Samsung joins IBM, Google in OpenPower alliance

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Samsung has joined the fledgling OpenPower Consortium, an alliance led by IBM to push Power-based chip designs into hardware products such as servers.

The OpenPower Consortium was formed last August after IBM announced it would start licensing its Power architecture to third parties. The goals of the consortium include cooperating on hardware and software development around the Power architecture, which is largely used in high-end servers.