Intel Gears Up for the Small Business Server Market

Friday Mar 5th 2010 by Andy Patrizio

The computer chip maker plans to build a small business server platform based on a processor typically found in a netbook.

Intel's betting that combining an Atom processor with an integrated chipset will provide enough ooomph to power a small business server for the home, SOHO and SMB server market. InternetNews.com has the details.

Intel is aiming to tackle the small-business server market with its first server platform based on the Atom processor.

Unveiled here today at the CeBit trade show in Germany, Intel's new take on the Atom -- the processor most widely associated with the popular netbook form factor -- relies on coupling the CPU with a low-end server integrated chipset. The idea is that the combination will provide enough power to satisfy the storage needs of home, small office/home office (SOHO), and SMB customers without breaking the bank or fattening their energy bill.

This is not the first Atom-based server, but it is the first from Intel (NASDAQ: INTC).

Read the complete Intel small business server article

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