cloud and big data

Technology giant IBM announced plans this week to invest another $1bn into Linux technologies including a new Linux research centre for the company’s developers, clients and partners to collaborate on Linux projects tailored to the IBM’s Power Systems offerings.

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