Advanced Micro Devices, under the direction of its President and CEO Lisa Su, garnered some big headlines in 2018 for both its technology advances as well as its growing stock price.
First came the disaggregation of software from hardware. Now comes the disaggregation of functions on a chip.
Luxtera’s technology integrates high performance optics directly with silicon electronics, bringing what it calls “fiber to the chip” connectivity to speed the transfer of data between servers.
The big hyperscalers use field programmable gate array technology on standard servers in their data centers. But there’s a trend for other enterprises to emulate these hyperscalers.
The year-old startup, founded by former Intel president Renee James, is also partnering with Packet, Cloudflare, and other companies on 5G and edge computing proof of concepts.
The deal would be a major win for TSMC as it challenges Intel’s dominance in the data center.
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 chipmaker expects to release the new class of Intel Xeon Scalable processors in the first half of 2019.
The chip giant’s third-quarter fiscal 2018 revenue of $19.2 billion was an all-time record, up 19 percent year over year, with all business groups posting record revenue.
Neoverse represents a new unifying brand identity for ARM-based technology for high performance computing, cloud, storage, network infrastructure, and edge computing.
The company makes solid-state drive (SSD) controllers and software for cloud and hyperscale data centers.
Innovium considers switch chip programmability to be relevant for niche applications and as an insurance policy for future needs.
The RISC-V initiative is creating a free and open instruction set architecture for the next generation of chipsets.
Qualcomm has been caught in the crossfire between the U.S. and China, and it's impacting the company's ability to close on its NXP purchase.
The semiconductor firm says this is its “best and final” offer.