Intel is working with a group of Taiwanese companies and a government research center on a project that aims to slash the cost of a data center by nearly half. Similar Articles: The company is contributing chips, motherboards and software to the project, as well as other engineering expertise, said Navin Shenoy [CQ], vice president and general manager of the Asia Pacific region for Intel.
The aim is to build data centres inside 20-foot (6.1-meter) shipping containers using standardized parts to lower costs and common software to make the data center more energy efficient. Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute announced the program and had said it would have prototypes available by the end of this year.
Source: PC World