|Headquarters||Santa Clara, California|
Ampere Computing is a fabless semiconductor company that designed ARM-based server microprocessors. Ampere was founded in 2017 from funding from Carlyle Group. Ampere has acquired the X-Gene IP and assets from MACOM (formerly AppliedMicro) as well as their ARMv8 architectural license. Ampere was formed with the help of a number of ex-Intel and AMD employees including Renee James, a 28-year Intel veteran and former president, Atiq Bajwa, another 30-year Intel veteran architect, Rohit Vidwans, 26-year Intel veteran former head of platform engineering, Greg Favor, ex AMD fellow and K6/7 team and AMCC Arm lead architect.