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ARM is not about the status quo : Open source breeds new architectures

ARM is bringing things like integration, heterogeneous processing into play, and “whether you’re in a converged infrastructure world where you want to integrate multiple functionalities together, the degrees of freedom that you have with all the innovative choices from the ARM partners is pretty high,” explained Mandyam.

Prodded by Vellante to debate the segmentation of servers, the trends and the eventual change in dynamic, Mandyam stated that in her opinion a very important factor it’s going to be the NFV (networking function virtualization), which is being driven by mobile operators and STN.