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Chip Shot: China’s Inspur and Huawei Plan Servers Based on Itanium Processors

At IDF Beijing,  Kirk Skaugen, vice president and GM of Intel’s Data Center Group, previewed new Itanium-based servers from China’s Huawei and Inspur. Huawei is the newest Itanium OEM and the second in China.  Skaugen said Poulson, the next Itanium processor, will ship in 2012 and provide twice the performance of the current Itanium 9300 processor.