IBM forms alliance with Google, Nvidia to boost chips unit

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(Reuters) – Technology services provider IBM is teaming up with Google and a handful of other tech companies to license IBM’s Power chip technology, in an effort to attract more users.
Under the alliance called OpenPower Consortium, IBM and Google – along with Israel’s chip designer Mellanox Technologies, U.S. chip-maker Nvidia Corp and Taiwan-based server supplier Tyan Computer Corp – will build server, networking and storage technology based on the chips for cloud data centres.