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rick merritt
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Banias boon
rick merritt   10/23/2013 7:08:13 PM
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Banias was really a huge step forward for Intel and a big kudo for Dadi.

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Re: Banias boon
daleste   10/23/2013 10:44:47 PM
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Sometimes key employees don't get rewarded.  I hope his next spot is a good one.  He deserves it.

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Intel admits x86 defeat?
resistion   10/23/2013 11:55:18 PM
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It is mentioned IAG is now gone. If correct, then at this point, with ARM's current momentum, it will be a sweep. It would be quite poetic if Dadi goes on to head some ARM-based design.

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Re: Intel admits x86 defeat?
rick merritt   10/24/2013 9:41:08 AM
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@Resistion: The word is he currently has no specific plan.

If I was him after 34 years at Intel I'd take a nice looooong vacation.

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Re: Congratulations to his replacement
rick merritt   10/24/2013 10:22:48 AM
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@Rich: Ouch!

Actually his real replacement is Brian Krzanich aka BK who I think is off to a great start--and has marginally better hair ;-)

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Re: Congratulations to his replacement
chipmonk0   10/24/2013 11:56:00 AM
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Is he being pushed out because his Architecture group did not recognize the impending ARM Tsunami even after the first iPhone came out and failed to put up a credible alternative viz. a low - power SoC version of x86 able to run the same micro code and all the legacy software ?

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Re: Congratulations to his replacement
alche   10/24/2013 12:49:39 PM
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This was clearly coming from the get go. With Perlmutter gone, downgrading of the Intel Israel is not out of the question. Perlmutter himself with his vast experience and knowledge of the industry should not lack in opportunities - perhaps its best for him. Ironically, his deep knowledge of high-end computing would be of high interest to ARM, though I doubt he will end up there. As to the wisdom of pushing him out, the results will be known in 3-5 years, or earlier if Krzanich gambit of reclaiming the spot in low-power cell/tablet space fails.

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Re: Congratulations to his replacement
rick merritt   10/24/2013 2:03:30 PM
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@chipmonk et al: Clearly he is in part taking the fall with Otellini for letting ARM eat its mobile lunch.

Whether Intel Israel design teams are less in the corporate inner circle is an open question to me. I note Mooly Eden is much more o the sidelines these days. Observations, anyone?

 

 

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Somewhat Surprising Resignation
Gil Russell   10/24/2013 5:40:12 PM
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I was somewhat surprised at the news at first. After ruminating it is now becoming a little clearer of what Intel is to become. 

The elevation of Rene James is one indication of the importance of software development to accompany an increasingly complex semiconductor product delivery - vis a vis the rapidly expanding SDN requirement.

I believe Perlmutter was caught in between supporting the Ottelini party line, keeping the fab humming along and failing to partition his group to address the gathering storm of the ARM representation.

I agree with a previous posting that Dadi would do extremely well heading up a new ARM initiative - he probably knows more about them than anyone else at this point...,

 

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Re: Congratulations to his replacement
JimMcGregor   10/24/2013 7:12:48 PM
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I agree that much of the old guard and key contributors are no longer in the forefront of the company. The questions is: will all the changes really change Intel's fate?

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