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New systems also add commodity SSDs for faster storage.
Microsoft today announced that it was sharing a number of new designs for its cloud servers to improve efficiency and reduce the cost of management.
Last year, Microsoft joined the Open Compute Project to join Facebook and other companies to share the designs of the custom servers it uses in its large data centers. By sharing designs and standardizing across companies, the companies involved can reduce costs and increase the range of hardware options available.
Read the full story, originally published in arstechnica.com[Peter Bright / Peter is Technology Editor at Ars. He covers Microsoft, programming and software development, Web technology and browsers, and security. He is based in Houston, TX.
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