This expansion makes available to partners a version of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 that allows them to develop, test and deliver products to the market using 64-bit ARM chips
from vendors including AMD, AppliedMicro and Cavium along with server manufacturers Dell, E4 Computer Engineering, HP and SoftIron to provide customers with more choice, flexibility and opportunities to save on their technology infrastructure.
According to Richman: "I don't know exactly when, but sooner or later, Macs will run on Apple-designed ARM chips
The AMD Opteron A1100 series -- targeted at servers -- can integrate 8 processor cores and will be one of the first ARM chips
to be 64-bit.
Intel Atom processors have not gained much foothold in the market and most of the tablets are run on ARM chips
dominate in mobile phones and tablets, where companies such as Qualcomm Inc.
Currently, the number of ARM chips
shipped per year greatly exceeds the numbers of x86 processors sold by a wide margin approaching 10x.
It's been a year since the introduction of the first Intel Inside handset, but the company's struggles to break into the smartphone market continue as rivals Nvidia and Qualcomm improved speed and power efficiency of ARM chips
, which dominate that market.
9 percent gain in ARM Holdings, which rose on technical buying and on a report that Apple may use ARM chips
in its products.
Intel introduced its Atom Z2760 chip -- also known as Clover Trail -- an energy-efficient processor designed for use in Microsoft Windows 8 tablets that the company intends to serve as an alternative to ARM chips
As per the reports, TSMC and ARM have entered a multi-year agreement to extend ongoing collaboration beyond the realm of 20-nanometer (nm) technology and deliver ARM chips
on FinFET transistors.
The availability of Windows for ARM chips
for the first time is designed to help Microsoft expand Windows into this fast growing sector.
While forecasting about 150 billion ARM chips
worldwide by 2020 based on a connected world that is very complex and diverse, Brown said, 'On one end of this scale, micro-controller is powering the Things of Internet and costing less than 50 cents.