Investors' Soapbox AM | THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2010 Intel Tops AMD in Server Microprocessors Intel will continue to dominate the market, says J.P. Morgan.
TUESDAY, INTEL (TICKER: INTC) launched its new Xeon 7500 "Nehalem-EX" expandable server-processor line, targeted toward the high-performance, mission-critical server market.
The launch came on the heels of Advanced Micro Devices' (AMD) March 29 unveiling of its Opteron 6100 "Magny Cours" series and just two weeks after Intel also refreshed its mainstream line with the Xeon 5600 "Westmere-EP" processor. Both Magny Cours and Westmere-EP are positioned at the high-volume, mainstream-server space.
Tuesday, Intel brought together a variety of customers and software vendors to extol the benefits of the Nehalem-EX in the mission-critical computing environment. Nehalem-EX features 6-core and ...