The Expansion of data centers in the Corona of a crisis that has gripped the chip giant Intel in the last quarter, a powerful boost. Group sales rose in the year-on-year by 20 percent to 19.7 billion dollars (16.9 billion euros).
The business with data centers, high-scoring by 43 percent to 7.1 billion dollars. The Corona-crisis had made the shift to home office and the increased use of Streaming services, the Expansion of the network capacities is necessary. The demand for Chips to leave for now, but again, said Intel's chief financial officer George Davis.
were Both purchased in the last few months, more laptops for working from home. Intel benefited from a sales plus of 7 percent to 9.5 billion dollars in its computer chip division. At the same time, the group had to postpone the introduction of a new Generation of chips for a further six months. Intel shares fell in after-hours trading to more than 10 percent.
The processors with structure widths of 7 nanometers are expected by the end of 2022 in the first Computer, said Intel chief Bob Swan. That would be a year later than originally planned. The lower the structure widths, the more processors can fit on a semiconductor disc in the production. In addition, the Chips work in a more efficient and power-saving.
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When Intel had delayed the Transition to 10-Nanometer technology, in which the group sets for the next time. The smaller competitor AMD and its manufacturing partner to manufacture its 7-Nanometer Chips. AMD shares rose after Intel's quarterly report almost 8 percent. Intel is different than AMD and other chip companies on their own manufacturing instead of outsourcing to specialist providers.
The further delay in Intel also throws a new light on Apple's recent decision to replace its Mac-based computers, the processors of the group by Chips of its own design. Apple has not had brakes in the past, repeatedly, the renewal of its model range, because the required Intel processors were available.Updated Date: 24 July 2020, 15:20