CEO: Brian Krzanich
Intel has been under competitive pressure this year from rival chip makers, particularly in the realm of components for mobile devices and smartphones. But partners chose Intel as the best company to partner with in components, giving the microprocessor giant higher scores than AMD and Nvidia
This year, Intel launched its 64-bit Atom C200 line of processors the company said offered a six-fold increase in energy efficiency and seven times the performance compared to earlier generation processors. Also new was an update to the Xeon family of microprocessors with higher performance and improved energy efficiency for cloud, database and supercomputing workloads.