IBM, HP remain top server suppliers, says IDC News & Analysis 11/24/2004 Post a comment Global revenue from server sales grew 5.5 percent year-over-year to $11.5 billion in the third quarter of 2004, with IBM and Hewlett-Packard remaining the leading suppliers, according to the latest figures from market research firm IDC.
Esmertec, ARM collaborate on Java for wireless, embedded devices News & Analysis 11/17/2004 Post a comment Esmertec, a Swiss provider of software solutions for mobile phones and embedded devices, has announced it would provide ARM Ltd. with software support for the ARM Jazelle technology, to use in its Jbed Advanced family of Java solutions, according to an announcement at the European ARM Technology Congress in Paris.
DoD wary about supercomputer benchmarks News & Analysis 11/10/2004 Post a comment Charles J. Holland Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Science and Technology, said at SC2004 here that paying attention to the Top500 list of the world's fastest supercomputers is misleading for evaluating high-performance computing platforms for DoD.
Well-endowed Pentium M cPCI boards scream with fast I/O Product News 11/9/2004 Post a comment Here's news of a CompactPCI single-board computer line that marries ultra-fast Pentium M microprocessors with gobs of I/O. The I/O line-up includes Ultra-160 SCSI, dual EIDE ATA100, dual Serial ATA150 interfaces, and four Gigabit Ethernet channels, to name a few. eeProductCenter Senior Tech Editor Alex Mendelsohn tells why this board is an I/O powerhouse.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
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