Qualcomm forms China server chip jv

Qualcomm has formed a jv with a Chinese province to help it get into the Chinese server market.

The province is Guizhou and the jv will be called Guizho Huaxintong Semiconductor Technology.

The Qualcomm jv will be called Guizho Huaxintong Semiconductor TechnologyQualcomm subsidiary will own 45% of the jv and the Guizhou government owns 55%.

The jv will license Qualcomm’s server chip technology to allow it to build customised versions for the Chinese server market and it will work on a completely new chip design.

Qualcomm will also establish an investment company in Guizhou.

The leading ARM-based server chip supplier, Applied Micro, says that China is the fastest growing market for ARM-based server chips.

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