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Azure: HBv3 VMs for HPC up to 80% Faster with AMD Milan-X CPUs

Microsoft Azure has announced that a preview is now live for Azure HBv3 virtual machines powered by 3rd Gen AMD EPYC processors with AMD 3D V-cache, codenamed “Milan-X.” The processors significantly improve the performance, scaling efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of a variety of memory performance-bound workloads, such as CFD, explicit finite element analysis, computational geoscience, weather […]

Will We See You at Microsoft Ignite?

[Sponsored Content]  Every year, IT professionals and technology enthusiasts from around the world come together at Microsoft Ignite to learn new skills, network, and get the latest announcements for the Microsoft ecosystem. Join AMD November 2-4, 2021 as we gather with the greater tech community and share our data center solutions and vision for cloud […]

Kinetica Database Now on Azure

October 12, 2021 – Database company Kinetica  is now accessible as a service on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, designed to give organizations real-time contextual analysis and location intelligence on massive data sets with reduced computing infrastructure and lower costs. Kinetica’s vectorized database is used to analyze data from sensors and machines in real time. For […]

NXP Semiconductors Selects AWS for EDA

SEATTLE– Oct. 14, 2021 — Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that NXP Semiconductors N.V. has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider and is migrating the vast majority of its electronic design automation (EDA) workloads from NXP data centers to AWS. Running on the cloud is designed to extend NXP’s efficiency and competitive edge […]

IBM and Deloitte Launch Offering for AI in Hybrid Cloud Environments

NEW YORK AND ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 11, 2021 – IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Deloitte today announced a new offering—DAPPER, an AI-enabled managed analytics solution. The solution reinforces the two organizations’ 21-year global alliance—which helps organizations accelerate the adoption of hybrid cloud and AI across the enterprise—and 10 years of experience implementing the Deloitte Analytics Platform. DAPPER’s end-to-end […]

HPE Launches GreenLake Edge-to-Cloud Platform for Analytics and Data Protection Cloud Services

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) today announced new cloud services for the HPE GreenLake edge-to-cloud platform that the company said signify HPE’s entry into two software markets – unified analytics and data protection. “Together, these innovations further accelerate HPE’s transition to a cloud services company and give customers greater choice and freedom for their business […]

Astera Labs Secures $50M in Series-C Funding

SANTA CLARA, CA – September 27, 2021 – Astera Labs, maker of connectivity solutions for intelligent systems, today announced raising $50M as part of an oversubscribed Series-C funding round led by Fidelity Management and Research. Fidelity was joined in this funding round by Atreides Management and Valor Equity Partners, with continued participation from existing investors […]

Hitachi Vantara Tackles Cloud Cost Paradox with New Cloud FinOps Services

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – September 23, 2021 – Hitachi Vantara, the digital infrastructure, data management and analytics, and digital solutions subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today introduced Hitachi’s Cloud FinOps Services. This new offering provides a portfolio of services designed to help organizations optimize cloud economics. The end goal: help organizations save money as […]

On the Front Lines of AI Automation: Life Sciences and Chip Design

Given the right task, AI-driven machines can be empowered with supercharged IQs that make the smartest humans look dumb, or at least inefficient.  As we watch advances made in task automation, we see it burgeoning into fields previously (last week) thought unimaginable. Two recent reports underline the trend. In one, Carnegie Mellon University is teaming […]

Bright Helps Life Sciences Customer Make the Cloud a More Economical Choice than On-premise for their HPC Environment

[SPONSORED POST] In this contributed article, Bill Wagner, CEO of Bright Computing, discusses how Bright Computing has provided a proven method for companies on the outside of HPC looking in to affordably leverage cloud resources and achieve tangible competitive advantage. Companies in Life Sciences have been able to provision additional compute capacity on the fly as needed while keeping their costs much lower than maintaining a cluster in their data center, enabling them to compete effectively with much larger competitors.