Intel’s TV marketing campaign says the company is driving 98 percent of the cloud.

That statistic will come under attack with some chip and OS announcements on Wednesday.The most significant announcement: Microsoft’s Windows Server OS now running on ARM chips.

The OS was exclusive to x86 chips, but now customers can consider ARM chips to run Windows Server.[ Docker, Amazon, TensorFlow, Windows 10, and more: See InfoWorld’s 2017 Technology of the Year Award winners. | Cut to the key news in technology trends and IT breakthroughs with the InfoWorld Daily newsletter, our summary of the top tech happenings. ]
Microsoft did not announce an official date for an ARM version of Windows Server, though the software company is using such systems internally.

The announcement was made on the opening day of Open Compute Project’s U.S.
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