Will Facebook be the first to switch to ARM servers?
It seems that ARM processors are already ripe for use not only in phones, but also in data centers. There is unofficial information that Facebook will become the first large company to replace the x86 architecture with ARM in one of its data centers (in Oregon).
Smooth-Stone can be selected as the processor supplier. This is a fairly young American startup whose investors are ARM Holdings and Texas Instruments. The company was established in January 2008 precisely for the purpose of developing and bringing to market the server processors of the ARM architecture. The company's executive director is Barry Evans (Barry Evans), the former head of XScale ARM at Intel.