IBM to put power processors into deep sleep


IBM to put power processors into deep sleep

Kayleigh Bateman, Site Editor

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IBM to put power processors into deep sleep
IBM has said that it is developing an additional deep-sleep mode for its power processors, so they can draw a normal amount of current when idling in 'Winkle' mode. Power7 chips have two energy saving modes -- sleep and nap. Nap mode cuts the processor voltage by 15%, but the deep-sleep mode would bring it down to an 85% savings, according to Big Blue.

Xangati launches free VMware tool for ESX management
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FalconStor unveils NSS SAN Accelerator for VMware View
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Arista Networks extends EOS with VM Tracer
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EMC releases Clairrion and Celerra upgrades
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