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HP Moonshot Servers Debut

HP has finally declared Moonshot to be commercially available and ready for production. The Moonshot system is a converged platform that includes HP ProLiant Moonshot servers in a Moonshot enclosure.

While the initial Moonshot announcement in 2011 was all about ARM, today's commercial availability highlighted the HP Moonshot 1500, powered by an Intel Atom S1200 2.0 GHz low-power processor.

The Moonshot 1500 includes up to 8 GB of memory, and network integration is a particular strong point for the system, with 6 x 10 GbE SFP+ connection ports per server.

The basic premise behind Moonshot is lots of low-power server chips, enabling great density and improved power utilization.

Read the full story at Datamation:
HP Moonshot Debuts Low-Power Servers

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com, the news service of the IT Business Edge Network, the network for technology professionals Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.