SOURCE: The Linley Group

The Linley Group

September 20, 2011 08:00 ET

Linley Tech Processor Conference Will Highlight Latest Technology Trends and Product Advancements

Record Number of Industry Leaders to Present and Participate

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 20, 2011) - With a record number of industry experts set to present on processor technology trends and product advancements, The Linley Group today announced that the Linley Tech Processor Conference will take place October 5-6, 2011, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in San Jose, Calif. The annual two-day, single-track conference will include 20 technical presentations and seven panel discussions focused on the latest developments in processor architecture and design, semiconductor intellectual property and related technologies.

The event will also include an introductory keynote presentation by The Linley Group's founder and principal analyst, Linley Gwennap, providing industry insight, market trends and forecasts. Keynoting the second day will be Dr. Christos Kolias, research scientist at Orange Silicon Valley, a subsidiary of France Telecom-Orange, one of the main European operators for mobile and broadband internet services and one of the world leaders in providing telecommunication services to multinational companies. Dr. Kolias will discuss the implications of software-defined networking on high-speed embedded processors.

"As the industry's foremost event focused exclusively on processors, the Linley Tech Processor Conference has become an important forum for industry leaders to share the latest developments in processor and related technologies," said Joseph Byrne, an analyst with The Linley Group and program chair. "In addition to a record number of companies participating at this year's event, several companies will unveil technical details for the first time publicly. The conference provides unprecedented access to industry leaders, making it an invaluable tool for attendees who must successfully plan and implement next-generation chips and systems."

The event features presentations, panels, sponsor exhibits and networking lunches. Topics to be covered at the event include high-speed embedded processors; processors for control and data planes; processor IP; software for embedded processors; network and platform security; memory technology for processors; processing at 100Gbps; multicore processors; single and dual-core processors; and communications processors.

Presenting and panelist companies include AppliedMicro, Cavium, Freescale, NetLogic, MIPS, EZchip, Netronome, LSI, Xilinx, RadiSys, AuthenTec, Tilera, 6WIND, MoSys, ARM, Intel, GSI Technology, Xelerated, Kilopass and Broadlight.

Attendees will have an opportunity to visit vendor exhibits and network with industry leaders during the cocktail reception on October 5 at 4 p.m.

The Linley Group offers free attendance to qualified registrants who sign up by September 23. For more information on the conference program and to register, please visit

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The Linley Group is the industry's leading source for independent technology analysis of semiconductors for networking, communications, mobile, and wireless applications. The company provides strategic consulting services, in-depth analytical reports, and Linley Tech events focused on advanced technology topics. The Linley Group is also the publisher of Microprocessor Report, the leading technical publication for unbiased analysis of high-performance processor technology. For insights on recent industry news, subscribe to the company's free email newsletters: "Linley Wire," "Linley on Mobile," and "Processor Watch" and follow us on Twitter @linleygroup.

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