SAN JOSE, Calif. -- A new alliance has been formed in the multi-core parallel processing and software development arena.
The group, dubbed the eNsemble Multi-Core Alliance, serves as the foundation upon which OEMs ''can develop high-performance networking equipment using industry-leading multi-core processors.''
One of the founding members of the group is NetLogic Microsystems Inc. Other members include 6WIND,
Abatron, Advantech, AirHop Communications, Aricent,
Axentra, BitDefender, BroadWeb, Continuous Computing, CriticalBlue, D2 Technologies, Effnet, ENEA,
JumpGen Systems, Kaspersky Lab, Lanner Group,
Macraigor, Mentor Graphics, NEXCOM, Procera Networks, Qosmos, Sensory Networks, Silicom and
"The eNsemble Multi-Core Alliance brings together the very best platform and software providers who provide a wide portfolio of solutions and who are leaders in their respective areas of expertise," said Behrooz Abdi, executive vice president and general manager at NetLogic Microsystems, in a statement.
"The Alliance provides a foundation upon which developers can innovate to create new, breakthrough solutions that can take full advantage of the superior performance and functionality of multi-core processors. We are pleased to see the strong support of the Alliance from other industry leaders, and we welcome other multi-core processor vendors to be part of this Alliance to collaboratively drive innovations for next-generation platforms," he added.