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Rackable's datacenter in a box

Fuel for Sun/Rackable acquisition theorists: Sun has a datacenter in a box. Rackable just announced a datacenter in a box.

Coincidence?

[Update: more at The Register on Rackable's offering and comparisons with Sun. I'll say this, Rackable's solution is prettier.] 

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  1. [...] Rackable’s datacenter in a box [...]

  2. [...] You may recall that Rackable announced in April that it lost $10.2M US in Q1 triggered by a loss of business with Yahoo!, Microsoft, and Amazon to competitors IBM, HP, Sun, and Dell. Earlier this year Rackable also announced it’s own containerized computing solution to compete with Sun’s, and was the subject of acquisition rumors with Sun that haven’t panned out. [...]

  3. [...] in a shipping container concept, followed quickly by Rackable’s announcement of their concentro product. Good [...]

  4. [...] Sun, then Rackable introduced datacenters in a can. Then Verari, and Google patented the idea of a datacenter in a [...]

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