ARM started to get involved in servers in 2011 with the announcements of Calxeda Energy Core, Marvell, and Applied Micro X-Gene Servers-on-a-Chip, and in 2012, products made by companies such as HP and Mitac started to appears. We’ve got to see some more ARM based servers this year thanks to Charbax, who filmed some Aaeon and Foxconn servers powered by Calxeda EnergyCore quad core ARM Cortex A9 SoC at Computex 2013.
The first server is Aaeon Indus 1U cloud storage appliance:
- 1U Chassis
- 2x Calxeda Energycore nodes
- 10x 3.5″ HDD
- 2x 10 GbE uplinks and 4x 10GbE chassis-to-chassis interconnects
Foxconn server shown at Computex has slightly higher specs: