GIGABYTE and Cavium Announce Official Release of Production-Ready ThunderX®-based Servers
SHANGHAI, July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — #GIGABYTE Technology (TWSE: 2376), a leading manufacturer of motherboards and barebones for server applications, and #Cavium Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, cloud, and data center, today announced a line-up of products built on the industry-leading ThunderX family of workload-optimized ARM server SoCs. At a joint event in Shanghai, GIGABYTE and Cavium officially announced the release of a range of 14 server SKUs – the results of co-operation based on the Cavium ThunderX platform, utilizing GIGABYTE’s almost 20 years of experience in the server industry. With these products, the partnership has produced a compelling, high performance alternative to the incumbent solutions in the market. GIGABYTE and Cavium had the honor of inviting ecosystem partners – ARM, Innodisk, Linaro, Qlogic, Red Hat, and Suse – all of which have committed resource to bringing ARM-based servers to the mainstream enterprise market – as guest speakers at the event. GIGABYTE and Cavium are working with these stakeholders to bring higher performance-per-dollar to the server market and open up a range of potential new applications.