March 1, 2012 – AMD announced it plans to pay $334 million for high-bandwidth microserver provider SeaMicro in a deal meant to bring “disruptive” technology to its cloud-based data center offerings.

SeaMicro deals with network, server, software and storage integration technology, or “fabric,” and system-level design capabilities for CPU design, virtualization and supercomputing. Its recent server architecture enables purpose-built scaling for infrastructure and unstructured workloads like Web content, social data and video.

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