Feeds

Intel delivers 1GHz StrongArm

Sounds like Nortel, Cisco, Lucent

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

Mark Christiansen, VP of Intel and the man in charge of its IXA networking strategy, said today the firm has managed to shrink level two, three and four Fast Ethernet and Gigabit technology into a single chip.

At the same time, Intel announced a partnership with Motorola on switching technology.

Christiansen said that its IXA scheme, introduced this time last year, was going well.

"We have a few holes in IXA, but we're filling them," he said.

"We've made great progress on delivering on the promise on what we've set out to do."

Christiansen was followed by Ron Smith, who promised that Intel will deliver a new paradigm in wireless, a paradigm moreover, which seems to imply that we're all going to live in e-homes.

Or maybe e-holes, or e-huts, who knows?

Smith demonstrated an 800MHz new StrongArm variant, part of the Xscale family, which he said will deliver 1000 MIPS using only one watt. He showed that the family will deliver 1GHz. (Why doesn't Intel use this rather than them big clunky Pentiums for its mobile family?)

At .7 volts the family can deliver 200MHz and use fractions of watts, that is 50 milliwatts, amounting to 250 MIPS.

The scaleable core will allow Intel to market the family at practically any speed, depending on the voltage or power requirements. ®

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

More from The Register

next story
Azure TITSUP caused by INFINITE LOOP
Fat fingered geo-block kept Aussies in the dark
NASA launches new climate model at SC14
75 days of supercomputing later ...
Yahoo! blames! MONSTER! email! OUTAGE! on! CUT! CABLE! bungle!
Weekend woe for BT as telco struggles to restore service
You think the CLOUD's insecure? It's BETTER than UK.GOV's DATA CENTRES
We don't even know where some of them ARE – Maude
Cloud unicorns are extinct so DiData cloud mess was YOUR fault
Applications need to be built to handle TITSUP incidents
BOFH: WHERE did this 'fax-enabled' printer UPGRADE come from?
Don't worry about that cable, it's part of the config
Stop the IoT revolution! We need to figure out packet sizes first
Researchers test 802.15.4 and find we know nuh-think! about large scale sensor network ops
DEATH by COMMENTS: WordPress XSS vuln is BIGGEST for YEARS
Trio of XSS turns attackers into admins
prev story

Whitepapers

Choosing cloud Backup services
Demystify how you can address your data protection needs in your small- to medium-sized business and select the best online backup service to meet your needs.
A strategic approach to identity relationship management
ForgeRock commissioned Forrester to evaluate companies’ IAM practices and requirements when it comes to customer-facing scenarios versus employee-facing ones.
Go beyond APM with real-time IT operations analytics
How IT operations teams can harness the wealth of wire data already flowing through their environment for real-time operational intelligence.
The total economic impact of Druva inSync
Examining the ROI enterprises may realize by implementing inSync, as they look to improve backup and recovery of endpoint data in a cost-effective manner.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.