Sign up for our newsletter and get the latest big data news and analysis.
Daily
Weekly

Astera Labs Announces Production Release Aries PCIe 5.0 and CXL 2.0 Smart Retimers for Cloud Connectivity

SANTA CLARA, Calif. March 9, 2022 — Astera Labs, a connectivity solutions for intelligent systems company, today announced that its Aries Smart Retimers for PCI Express (PCIe) 5.0 and Compute Express Link (CXL) 2.0 have entered mass production. The company said its first-to-market Aries Smart Retimer portfolio successfully completed rigorous interoperability testing with key industry […]

PNNL and Micron Partner to Push Memory Boundaries for HPC and AI

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and Micron are are developing an advanced memory system to support AI for scientific computing. The work is designed to address AI’s insatiable demand for live data — to push the boundaries of memory-bound AI applications — by connecting memory across processors in a technology strategy utilizing the […]

NeoPhotonics Announces 53 Gbaud PAM4 Driver ICs for 100G and 400G Hyperscale Data Center Networks  

SAN JOSE — March 8, 2022 – NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE: NPTN), a developer of silicon photonics and advanced hybrid photonic integrated circuit-based lasers, modules and subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high-speed communications networks, today announced that it has shipped more than one million single and quad drivers for PAM4 transceivers used in hyperscale data center networks.  NeoPhotonics […]

Ranovus Claims 1st Monolithic 100G Optical I/O Cores

San Diego – March 7, 2022 — Ranovus Inc. (“RANOVUS”) today announced the availability of its protocol-agnostic Odin 100G optical I/O cores based on GF Fotonix, GlobalFoundries’ recently announced monolithic platform. The company said GF Fotonix is the first in the industry to combine its differentiated 300mm photonics and RF-CMOS features on a silicon wafer, delivering […]

Ansys in Silicon Photonics Partnership with GlobalFoundries

PITTSBURGH March 7, 2022 – Ansys (NASDAQ: ANSS) announced it is collaborating with GlobalFoundries to deliver silicon photonics solutions., using photons — instead of electrons — to transfer and move data, supporting GF’s position in the optical networking space. GF Fotonix is GF’s monolithic platform, “the first in the industry to combine its differentiated 300mm photonics […]

Heavyweight UCIe Consortium Launched to Standardize Chiplet Ecosystem

A consortium of tech industry heavyweights today announced the Universal Chiplet Interconnect Express (UCIe) industry consortium with a mission to establish a die-to-die interconnect standard and foster an open chiplet ecosystem. Founding members include Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. (ASE), AMD, Arm, Google Cloud, Intel Corporation, Meta, Microsoft Corporation, Qualcomm Incorporated, Samsung, and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing […]

CEA and Spectronite Develop Software Radio for Spectrally Efficient Backhaul 5G Solutions

GRENOBLE and SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, France – March 1, 2022 – CEA, a French R&D organization, and Spectronite, a developer wireless backhaul technology, today announced they have adapted CEA-Leti’s spectrally efficient waveform with enhanced spectral efficiency for Spectronite’s X-Series modem for 5G systems. CEA-Leti is a technology research institute at CEA that pioneers micro- and nanotechnologies, including radiofrequency technologies. Spectronite offers a unique software-defined […]

Fungible Picks Avery Design Systems PCI Express VIP for Hyperscale Compliance, Connectivity

Tewksbury, MA., Feb 28, 2022 — Avery Design Systems, maker of functional verification solutions, today announced its PCI Express Verification IP (VIP) has been selected by Fungible Inc., a data center infrastructure company, for compliance and connectivity of its Fungible Data Processing Unit (DPU). The Fungible DPU is designed to address requirements in hyperscale data […]

High Performance Computing for R&D

[SPONSORED POST] In this eBook, “High Performance Computing for R&D,” sponsored by Rescale, Microsoft Azure and AMD, we take a look at HPC deployments in support of R&D efforts. In many ways, the HPC solution in the cloud offered by Rescale on Azure delivers an unprecedented amount of power while solving for many crucial and common challenges faced by R&D and design teams across many industries.

SK Telecom Teams with Equinix on Quantum Cryptography Network Protection

Feb. 10, 2022: SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) of South Korea today announced an agreement with digital infrastructure company Equinix to expand the quantum business including ‘QKD as a Service (QaaS)’ in Korean and overseas markets. The companies agreed to build a QKD environment in Equinix’s SL1 data center located in Sangam-dong, Seoul, using Equinix interconnection and digital […]