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Optimizing data centers with DDR4 buffer chips

DDR4 memory delivers up to 1.5x performance improvement over DDR3, running at 2.4Gbps- 3.2 Gbps, while reducing power by 25% on the memory interface. However, the shift to higher speeds degrades electrical signal integrity, especially [...]

Rambus microsite goes live on The Next Platform

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A new microsite curated by Rambus is now live on The Next Platform. According to Kendra De Berti, Director, Solutions Marketing at Rambus, the microsite hosts a wide range of in-depth content on applications from [...]

Intel says DDR4 is ramping quickly


Last week at IDF 2016, Intel executive Geof Findley presented a comprehensive overview of the memory industry ecosystem. According to Findley, DDR4 is ramping quickly and should hit 31% of shipments during the second quarter [...]

ChipEstimate and Rambus look beyond DDR4


Frank Ferro, a senior director of product management at Rambus, has penned an article for ChipEstimate about the future of DRAM in the age of the IoT. According to Ferro, the semiconductor industry has traditionally relied [...]

Rambus to acquire Inphi’s memory interconnect business

Rambus has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Inphi’s Memory Interconnect Business for $90M in cash. The acquisition includes all assets of the Inphi Memory Interconnect Business including product inventory, customer contracts, supply chain agreements [...]

From F15s to buffer chips

Rambus CMO Jerome Nadel recently sat down with The CMO Club to discuss the diverse origins of his marketing career. Similar to many of his peers, Nadel did not originally set out to become a [...]

Rambus is @ ARMTechCon 2015

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Rambus – a silver sponsor of ARM TechCon 2015 – is kicking off the show this morning with a series of live demos centered on the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT). “The vision of the [...]

Future challenges for DDR4 and beyond

Ely Tsern, VP and chief technologist for the Rambus Memory and Interfaces division, has identified five key trends driving future server memory. These include Big Data, additional cores per CPU, a DRAM scaling slowdown, the [...]

TECHnalysis Research talks Rambus server memory chipsets


Bob O’Donnel of TECHnalysis Research recently published a white paper describing the critical role memory server chipsets play in facilitating high-speed DDR4 designs. “With the introduction of DDR4, server system designers can leverage DRAM that runs [...]

Ely Tsern talks memory interface chipsets with The Platform


Ely Tsern, VP and chief technologist for the Rambus Memory and Interfaces division, recently sat down with Nicole Hemsoth of The Platform to discuss the launch of the company’s server memory interface chipset. “Memory today, [...]

Riding Big Data waves with the R+ DDR4 Server DIMM chipset

Semiconductor Engineering editor in chief Ed Sperling has confirmed that evolving business models, acquisitions, minority investments and increasing uncertainty are creating fundamental industry shifts. “The announcement that Rambus is developing memory controller chips, expanding its business beyond [...]

AnandTech, Forbes and WSJ cover Rambus memory chipset launch

The recent launch of Rambus’ RB26 R+ DDR4 server memory chipset has been covered by a number of prominent publications and analysts, including the Wall Street Journal, AnandTech, SemiEngineering, Reuters, ReCode, VentureBeat, The Register, Fortune, [...]

Rambus showcases RB26 DDR4 DIMM chipset at IDF 2015

Rambus is showcasing its new server memory interface chipset at IDF 2015 in San Francisco. RB26 – for RDIMMs and LRDIMMs – is designed to deliver industry-leading performance and capacity for both the enterprise and [...]

EETimes: Rambus entering the fabless chip business

Junko Yoshida, Chief International Correspondent at UBM Electronics, says Rambus is entering the fabless chip business with the launch of its server memory interface chipset. “Rambus, which started its business 25 years ago as a [...]

Server market growth tied to increased memory demand


Loren Shalinsky, a Strategic Development Director at Rambus, recently penned an article for Semiconductor Engineering that explores how server market growth has prompted a salient increase in memory demand. “A high-end server can have 48 or [...]

Increasing crop yields with Big Data


The Farmers Business Network (FBN) is currently working on an initiative to break down agricultural data on millions of acres of U.S. farmland – while providing real-world results on the performance of various seed and [...]

Report: Intel’s Skylake-S is primed for DDR4


Writing for KitGuru, Anton Shilov says Intel’s upcoming Skylake-S architecture will promote DDR4 “considerably more aggressively” than initially believed. “Although [the] integrated memory controller of Skylake supports different types of DRAM, the processors will not [...]

The DDR5-HBM connection


Frank Ferro, senior director of product marketing at Rambus, recently told SemiconductorEngineering’s Ed Sperling that he was looking forward to seeing what the company could do for next-gen DDR5 as well as evolving high-bandwidth memory [...]

Navigating Big Data analytics


Intel VP and General Manager Ron Kasabian recently described the extraction of meaningful information from raw data as a “key enabler” of the new digital service economy. “In this new era, an organization’s competitive edge [...]