Friday, May 29, 2015

ASUS Announces Servers Based on Cavium's 48-Core ARM

ASUS confirmed plans to build servers and server boards based on Cavium's ThunderX 64-bit, 48-core ARM platform, which promises extreme efficiency, expandability and enhanced-usability design for data centers, high-performance computing and enterprise, as well as small and medium business (SMB) environments. ASUS aims to deliver two-socket ARM servers and server boards from Q4 2015.

Gopal Hegde, Vice President and General Manager of Cavium's Datacenter Processor Group remarked: "With two-socket capability, great power efficiency, and built-in hardware acceleration, customer demand for our high-performance ThunderX ARM processors continues to grow. We are delighted to be working with ASUS, and we look forward to supporting this industry leader on a number of innovative new server designs."