• <More on Intel.com
Masthead Light

IDF Technology Communities

IDF 2014 > Technology Communities

Take advantage of this gathering of Technology Communities. IDF is a unique opportunity to learn about key initiatives from community leaders and to discuss your areas of interest.1

Check back often for updated listings and details about Technology Communities.

Data Center and Software Defined Infrastructure Community

Intel is re-architecting the datacenter together with a broad ecosystem to meet growing demands in the digital services economy.  See the latest in Intel and industry innovations that are designed to optimize datacenters today while transforming servers, racks, networking and storage towards a software defined future.  Visit the Data Center and Software Defined Infrastructure Community to learn about advancements that improve automation, orchestration, and agility, enhance security and accelerate big data analytics, among other exciting technologies and solutions.  

Intel® Network Builders Community

The Intel® Network Builders Community showcases key ecosystem partners that are collaborating with Intel to accelerate the adoption and deployment of software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) solutions. The Intel Network Builders ecosystem is focused on enabling these transformative networking technologies through open standards and on industry-standard Intel® architecture-based platforms and technologies. 

Intel® Silicon Photonics Community

Intel® Silicon Photonics  - a new era of scalable bandwidth for servers is an innovative optical technology which enables interconnect bandwidth for systems within and across datacenters to be scaled as never before. See and learn how this technology will bring innovation to systems for Data Centers, High Performance Computing, Telco, Industrial and Entertainment usages. And see demonstrations of how the whole optical ecosystem is being carried forward into the future.  

IOT Community

Discover all the opportunities available through the Internet of Things (IoT). The shift from isolated systems to Internet-enabled devices that can network and communicate with each other and the cloud is driving unprecedented opportunities to enhance productivity, improve real-time decision-making, and launch new services. At the IoT Community, members of the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance will be demonstrating scalable, interoperable solutions for the deployment and connection of the intelligent devices that are making the IoT a reality. With everything from modular components to market-ready systems, Intel and the 250+ global member companies of the Alliance can help you take advantage of this incredible transformation and speed solutions to market. Look for us in the exhibit hall at IDF by following signs directing you to the IoT Community.

Memory Community

The memory community is a gathering of Memory Eco System Suppliers leading development of the next memory technology, Double Date Rate 4th Gen (DDR4). DDR4 is the newest DRAM technology with increased speed, reduced power, higher capacity capabilities, and increased reliability to support future Enterprise and Client Systems.

NVM Express (NVMe) Community

PCI Express® has emerged as the storage interconnect for performance demanding client and enterprise environments. With the first NVM Express™ products shipping in 2014, this community demonstrates the availability of these products and the breadth of industry investment driving this technology transition. NVM Express unlocks the potential of current and future NVM PCIe storage, delivering increased performance, while providing support for security, end-to-end data protection, and other Enterprise and Client features users need. Visit the NVM Express™ community at IDF to see the eco-system momentum around NVM Express™ Technology.

SuperSpeed USB Community

The SuperSpeed USB Community presented by the USB Implementers Forum features industry leading companies developing SuperSpeed USB solutions. As the most prolific interconnect in the world, USB has redefined the way users and devices utilize technology. Visit the SuperSpeed USB Community to see the latest USB product advancements!

Thunderbolt™ Community

Thunderbolt™ is the fastest and most versatile PC I/O technology that supports high-resolution displays and high-performance data devices through a single, compact port.  Thunderbolt 2 runs at 20Gbps bidirectional, and enables 4K video file transfer and display simultaneously.  There is a growing ecosystem of PCs and devices with Thunderbolt™ from leading companies worldwide, with many new products coming out in 2014.  Check out the Thunderbolt™ Community to see the latest products and demos from the many companies that are fueling this ecosystem.


IDF Notes


1. Intel reserves the right to make changes and adjustments in the content and schedule of Intel Developer Forum at its sole discretion.