CPU makers advance I/O virtualization technologies

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Following AMD's recent introduction of its I/O virtualization technology specification revision 1.2 to provide high throughput and scalability for improved overall system efficiency, reliability and security, sources familiar with Intel's roadmap have revealed that the company has similar plans for its 2-way Stoakley workstation platform scheduled for later in 2007. AMD's I/O virtualization technology specification revision 1.2 extends the benefits of AMD's I/O memory management unit (IOMMU) to provide a secure, scalable, high-performance solution for I/O virtualization in x86-based servers, desktops, and notebook computers, according to AMD.

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