Processors

Keep up with the latest processor technology and the devices that they power.

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Improving Manageability With OS Streaming in Training Rooms

    OS streaming can deliver considerable manageability benefits to Intel IT training rooms with multi-user PCs. To evaluate performance and utilization in a production environment, it conducted Proof of Concept (PoC) testing in two rooms located in different buildings on an Intel campus. It found that OS streaming improved manageability and...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Virtualization With the Intel Xeon Processor 5500 Series: A Proof of Concept

    Intel IT, together with Intel's Digital Enterprise Group, End User Platform Integration, and Intel's Software and Services Group, conducted proof-of-concept testing and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analysis to assess the virtualization capabilities of Intel Xeon processor 5500 series. A server based on Intel Xeon processor X5570 delivered up to...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    A Superior Hardware Platform for Server Virtualization: Improving Data Center Flexibility, Performance and TCO With the Intel Xeon Processor 5500 Series

    Server virtualization is helping IT organizations improve data center productivity in fundamental ways. It lets consolidate multiple operating systems and applications per physical server, reducing the size and costs of IT infrastructure, while enabling to deploy new applications in minutes. Virtualization also lets move running applications from one server to...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    RFC 2544 Latency Testing on Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers

    This whitepaper examines and analyses traffic latency on the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers. The Cisco ASR 1000 has three forwarding engines known as Cisco ASR 1000 Series Embedded Services Processors (ESPs). This paper will review the latency of two of those ESP forwarding engines, specifically the 10-Gbps Cisco ASR...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Energy-Efficient Interconnect Via Router Parking

    The increase in on-chip core counts in Chip MultiProcessors (CMPs) has led to the adoption of interconnects such as Mesh and Torus, which consume an increasing fraction of the chip power. Moreover, as technology and voltage continue to scale down, static power consumes a larger fraction of the total power;...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Grid Computing: Operations Research Methods for Resource Management and Scheduling

    The grid computing paradigm is replacing localized computer clusters or the traditional "supercomputer" model for research and industry enterprises requiring increasingly large amounts of processing power and storage. Computational grids are distributed systems integrating geographically-separate resources into a single, massively parallel network well-suited to complex processing tasks. This article introduces...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Grid Computing: Optimization Techniques for Skeletons on Grids

    Skeletons are common patterns of parallelism in distributed computing systems. These often-used components, such as farm, map, and pipeline, can be abstracted and offered to application programmers as programming primitives. This article introduces the motivation for implementing algorithmic skeletons and demonstrates use of Lithium, a programming environment based on Java...

    Provided By Intel

  • Presentations // Mar 2009

    Intel Xeon Processor 5500 Series: Demo

    With up to 9x the performance compared to installed single-core servers, up to 50 percent lower server idle power compared to the previous generation, and unique virtualization capabilities, Intel Microarchitecture Nehalem lets you deliver more business results from every clock cycle, every IT man-hour, every watt, and every inch of...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Learn about the Intel® Xeon® Processor 5600 Series

    Intel? Xeon? processor 5600 series automatically regulates power consumption and intelligently adjusts server performance according to your needs. Enabled by Intel? Intelligent Power Technology, these processors shift into the lowest available power state, while Intel? Turbo Boost Technology intelligently adjusts performance according to your needs.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Intel Xeon Processor-based Server Refresh Savings Estimator

    Developed with key learnings from Intel's IT experience in justifying server refresh internally, this tool allows you to enter data about your existing environment and evaluate the benefits of replacing it with the latest generation of Intel-based servers.

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Read About The Value of PC Refresh with Microsoft Windows 7

    Intel IT plans to begin enterprise-wide deployment of Microsoft Windows 7 on PCs with Intel vPro technology in early 2010. We conducted an extensive three-month evaluation that showed the OS meets the key requirements of Intel's business groups, giving us the ability to improve employee productivity, deliver IT cost efficiencies,...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Watch CIO Perspective on Intel vPro Technology

    Gerry Weaver, CIO of the State of Indiana, and Diane Bryant, CIO of Intel, talk about how Intel vPro technology helps address end-user and IT efficiencies in their environments. The CIOs discuss real ROI numbers from Intel vPro technology, including savings of $1 million or more.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    New Intel® Atom™ Dev SDK brings enhancements & component integration

    The Intel? Atom? Developer Program has just released Beta 3 of its Windows SDK. With this new release, there are a number of enhancements to assist with application development, and it offers a new opportunity for component sales and integration within the Intel Atom Developer Program.

    Provided By Intel

  • Related Offers (non-promo) // Feb 2004

    Intel® Itanium® 2 Processor - Quick Reference Guide

    The new Intel? Itanium? 2 processor with 6M L3 cache accelerates the momentum of the Intel Itanium 2 processor family. Find out why this system would be beneficial to your organization.

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Leading Virtualization Performance and Energy Efficiency in a Multi-processor Server: Intel Xeon processor 7400 series

    Fewer servers. More performance. With the architecture that's specifically built for virtualization, the Intel? Xeon? processor 7400 series gives you more than 40% better performance and up to 38% better virtualization performance than previous generations ? within the same power envelope. Intel Xeon processor 7400 series helps provide your data...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Video Q&A - Remote Management

    Activating Intel's Active Management Technology in vPro can assist with remote diagnostics - whether the PC is switched on or off - and reduce engineering visits to a site. In this video Q&A Computacenter technology leader Darren Frost explains how.

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Buyers' Guide - How to ease the shift to mobile working

    With momentum building behind mobile working, are higher costs inevitable when moving staff to laptops? Not necessarily. In fact it's possible to emerge with lower management overheads - and tighter security. Read on to find out more.

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Buyers Guide - Keep Security on a tight reign

    Data security is one of the cornerstones of the IT department. But as security threats evolve, IT managers have a tricky balance to strike - secure the client devices without impairing productivity. This article offers insight and advice how these objectives can be met.

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Buyers Guide - Problems ease for managing multi-vendor fleets

    CIOs can see the benefits of dealing with a single vendor. But they are equally loath to become locked into one supplier. This articles explores how important developments in management standards could solve that conundrum.

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Buyers Guide - Time to future-proof desktop management

    As business demands and user requirements shift, any IT management scheme has to hit a moving target. This article looks at how developments in processor technology can help cope with those constant changes.

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Cheat Sheet: Active Management Technology

    An irreverent, informal beginners guide to Active Management Technology

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Vendorboard - Active Management Technology

    In this video whiteboard Stuart Dommett, enterprise client product manager at Intel, explains how activating Intel's Active Management Technology in vPro computers enables remote management and diagnostics, improves power efficiency and boosts security.

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Video Case Study - Top Marks for Remote Management

    When the Green School, a west London specialist science school, implemented a new desktop infrastructure it expected the latest vPro technology to make a difference. But it hadn't realised quite how much time, management and power the Intel technology would save.

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Video Case Study - University of Plymouth Goes Green

    The University of Plymouth recently upgraded it's 4,800 PC desktop estate to ones with Intel's vPro technology. In this video Greg Regan, principal computing officer at the university explains how the technology's management capabilities will improve power efficiency, slash electricity costs and cut CO2 emissions in support of the academic...

    Provided By Intel

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Intel® Xeon® Processor-Based Server Refresh Savings Estimator

    This tool enables you to enter data about your existing server environment to evaluate the value and benefits of replacing aging servers with those based on Intel? Xeon? processors. Generating a full report in Microsoft Word* or PowerPoint*, you can create a simple analysis or full custom analysis as well...

    Provided By Intel

  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    Intel® Xeon® Processor 7500 Series Overview

    The Intel? Xeon? processor 7500 series is designed to support your most data-intensive and mission-critical applications with world-class, scalable performance while reducing your data center footprint and energy requirements.

    Provided By Intel

  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    Scalable Performance, Advanced Reliability

    The Intel? Xeon? processor 7500 series delivers massively scalable performance, along with advanced reliability for data-demanding server requirements. With multi-processor support and hardware-assisted virtualization features, these processors enable migration from proprietary and RISC-based server, reducing your data center footprint. Supporting your most data-intensive and mission-critical applications, the Intel? Xeon? processor...

    Provided By Intel

  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    Optimizing Your Virtualized Data Center

    Intel? Xeon? processor 7500 series delivers Intel? Virtualization Technology (Intel? VT) for Connectivity (Intel? VT-c), optimizing your virtualized data center by offloading network overhead tasks from the processor. Reducing processor utilization and I/O latency, these processors offer improved application responsiveness and near line rate throughput for 10GB Ethernet deployments.

    Provided By Intel

  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    Flexible Migration: Highest Virtualization Performance

    Including the industry's highest virtualization performance, the Intel? Xeon? processor 7500 series allows you the flexibility to migrate workloads to fewer servers, increasing utilization while saving energy. Designed with Intel? Virtualization Technology FlexMigration (Intel? VT FlexMigration), these processors enable you to combine multiple generations into the same virtualized server pool,...

    Provided By Intel

  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    Intelligent Performance and Energy Efficiency.

    Servers with the Intel? Xeon? processor 7500 series deliver industry-leading performance on demand with Intel? Turbo Boost Technology, automatically shifting CPU and memory into the lowest available power state when peak performance isn't required.

    Provided By Intel

  • Webcasts // Apr 2010

    Intel® Xeon® Processor 5600 series processor

    Learn how the Intel? Xeon? processor 5600 series automatically regulates power consumption and intelligently adjusts server performance according to your application needs, maximizing both energy efficiency and performance.

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    EMC Avamar and EMC HomeBase Red Hat Linux Server Recovery - Best Practices Planning

    This white paper describes an efficient, media-less. rapid application recovery solution enabling automated recoveries to dissimilar hardware for Red Hat Linux servers. The EMC Avamar and HomeBase solutions provide organizations with the ability to efficiently protect critical data, to any location, as well as completely recover the server, storage, and...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Improving Digital Signal Processing Performance and Lowering Costs

    Digital Signal Processors (DSPs), with their specialized architectures optimized for heavy math computation, have been a mainstay of the real-time digital signal processing market place as a cost-effective solution for many complex designs. Although DSPs remain a viable choice for many systems, developers are finding that proprietary DSPs are no...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Microcontroller to Intel Architecture Conversion

    In contrast to general-purpose computers, MicroControllers (MCUs) are often optimized for interrupt latency over instruction throughput, both reducing latency and making it predictable to support real-time control. Thus, MCUs are commonly used in time critical embedded applications, such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Recently, Intel Atom processors have gained considerable...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Intel Atom Processor E6xx Series - Memory Design Optimization for Small Form Factor

    The Intel Atom processor E6xx Series is one of the System-on-Chip products introduced in the embedded market. This product targets users who design their platforms specifically for embedded applications with sensitivity towards platform space and power. One of the methods, which greatly optimize platform space, is reducing the routing length...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Intel Xeon Processor E7 Family: Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability

    Today's businesses increasingly depend on Intel Xeon-based servers to run data-intensive and mission-critical applications. Server Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability (RAS) are crucial issues for modern enterprise IT shops that deliver mission critical applications and services, as application delivery failures can be extremely costly per hour of system downtime. Furthermore, the...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Optimizing Non-Sequential Data Processing Applications

    Data processing applications that manage large numbers of data flows, either by indexing or pointer chasing, may be subject to frequent instruction pipeline stalls due to data cache misses. This paper outlines techniques for use on Intel Architecture processors to lessen the effect of instruction pipeline stalls in certain application...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    Display Characterizations on Intel Atom Processor E6xx Series (B1-Stepping)

    This paper characterizes the latest Intel Atom Processor E6xx Series B1 stepping System-on-Chip platform. In this paper, necessary details on hardware capability are presented along with information on display resolution characterizations (or limitations) for maximum display resolutions allowed on each of the display outputs using the Intel Embedded Media and...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Cisco Nexus 5020 Switch Performance in Market-Data and Back-Office Data Delivery Environments

    In the capital markets industry today, significant growth in the levels of data traffic for pre- and post-trade information processing has become the norm. Addressing this continued and accelerating growth is a major challenge and concern for all involved. Those involved are looking at many technologies to stay on top...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Cisco Unified Computing System Extended Memory Technology Overview

    The processor, memory, and I/O are three of the most important subsystems in a server. All are critical to a server's workload performance and reliability. At any given point, one of these subsystems tends to become a performance bottleneck. When an application is described as CPU, memory, or I/O bound,...

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