RESEARCH PAPER: Calxeda: Rack Trumps the Chip

Calxeda has designed an innovative rack-level network fabric architecture for these new IT Services datacenters.  Calxeda’s architecture today connects dozens of densely packed, independent server nodes, and will scale in the future to deliver greater operational efficiencies across these new service-oriented mega-datacenters. Moor Insights & Strategy analyzes the new Calxeda roadmap and technologies in the context of the needs of the largest data centers.

Table of Contents

  • State of IT Datacenters Today
  • Mega-Datacenters: The Difference is Scale
  • The Calxeda Architecture
  • Calxeda Architecture Performance
  • Calxeda’s R&D Roadmap
  • Call to Action

You can download the paper here.

Companies Cited

  • AMD
  • ARM
  • Boston Ltd
  • Calxeda
  • Canonical Ltd
  • Dell
  • HP
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • Penguin Computing
  • System Fabric Works