SoftIron Announces the World’s First Production 64-bit ARM-Based Enterprise Server Motherboard using X-Gene™ Technology

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2014-Jun-20 | Tags: 64bitfedoraserverubuntu

Linux on ARMSouthampton, UK, 19th June 2014 - SoftIron® today announced it will showcase its 64-bit ARMv8 based enterprise-grade server motherboard at the 2014 International Supercomputing Conference (ISC), taking place in Leipzig, Germany from June 22-26, 2014.

The SoftIron 64-0800 server motherboard introduces technology partner Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (NASDAQ: AMCC) 64-bit ARM-based Server on a Chip™ solution to the high performance computing and data-centre markets ISC attendees can see the technology first-hand in the AppliedMicro booth, No. 506.

“We are excited to announce the launch of the first production X-Gene 64-bit ARM enterprise server motherboard today,” said Norman Fraser, CEO, SoftIron. “Our server motherboard delivers high performance 64-bit ARM enabled computing with full virtualisation to the enterprise space for the first time. Until now, all ARM based servers have been microservers; our server is the first ARM ‘macroserver’ which is a genuine alternative to mainstream x86 servers for a wide range of scale deployment scenarios.”


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