vPro: Encryption at the Hardware Level
There’s a revolution afoot in the computer industry that’s not so sci-fi. It’s more in line with the notion of “heavy lifting” and “blocking and tackling.” Corporate networks are benefiting from software at the chip level below the operating system. Intel has been providing the software building blocks for greater functionality in the hardware in vPro and CentrinoPro. The updates to the technologies continue in 2008 with “Danbury,” which performs core encryption in hardware. PodTech’s Jason Lopez interviewed Intel’s Steve Grobman, director of business client architecture.