If Intel isn't working on adding tablet interfaces to these cloud applications then they are missing a huge bet. The combination of mobility, larger display size, and network orientation make that a natural combination. Use an HTML5 interface for them and you might just have a prototype of the business app platform for the next five years.
The antivirus scan engine can be pushed to hardware level. Yet, firewall will have a little bit difficulty unless it is sitting on the network chip which is sitting at the very front.
If this is what Intel's ambitious, the McAfee deal seems a logical move. Any related articles or press release in this topics are welcomed.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 23 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...