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.

Xilinx 7nm Versal taped out last year
Published in AI
Thursday, 30 May 2019 12:59

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
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 02 May 2019 10:17

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
Published in Network
Tuesday, 30 April 2019 10:29

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.

Xilinx says computing after Moore’s Law is called ACAP
Published in PC Hardware


Adaptive compute acceleration platform

Intel's Gordon Moore came with one of the most prominent rules/"laws" of the semiconductor industry, that the number of transistors on chip would double every 18th month.

Xilinx releases 7nm programmable chip
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 19 March 2018 12:08

Xilinx releases 7nm programmable chip


Cost a billion to make

Xilinx has revealed its adaptive computer acceleration platform (ACAP), which is a new kind of programmable chip for flexible hardware.