Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
MPEG LA Rolls Out HEVC License
PayPal To Become An Independent Publicly Traded Company in 2015
AMD To Showcase ARM Cortex-A57-Based Hadoop on AMD Opteron Processors
SanDisk Introduces New X300 SSD And Client SSD Upgrade Service For Corporate Environments
TSMC and ARM Announce 16nm FinFET Silicon with 64-bit ARM big.LITTLE Technology
Google To Unveil New Music Services
Europe Says Ireland Helped Apple Pay Less Taxes
Pioneer Develops Rearview Mirror Telematics Unit With LTE Connectivity
Active Discussions
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
 Home > News > PC Parts > Calxeda...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Calxeda Receives $55 Million Funding To Push Development Of ARM Chips


Calxeda, the company that first invented the concept of using ARM technology to slash data center power, today announced $55 million in additional funding, one of the largest semiconductor capital deals this year.

The funding is comprised of investments by Austin Ventures and Vulcan Capital plus additional participation by the firm's existing investors. Calxeda said it would use the funding to accelerate adoption in the emerging market for ultra-low power scalable computing. The company now employs over 100 people, with offices in Austin and Silicon Valley and subsidiaries across Asia.

"This significant infusion of capital will accelerate the exciting trajectory we've been on for the past four years," said Calxeda co-founder and CEO Barry Evans. "Businesses require a more efficient solution for the Web, Cloud, and Big Data. That is what Calxeda is now delivering and this funding will enable us to go bigger and faster." Calxeda claims that its processors deliver as much as a ten-fold improvement in energy efficiency compared to today?s commodity X86-based servers.

ARM processors may be used as a power-efficient alternative to x86 server chips.

Calxeda makes the 'EnergyCore' chip with a low-power ARM processor, which is used in experimental servers from Hewlett-Packard and Dell.

The current Calxeda chip is based on the Cortex-A9 ARM processor design.

The ARM processors are currently only 32-bit, though the chip designer has announced the 64-bit ARMv8 architecture. Test servers with the new 64-bit architecture are expected to come out either late this year or early next year.


Previous
Next
ASUS Introduces New 27" ET2701 All-in-One PC        All News        China Responds To U.S. Accusations Against Huawei, ZTE
ASUS Introduces New 27" ET2701 All-in-One PC     PC Parts News      Google To Launch 32GB Nexus 7 Tablet

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
TSMC and ARM Announce 16nm FinFET Silicon with 64-bit ARM big.LITTLE Technology
ARM Releases Faster Cortex-M7 Processor For Embeddded Applications
Harman At IFA 2014
Licensing Fees Drive ARM's Profit
ARM Releases Reference Platform For 64-bit Android L Developers
JBL Announces the Synchros E-Series, Synchros Reflect and JBL Synchros Reflect BT Sport Headphones
Garmin Introduces The Approach S6 Golf Watch
ARM Offers To Universities DSP 'Lab-in-a-Box' for Audio Systems
New ARM Processors To Power Small Wearables
ARM Buys Duolog For IoT SoC Tools
ARM Expects Smartphone Recovery in Second Half
Robot Breaks World Speed Record For Solving A Rubik's Cube

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .