Xilinx announces Versal AI Edge ACAP
Smart vision, medical, automotive beats Nvidia
Xilinx is enjoying the multiple line of Versal ACAP adaptive compute acceleration platform roll out and adding an adaptive edge product certainly enlarges the leadership portfolio and adds some trouble for the competition, including Nvidia.
Xilinx introduces its Alveo SN1000 SmartNIC
The Industry’s First SmartNIC with Composable Hardware
Xilinx made quite a few announcements with a general idea of how to help revolutionize a modern Data Center with software defined, hardware accelerated Alveo SmartNICs. The big news includes the new Alveo SN1000 SmartNIC card.
AMD announces plans to acquire Xilinx
$35 billion biggest to date
News that AMD might acquire Xilinx was quite a surprise after the Nvidia–ARM consolidation, but not surprising. Using current stock and market value increase, AMD decided to make a strategic decision to play better in the data center, 5G, automotive, and fight against the Intel–Altera alliance.
Xilinx reports fiscal Q42020 and FY2020 results
$3.16 billion, data center 22 percent revenue growth
The fiscal year 2020 (April 2019 to April 2020) was a challenging year for anyone trading with China due to the US government pressures on Huawei. Despite all these challenges, Xilinx managed to make $3.16 billion revenue or three percent higher, year over year.
Samsung and Xilinx Team Up for worldwide 5G commercial deployments
Versal ACAP ideal for 5G
There is no doubt that Samsung is a big player in the 5G arena, both on the client and infrastructure side. Xilinx also managed to score an important 5G design win with its Xilinx Versal ACAP for worldwide 5G commercial deployments.
Xilinx introduces Versal Premium adaptable accelerator for Core network
Designed for high bandwidth core and 5G tasks
Imagine an FPGA that can replace 22 currently shipping FPGA Adapters and provide a high bandwidth needed for the Internet and 5G demand of the future? That seems the best way to visualize Versal Premium, as this is a product design to address the explosion of data and bandwidth growth.
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.
Xilinx 7nm Versal taped out last year
37B transistor chip sampling in weeks
The transformation of Xilinx took the company’ revenue to over three billion for the first time in history, and the big bets that CEO Victor Peng made are starting to pay off. Victor confirmed at the recent company’s financial analyst event that a 7nm chip codenamed Everest and branded as Versal was taped out last year.
Xilinx made $3.06 billion in 2019
CEO Victor Peng made the difference
Xilinx announced that at the end of its fiscal year 2019 the company reached record revenues of $3.06 billion for the fiscal year 2019, up 24 percent from the previous fiscal year. The three pillar strategy is playing out, with the data center first but it is clear that the company has AI, networking and 5G well embedded in its roadmap.
Xilinx to acquire Solarflare
SmartNIC meets FPGA / smart accelerator growth
Xilinx under Victor Peng has managed to step up the game and take the company to a new high. Part of its data center first, AI and 5G strategy is where the acquisition of smartNIC manufacturer Solarflare fits perfectly.