Facebook’s Mystery Hardware Maker Expands Worldwide Empire

Who are the world’s biggest server sellers? No one really knows. Venerable research firms like IDC and Gartner will tell you that the server game is dominated by familiar names like IBM, Dell, HP, Cisco, and Fujitsu, but the truth is a bit more complicated. You see, the giants of the internet — the companies that need more servers than anyone — are buying massive amounts of custom-built gear straight from manufacturers in Asia, and they prefer to keep the specifics under wraps. This includes Google and Amazon and others.

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Posted on 15/03/2013, in Disaggregation, Ecosystem, Facebook, Server, Storage. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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