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Xilinx Alveo Platform for Networking and AI Video Analytics

SAN JOSE, Feb. 23, 2021 – Addressing the demands of the modern data center, Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced a range of new data center products and solutions, including a new family of Alveo SmartNICs, Smart World AI video analytics applications, an accelerated algorithmic trading reference design for sub-microsecond trading, and the Xilinx App […]

Semtech to Enable 50Gbps PAM4 Front Haul 5G Wireless Deployment with 5G Front Haul Tri-Edge CDR IC Solution

CAMARILLO, CA, Feb. 23, 2021 –Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, today announced sampling of a new solution (GN2255), Semtech’s Tri-EdgeTM CDR to enable emerging 50Gbps PAM4 5G front haul deployments. Based on the proven Tri-Edge CDR platform qualified in data center applications, the new solution […]

AccelerComm Unveils Integrated PUSCH Decoder for 5G NR

Southampton, UK and MWC Shanghai, China – 18th February 2020: AccelerComm, the channel coding specialist, has announced Physical Layer IP for 5G NG designed to increase spectral efficiency and reduce latency. The company’s 5G NR PUSCH (Physical Uplink Shared Channel) Decoder and PDSCH (Physical Downlink Shared Channel) Encoder is for customers who want to maximize the efficacy […]

In the Core-Cloud-Edge Triad, Why Edge Is Coming to the Fore in 2021

Industry analyst Shahin Khan, founding partner of OrionX.net, here talks about the strategic shift among core-cloud-edge and why compute at the edge, HPC at the edge, will seize the ascendancy in 2021. It all plays into Khan’s longer term vision for advanced computing in which IoT is the fountain of data, 5G is how the […]

Google, Microsoft and Qualcomm Protest Nvidia-Arm Acquisition

On the heels of an announcement by Arm Holdings yesterday that its silicon partners in the third quarter of 2020 shipped 6.7 billion Arm-based chips, news stories from CNBC and Bloomberg report that Google, Microsoft and Qualcomm are filing complains to U.S. antitrust regulators about Nvidia’s intended acquisition of Arm from Softbank for $40 billion, […]

Altran Collaborates With Ciena’s Blue Planet Division on Virtualization and Orchestration for 5G

New York – February 12, 2021 – Altran, part of Capgemini, and Blue Planet, a division of Ciena, today announced a collaboration to provide network operators with intelligent automation solutions. This collaboration will support operators that are grappling with increasingly complex requirements across physical and virtual domains driven by 5G, cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT). As a […]

Xilinx in 5G Partnership with Fujitsu

FPGA chip maker Xilinx, whose acquisition by AMD was announced last October, and Fujitsu, developer along with Japan’s RIKEN Center for Computational Science of Fugaku, the world’s no. 1 supercomputer, today announced plans to collaborate on 5G development in the U.S. Xilinx said it is supplying its UltraScale+ technology to Fujitsu for its O-RAN 5G […]

Microchip Technology Inc.: Introducing First PCI Express 5.0 Switches

Chandler, Ariz., February 2, 2021 – Microchip Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: MCHP) today announced what it said are the first PCI Express (PCIe) 5.0 switch solutions — the Switchtec PFX PCIe 5.0 family — “doubling the interconnect performance for dense compute, high speed networking and NVM Express (NVMe) storage,” according to the company. Together with the […]

OEMs Join Nvidia-Certified Program – Systems Pre-tested for AI Workloads

Dell Technologies, GIGABYTE, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Inspur and Supermicro are among 11 systems makers engaged in an Nvidia certification program, announced this morning, designed to test hardware across a range of AI and data analytics workloads, including jobs that require multiple compute nodes and tasks that only need part of the power of one GPU. […]

Report: Global 5G Coverage to Grow 253% by 2025

Data presented by Bankr indicates that the 5G technology global coverage will grow by  253.84 percent in the next five years. By 2025, about 53 percent of the global population at 4.14 billion will have access to the technology. By 2021, the network coverage will reach an estimated 1.95 billion people representing about 25 percent of […]