IBM Power architecture allows licensed available




IBM Power architecture allows licensed available

IBM is a new consortium began to licensing. Its Power architecture to third parties This allows other parties hardware and software based on IBM’s architecture design and use in their products.

IBM PowerPC processor The Open Power Consortium, as the umbrella organization called, the monopoly of the x86 architecture broke through on the processor market. The Power architecture license to make available to third parties IBM would hope to compensate. Server sales are declining The company sold last quarter significantly fewer servers with the Power architecture on board. The x86 architecture would be about 98 percent of the server market operate, so reports The Wall Street Journal.

The Open Power Consortium, the Power architecture a larger share in the server market will give. IBM has both its hardware and software technology licensed made available to members of the consortium. Include Nvidia, Mellanox and Tyan have joined the Open Power Consortium. The newest member is Google that servers with the Power chips as possible will use. In its data centers Google and the other members would have to develop. Servers for the Power architecture instead of x86 server hardware and software

The x86 architecture, Intel and AMD as hoflevenanciers, get with the consortium not only competition of the Power architecture. Arm also, that his architecture license provides various manufacturers, is now on a limited scale in servers to find.

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