The analyst says Xilinx could offer a "positive" update with a potential "customer and/or product announcements related to the initial production of its new Project Everest chip for data center accelerator boards
FPGA accelerator boards
, FPGA network processing boards, FPGA prototyping boards and SOM (System-on-Module) product lines complement ReFLEX CES' existing portfolio of complex, high-speed and mezzanine FPGA boards based on PCIe, VPX and CompactPCI form factors.
Cavium's award winning NIT ROX families of security processors and NITROX XL families of accelerator boards
offers solutions delivering 50 Mbps to 10Gbps of encryption bandwidth with 1K to 50K RSA/DH operations per second.
XPedite2000 is software compatible with all Cavium standard PCI, PCI-X accelerator boards
. Cavium's software support includes a rich, full-featured set of software drivers, utilities, a common API set and reference application software.
"Our multi-year relationship with 3Dlabs continues to provide great options for our customers with tested, high-performance graphics such as the Sun XVR-500 accelerator boards
," said Bjorn Annderson, group marketing manager for graphics and visual media at Sun Microsystems.
Through NVIDIA's ELSA-designed software advantage, customers take advantage of a wide array of unique, high-performance drivers and utilities to enable Synergy and GLoria accelerator boards
to achieve maximum 2D/3D graphics performance.
He said the NetStation addresses the bandwidth problem by allowing multiple ISDN lines to be linked up and said that the Pentium III - which is expected to hit the streets in March - will provide the kind of processing power needed to make videoconferencing viable - as it is able to handle the complex compression/decompression (codec) of data required for videoconferencing without recourse to additional accelerator boards
. All intensive activity at the processor end should help to drive demand for higher-end desktop CPUs - like the Pentium III - but the spokesperson decried such suggestions and characterized Intel's move as a public service, saying it would help replace "all these plug-in boards."
The computers can be outfitted with one, two, or four 150-megahertz P6 processors, and they incorporate the vendor's OpenGL-based 3-D graphics accelerator boards
. The workstations also have up to 32 MB of texture memory, up to 34 MB of video RAM, 24- or 32-bit Z buffers, and 24-bit true-color double buffering.
The Unix-based Sun Sparcstation platform comes with a 1GB SCSI hard disc drive, black-and-white control monitor, high-resolution, color-calibrated image monitor and accelerator boards
to optimise sharpening, manipulation of large files and background processing.