EducationUse in classroom projects.
Developing CountriesDeployment of low-cost computers to improve quality of life and access to information in developing countries. For example, projects to give every student in an area a low-cost laptop. A microcomputer can cost less than $10.
Data CentersReplacing larger computing units in data centers with microservers that consume less space and power.
MicrodatacenterHardware boxes with multiple microservers, power, cooling, networking and security that resemble a tiny data center. This has potential to disrupt the data center industry that is currently based on massive facilities. There is interest in situating microdatacenters where their heat is useful. For example, microdatacenters might be deployed as heaters for buildings.
SupercomputingUsing microcomputers as parts in a supercomputer.
A compete server-class computer on a single chip or board.