Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), said they have announced a strategic technical collaboration to deliver heterogeneous computing solutions with new levels of efficiency and performance through FPGA-enabled dynamic workload acceleration on Qualcomm Technologies´ server platforms.
The strategic collaboration is designed to span multiple product generations, ranging from card level to highly-integrated solutions. Target applications include compute acceleration, big data analytics, machine learning, storage and CloudRAN.
As workloads in cloud computing infrastructure demand higher compute capabilities, more power efficiency and greater flexibility, both companies are committed to delivering new high-performance solutions to exceed these industry needs. Qualcomm Technologies´ 64-bit ARMv8-based server processor with Xilinx FPGAs should enable customers to gain compelling performance, performance/watt and lower total cost of ownership. Xilinx´s All Programmable portfolio serves as a scalable reconfigurable acceleration platform that can be optimized on demand to any workload.
Qualcomm is a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. Qualcomm Incorporated includes Qualcomm´s licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of its patent portfolio.