SHENZHEN, China, April 11, 2018 – Ampere®, which is developing the Arm® server platform for the future of hyperscale cloud computing, today announced it has joined the Green Computing Consortium (GCC). Ampere Chairman and CEO Renee James was named vice chair of the GCC and today unveiled her vision for the future of green computing and the need for greater industry cooperation for open standards at a keynote in Shenzhen. Further James outlined Ampere’s developers program around the Ampere eMAG® reference platform.
“Ampere is designing for the future of cloud computing, giving customers the freedom to build high performance data centers in a responsible power footprint,” said James. “Ampere is honored to be joining the Green Computing Consortium as we share the mission for an open source community for software and hardware development to deliver open, greener implementations in hyperscale data centers. As vice chair, I look forward to working with China’s leading professors, universities and ecosystem partners.”
In her keynote address, James discussed how the Arm® ecosystem in China must coalesce around a development platform for open software, which includes the industry coming together around open standards. Ampere announced a developer program with systems available in China. In addition, Ampere will be working with leading universities on developing programming talent.