Tilera Offering Tweaked Hardware for the Cloud

Tilera, the maker of a massively multicore chip, has signed a deal with hardware manufacturer Quanta to offer a server designed especially for the cloud, becoming one of several startups aiming to meet worldwide demand for compute-based services and amid concerns about energy efficiency.…

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Does the Cloud Need a Specialized Chip?

Tilera, one of many companies trying to build specialty chips or systems for cloud and web-scale computing, received a strategic investment today from Broadcom. But even as the investment validates Tilera, does the cloud need its own specialty chips and gear?…

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Five Multicore Chip Startups to Watch

As semiconductor firms get around the limitations of making individual processors faster by putting more cores onto a single chip, the mindset of today’s software developers and engineers mindset needs to adapt. Here are five startups that have the potential to stretch multicore processors to their very limit.…

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