“China-based server brand vendor Inspur has been rumored to have entered Apple’s datacenter supply chain, but the rumor has been confirmed neither by Apple nor Inspur,” Aaron Lee and Joseph Tsai report for DigiTimes.

“Currently, Apple mainly uses Amazon Web Services (AWS) for its datacenter need,” Lee and Tsai report, “but the company is considering establishing its own datacenters to satisfy increasing demand and reduce expenses.”

“Since Inspur is supported by the China government,” Lee and Tsai report, “many IT players including Microsoft, LG Electronics, Ericsson, Intel, IBM, SAP, VMware, Nvidia and RedHat, have formed partnerships with the China-based server vendor, looking to quickly expand in China’s server market.”

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