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NVIDIA Launches AI LaunchPad: AI Enterprise Infrastructure

NVIDIA today unveiled NVIDIA AI LaunchPad, a program delivered through hybrid-cloud providers designed to give enterprises access to NVIDIA-powered AI infrastructure and software. Digital infrastructure company Equinix will be the first in the AI LaunchPad program, providing NVIDIA-powered hybrid-cloud solutions globally on Platform Equinix. NVIDIA said the Equinix infrastructure deploys in minutes, “allowing enterprises to access […]

Dataiku Launches in AWS Marketplace

NEW YORK — AI and machine learning platform Daitaku announced today that it is available in AWS Marketplace, a digital catalog with thousands of software listings from independent software vendors designed to make it easy to find, test, buy and deploy software that runs on Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS). This availability lets AWS customers […]

Ferrari Selects AWS for Graviton-based Instances for HPC, AI

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) has been selected by Ferrari S.p.A.’s for cloud-based machine learning, HPC and artificial intelligence. Ferrari said it will utilize AWS’s analytics, machine learning compute, storage and database capabilities for car design and insight into road and track performance. Ferrari will leverage Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), with specialized instance […]

Intel’s Infrastructure Processing Unit Targets Hyperscaler Data Centers

Intel has unveiled a programmable networking device for hyperscalers and their massive data center infrastructures. Called the Infrastructure Processing Unit and announced at Intel made the announcement during the Six Five Summit, it’s a networking device is intended to help cloud and communication service providers cut overhead and free up performance for CPUs, to better utilize […]

XTREME-D Announces Technical Alliance with Fujitsu

Palo Alto, California, June 10, 2021 – Japanese HPC Cloud company XTREME-D today announced the formation of a technical alliance with Fujitsu Limited to conduct verification tests of Fujitsu’s PRIMEHPC FX700 on XTREME-D’s high-speed Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) environment. The two companies are planning a series of joint activities through this alliance, starting with […]

Weka Claims 6 Records on STAC-M3 WEKAFS File Systems on EC2

CAMPBELL, Calif. – June 8, 2021 – WekaIO (Weka), the data platform for artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML), life sciences research, and high-performance computing (HPC), today announced record-breaking performance of its Weka File System (WekaFS) on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) according to the STAC-M3 Benchmark. An independent audit, conducted by Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC), showed that […]

Arm-based Oracle Ampere with HPC-class Instances Now on Oracle Cloud

Oracle today said its first Arm-based compute offering, OCI Ampere A1 Compute, is available on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) while also announcing tools and support for Arm-based application development. “We’re seeing interest from early customers that are using our new Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Ampere A1 Compute instances for computationally intensive workloads like machine learning inferencing, encoding […]

Altair One Cloud Platform Built for Collaborative Design & Development

Modeling-simulation software vendor Altair today announced GA of new features in Altair One, an integrated platform combining the company’s entire product suite and HPC capabilities. Designed to lower barriers between computer-aided engineering (CAE) and data analytics, according to the company, Altair One is built to be a unified development environment and offers multi-disciplinary teams “the on-demand […]

Red Hat Announces New OpenShift DevOps Features

RALEIGH, N.C. — May 3, 2021 — Open source solutions provider Red Hat, Inc. today announced GA of OpenShift GitOps and OpenShift Pipelines, new features of the Red Hat OpenShift enterprise Kubernetes platform. These capabilities are intended to help organizations reduce friction between development and operations teams by streamlining application development and deployment across hybrid cloud environments. DevOps […]

Supermicro AMD A+ Servers Meeting the HPC Challenge

As a result of the high demand for HPC, we’re seeing private and public sector organizations pursue hardware solutions architected with innovative high performance and high efficiency server technology. Hardware vendors that develop and offer end-to-end green computing solutions for use in the data center – HPC, AI, cloud computing, enterprise IT, big data, IoT, and embedded markets – are primed to reap the benefits of this upswing in demand.