Hewlett-Packard Launches The First 64-bit ARM Server With Applied Micro Circuit’s X-Gene

September 29, 2014 | in Media Coverage

Hewlett-Packard launched today and is shipping for production a new wave of cartridges for their Hewlett-Packard Moonshot System, the ProLiant m400, based on AppliedMicro’s (Applied Micro Circuits) X-Gene system-on-chip (SoC).

Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC) a Play on Processors and Network Accelerators

Roth Capital Partners Analyst Krishna Shankar says Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC) is a good play on processors and network accelerators.

October 16, 2014 in Media Coverage

SoftIron Announces the Commencement of Shipping Its 64-Bit ARM-Based Enterprise Server Motherboard

ARM 64-Bit Technology Delivers Enterprise-Class Performance With Ultra-Low Power Consumption to Server Market Customers

October 09, 2014 in Press Releases

Applied Micro to Move ARM Into Single-Board Computers

The new device, part of the HeliX family, is based on the microarchitectural developments introduced in the X-Gene family for small servers.

October 07, 2014 in Media Coverage

Dell expands stable of ARM server prototypes, but is not shipping products yet

Dell showed a new proof-of-concept, ARM-based storage server at the TechCon conference in Santa Clara, California, last week. It is the latest experimental 64-bit ARM server being offered by Dell for customers to develop and test applications.

October 07, 2014 in Media Coverage

Best in Show Takes Center Stage at ARM TechCon

ARM TechCon 2014 proved to be a whirlwind of activity. X-Gene™ was everywhere – a panoply of systems in our booth and partner booths including HP, Dell, Oracle and the Cirrascale/NVIDIA HPC system. The show was also abuzz over the announcement that the HP Moonshot ProLiant m400 Server Cartridge, featuring X-Gene, was released to commercial production.

October 06, 2014 in Blog

ARMv8 Goes Embedded with Applied Micro’s HeliX SoCs

At ARM TechCon 2014, Applied Micro (APM) had a very interesting update to their 64-bit ARM v8 product line. They launched two SoC families, HeliX 1 and HeliX 2. Both of them are based on the X-Gene ARMv8 cores developed for servers, but appropriately scaled down to fit in the 8 W - 42 W TDP scenarios for the embedded market.

October 03, 2014 in Media Coverage

Applied Micro Unveils 64-Bit ARM ‘HeliX’

Applied Micro showed up at ARM TechCon with a new 64-bit ARM processor called HeliX, an embedded chip aimed at market segments like networking and communications, imaging, storage, and industrial systems.

October 02, 2014 in Media Coverage

Applied Micro: Get lost, PowerPC! We’re flinging 64-bit ARM HeliX cores at robots next year

Applied Micro revealed today that it will ship 64-bit ARM-compatible embedded processors dubbed HeliX sometime next year – leaving behind its legacy PowerPC range of chips.

October 02, 2014 in Media Coverage

ARM Servers Want a Tune Up

Users and vendors of ARM-based servers say their biggest need is better support from middleware such as compilers for scripting languages. The systems aim to use an emerging class of relatively power-efficient ARM-based SoCs to grab a slice of a server market currently dominated by Intel’s muscular x86 processors.

October 02, 2014 in Media Coverage

HP gives thumbs up to ARM

HP this week launched new servers made with chips designed by Applied Micro Circuits with intellectual property licensed from ARM. ARM’s supporters, which now include HP say some data centres can be made more cost effective and energy efficient by using them instead of Intel’s server chips.

October 02, 2014 in Media Coverage

AppliedMicro attacks PowerPC and MIPS with 64-bit ARM embedded processor

AppliedMicro is sampling a processor using up to eight ARM 64-bit v8 cores to knock PowerPC and MIPS out of the embedded market. Other embedded processors are to follow next year.

October 02, 2014 in Media Coverage

Cisco and Netgear line up behind new Helix 64-bit ARM chips

AppliedMicro has announced a new family of 64-bit ARM chips that could disrupt the stodgy but sizeable market for components used in network routers, printers and other “embedded” equipment.

October 02, 2014 in Media Coverage

AppliedMicro Launches 64-Bit ARM-Based Custom Cores for High End Embedded

HeliX(TM) Scales to 8 Cores, 2.4GHz for Networking, Storage, Industrial Applications

October 01, 2014 in Press Releases

Applied Micro Circuits HeliX: A New Twist on Embedded CPUs For Companies Like Cisco Systems

A helix is a twisted curve that occupies a 3D space, and that’s a pretty fitting name for the latest embedded CPU from AppliedMicro (Applied Micro Circuits). This is because this product will be twisted into a lot of places that might not have considered ARM technology in the past, for those who are leaving IBM’s PowerPC and Imagination Technologies Group’s MIPs Architecture.

October 01, 2014 in Media Coverage

HP sees low-power servers making inroads in niche data centers

HP this week launched new servers made with chips designed by Applied Micro Circuits with intellectual property licensed from ARM, whose energy-efficient technology is ubiquitous in smartphones and tablets.

October 01, 2014 in Media Coverage

HP, AppliedMicro and TI Bring New ARM Servers to Retail

Yesterday HP announced retail availability of two ARM based servers, the ProLiant m400 and m800. Each are offered in a server cartridge as part of the Moonshot System.

September 30, 2014 in Media Coverage

HP, Applied Micro Release First 64-Bit ARM Server

Applied Micro and Hewlett-Packard have teamed up to release the first commercially available 64-bit ARMv8 server, the ProLiant m400 cartridge for HP’s Moonshot server framework.

September 29, 2014 in Media Coverage

AppliedMicro to Launch New Line of Embedded Products at ARM TechCon 2014

Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC), also known as AppliedMicro, will host an exclusive press conference to announce a new product line, participate in a speaking session focused on ARMv8 Server SoCs and conduct live booth demonstrations.

September 29, 2014 in Media Coverage

Hewlett-Packard Launches The First 64-bit ARM Server With Applied Micro Circuit’s X-Gene

Hewlett-Packard launched today and is shipping for production a new wave of cartridges for their Hewlett-Packard Moonshot System, the ProLiant m400, based on AppliedMicro’s (Applied Micro Circuits) X-Gene system-on-chip (SoC).

September 29, 2014 in Media Coverage

HP Extends Benefits of ARM Architecture into the Datacenter with New Servers

Introduces first enterprise-class 64-bit ARM-based servers; while expanding the ARM developer ecosystem

September 29, 2014 in Media Coverage

First Enterprise Class 64-Bit ARMV8 Server, HP Moonshot System’s HP Proliant M400 Server Cartridge

Ubiquitous cloud-enabled smart devices are a driving force behind a major shift in IT infrastructure. Service providers deploying context-rich services to these devices are building massive new datacenter capacity and looking to their vendors to optimize infrastructure for their specific workloads. But given the rapid rate of workload and application evolution, infrastructure optimization will be a continuous process for at least the next few years; optimization demands flexible hardware and software infrastructure.

September 29, 2014 in Media Coverage

ARM TechCon 2014

​Come see AppliedMicro at ARM TechCon 2014 in Santa Clara, CA.

October 01 - October 03, 2014 in Events

Dell is thinking about low cost ARM servers

Michael Dell, founder of Dell, has said the company may use ARM for its mainstream servers. Speaking at the Dell Solutions Summit in Brussels, Dell said: “If ARM works, really works, and costs less, we will use ARM.”

September 18, 2014 in Media Coverage

APM & Acacia Comm. Deliver Highest Density, Lowest Power Solution for 100G Metro Cloud Networks

AppliedMicro and Acacia Communications today announced interoperability between AppliedMicro’s 100G(X12/X120), 200G(X24/X240) Smart PHY family OTN Processors and Acacia’s AC100-CFP 100G PM-QPSK Coherent CFP module. Together, AppliedMicro and Acacia enable unprecedented density at the lowest power, dramatically improving total cost of ownership (TCO). This break-through solution enables broad adoption of 100G in metro cloud networks.

September 17, 2014 in Press Releases

ARM 64-bit processors could come to multifunction printers too

From smartphones, tablets and servers, ARM’s 64-bit processors could soon spread to multifunction printers, storage and networking devices.

September 17, 2014 in Media Coverage

NVIDIA Boasts ‘Compelling HPC Solution’

Today marks the official release of the NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit version 6.5, which had previously been only available in its pre-release form.

August 20, 2014 in Media Coverage

Nvidia and ARM Are Stars of Hot Chips Conference

The engineering-centric Hot Chips conference was held last week in Cupertino. Hot Chips is a successful high-performance chip-centric geekfest of sorts in which presenters show off their new “chips,” and the key requirement is that silicon exists—no vaporware here.

August 20, 2014 in Media Coverage

Oracle, Nvidia, ARM Take Spotlight at Hot Chips

While much of the chip excitement last week came from Intel’s Broadwell announcement, there were a number of other chips discussed in detail at the annual Hot Chips conference, which has tended to focus mostly on chips designed for servers and data centers.

August 20, 2014 in Media Coverage

10 Ways CUDA 6.5 Improves Performance and Productivity

Today we’re excited to announce the release of the CUDA Toolkit version 6.5. CUDA 6.5 adds a number of features and improvements to the CUDA platform, including support for CUDA Fortran in developer tools, user-defined callback functions in cuFFT, new occupancy calculator APIs, and more.

August 20, 2014 in Blog

AppliedMicro’s 64-core chip could spark off ARM core war

AppliedMicro, which is making 64-bit ARM processors, will put up to 64 cores in its upcoming X-Gene 3 server chip, said Gaurav Singh, vice president of engineering and product development at the company, during the Hot Chips conference in Cupertino, California.

August 12, 2014 in Media Coverage

Applied Micro Plots Out X-Gene ARM Server Future

At the Hot Chips 26 conference being hosted in Silicon Valley this week, upstart ARM server chip maker Applied Micro is presenting details on its roadmap for its X-Gene family of 64-bit processors.

August 12, 2014 in Media Coverage

Applied Micro’s X-Gene challenges for server processor market

Applied Micro leads the charge to infiltrate the $12 billion server processor market with ARM-based ICs.

August 08, 2014 in Media Coverage

AppliedMicro Discusses X-Gene™ Roadmap at Hot Chips 26

AppliedMicro to Discuss X-Gene 2, Its 28nm ARMv8-A 64-Bit Server-on-a-Chip™ Solution

August 07, 2014 in Press Releases

New chip on the block could give Intel some competition

Applied Micro Circuits is shipping a new low-power server chip that has observers wondering if it could cut into Intel’s top spot in cutting-edge data centers around the world.

July 30, 2014 in Media Coverage

Red Hat Rolls Up Linux For ARM Servers

The great thing about Linux is that it runs on nearly everything, and if ARM servers ever take off, they will do so because Linux workloads are ported from X86 and other architectures to run on 64-bit ARM processors. The classic chicken and egg problem is making it difficult for an ARM server ecosystem to develop, and Red Hat is going to help this along with an effort it calls the ARM Partner Early Access Program.

July 30, 2014 in Media Coverage

Applied Micro ships microserver chips in challenge to Intel

Applied Micro Circuits has begun shipping a new kind of low-power server chip that might challenge heavyweight Intel in cutting-edge data centers.

July 29, 2014 in Media Coverage

New Approaches to Energy Efficient Exascale

In this feature, Tom Wilkie from Scientific Computing World reports on approaches to energy efficiency on display at ISC’14.

July 25, 2014 in Media Coverage

AppliedMicro Helps Launch Red Hat’s ARM Partner Early Access Program

AppliedMicro and Red Hat have had a long standing partnership and we’re excited to announce our latest development. AppliedMicro announces our participation and support of Red Hat’s newly launched ARM Partner Early Access Program (PEAP).

August 01, 2014 in Blog

Red Hat Launches ARM Partner Early Access Program for Partner Ecosystem

New program embraces key open standards and practices; enables partner collaboration around datacenter innovations based on 64-bit ARM® architecture.

July 30, 2014 in Media Coverage

AppliedMicro Can Improve On Big Data Workloads With Upcoming Gen 2 Features

Two key points we are always making to folks we advise are to first, don’t make the mistake thinking ARM-based server SoC’s are like smartphone’s just because they use the same instruction set and two, think beyond the SoC – server architecture is a really big deal. This is certainly the case with new features in Applied Micro Circuit’s X-Gene2 server architecture combined with X-Weave.

July 23, 2014 in Media Coverage

Sandia Labs Keynote at X-Gene in HPC Panel Discussion (Part 1 of 5)

Dr. James Ang of Sandia National Laboratories gives a keynote during a panel discussion of high-performance computing workloads on AppliedMicro’s X-Gene™ Server on a Chip™ solution at International Supercomputing Conference 2014 in Leipzig, Germany.

July 01, 2014 in Videos

AppliedMicro Keynote at X-Gene in HPC Panel Discussion (Part 2 of 5)

Dr. Paramesh Gopi, President & CEO of AppliedMicro gives a keynote during a panel discussion of high-performance computing workloads on AppliedMicro’s X-Gene™ Server on a Chip™ solution at International Supercomputing Conference 2014 in Leipzig, Germany.

July 01, 2014 in Videos

HP Discusses X-Gene in High Performance Computing (Part 3 of 5)

Paul Santeler, Susan Blocher, and Tom Bradicich of HP discuss how the X-Gene™ Server on a Chip™ solution enables high-performance, power-efficient, and high throughput in HPC.

July 01, 2014 in Videos

ARM Keynote at at X-Gene in HPC Panel Discussion (Part 4 of 5)

Andrew Sloss of ARM gives a keynote during a panel discussion of high-performance computing workloads on AppliedMicro’s X-Gene™ Server on a Chip™ solution at International Supercomputing Conference 2014 in Leipzig, Germany.

July 01, 2014 in Videos

ARM 64-bit Partners Discuss AppliedMicro’s X-Gene in HPC (Part 5 of 5)

ARM 64-bit HPC Partners including Boston, E4 Computer Engineering, Eurotech, Mellanox, and NVIDIA participate in a panel discussion of high-performance computing workloads on AppliedMicro’s X-Gene™ Server on a Chip™ solution at International Supercomputing Conference 2014 in Leipzig, Germany.

July 01, 2014 in Videos

Announcing the AppliedMicro X-Gene ARM 64b

In this video from ISC’14, Steve Conway from IDC introduces the Exhibitor Innovation Forum and it’s first speaker, Gaurav Singh from AppliedMicro.

July 12, 2014 in Media Coverage

Applied Micro reaps the benefits of X-Gene ARMv8 processors

In 2010, Applied Micro made a strategic decision; courageous or foolhardy, depending upon where you sat in the communications processor world. That decision was to sign an architectural licence for ARM’s 64bit v8 processor cores and to embark on the design of a multicore device.

July 08, 2014 in Media Coverage

AppliedMicro Readies 64-bit ARM-based SoC for HPC

AppliedMicro has announced the readiness of the X-Gene Server on a Chip based on the 64-bit ARMv8-Aarchitecture for High Performance Computing (HPC) workloads.

July 02, 2014 in Media Coverage

Eurotech Combines Applied Micro 64-bit ARM CPUs and NVIDIA GPU Accelerators for HPC

Eurotech, a provider of embedded and supercomputing technologies, has teamed up with AppliedMicro Circuits Corporation and NVIDIA to develop a new, original high performance computing (HPC) system architecture that combines extreme density and best-in-class energy efficiency. The new architecture is based on an innovative highly modular and scalable packaging concept.

July 02, 2014 in Media Coverage

ISC’14: X-Gene Powers the Next Generation of HPC Servers

Momentum builds for X-Gene - Now, in high-performance computing

June 26, 2014 in Blog

AppliedMicro’s Gaurav Singh to launch X-Gene ARM 64-bit CPU at ISC’14

At ISC’14 in Leipzig, Gaurav Singh, Vice President of Technical Stragegy at AppliedMicro talked to Primeur Magazine about X-Gene, the world’s first ARM 64-bit CPU.

June 25, 2014 in Media Coverage

NVIDIA Launches first 64-bit ARM Development Systems for High Performance Computing

They can tackle HPC-class workloads when paired with GPU accelerators using the NVIDIA CUDA 6.5 parallel programming platform, which supports 64-bit ARM processors. - See more at: http://www.pcquest.com/pcquest/news/216611/nvidia-launches-bit-arm-development-systems-high-performance-computing-hpc#sthash.TIMcK19W.dpuf

June 25, 2014 in Media Coverage

AppliedMicro shows off production OEM X-Gene servers

There was only one real question about ARM based servers remaining and AppliedMicro just answered it, “When can you buy them?” At ISC 14 they were showing off production X-Gene boxes and gave definitive timetables for several key bits so the answer is, “Now”.

June 25, 2014 in Media Coverage

NVIDIA expands ARM64 support, now ready for high performance computing

NVIDIA and ARM Holdings are hoping to revolutionize the supercomputing industry with new high-performance servers that combine NVIDIA’s Tesla graphics card and 64-bit ARM CPUs.

June 24, 2014 in Media Coverage

Applied Micro X-Gene ARM Waves The 64-Bit Banner

Applied Micro, which has three generations of its X-Gene processors in different stages of development and production, has become the standard bearer for ARM’s entry into the server market because it is first out the door with a 64-bit design.

June 24, 2014 in Media Coverage

Firms Look to Loosen Intel’s Supercomputing Grip

The latest push to loosen Intel’s hold on machines called supercomputers is being fueled by technology from ARM Holdings PLC, whose licensees supply the vast majority of chips used in smartphones and tablets. Applied Micro Circuits Corp., one of several companies developing ARM chips for server systems, announced plans Monday to market components for larger scientific machines, too.

June 23, 2014 in Media Coverage

GAME ON: NVIDIA brings GPUs to 64-bit ARM servers

ARM’s march into data centres and the world’s most demanding applications has taken a major stride forward with GPU king NVIDIA throwing its weight behind ARM server-makers by releasing a version of its CUDA parallel programming platform that works with the architecture.

June 24, 2014 in Media Coverage

ARM Partners With Nvidia For Supercomputers

ARM-based chips are looking to take a share of the datacenter market from Intel and HPC with their new HPC hyperscale systems

June 23, 2014 in Media Coverage

ARM teams up with Nvidia to take on supercomputing market

ARM and its partners continue to push their low-power chips into new markets with the launch of ARM-based systems aimed at high performance computing.

June 23, 2014 in Media Coverage

ARM 64-bit chips move beyond iPhone into servers

Small server makers Cirrascale and E4 Engineering will be the first to ship 64-bit ARM servers

June 23, 2014 in Media Coverage

GPUs Add Up For ARM Chips In HPC

The first wave of credible 64-bit ARM processors are coming to market late this year or early next, and as is usually the case, the high-performance computing community is getting first crack at figuring out how these chips might be deployed to run various kinds of simulations more efficiently or cost effectively.

June 23, 2014 in Media Coverage

Mellanox Announces Switch-IB 100Gb/s EDR InfiniBand Switch

Mellanox today announced its forthcoming Switch-IB, slated to be the first 100Gb/s InfiniBand interconnect solution available on the market. In addition to the new 100Gb/s InfiniBand solution, Mellanox announced that its FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand and 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet interconnect solutions are being optimized to support the AppliedMicro X-Gene 64-bit ARM server platform.

June 23, 2014 in Media Coverage

NVIDIA and Partners Develop GPU-accelerated ARM64 Servers for HPC

NVIDIA is seeing progress in leverage its GPU accelerators in supercomputers. Multiple server vendors are now developing 64-bit ARM development systems integrating its NVIDIA GPU processors for high performance computing (HPC). The new ARM64 servers feature Applied Micro X-GeneARM64 CPUs and NVIDIA Tesla K20 GPU accelerators.

June 23, 2014 in Media Coverage

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