Computer chip maker Intel on Tuesday launched a new series of processors,
Itanium 9500, which the company claimed is over two-times faster than
its previous generation processors.
The new Intel Itanium processor
9500 series is more than twice as powerful as the previous generation,
making it ideal for today's most demanding workloads, including business
analytics, database, and large-scale ERP applications, Intel said in a
Systems based on Intel's Itanium processors run in more
than three-quarters of the world's global 100 companies across
industries such as aerospace, energy, life sciences and
telecommunications, the company said.
With the Intel Itanium
processor 9500 series, these industries will benefit from a leap in
performance and increase in reliability, availability and serviceability
capabilities, it said.
"Built on a new microarchitecture and
providing breakthrough performance, the Intel Itanium 9500 processor
family signals Intel's ongoing commitment to deliver unparallelled
reliability to meet the critical application demands across all
industries," Srinivasan Ramaprasad, Country Business Manager, MNC
Accounts, Intel South Asia, claimed at a press conference here on Tuesday.
to HP, based on HP enhancements and the Intel Itanium processor 9500
series, transactions are processed up to three times faster than
previous generations, while using 21 percent less energy.
announcement demonstrates HP's continued commitment to transform the
server landscape with innovations to the Integrity portfolio offered
with a mission-critical converged infrastructure that will endure into
Santanu Ghose, Director, Business Critical Systems, HP India, said.