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Marvell Extends Arm Partnership to Spur Processor Development

June 07, 2019 / Zacks Equity

Marvell Technology Group MRVL recently announced that it has extended partnership with SoftBank Group subsidiary, Arm, to develop the Marvell ThunderX server processor technology further.Under the agreement, Arm will support Marvell’s efforts in the development of server processor technology for three years or more, helping the latter expand its Arm-based server processor to enable the next generation of cloud and data center infrastructure.Over the last decade, Marvell and Arm together have developed ThunderX2 a powerful alternative to the x86 computing market.The ThunderX suit of processors is an integrated and scalable suit of multi-core System-on-Chip (SoC) processors optimized for cloud and datacenter servers. These processors incorporate custom cores based on 64-bit ARMv8 architecture targeting cloud compute, cloud storage/Big Data and network function virtualization workloads.