Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Getting smaller

Intel is celebrating that their "Atom" chip is exceeding their sales targets for the year so far. They are designed for mobile devices, internet appliances and really small form-factor machines. And they are priced for the current market conditions.

All this suggests that mobility is going to drive more application demand in the next 12-24 months. Application development teams should begin building their skill sets for these kinds of solutions. And IT leaders should anticipate that executives will want to have more and more functionality available regardless of location. Granted, this is only one device in a large marketplace, but I believe that it is a harbinger of the next era in ubiquitous computer use.

Read the article on InformationWeek: Intel reports Atom Chip results

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