Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is a semiconductor company that designs and develops graphics, processors, and media solutions for both commercial and consumer markets. The company’s products portfolio includes desktop graphics, laptop graphics, professional graphics, desktop processors, laptop and tablet processors, server processors, embedded processors, chipsets, and solid state drives (SSD). Its solutions portfolio includes APU-based systems for tablets, laptops, and desktops; cloud, virtualization, and HPC server solutions; professional graphics solutions; embedded solutions; software solutions; and pro solutions.
AMD focuses on innovations related to gaming technologies, surround computing, Pro graphics technologies, enhanced media, business technologies, server technologies, embedded technologies, security technologies, and mobility technologies.
AMD Opteron, SeaMicro Freedom, AMD Athlon, AMD Sempron, AMD Turion, AMD Phenom, AMD FX APU, AMD Geode, AMD R-Series, G-Series, AMD Radeon, and AMD FirePro are some of the brands offered by AMD. The company provides x86 microprocessors for desktop PCs under the AMD A-Series, AMD E-Series, AMD FX CPU, AMD Athlon CPU and APU, and AMD Sempron APU and CPU brands.
AMD was founded in 1969 by Jerry Sanders and is based in California, United States with presence in Canada, France, Spain, the United Kingdom, China, and more.