Open Networking Summit (ONS) 2019: reflections of an industry in transition.
Who's the wicked queen in the data center switch merchant silicon business?
Marvell announced its 400 Gb/s silicon for edge data centers, Netronome unveiled new SmartNICs for hyperscalers, and Stordis launched two bare-metal switches powered by programmable Barefoot Tofino ASICs.
Both new groups formed just days before the granddaddy of open source hardware groups, Open Compute Project (OCP), holds its annual summit. All three focus on “fundamentally different areas,” said Intel’s Jim Pappas.
Under its new IoT security certification program, Arm teamed up with third-body testing labs to provide independent security certification.
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Vendors including Cisco, Juniper, and Arista all recently introduced merchant silicon chips into the mix.
Seven months after being named Interim CEO, Intel makes it official.
If true, Intel joins Xilinx and Microsoft in a bidding war for the Israel-based chip and hardware manufacturer.
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.
The news comes as other manufactures including TSMC race to bring their next-gen silicon to market — and challenge Intel’s long-standing chip dominance in the data center.
The networking-focused hardware is built for the Open19 Foundation infrastructure platform.
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.