January 26, 2010 08:00 ET Drives Initiatives to Extend Growth and Increase Power Architecture® Technology Globally

PISCATAWAY, NJ--(Marketwire - January 26, 2010) - announced that 2009 marked a year of growth fueled by a renewed vision and mission that successfully promoted Power Architecture technology globally, accelerated collaborative innovation and steered the organization through technology, market, and economic changes.

Despite the slow economic recovery in the past 12 months, and its members further advanced Power Architecture technology, completing a number of vital initiatives including Power ISA standards, hypervisor, virtualization and energy management, enabling the highest performing processors and cores for the server and embedded space.

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Capitalizing on market leadership positions in a number of key markets, member companies established a strong silicon roadmap, backed by major R&D investments, to address the next generation requirements of high performance systems and applications. On September 18, President Obama recognized IBM and its Blue Gene family of supercomputers with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the country's most prestigious award given to leading innovators for technological achievement, underscoring Power Architecture technology's influence on the development of and leadership in high performance computing. played a major role as a sponsor of numerous elite industry events and hosted the Power Architecture Conference in Asia. These events supported both academia and industry advancement of technology. produced a series of informative and educational materials aimed at increasing awareness of Power Architecture and its brand system, including its newsletter, white papers, video training, fliers, webcasts and the Power Architecture companion micro site ( These materials continue to be available as complimentary downloads at or for Chinese language versions,


Power Architecture technology is behind millions of innovative products, including the world's fastest supercomputers, leading video game consoles, and electronic systems in most of today's car models. Every phone call, email and Web page touches hundreds of Power Architecture systems.

The open community, formed in 2005, is the organization driving collaborative innovation around Power Architecture technology.'s mission is to optimize interoperability, accelerate innovation and drive increased adoption of this leading processor architecture. For more details, visit

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