Intel Corp.’s push into low-power processing chips has been years in the making, but the giant company is gaining ground with its latest generation of products. The new Atom C2000 family will compete in a range of markets that include dense servers, low-power storage devices and more power-efficient network equipment.
All the new products have strong ties to the company’s Austin engineering center on South MoPac Boulevard (Loop 1), where much of the design takes place on key components — called processing cores — for the new chips. Intel employs more than 1,000 workers in Austin, many of them chip designers.
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