Applied Micro Circuits Coverage Initiated at Evercore Partners (AMCC)

Investment analysts at Evercore Partners initiated coverage on shares of Applied Micro Circuits (NASDAQ:AMCC) in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, AmericanBankingNews.com reports.

April 02, 2014 in Media Coverage

Applied Micro Circuits: X-Gene Can Double Revenue, Says Evercore

Shares of chip maker Applied Micro Circuits (AMCC) are up 57 cents, or 5.5%, at $10.89, after Evercore Partners’s Michael Lucarelli today starts the stock at Overweight, writing that the company’s forthcoming “X-Gene” microprocessor for servers “offers investors a unique opportunity to partake in the potentially high growth (and lucrative) low power (LP) server market.”

April 02, 2014 in Media Coverage

240Gbps Ethernet/OTN PHYs for carrier and data center connectivity

Applied Micro Circuits Corporation has unveiled 240Gbps Ethernet/Optical Transport Network (OTN) smart PHY family of devices for Carrier-Ethernet and data center connectivity applications.

March 24, 2014 in Media Coverage

Applied Micro Touts X-Gene’s Lead, Predicts Decline of Intel Server Dominance

Applied Micro Circuits (AMCC), which has made a name for itself in transceiver chips for ethernet, among other things, today offered me an update on their “X-Gene” processor, which, as the company sees it, is the first 64-bit chip forserver computers based on ARM Holdings (ARMH) technology to enter the market.

March 13, 2014 in Media Coverage

At OFC, Applied Micro Launches Optical Networking Devices

At the OFC 2014 Optical Networking conference in San Francisco this week Applied Micro launched a 240Gbps Optical Transport Network smart PHY family of devices.

March 12, 2014 in Media Coverage

AppliedMicro Gearbox II Preps Data Centers For 100 Gbps

Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, or AppliedMicro, has announced the newest addition to its X-Weave series of optical and copper connectivity interfaces. According to the company, The Multi-Link Gearbox 2 (MLG) is the world’s first Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) and MLG compliant device.

March 11, 2014 in Media Coverage

AppliedMicro to Demo its X-Weave Connectivity Technologies for Data Center and Networks

As a specialist in providing computing and connectivity solutions for cloud infrastructure and data centers, AppliedMicro provides silicon solutions that are cost effective. The highlights of the demonstration are the OIF-compliant Multi-Link gearbox and the 240G high density smart PHY, said officials.

March 11, 2014 in Media Coverage

Xen 4.4 Brings Greater Virtualization Support to ARM

Server makers and Web-based companies looking to build low-power ARM-based servers are getting more support with the release of the latest version of the Xen hypervisor.

March 10, 2014 in Media Coverage

AppliedMicro delivers world’s first OIF-compliant 100G/10G multi-link gearbox (MLG)

​Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, also known as AppliedMicro, today announced the Multi-Link Gearbox (MLG), the first of its kind, designed to significantly lower the cost and complexity of interconnects for next-generation cloud computing and data center environments. The second generation Gearbox from AppliedMicro is the newest member of its X-Weave product family and the world’s first Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) and MLG compliant device.

March 05, 2014 in Media Coverage

AppliedMicro demos OIF-compliant 100G/10G multi-link gearbox chip

Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (NASDAQ: AMCC) has unveiled the Multi-Link Gearbox II (MLG), which is designed to significantly lower the cost and complexity of interconnects for next-generation cloud computing and data center environments. The chip is the first to comply with the latest MLG implementation agreement from the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF), the company asserts.

March 04, 2014 in Media Coverage

What’s the future of the data center? The big list of thought leadership perspective

As detailed in a recent article on Wikibon, “Data centers are at the center of modern software technology, serving a critical role in the expanding capabilities for enterprises.” Data centers have enabled the enterprise to do much more with much less, both in terms of physical space and the time required to create and maintain mission-critical information.

March 04, 2014 in Media Coverage

ISSCC: 64bit ARM v8 and POWER8

A highlight of this year’s ISSCC is an insight into ARM‘s 64bit v8 architecture, courtesy of California’s Applied Micro.

February 13, 2014 in Media Coverage

Video: Applied Micro Presents Server on a Chip

Data Center Knowledge chats with the Applied Micro team, who were at the Open Compute Summit V in San Jose. The video features Michael Major, vice president corporate marketing, and Kumar Sankaran, senior director of embedded systems, who shows us the X-Gene, which is a high performance enterprise class ARMv8 64-bit Server SOC.

February 11, 2014 in Media Coverage

Dell Unveils Proof-of-Concept ARM-Based Server

The proof-of-concept, which is powered by Applied Micro’s 64-bit X-Gene ARM chip, is part of Dell’s larger effort to collaborate “with ARM developers and vendors on future 64-bit designs in order to accelerate the maturation of the ARM ecosystem,” he wrote. “As the ARM server ecosystem is still developing, our focus has been on enabling developers and customers to create code and test performance with 64-bit ARM microservers in order to foster broad-based adoption.”

February 05, 2014 in Media Coverage

ARM Opens Up With New Platform Standard For SoCs

Says new 64-bit server specs, designed with friends, could drive innovation and deployment in the data center

January 29, 2014 in Media Coverage

Calxeda’s done, but ARM’s days in the data center might only be getting started

Calxeda might have failed in its quest to sell servers built with ARM-based processors, but there are plenty of people who are confident the ARM architecture will find a home in the data center. In fact, AppliedMicro CEO Paramesh Gopi recently argued as companies like his begin selling brawnier 64-bit ARM processors (as opposed to the 32-bit processors often referred to as “cell phone chips”), the server industry is going to see demand for them blow up.

December 23, 2013 in Media Coverage

Appliedmicro Offers First Development Kit with 64-bit ARM Server Chip

Developers who want to work with one of the first 64-bit ARM server chips can now order an AppliedMicro board with its X-Gene chip.

December 17, 2013 in Media Coverage

Western Digital My Book Live Duo review

Our My Book Live Duo test unit came preloaded with dual 2TB hard drives (4TB total), though you can also get a 6TB or 8TB version. The drives are also removable, so you can upgrade or change them yourself if desired. The specs are lower than many of its competitors, however, with an Applied Micro APM82181 CPU running at 800MHz and 256MB of RAM. On the plus side this means it uses very little juice, drawing just 13W in use. It has a single Gigabit Ethernet connection, as well as a single USB 2.0 port. It uses passive cooling, so make sure it’s in a well-vented area with nothing on top.

December 03, 2013 in Media Coverage

Processors Focus on Data Center at ISSCC

Applied Micro’s paper will detail X-Gene, which is aimed at micro-server applications. X-Gene is an implementation of the ARMv8 instruction set architecture and its 64-bit capability. In contrast to the Intel processor, the ARM SoC is implemented in a relatively modest 40-nm manufacturing process and includes eight cores running at up to 3.0GHz clock frequency. However, the abstract tips that X-Gene comprises four pairs of cores, suggesting strongly that X-Gene is implementing a form of big-little architecture. The fact that the chip operates at 0.9V and consumes 4.5W also attests to the importance of energy efficiency in data center and server applications.

November 07, 2013 in Media Coverage

Markets Cheer Applied Micro’s Latest Launch

In an attempt to gain greater market share, computing and connectivity solutions provider Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC - Analyst Report) has been launching different products and solutions at regular intervals. The latest announcement of a product launch on Oct 30 helped the shares gain 4.5% on Thursday.

November 04, 2013 in Media Coverage

Markets Cheer Applied Micro’s Latest Launch

In an attempt to gain greater market share, computing and connectivity solutions provider Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC) has been launching different products and solutions at regular intervals. The latest announcement of a product launch on Oct 30 helped the shares gain 4.5% on Thursday.

November 04, 2013 in Media Coverage

ARM TechCon 2013: Oracle, ARM expand collaboration on servers, Internet of Things

In Nandini’s keynote, Oracle showed a roadmap to port the Oracle JDK for Linux on 64-bit ARMv8 servers in the 2015 time frame, preceded by an extended early access program. We expect this binary to have full feature parity with Oracle JDK on other platforms, and be available under the same royalty-free license. This effort has been going on for some time, but is now accelerated due to availability of hardware from Applied Micro. Oracle will be working with Applied Micro on the ARMv8 port, and on optimizing Java for their X-Gene products.

October 31, 2013 in Media Coverage

Dell shows off first 64-bit ARM server

The company is demonstrating its first 64-bit ARM microserver at this week’s TechCon conference in Santa Clara, California. The machine runs the Fedora version of Linux on an ARM processor from AppliedMicro with a 16-port SAS storage storage system provided by PMC-Sierra. Dell plans to deliver a proof of concept model with the AppliedMicro chip sometime in early 2014.

October 31, 2013 in Media Coverage

HP to Ship 64-Bit ARM-Based Moonshot Server in 2014

Hewlett-Packard next year reportedly will ship the first of its low-power Project Moonshot servers running on 64-bit ARM-based processors from Applied Micro.

October 30, 2013 in Media Coverage

HP hopes to make internet more sustainable with three new Moonshot servers

Moonshot promises to fill the needs of the information superhighway with less power, less space and less complexity. The new infrastructure hasn’t seen much play outside of HP’s own labs, but that’s about to change…

October 29, 2013 in Media Coverage

ARM TechCon Preview: Dell Enables 64-bit ARM Ecosystem Development

We’re pleased to share that the Dell Data Center Solutions team is bringing together our ARM ecosystem partners AppliedMicro, ARM Holding, PMC, and Red Hat at ARM TechCon for our first demonstration of the readiness of 64-bit ARM technology to enable customers to power real world workloads.

October 28, 2013 in Media Coverage

Dell to Show its First 64-bit ARM Server This Week

Dell will give its first public demonstration of a 64-bit ARM server this week, the latest step in an industrywide effort to build servers based on low-power chips like those used in smartphones. Dell will show a server based on a 64-bit ARM processor from AppliedMicro running the Fedora version of Linux and hooked up to a storage system from PMC-Sierra, Dell said.

October 28, 2013 in Media Coverage

Dell to demo 64-bit ARM server

Dell will demonstrate a 64-bit ARM server running Fedora as it stumps for its hyperscale data center unit. The demonstration, which will happen at the ARM TechCon conference, includes chip company AppliedMicro, ARM, PMC and Red Hat.

October 28, 2013 in Media Coverage

Dell to show its first 64-bit ARM server this week

Dell will show a server based on a 64-bit ARM processor from AppliedMicro running the Fedora version of Linux and hooked up to a storage system from PMC-Sierra, Dell said.

October 28, 2013 in Media Coverage

Tech’s Top Turnaround Artists

Before: Applied Micro’s total return was down 69.9 percent in the two years before the company announced Paramesh Gopi would be the new CEO. By comparison, the S&P 500’s total return was down 39.2 percent during that same period.

After: Since Gopi’s appointment in January 2009, Applied Micro’s stock had a total return of 231.2 percent as of Oct. 11. By comparison, the S&P 500 had a total return of 128.1 percent during the same period.

October 17, 2013 in Media Coverage

Intel faces threat from tiny Sunnyvale upstart

Even as it reels from the slowdown in personal-computer chip sales, Intel (INTC) faces a new and worrisome threat from a growing group of rivals led by a puny Sunnyvale upstart.

October 01, 2013 in Media Coverage

Applied Micro CEO: X-Gene SoC Is X-Factor in Microservers

Applied Micro, a smaller vendor whose executives in 2011 announced they would come out with the industry’s first 64-bit ARM-based SoC by the end of last year. With the market heating up now and Intel and other ARM vendors outlining their plans for chips for dense, low-power servers, Applied Micro officials are looking to press what they say is an 18-month advantage over those competing ARM partners.

September 03, 2013 in Media Coverage

Applied Micro’s SoCs: A Super Hit? - Analyst Blog

Applied Micro has gained a formidable position in the server solutions and wireless market, fuelled by its advanced and innovative technologies. The company has shipped over two million embedded processors to Wistron NeWeb Corporation (WNC) - a provider of premium Original Design Manufacturer (ODM) services of advanced wireless communications products to service providers.

July 29, 2013 in Media Coverage

Linaro Connect Europe 2013 (LCE13) Hosts First Demonstration of KVM on AppliedMicro’s ARM(R) 64-bit

The demonstration showed KVM ARMv8 64-bit based virtualization on the AppliedMicro X-C1 hardware platform, featuring the company’s X-Gene Server on a Chip™ silicon solution. This solution consists of eight ARMv8 64-bit processors running four SMP Linux guest VMs (two ARMv7 32-bit and two ARMv8 64-bit guests) with web servers running concurrently on each VM using VirtIO-based network virtualization. The web servers delivered HTML web pages with varying graphical content.

July 26, 2013 in Media Coverage

Computex 2013: MiTAC Announces High Density 7-Star ARMv8-Powered Server

During Computex, MiTAC announced a new high density “7-Star” ARMv8 server. Aimed at the enterprise market, the 7-Star platform is a 4U server that holds up to 18 compute cards. Each compute card contains an eight-core ARMv8-based X-Gene processor from AppliedMicro, two DDR3 DIMM slots, and space for two 2.5”/3.5” internal storage drives (SSD or HDD). The compute cards use a 10G SFP+ and a single Gigabit Ethernet port for networking purposes.

June 04, 2013 in Media Coverage

Applied Micro’s X-Gene SoC Will Be Used In HP Project Moonshot Servers

A recent press release from AppliedMicro (Applied Micro Circuits Corporation) announced that the company’s X-Gene server on a chip technology would be used in an upcoming HP Project Moonshot server.

April 19, 2013 in Media Coverage