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
Published in Network


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.

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 Zynq Ultrascale+ RFSoC is an adaptable RF radio platform
Published in Mobiles


Single chip for 5G Wireless, Cable Access and Radar Applications

Xilinx was one of the winners of the 4G  battle because of its involvement in 4G adaptable solutions for the infrastructure and the fact that the infrastructure changes in order to accommodate the new 3GPP standards.

Xilinx had a record quarter
Published in AI
Friday, 01 February 2019 09:45

Xilinx had a record quarter


Things to get better

Xilinx is a company that makes great products and technology but in the past didn’t manage to penetrate the mainstream IT media’s due to the complexity of its products. That is all changing now, the company with its Datacenter, AI, 5G and Automotive aspirations managed to grab a lot of attention and score 34 percent year on year growth.

Chipmaker Xilinx hires Barclays for Mellanox deal
Published in PC Hardware


Deal moving ahead

Xilinx has hired Barclays to advise on a bid to buy Mellanox Technologies after approaching the smaller chipmaker with an offer.