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Intel Purchase Cray's Interconnect Hardware
Posted by: ReMeDy on: 05/01/2012 01:47 PM [ Print | 0 comment(s) ]
The x86 chip giant, Intel, always looking to beef up their portfolio has entered a deal with Cray. For $140 million in cash, Cray will sell Intel their Interconnect Hardware Unit and IP, but still maintain some access to the intellectual property and rights. The Interconnect Hardware is a part of the HPC that allows the company to build larger scale x86 systems. However, that very hardware has been very useful to smaller x86 semiconductor company, AMD. Check out the details here.