Intel has long been delivering microprocessor architectures with ever increasing performance for a wide range of communications and embedded applications. Now, Intel processors feature a platform architecture which offers increasing processing capability while addressing the constraints of both footprint and power consumption. With innovations which move beyond clock speed to offer integrated platform solutions, Intel is a leader in the industry in enabling new generations of communications and embedded computing applications.

The introduction of multi-core processors from Intel provides developers with an opportunity to scale performance while optimizing power consumption. To fully exploit the opportunity to execute multiple code streams in parallel, Intel provides a set of software tools and technical information to assist the developer in maximizing performance on multi-core platforms.