KeyStone II-based multicore System-on-Chips
17 April 2013
Texas Instruments (TI) has announced its participation in HP Project Moonshot and the HP Pathfinder Innovation Ecosystem and affirmed its commitment to helping HP develop innovative, energy-efficient server technology optimised to address new styles of IT workloads.
The company says its KeyStone II-based multicore System-on-Chips (SoCs) further advance efforts to design, deliver, standardise and deploy innovative solutions that are uniquely tuned for today's extreme-scale demands.
HP Project Moonshot, a multi-year, multi-phased programme, is dedicated to the development of a new family of software-defined servers, including extreme low-energy processing technology purposefully built to address surging infrastructure pressures from emerging application trends.
Pioneering the future of extreme-scale technology, the HP Moonshot System is claimed to be the first solution with a modern architecture engineered for the new style of IT, using a revolutionary server designed to help customers significantly reduce physical space requirements, energy use and costs.
The close collaboration between TI and HP over the last year ensures that TI's SoCs are the right fit for the HP Moonshot System. TI's KeyStone II-based SoCs, which integrate fixed-and floating-point TMS320C66x digital signal processor (DSP) cores with multiple ARM Cortex-A15 MPCore processors, packet processing, security processing and Ethernet switching, are aimed at giving customers the performance, scalability and programmability needed for a variety of applications in the high performance compute, cloud computing and communications infrastructure markets.