Monday, November 16, 2009
Berkeley Lab buys IBM server for cloud project
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
bought a high-end IBM server for its Magellan cloud computing project. The lab used stimulus money to buy the IBM iDataPlex dx360 M2 server, which
International Business Machines Corp.
(NYSE: IBM) says is one of the “most energy efficient computers in the world.” Berkeley lab, on the hill above the
University of California, Berkeley
, campus, is testing cloud computing as a way for
Department of Energy
researchers to allocate computer processing power more efficiently.