IBM Licenses New ARM Technology for Custom Chips Aimed at Networking, Communications

ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 24, 2013 — (PRNewswire) —  IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has licensed a broad range of ARM® Cortex® processors from ARM Holdings. IBM plans to offer the new microprocessors to its custom-chip clients; leading companies that build network routers, switches and the cellular base stations that enable pervasive wired and wireless communications across the globe.

"IBM is a top provider of custom-built, system-on-a-chip technology to communications companies -- the silicon technology that has powered much of the mobile computing revolution," said Steve Ray, Vice President, Microelectronics, IBM. "With the addition of ARM's advanced 32-bit microprocessors and peripherals to our Power-based offerings, our clients will now have the broadest array of leading silicon technology and design services available – giving them the ability to create the next generation of communications hardware."

The ARM Cortex-A15, Cortex-A12, Cortex-A7 and Cortex-M4 processors, as well as the ARM Mali™-450 Graphic Processing Unit (GPU), are included in the new license agreement. The new ARM processors join a rich IBM ecosystem of design tools and IP that simplify and extend the power of real-time embedded and advanced application processing for the company's custom-chip clients.

"IBM's manufacturing leadership and expertise in semiconductor innovation means that this agreement will result in a highly competitive portfolio of custom ARM-based solutions being deployed by leading networking infrastructure companies worldwide," said Tom Cronk, executive vice president and general manager, Processor Division, ARM, "Building on their longstanding engagement on ARM Artisan Physical IP, IBM's extensive commitment to ARM Cortex CPU and ARM Mali GPU technology reflects the increasing demand for optimized-for-function, energy efficient platforms."

Contact:
Michael Corrado
IBM
Email Contact 
914-766-4635

SOURCE IBM

Contact:
IBM
ARM Holdings
Web: http://www.ibm.com




Review Article Be the first to review this article
Rand3D

Featured Video
MCAD Corporate Newsletter
rss feed
Editorial
Jeff RoweJeff's MCAD Blogging
by Jeff Rowe
What’s Next: 2018 MCADCafe Editorial Calendar
Jobs
Currently No Featured Jobs
Upcoming Events
Design for Metal Additive Manufacturing Short Course at Revere Hotel Boston Common 200 Stuart St Boston MA - Nov 27 - 28, 2017
IMTS2018 International Manufacturing Tech Show at McCormick Place Chicago IL - Sep 10 - 15, 2018
Kenesto: 30 day trial
MasterCAM



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise