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3D Systems to acquire Cimatron for $97 million

Posted by Robert Dow on November 25th 2014 | Discuss (0)
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3D printer manufacturer 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of CAM software developer Cimatron (NASDAQ: CIMT) in a deal valued at approximately $97 million. 3D Systems has been on an aggressive acquisition path for the past few years, in an effort to create a full-service 3D printing software and hardware business. Read more on the acquisition on GraphicSpeak.

Nvidia jumps 13% from last quarter, Intel up 11.6%, AMD slips 7%

Posted by Robert Dow on November 12th 2014 | Discuss (0)
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JPR is releasing its Q3'14 MarketWatch report today.Nvidia’s desktop discrete shipments increased 24.3% from last quarter; and the company’s notebook discrete shipments increased 3.5%. AMD’s shipments of desktop heterogeneous GPU/CPUs, i.e., APUs increased 10.5% from the previous quarter, Intel’s desktop processor embedded graphics (EPGs) shipments decreased from last quarter by 0.3%, and notebooks increased by 18.6%. Read more on Q3'14 on our MarketWatch product page

GPU shipments (MarketWatch) Q3 2014 - Charts and Images

Posted by Jon Peddie on November 11th 2014 | Discuss (0)
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Graphics processors, stand-alone discrete devices, and embedded processor-based GPUs are ubiquitous, and essential components in all systems and device today from handheld mobile devices, PCs, and workstations, to TVs, servers, vehicle systems, signage, game consoles, medical equipment, and wearables. New technologies and semiconductor manufacturing processes are taking advantage of the ability of GPU power to scale. The GPU drives the screen of every device we encounter—it is the humane-machine interface. The third quarter is typically the big growth quarter, and after the turmoil of the recession, it appears we are getting back into the seasonality cycles of the past.

Our Q3’14 Quarterly Review is now available for download..!

Posted by Robert Dow on October 30th 2014 | Permalink
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We have compiled some of our best articles, reviews and editorials from the 3rd quarter 2014 and made them available in a new quarterly review. The best of TechWatch Q3'14 includes articles on Intel's Broadwell, AMD Kaveri A-Series APUs and Nvidia's new Maxwell GPUs, and much more. Subscribers can download the Quarterly on the TechWatch product page - HERE.

JPR’s first Virtualization Conference today

Posted by Robert Dow on October 28th 2014 | Permalink
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Intel and Nvidia lead an impressive list of industry leaders that are taking part and sponsoring the upcoming remote graphics and Virtualization Conference. The conference is taking place today at the Hyatt Regency at San Francisco airport. The Conference will provide real world guidance to industry professionals looking for ways to achieve more efficiency in their organizations through remote graphics and virtualization technologies. The conference will feature talks and panel discussions from people who are making virtualization work, and demos from companies who can make it happen. Read more on our speaker line up, Agenda and Register on our EVENT PAGE…

JPR sets Virtualize conference speaker line-up

Posted by Robert Dow on October 16th 2014 | Permalink
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We have announced the line-up of speakers for Virtualize, the one-day conference on virtualization and remote graphics technology. The conference will be October 30, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel SFO at San Francisco airport. The Virtualize Conference will provide real world guidance to industry professionals looking for ways to achieve more efficiency in their organizations through remote graphics and virtualization technologies. The conference will feature talks and panel discussions from people who are making virtualization work, and demos from companies who can make it happen. Read more on our speaker line up, Agenda and Register on our Event Page…

Lisa Su takes the reigns at AMD, Rory Read steps down

Posted by Robert Dow on October 8th 2014 | Permalink
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After successfully turning the company around Rory hands the controls to technologist Lisa Su. Watch for AMD to make an ever bigger move into the embedded market.

HP To Separate Into Two

Posted by Robert Dow on October 6th 2014 | Permalink
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HP today announced plans to separate into two new publicly traded Fortune 50 companies: one comprising HP’s market-leading enterprise technology infrastructure, software and services businesses, which will do business as Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, and one that will comprise HP’s market-leading personal systems and printing businesses, which will do business as HP Inc. and retain the current logo. Immediately following the transaction, which is expected to be completed by the end of fiscal 2015, HP shareholders will own shares of both Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and HP Inc.

Announcing Virtualize, JPR’s Remote Graphics and Virtualization Conference

Posted by Robert Dow on September 19th 2014 | Permalink
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The Virtualize Conference, OCT 30 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, is designed to give real-world guidance to industry professionals who are looking for ways to achieve more efficiency, productivity and resource management in their organizations through the use of virtualization technologies. The conference will feature talks and panel discussions from people who are making virtualization work in their organizations including large operations such as Boeing and GE, entertainment companies such as Dreamworks and ILM, and in small and medium businesses who want to make better use of their resources. Learn more about the Virtualize Conference HERE

Workstation market breaks out to record-setting quarter in Q2’14

Posted by Robert Dow on September 8th 2014 | Permalink
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JPR reports the workstation industry achieved record levels for both unit volume and revenue. Worldwide, the industry shipped approximately 1.05 million workstations in the second quarter, corresponding to growth of 10.8% sequentially and 11.5%, year-over-year "With economic conditions more robust, and without the same threat of encroachment from tablets that has depressed PC shipments, we had been expecting some kind of meaningful thrust forward at some point," explains Senior Analyst and JPR Workstation Report author Alex Herrera.