The 10 Coolest Servers Of 2013


The Server Business: Still Crazy After All These Years

For 2013, the server business went through some rapid changes, including a shift toward converged systems, which changes the very definition of what a server is, and a shift toward microservers in which low-power server cartridges are starting to replace the ubiquitous "pizza box" 1U rack mount servers. Even mainframes continued to shrink in size.

And, far from being a dying business, the server industry is still attracting startups.

CRN has gathered 10 of the most interesting server introductions for 2013 that illustrate just how dynamic the industry continues to be.

Turn the page, and prepare to be amazed.