ARM server IC company Calxeda raises $55m
Calxeda, a four year old start-up which develops ARM-based chips for servers, has raised another $55m taking its total equity raised to $100m.
One of Calxeda’s customers is HP which has begun tests wth servers based on ARM-based servers from Calxeda. . Dell has develped an ARM-based server called Copper.
ARM-based servers will, reckons HP, represent 15% of the sever market in 2015
Calxeda’s chips, called EnergyCore, are also being used in an ARM-based server called Viridis from Boston.
Other companies developing ARM-based chips for servers are SeaMicro – recently acquired by AMD, AMCC and Samsung.