The new SPECwpc benchmark measures all key aspects of workstation performance based on diverse professional applications. Members of the SPECwpc include AMD, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Intel, Lenovo, Micron, NVIDIA and VMware.Meeting a growing need. The ability to measure comprehensive performance for virtualized workstations comes at a time when the market is in its early growing stages, according to Jon Peddie, President of JPR.”Our conservative estimates project workstation-capable virtual desktop installations increasing from essentially zero two years ago to nearly 350,000 clients by 2018,” says Peddie. “The newest version of the SPECwpc benchmark gives users and vendors a proven tool to evaluate virtualized performance based on leading professional applications.”
A drop in PC shipments has spooked the industry, but projections from JPR show a return to normalization in growth.
Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) announced that the first video source and display devices supporting DisplayPort UHBR (Ultra-high Bit Rate) have been certified.
IEEE Day was established to celebrate the first worldwide gathering of engineers who came together to share their technical ideas in 1884. Their stated hope was to “collaborate on ideas that leverage technology for a better tomorrow.”