AMD has announced a lineup of motherboard products for AMD's 2011 low-power mobile platform (Brazos) and the AMD Embedded G-Series platform for embedded systems (eBrazos), both based on the first AMD Fusion accelerated processing units (APUs).
AMD has announced a lineup of motherboard products for AMD's 2011 low-power mobile platform (Brazos) and the AMD Embedded G-Series platform for embedded systems (eBrazos), both based on the first AMD Fusion accelerated processing units (APUs). The 2011 low-power mobile platforms feature the new 18W AMD E-series APU (Zacate) or the 9W AMD C-series APU (Ontario).
Motherboard designs based on the AMD E-series APU are planned for retail channels and system builders including Asustek Computer, Gigabyte Technology, Micro-Star International (MSI) and Sapphire. Additional motherboard designs based on the AMD Embedded G-series platform for embedded systems are scheduled for first quarter of 2011 availability to enable the next generation of embedded computing devices from digital signage and medical imaging to casino gaming machines and point-of-sale kiosks.
Meanwhile, AMD also announced that David Tang will join the company as senior vice president, AMD, and president of AMD Greater China. He is expected to start February 1, 2011 and will be responsible for executing a single, integrated corporate strategy for all of AMD's business in the Greater China region. He will report to Dirk Meyer, AMD president and CEO, and be a member of AMD's senior executive team. Tang will be based in AMD's Beijing office and replaces Karen Guo, who will leave AMD at the end of the year.
Prior to joining AMD, Tang most recently worked as the group vice chairman of Nokia China and chairman, Nokia Telecommunications with responsibility for government relations, strategic partnerships, business strategy, corporate reputation, corporate sustainability and corporate development. While at Nokia, he led China sales for five years, growing the business significantly from 2005-2009.