Cloud Leads Data Center Growth
Customers using Intel products for cloud deployments is the number one growth leader for the company's Data Center Group, the company said. Shenoy said sales from cloud customers grew 41 percent year-over-year in the second quarter. That brought cloud's total share of Data Center Group revenue to 43 percent for the first half of 2018, according to Raejeanne Skillern, the group's cloud chief. More than 50 percent of CPUs sold to cloud customers were customized for their specific needs.