Breaking News
Comments
Oldest First | Newest First | Threaded View
Page 1 / 3   >   >>
KB3001
User Rank
CEO
Exciting times indeed...
KB3001   10/31/2013 9:21:23 AM
NO RATINGS
For the good of the consumers and industry, this increasingly competitive landscape is very good news indeed. It's about time Intel's near monopoly in the servers domain is challenged.

rick merritt
User Rank
Author
Re: Exciting times indeed...
rick merritt   10/31/2013 9:54:46 AM
NO RATINGS
A challenge to that near monopoly is still far ;-)

KB3001
User Rank
CEO
Re: Exciting times indeed...
KB3001   10/31/2013 9:59:53 AM
NO RATINGS
I agree. In microservers, I think it's nearer than many people think, but beyond that, Intel's dominance is still there to stay for a good while. Still, it's a start and if that means reduced prices and better service, great!

alex_m1
User Rank
CEO
Re: Exciting times indeed...
alex_m1   10/31/2013 10:08:31 AM
NO RATINGS
Rick , could you please link to those analists that think that next generation intel processor will beat ARM? it would be an interesting read.

rick merritt
User Rank
Author
Re: Exciting times indeed...
rick merritt   10/31/2013 10:24:28 AM
NO RATINGS
@Alex: Can't find him in my Rolodex, but an independent guy I met at an Avoton briefing who said he thought Broadwell will blow away foe ARM server crowd.

I'll see if Intel PR can track him down.

Wilco1
User Rank
CEO
Re: Exciting times indeed...
Wilco1   10/31/2013 1:23:32 PM
NO RATINGS
Exiting times, yes, but It's easy for Intel's PR to make marketing claims just like they did with the previous Atom (and look how "good" it was in reality...). Note 2nd generation 3GHz X-Gene is 28nm and will be available mid-2014. If you look at today's devices then current Avoton at 22nm doesn't look all that great vs ECX-2000 at 28nm (http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/10/28/calxeda_midway_launch/). Given 2014 will bring even faster and lower power 64-bit ARMs as well as TSMC 20nm, and the new entrants go after a multitude of markets which Intel doesn't have covered today, I'd say that Intel will have a hard time competing.

krisi
User Rank
CEO
walk in the park?
krisi   10/31/2013 1:50:30 PM
NO RATINGS
we didn't really expect Intel to roll over and to give all their server business to ARM, didn't we?...it goes without saying that you have the work hard to win new biz and the incument will fight back with all possible means, price, technology and PR etc

rick merritt
User Rank
Author
Re: walk in the park?
rick merritt   10/31/2013 3:29:46 PM
NO RATINGS
ARM PR tells me the Dell engineering manager tells them his comment about "late 2014 or early 2015" was inteded to be about enterprise but that "cloud would go earlier."

I haven't heard anything directly from Dell so far.

Lakshmi.Mandyam
User Rank
Rookie
Re: Exciting times indeed...
Lakshmi.Mandyam   10/31/2013 3:34:44 PM
NO RATINGS
Rick,

WIth all due respect. HP has talked about shipping servers 1H 2014 for production with ARM based server SoCs from Applied Micro (64bit), TI and Calxeda. Partners like AMD have announced that they will be shipping next year. We already have hyperscale players like Baidu deploying with Marvell's server solutions. We are already quite far down the long and winding road with the gate to deployment just a few steps away.

motors1234
User Rank
Rookie
Re: Exciting times indeed...
motors1234   10/31/2013 3:41:00 PM
NO RATINGS
I wasnt aware 20nm arm server parts were going to be available in 2014. have a link?

 

Page 1 / 3   >   >>


EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Steve Wozniak Reacts to Latest iPhone
Max Maxfield
Post a comment
Funnily enough, just a few days ago as I pen these words, I was chatting with my wife (Gina the Gorgeous) when she informed me that -- as a kid -- she had never played at making a ...

EDN Staff

11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
EDN Staff
20 comments
This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
15 comments
- An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
46 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)