Arm technology may soon bring more energy efficiency to your data center servers. The firm’s chips are gaining popularity with hyperscalers and, and the technology may soon spread more widely in the data center industry.
In the server market, Arm’s market share is in the single digits, but climbing. According to Omdia, its market share rose to 7.1% in the second quarter of this year, up from less than 1 percent in 2019, 2.2% in 2020, and 5.4% at the end of 2021.
Arm — which stands for Advanced RISC Machines — differs from AMD and Intel in that it is more of a philosophy than a specific product. Arm architectures are used by chip manufacturers to create custom hardware for particular applications.
In the past, this was mostly for smartphones and other IoT devices. But several companies are also creating Arm-powered chips for the server market, read about the common payroll errors.
Arm has been actively promoting this, with the latest Arm Neoverse V1 and Arm Neoverse N2 chips designed to help their chip manufacturing partners go up against Intel’s third-generation Xeon chips.