Intel FPGAs step toward mainstream in Dell, Fujitsu enterprise servers


Enterprises should find it easier to tap the benefits of FPGAs now that Dell EMC and Fujitsu are putting Intel Arria 10 GX Programmable Acceleration Cards into off-the-shelf servers for the data center.

Beginning this week, Dell will make programmable acceleration cards with Intel Arria 10 GX FPGAs generally available in the PowerEdge R640, R740 and R740XD servers, and Fujitsu will give priority customers early access to Primergy RX2540 M4 servers with the cards installed.

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The FPGAs are designed to work with Intel Xeon processors to meet specific data-intensive performance requirements within a workload.

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