AMD readies security, virtualization features for 2006

Tuesday, 16 November 2004, 12:07 AM EST

Advanced Micro Devices plans to build security and virtualization features into its server processors by 2006, the company said Friday during its annual analyst event.

Two initiatives, called Pacifica and Presidio, are under way at the chip maker, said Fred Weber, AMD's CTO, during a presentation on Friday. Pacifica is a virtualization technology, while Presidio involves security features, an AMD spokeswoman said.

By Tom Krazit at NWF.

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