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Ampere Computing is an American fabless semiconductor company based in Santa Clara, California that develops ARM-based computer processors. Ampere also has offices in Portland, Oregon, Taipei, Taiwan, Raleigh, North Carolina, Bangalore, India and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
In April 2018, Ampere joined the Green Computing Consortium (GCC) as a Platinum Member, and Renée James was named as the vice chair of the GCC. In September 2018, Ampere announced a partnership with Lenovo, with Lenovo releasing 1U and 2U platforms with Ampere eMAG.
In March 2019, Packet announced their c2.large.arm configuration featuring Ampere's eMAG 8180. In April 2019, Ampere announced their second major investment round, including investment from Arm Holdings and Oracle Corporation. In June 2019, Nvidia announced a partnership with Ampere to bring support for CUDA. In November 2019, Nvidia announced reference design platform for GPU-accelerated Arm-based servers including Ampere eMAG.
On February 5, 2018, Ampere announced the eMAG 8180 featuring 32x Skylark cores fabricated on TSMC’s 16FF+ process. It's supports a turbo of up to 3.3 GHz with TDP of 125 W, 8ch DDR4 and 42x PCIe 3.0 Lanes. Packet offers servers with the eMAG 8180 and 128 GB DRAM, 480 GB SSD, and 2x 10 Gbps networking. On September 19, 2018, Ampere announced availability of a version featuring 16x Skylark cores.
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