Company Name : Arm

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:30AM IST (5:00AM GMT)
Arm Accelerates the Next Generation Cloud-to-Edge Infrastructure
Cambridge, England
  • News highlightsAdoption of Arm Neoverse solutions are accelerating across key segments including hyperscale/cloud computing, HPC, 5G, and the edge
  • Arm is further enabling the infrastructure transformation with the introduction of Neoverse V1 and N2 platforms, delivering 50% and 40% more performance, respectively, over Neoverse N1
  • Arm continues to invest in the software ecosystem to enable a frictionless developer experience and software that ‘just works’
 

Ten years ago, Arm set its sights on deploying its compute-efficient technology in the data center with a vision towards changing landscape that would require a new approach to infrastructure compute.

 

That decade-long effort to lay the groundwork for a more efficient infrastructure was realized when we announced Arm Neoverse, a new compute platform that would deliver 30% year-over-year performance improvements through 2021. The unveiling of Arm’s first two platforms, Neoverse N1 and E1, was significant and important. Not only because Neoverse N1 shattered the performance target by nearly 2x to deliver 60% more performance when compared to Arm’s Cortex-A72 CPU, but because it was beginning to see real demand for more choice and flexibility in this rapidly evolving space.

 

Now more than ever, Arm is focused on partnering with its ecosystem to understand the problems they are trying to solve, and delivering the high-performance, secure platforms needed to enable the infrastructure of tomorrow.

 

The velocity of Arm Neoverse

 

Neoverse N1 solutions are the first steps towards a new infrastructure, and are now powering innovations from supercomputers to increasing deployments in the world’s largest data centers, and all the way to the edge.

 

To accelerate this infrastructure transformation and enable new levels of innovation, Arm is announcing the next phase for Neoverse with the addition of two new platforms on its product roadmap. For the first time today, Arm is introducing the Arm Neoverse V1 platform, and the Neoverse N2, the second-generation N-series platform.

 

Ultimate performance: Neoverse V1 platform introduces SVE

 

The introduction of Neoverse V1 platform is the first in the V-series and delivers a single-threaded performance uplift of more than 50% over N1, the fastest for applications more reliant on CPU performance and bandwidth. Importantly, Neoverse V1 supports Scalable Vector Extensions (SVE), bringing massive potential for markets such as high-performance cloud, HPC, and machine learning.

 

SVE enables execution of single-instruction multiple dispatch (SIMD) integer, bfloat16, or floating-point instructions on wider vector units using a software programming model that’s agnostic to the width of the unit. With SVE, Arm is ensuring portability and longevity of the software code, along with efficient execution.

 

Read more on the benefits of SVE in this blog by Brent Gorda.

 

Doubling down: Neoverse N2 platform delivers scalable performance

 

In an expanding market, listening to partners often that scalability is key. Neoverse N2 enables this by providing an even higher-performing computing solution to address scale-out performance needs of applications across a range of use cases, from cloud to SmartNICs and enterprise networking, to power-constrained edge devices.

 

In addition, Neoverse N2 offers 40% higher single-threaded performance, compared to Neoverse N1, and retains the same level of power and area efficiency as Neoverse N1.

 

The building blocks for innovation and software that “just works”

 

One of Arm’s key goals is to provide partners the building blocks they need for continued innovation and design flexibility. Critical to this mission are the chip-level interfaces, which provides the opportunity to design system-level solutions. Arm’s investment in both CCIX and CXL ensures its ecosystem can deliver relevant technology quickly and efficiently. Now not only is Arm providing leading edge cores, it’s enabling partner solutions with fast fabric and high core count scalability.

 

In addition to the interconnect technologies, Arm sees tremendous opportunity ahead for Neoverse and its supporting software ecosystem. But, that requires industry standards and initiatives like Project Cassini which aim to deliver frictionless software developer experience. Through standards, platform security, and reference implementations, Project Cassini enables the industry to confidently deploy software on Arm that will “just work” (don’t miss Arm DevSummit in a few weeks for new details on this!).

 

Beyond that though, Arm continues to enable foundational infrastructure software. Operating systems and hypervisors, Xen, KVM, Docker containers, and, increasingly, Kubernetes have all announced support for Arm. The projects Arm once needed to nudge along are becoming self-supported and now seeing this evolve with commercial ISV applications.

 

Neoverse technologies are appearing in new server and SoC designs across the infrastructure world, and software and tools support has flourished. Developers see not only the performance and efficiency gains that Neoverse can deliver, but the broader design freedom and flexibility that comes with a new way of thinking about deploying infrastructure. The velocity of Neoverse has increased the pace of innovation in the infrastructure.

 

About Arm

 

Arm technology is at the heart of a computing and data revolution that is transforming the way people live and businesses operate. Our advanced, energy-efficient processor designs have enabled intelligent computing in 180 billion chips and our technologies now securely power products from the sensor to the smartphone and the supercomputer. In combination with our IoT device, connectivity and data management platform, we are also enabling customers with powerful and actionable business insights that are generating new value from their connected devices and data. Together with 1,000+ technology partners we are at the forefront of designing, securing and managing all areas of compute from the chip to the cloud.

 

 

Source: BUSINESS WIRE INDIA

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