Cavium joins the OpenMP effort

12 Sep 2017 Austin - The OpenMP ARB, a group of hardware and software vendors and research organisations that create the OpenMP standard parallel programming specification, announced that Cavium Inc., a provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data centre, Cloud, service provider wired and wireless networking has joined as a new member.

"Cavium's membership in the OpenMP ARB further highlights our strong belief in industry's demand for parallel computing and the significance of the ARM Architecture", stated Avinash Sodani, Distinguished Engineer at Cavium. "Cavium's strong product portfolio includes ThunderX2, a compelling server-class, multi-core ARMv8 CPU suited for the most demanding compute workloads. We look forward to working with other OpenMP members in furthering OpenMP standards to meet the challenges of the Exascale era."

"We are pleased that Cavium Inc. has joined the OpenMP ARB and will help strengthen OpenMP support in the ARM software ecosystem", stated Michael Klemm, CEO of the OpenMP ARB.

Source: OpenMP