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HP and AppliedMicro Technology Empower the University of Utah to Further Cloud Computing Research

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

WHAT: A collaboration between Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (Nasdaq:AMCC) and HP (NYSE:HPQ) to power the CloudLab facility at the University of Utah, an academic project allowing researchers as well as the public to build efficient cloud computing environments to run on a wide range of workloads.

"HP Moonshot with the ARM 64-bit system-on-chip server cartridge offers lower cost, higher density and lower power consumption—three factors that will be critical to the future of cloud computing," said Robert Ricci, research assistant professor of computer science, University of Utah. "By giving researchers access to the HP Moonshot platform in our CloudLab facility, we empower them to develop fundamental breakthroughs that have the potential to change the capabilities, performance, reliability and security of future clouds."

CloudLab is powered by HP's Proliant m400, embedded with AppliedMicro's X-Gene® Server on a Chip® solution with eight cores running at up to 2.4GHz.

Learn more about the collaboration by watching this video.

Additional Resources

  • University of Utah CloudLab page
  • HP's University of Utah CloudLab Case Study page
  • AppliedMicro University of Utah CloudLab Blog page
  • HP Moonshot page
  • About X-Gene page

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About AppliedMicro

Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (Nasdaq:AMCC) is a global leader in computing and connectivity solutions for next-generation cloud infrastructure and data centers. AppliedMicro delivers silicon solutions that dramatically lower total cost of ownership. Corporate headquarters are located in Sunnyvale, California. www.apm.com.

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CONTACT: Media Contact: Applied Micro Circuits Corporation Mike Major Phone: (408) 542-8831 E-mail: mmajor@apm.com

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