Featured Articles

Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

It appears that Nvidia has been feeling the pulse of the market and took some note from comments regarding the original…

More...
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

Apple is dancing the same dance year after year. It releases the iPhone and two days before they start shipping it…

More...
Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon has just released three new tablets starting with the $99 priced 6-inch Kindle Fire HD6. This is a 6-inch tablet…

More...
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

Today we will take a look at the PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 285. The card is based on AMD’s new…

More...
Nvidia Shield Tablet 32GB 4G LTE out for pre orders

Nvidia Shield Tablet 32GB 4G LTE out for pre orders

Nvidia has finally revealed the shipping date of its Shield Tablet 32GB in 4G LTE flavour and in case you pre-order…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Wednesday, 03 April 2013 12:27

Intel will fab for Cisco

Written by Nick Farrell



Koreans spill the beans

Intel and Cisco have struck a manufacturing partnership, to make Cisco's networking chips on a contractual basis.

The scoop came from the Korea Times though neither company has made an official announcement. It quotes Lee Hee-sung, country manager at Intel Korea as its source. The deal with Cisco looks significant. If Intel successfully produces chips with designs offered by Cisco, then it will get additional momentum to effectively grow its foundry business.

Intel has been expanding its foundry businesss on a relatively small scale, with customers like Netronome, Achronix, Tabula, and most recently Altera.

The deals so far revolve mostly around FPGAs or field-programmable gate arrays. However this Intel is looking for new ways to make cash until its main PC business picks up. It also has a lot of half used Fabs needing something to do.
However the Koreans have stolen a march on the rest of the world as the Intel in the US has declined to comment and Cisco has not said anything yet.

 

Nick Farrell

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments