Intel's Processor Strategy Reveals Key Trends in Computing
At it's annual shareholder meeting May 17, Intel revealed that it is investing a lot of time and capital into emerging markets, such as China, Japan, South America and Eastern Europe. It is also changing its focus on servers to data center equipment including networking and storage. And it's coming out with a new product line of MIC (Many Integrated Cores) processors called "Knights," that will take the multi-core concept to a new level with up to 50 cores. This slideshow from eWeek highlights the key points from the meeting. Particularly interesting were the data on emerging markets, new uses for computing, and growth in cloud computing and storage in China and the US.