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Data Center World Honors Ventana With Most Influential Founding Team Award

Award Recognizes Founders’ Influence in Shaping the Data Center Industry, Driving Its Evolution

Ventana Micro Systems Inc., provider of the highest performance RISC-V processors, today announced it received the Most Influential Founding Team award at Data Center World, a globally recognized data center conference.

"We are honored to receive this prestigious award from Data Center World," said Balaji Baktha, Founder and CEO of Ventana. "As a company, we are passionate about pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence in high performance RISC-V processors, which are changing global data center architecture. It is truly rewarding to be recognized by such a venerable institution for our collective efforts."

Data Center World's Most Influential Founding Team award is a prestigious accolade that acknowledges the remarkable achievements of those playing a pivotal role in establishing and shaping a successful venture or organization within the data center industry. This award recognizes their visionary leadership, exceptional collaboration, and lasting impact in driving innovation and advancement in the field.

The recognition from Data Center World comes as Ventana announces the Veyron family of high-performance RISC-V processors. Veyron boasts the highest performance available on the market, and offers high-performance chiplets and IP. Veyron's efficient microarchitecture provides the highest single socket performance among competing architectures, and enables workload efficiency gains through domain-specific acceleration, resulting in further innovation and optimization of workloads. The standards-based Veyron compute chiplet and reference platform provides market acceleration of up to two years and reduces development costs by up to 75%.

Data Center World Innovation Challenge

The Data Center World Innovation Challenge contest pitted data center technology startups against each other. The panel of judges included Moises Levy, Senior Principal Analyst, Omdia; Mark Litke, Chief Commercial Officer with Cumulus Digital Systems; and Don Anderson, Senior Managing Director, The Blackstone Group.

About Data Center World

Data Center World is the global conference for data center facilities and IT professionals. It offers premier education, abundant networking, and the broadest access to best-in-class vendors. Designed to help data center and IT infrastructure professionals with challenging issues, Data Center World presents top quality knowledge without bias towards a specific vendor product or service. CIO Dive named Data Center World one of the top technology conferences to attend in 2023. Data Center World 2024 will be held April 15 – 18, in Washington, DC. Data Center World is produced by Informa Tech.

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