Intel’s redesign focuses on data center, network, and software

A new CEO always means reorganizing the vision of things and trying to solve the problems within the organizational structure of the company. Looking back, it is another indication that Bob Swan Rigor does not have a long career as a CEO at Intel.

Pat Gelsinger, who has been Intel’s chief executive for just over four months, has seen the reorganization of the main business, two new business units, the reversal of the table, the introduction of a number of high-tech professionals into leadership roles, and the rise of one Intel chief executive. Patriot.

The two new components: one for software and the other for high performance computing and graphics. Greg Lavender will serve as Intel’s Chief Technology Officer and will lead the new Software and Advanced Technology Group. It conducts research programs, including CT, Intel Labs. Lavender also comes to Intel from VMware, where it used to be, and has locations from Ciggrop, Sisco and San Microros Systems.

“What most people don’t realize about Intel is that there are more software engineers than hardware engineers,” said Bob Odonnell, senior analyst at Tech International Research. The software you need to expand IoT and Edge and HPCP is huge. More organizational attention can do nothing but help. ”

The other new group is Accelerated Computer Systems and Graphics Group (XG), which will streamline GPU efforts to take over Nvidia and AMD. The team is led by former AMD GPU veteran Raj Coduri, who has been working on the Intel GPU project for a few years now.

The Intel Information Platform will be divided into two new business units. Network and Edge team that integrates Xeon processor lines as well as Intel’s FPGAs line of data and AI team and network and platforms group, Internet Object group and communication group into one business unit.

Dathaner and II are led by Sandra Rivera, a former leader of Intel’s networking platform. Network and Age Group is led by Nick McKown, the founder of Barfoot Networks, acquired by Intel two years ago and one of the industry’s most prominent network executives.

The old Navin hen noy came out

However, this meant the departure of Navin hen Noy, who had led the information products team for some time. Hen Noy was only active last week, announcing an IPU processor for intelligent network management at the six-fifths, so this was shocking.

“He was there for a long time and was well-liked. Who knows the thinking and reasoning behind it? It will be interesting to see how this plays out, ”Odonel said.

It may be an example of an executive who has not been able to find a senior executive. (When Jelsengar was announced as CEO, I discussed the possibility of VMware taking over the position and two analysts predicted that it would go to COO San Jose Poe. He got it in May and Poon He announced his resignation Shortly thereafter.)

It happens all the time, and until someone talks, I bet I decided to look for green fields after realizing that Shenoy Swan would not be replaced as Intel’s general manager and that it would be easy for a transition.

According to everyone, Jelsinger is surrounded by high-tech flight attendants. “Jelsingger is an engineer and makes decisions around it,” said Oddnell. “Significantly, all of this makes sense, but it is still too early to say how it will affect product development cycles. I’m sure there were a lot of ideas going on later. ”

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