Quantinuum Launches Trapped-Ion 56-Qubit Quantum Computer

BROOMFIELD, CO, and LONDON, June 5, 2024 – Integrated quantum computing company Quantinuum today unveiled what the company said is the industry’s first quantum computer with 56 trapped-ion qubits. “H2-1’s has further enhanced its market-leading fidelity and is now impossible for a classical computer to fully simulate,” Quantinuum said in its announcement. A joint team […]

JPMorgan Chase, Argonne and Quantinuum Show Theoretical Quantum Optimization Speedup

June 5, 2024 — In a new paper in Science Advances on May 29, researchers at JPMorgan Chase, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and Quantinuum have demonstrated clear evidence of a quantum algorithmic speedup for the quantum approximate optimization algorithm (QAOA). This algorithm has been studied extensively and has been implemented […]

Eviden Reports on New Contract Wins and Technology (HPC, AI, Quantum, As-a-Service) Updates

At ISC 2024, we were given a tour of the Eviden booth, which – being the focal point at the conference of Europe’s leading HPC-AI systems vendor – was a beehive of activity. The tour began with a business and customer update ….

Q-CTRL Reports Optimization Problem Records

London, June 5, 2024 – Quantum infrastructure software company Q-CTRL today announced published results that the company says demonstrate a boost of more than 4X in the size of an optimization problem that can be accurately solved, and show that a utility-scale IBM quantum computer can outperform competitive annealer and trapped ion technologies. “The recent […]

Supercomputer Funding for BC Universities in Canada for Research in Health Care and More

June 3, 2024 — The Government of British Columbia and the Digital Research Alliance of Canad are investing over $81M into the supercomputers at Simon Fraser University and the University of Victoria. SFU will use a combined investment of over $66M to renew the infrastructure of its Cedar system, which is an academic supercomputer that is […]

How Will El Capitan Run? Software and Storage Solutions Powering NNSA’s First Exascale Supercomputer

El Capitan, the National Nuclear Security Administration’s first exascale supercomputer, will likely be the world’s most powerful computer when the system is deployed in Fall 2024. But answering some of science’s most challenging questions will go beyond simply having cutting-edge hardware. Discover how the software architecture and storage systems that will drive El Capitan’s performance […]

VAST Data to be Data Platform for Cisco Nexus HyperFabric for GenAI with Nvidia

NEW YORK & LAS VEGAS – June 4, 2024 – AI data platform company VAST Data today at Cisco Live 2024 announced it is collaborating with Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO), the leader in enterprise networking and security, and NVIDIA on a solution to offer enterprises high performance AI infrastructure coupled with an Ethernet-based AI fabric to […]

Northern Data Group Launches Nvidia-based AI Accelerator Powered by Carbon-Free Energy

Frankfurt/Main – 3 June 2024 – Northern Data Group (German stock market: NB2, ISIN: DE000A0SMU87), a provider of HPC solutions, today announces the launch of its inaugural AI Accelerator, designed to fast-track AI innovation. Selected startups will be able to establish or scale a proof of concept for their AI concepts. Selected startups will receive complimentary access […]

HPC News Bytes 20240603: New Nvidia, AMD Chips at Computex, Industry Heavies Back UALink, Europe’s 2nd Exascale, Approaching AI Bubble?

A good June day to you! What follows is a rapid (7:59) run-though of the latest news from the world of HPC-AI, including: At Computex 2024: Nvidia Rubin and Vera ….

Qumulo Announces AI Infrastructure Benchmark Results with Azure Native Qumulo

SEATTLE – June 3rd, 2024 – Today, data storage and management company Qumulo said it achieved the industry’s fastest and most cost-effective cloud-native storage solution, as demonstrated by the latest SPECstorage Solution 2020 AI_IMAGE Benchmark results. Qumulo’s Azure Native Qumulo (ANQ) achieved an Overall Response Time (ORT) of 0.84ms with a total customer cost of […]