SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (Nasdaq:AMCC), a global leader in computing and connectivity solutions, today announced that XS Inc., a leading supplier of customized solutions for enterprise and hyperscale data center customers, has selected AppliedMicro’s X-Gene® 2 server CPU for its next-generation V-Raptor servers.

The jointly engineered V-Raptor II series, featuring X-Gene’s 64-bit ARMv8-A microarchitecture, couples the performance and power-efficiency of X-Gene 2, and is designed for compute intensive workloads.

“Our collaboration with XS Inc. showcases our commitment to the Korean market, as well as the market demand for X-Gene-based platform solutions,” said Kumar Sankaran, associate vice president, software and platform engineering at AppliedMicro. “We are excited that XS Inc. has developed a high performance, low power, cost-effective platform that is ideal for the enterprise and hyperscale data center markets.”

XS has designed and will market a new OCP server platform based on the X-Gene 2 Server-on-a-Chip® solution. The 1U quad socket solution delivers leading-edge performance and power-efficiency suitable for cost-effective scale-out high-performance application server deployments.

“We’re delighted to collaborate with AppliedMicro as it shows our joint commitment to delivering X-Gene-based solutions for the data center markets,” said Myoung Hwan Yoo, CTO and co-founder at XS Inc. “We have worked closely with tier one Korean data center customers to develop a platform that is optimized to meet their hyperscale data center needs and look forward to volume deployments starting later this year.”

Visit AppliedMicro & XS booth (No. 5) at OpenStack Days Korea on Feb 18, 2016 for more information.  

About AppliedMicro
Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (NASDAQ:AMCC) is a global leader in computing and connectivity solutions for next-generation cloud infrastructure and data centers. AppliedMicro delivers silicon solutions that dramatically lower total cost of ownership. Corporate headquarters are located in Santa Clara, California.

(C) Copyright 2016. Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, AppliedMicro, X-Gene, X-Weave, Server on a Chip, and Cloud Server are trademarks or registered trademarks of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners.

About XS Inc.

XS Inc. is a venture company in Korea specializing in ARM based Embedded Linux and Linux based storage platform.  XS Inc. has developed V-Raptor (Velociraptor), Korea’s first ever Ultra Low-Powered ARM server for data centers.  XS  Inc’s  technical expertise on Linux based Diskless solution has been approved by NETGEAR, and XS Inc. is promoting its Diskless solution businesses across Asia and in U.K.     

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Applied Micro Circuits Corporation
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Myoung Hwan Yoo
XS Inc.