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The two chipmakers claim that between them they count every major cloud service provider and computer maker as customers.
If true, Intel joins Xilinx and Microsoft in a bidding war for the Israel-based chip and hardware manufacturer.
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Xilinx is renown for its field programmable gate array (FPGA), which the company's founder invented. A purchase of Mellanox could give it additional products to sell into the data center.
The 25G Ethernet network infrastructure integrates with cloud and hyperconverged infrastructure software stacks from vendors including VMware, Nutanix, Red Hat, and Microsoft.
The cards target data center deployments including cloud, security, and NFV.
The adapters aim to accelerate software-defined data centers and NFV.
Carrier virtualization, programmability and the massive data sets from machine learning and analytics are driving new requirements for data centers.
With machine learning, big data, cloud, and NFV initiatives invading the data center, there are implications for data center networking performance.
Virtualizing the data center may make it more efficient and agile but additional processing power may be needed.
Hyperconverged infrastructure requires IT organizations to consider a scale out architecture.
The growth of the P4 community is aiding Barefoot Networks.
Offloading GPU cycles could be a sharp idea.
Mellanox scores a win in its battle with Broadcom.