Versal Adaptable is a monolithic chip
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 12:12

Versal Adaptable is a monolithic chip


Xilinx plays with 3D packaging since 2008

Victor Peng, the CEO of Xilinx, has just announced that the 35 billion transistor Versal is a monolithic chip. Without saying the exact number, he did mention that at 7nm, the Versal 7nm 35 billion transistor chip is smaller than traditional GPUs.

SK Telecom adopts Xilinx Alveo cards
Published in AI
Tuesday, 05 November 2019 18:16

SK Telecom adopts Xilinx Alveo cards


Datacenter Accelerator against theft

Xilinx and SK Telecom announced that SK Telecom had adopted Xilinx Alveo Datacenter Accelerator cards. The cards have an important job to power a real-time AI-based physical intrusion and theft detection service.

Xilinx CEO shows off its Versal board
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Tuesday, 01 October 2019 18:58

Xilinx CEO shows off its Versal board


7nm up and running

Last year Victor Peng CEO of Xilinx announced a 7nm ACAP platform and today we had a chance to see the chip as well as the development board on the stage.

Xilinx Developer Forum 2019 starts October 1
Published in AI
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 12:56

Xilinx Developer Forum 2019 starts October 1


Adaptive intelligent world

Last year was the first time that Xilinx held a massive Xilinx Developers forum, and on October 1 and 2, the company plans the annual event over again. Victor Peng, President, and Chief Executive Officer is expected to give us an update on adaptable intelligent world vision.

Xilinx introduces world’s biggest FPGA
Published in AI
Thursday, 29 August 2019 18:17

Xilinx introduces world’s biggest FPGA


35 billion transistors in 16nm

The master of FPGAs has launched the world’s highest capacity FPGA ever designed. For those who didn’t pay attention in computer science class, FPGA (Field-Programmable Gate Array) is the hardware programmable chip that is used for chip emulation, test, measurement, compute, networking, aerospace and defense and many other tasks including AI.

Xilinx Alveo U50 adaptable compute is out
Published in AI
Tuesday, 06 August 2019 18:47

Xilinx Alveo U50 adaptable compute is out


Wins against Xeon and Tesla

Xilinx has a data center first strategy that Victor Peng and his team are executing flawlessly so far, and part of that plan is to launch an adaptable compute, network and storage card and call it Alveo U50.

Xilinx finalized the acquisition of Solarflare
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SmartNIC intelligent NIC

The 'datacenter first' strategy at Xilinx required certain laser-sharp acquisitions. After the Deephi acquisition focused on the AI and ML, the company just closed another key strategy acquisition of a smart NIC company by the name of Solarflare.

Xilinx EVP: How 5G makes data plans cheaper
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 01 August 2019 17:12

Xilinx EVP: How 5G makes data plans cheaper


5G makes unlimited data affordable

Liam Madden, EVP and GM at Xilinx of the wired and wireless group, painted an excellent picture why 5G will be so successful in solving a data hunger problem.

First customers getting Versal ACAP
Published in AI
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 17:59

First customers getting Versal ACAP


7nm first adaptive compute platform


Xilinx has confirmed that the Versal, product developed under Everest condemned was taped out last year, and today the company has confirmed that the first tier-one customers are getting the first Versal AI core products.

US chipmakers lobby for Huawei
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 17 June 2019 12:31

US chipmakers lobby for Huawei


Asking Trump to stop hurting them to get to China

US chipmakers Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, even as Huawei itself avoids typical government lobbying, people familiar with the situation said.