Chip giant changes how it will report performance with emphasis on new IT types
Intel announced a shake up of its financial reporting structure with plans to report financials around five distinct business lines.
The world’s largest processor maker has segmented its industry play into the ‘Client Computing Group’, The ‘Data Center Group‘ the ‘Internet of Things Group’, a software and services segment which includes security and ‘all other’.
The Client Computing Group: Includes platforms designed for the notebook (including Ultrabook™ devices), 2 in 1 systems, the desktop (including all-in-ones and high-end enthusiast PCs), tablets, and smartphones; mobile communication components; as well as wireless and wired connectivity products.
The Data Center Group: Includes server, network, and storage platforms designed for enterprise, cloud, communications infrastructure, and technical computing segments.
The Internet of Things Group: Includes platforms designed for embedded market segments including retail, transportation, industrial, and buildings and home, along with a broad range of other market segments.
Software and services operating segments consists of McAfee which includes software products for endpoint security, network and content security, risk and compliance, and consumer and mobile security.
The Software and Services Group is software and hardware products and services that promote Intel architecture as the platform of choice for software development.
‘All other’ consists of the following:
Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group: Includes NAND flash memory products for use in a variety of devices.
New Devices Group: Includes reference devices and technology platforms ready to be used by customers as well as System-on-Chip architecture specifically designed for wearable and other emerging compute opportunities.