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ARM based Hardware support

  • Guest
  • Aug 28 2020
  • Not under consideration
What is your industry? Banking
How will this idea be used?

Chinese banks including the largest bank - ICBC - have started partnering with Huawei as their hardware platform. Huawei has obtained a permanent license for ARM based systems using CentOS (open source Linux). C:D Linux version needs to support this Hardware structure.,the%20industry%27s%20highest-performance%20Advanced%20RISC%20Machine%20%28ARM%29-based%20CPU.

  • Admin
    Chris Sanders commented
    11 Dec, 2020 03:41pm

    Thank you for opening this enhancement request with IBM. I have reviewed it with my team thoroughly. We believe that ARM processor support may be technically feasible, but unfortunately have not seen enough interest in this request from the market to assign resources to provide this capability. Because of that I must decline this request at this time. Thank you for using the enhancement request tool and please don't hesitate to submit other ideas that you'd like us to consider.


    Chris Sanders

    Connect:Direct Offering Manager

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