The InfiniBand Architecture for 2003 and 2004 Design How-To 5/14/2003 Post a comment In August of 1999 all of the major server vendors combined to develop a new I/O "fabric" for servers and storage within the enterprise data center and developed the InfiniBand Architecture. This fabric's goal was to provide IT managers with a better way to deploy, scale and manage computing power within the data center. Mellanox Technologies'
Byran Longmire takes a look at the direction of the InfiniBand Architecture over the next two years.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.