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Editor’s Pick: Cloud Connectivity for 15 Billion Devices


Intel Intros Intel® Xeon® Processors E5 Designed for Cloud Connectivity

In this Editor’s Pick, ZDNet reports on Intel’s unveiling of the new Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 product family with technology innovations and performance gains designed to handle billions of devices connected to the cloud. All these devices will connect back to the data center, requiring enhanced technology to maintain a positive user experience and to scale for demand. The new processor family from Intel offers more options with more compelling user experiences worldwide for personal and business purposes. This means more connectivity on everything from cars to home appliances. In comparison to the previous generation, the “record-breaking” Intel Xeon processor E5 family is significantly faster and significantly more energy efficient. The new processor supports up to eight cores per processor as well as PCI Express* 3.0 with direct integration into the microprocessor.

Read the blog entry by Rachel King from March 6, 2012 >