ARM and Microsoft are working together to make it easy to transfer data from sensors to the cloud
ARM and Microsoft are working together to make it easy to transfer data from sensors to the cloud

ARM announced Thursday that it has worked with Microsoft to develop tools that software developers can use to transfer data from small sensor chips to Microsoft's cloud services.

According to reports, ARM (which was recently acquired by NVIDIA for $ 40 billion) specializes in designing microchips, including those used to connect devices in the "Internet of Things".

However, it is not easy to transfer sensor data from the device to the cloud for analysis and then send the results back to the device for indicating maintenance needs.

"We care about the things that matter," (Deepti Vacani) - ARM, senior vice president of automobiles and the Internet of Things, said in an interview with Reuters. "A simplified AI experience will enable this expansion," he added.

In the cloud computing market, IBM announced Thursday that it will split the company into two publicly traded companies. This is the result of years of hard work by the world's first large IT company to move away from its traditional business and now focus on cloud at profit margins. Calculation. high.

IBM will list its IT Infrastructure Services Division, which provides technical support to 4,600 customers in 115 countries / territories with a cumulative balance of $ 60 billion, and will be renamed as a new company by the end of 2021.

The company said IBM currently employs more than 352,000 people and expects to spend close to $ 5 billion on terminations and operational changes.

Investors welcomed the unexpected move by CEO Arvind Krishna, who was preparing for IBM to acquire engineers from the cloud computing company (Red Hat) for $ 34 billion last year, and the company's share price rose. 7%. .

"We gave up the network in the 1990s, and we did the PC inventory and the semiconductor inventory there in the first decade of the 21st century. About five years ago. Because it might not all help support the total value proposition," Krishna said in a conference call with analysts. ''

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