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Intel's Investment In FPGAs To Enable Reconfigurable Data Centers And AI Processing Of The Future

When Intel acquired FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) chip designer Altera last year, the company set in motion a plan to further leverage the configurable logic technology in its primary cash cow data center server business. Not only were FPGAs making significant headway already in the data center, but the [...]
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