September 15, 2006
Forget market share, Opteron is a market cap maker
Even the most subjective Opteron advocates could not have predicted this. Over the past two years, AMD's flashy server chip has arguably affected the fortunes of five major technology companies in ways that extend far beyond market share and revenue swings. If so inclined, you could make a strong case that Opteron and its marketing inertia have turned losers into winner and vice versa at an unprecedented clip. At least, that's what the wisdom of Wall Street seems to be telling us.