Nick Flaherty, EETimes
9/2/2014 11:10 AM EDT
The server market has been a battlefield where ARM has been bloodied in recent years. The collapse of Calxeda at the end of 2013 was a body blow, but the ecosystem is bouncing back, not least from the popularity of the ARMv8 64-bit architecture.
It turns out four out of the top five companies that provide chips for enterprise networking and servers are working on ARM-based devices, and with key players like Cavium and AMD in the mix for the first time, there is plenty of optimism.
The 50th licensing agreement for the 64-bit-capable ARM Cortex-A50 processor family and ARMv8 architecture licenses since November 2011 includes these key infrastructure deployments coping with more complex applications within strict power budgets
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