IBM’s Plan For Etching Power10 And Later Chips
January 7, 2019 Timothy Prickett Morgan
Last summer, GlobalFoundries, the chip making conglomerate comprised of the foundry businesses of AMD and IBM plus Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, put the kibosh on its planned aggressive ramp of 7 nanometer chip making technologies. AMD and IBM, who both depended on GlobalFoundries for their server chip manufacturing, obviously knew well before this announcement that GlobalFoundries was going to be halting development and production ramp for 7 nanometers, so they were not left in as much of a lurch as it might seem.
Lucky for both companies, there is more than one foundry that was trying to stay on the bleeding …Read more