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Microway Showcases HPC & AI Solutions at SC19

In this video from SC19, Eliot Eshelman from Microway describes the company’s innovative solutions for HPC & AI. As Deep Learning enters the mainstream, NVIDIA DGX solutions from Microway are uniquely positioned to provide the best performance when training neural networks and running production-scale classification workloads. Also new is the new AI – ANYWHERE solution, which provides complete AI-ready infrastructure, within a self-contained, high density, modular DDC data center platform.”

Inspur Showcases HPC & AI Solutions at SC19

In this video from SC19, Vangel Bojaxhi from Inspur describes the company’s innovative solutions for HPC & AI. At the show, the company featured a broad array of HPC & AI servers based on x86 and OpenPOWER as well as a new liquid cooling system. “Through engineering and innovation, Inspur delivers cutting-edge computing hardware design and extensive product offerings to address important technology arenas like open computing, cloud data center, AI and deep learning. Performance-optimized and purpose-built, our world-class solutions empower customers to tackle specific workloads and real-world challenges.”

New Intel Facility in Hyderabad to Focus on Exascale and other Breakthrough Technologies

Today Intel announced the expansion of its innovation footprint in India with the unveiling of a new design and engineering center in Hyderabad. According to Intel, the 1500-seat facility will focus on important tasks like Exascale computing. “We are now ushering in a new era of Exascale Computing driven by the rise of artificial intelligence. Exascale for Everyone is an exciting vision and it requires fundamental disruptions across the technology stack. Intel’s design and engineering centers will play a critical role in driving this mission and I look forward to the new center in Hyderabad delivering breakthrough technologies to propel the company’s growth.”

One Stop Systems does AI on the Fly at SC19

In this video from SC19, Jaan Mannik from One Stop Systems describes how the company delivers AI on the Fly. “With AI on the Fly, OSS puts computing and storage resources for the entire AI workflow, not in the datacenter, but on the edge near the sources of data. Applications are emerging for this new AI paradigm in diverse areas including autonomous vehicles, predictive personalized medicine, battlefield command and control, and industrial automation.”

NVIDIA Clara Federated Learning to Deliver AI to Hospitals

NVIDIA Clara FL uses distributed training across multiple hospitals to develop robust AI models without sharing patient data. It runs on the recently announced NVIDIA EGX intelligent edge computing platform, which securely provisions the federated server and the collaborating clients, delivering everything required to begin a federated learning project, including application containers and the initial AI model.

French Space Agency CNES Data Center reaches world ranking on IO500

A newly upgraded data center at the French Space Agency CNES took 15th place in the world ranking in the IO500 list unveiled this month. IO500 is an international benchmark standard managed by the Virtual Institute for I/O that measures bandwidth and input/output operations per second (IOPS) using typical workloads observed on real systems. “Besides the ranking, we are glad to be able to offer a better service to our partners and users. In particular, we are boosting our ability to develop artificial intelligence techniques and build them into space systems and mine the data they acquire.”

Inspur Launches MX1 Server with support for Multiple AI Chips

At SC19 in Denver, Inspur launched the MX1 AI System. With support for a variety of OAM (OCP Accelerator Module)-compliant AI chips, the MX1 is the first OAM AI system that supports different types of AI chips from multiple manufacturers on a single server.”Inspur actively participates in the development of the OAM specification and took the lead in designing and developing the MX1, the world’s first OAM-compliant open AI acceleration system. MX1 adopts technologies such as high bandwidth and dual power supply, and is compatible with a wide variety of OAM-compliant AI accelerators. MX1 features a total interconnection bandwidth of up to 224Gbps and provides two interconnect topologies — fully-connected and Hybrid Cube Mesh (HCM) — so that users can flexibly design on-chip interconnection schemes according to the needs of on-chip communication for different neural network models.”

Advantech Showcases Server Solutions from HPC to AI at SC19

In this video from SC19, Matthew Arnold from Advantech describes the company’s wide array of server products for HPC, AI, and the Edge. “From security frameworks, energy, natural resource management to healthcare, artificial intelligence and machine learning are rapidly changing our world. At SC19, Advantech showcased the latest GPU and FPGA servers for AI applications.”

Tyan Showcases Intel Xeon Solutions for HPC, AI, and the Edge

In this video from SC19, Philip Maher from Tyan describes the company’s latest lineup of HPC and storage server platforms based on Intel Xeon Scalable Processors. “Data is the foundation of the new economy, and how organizations effectively move, store and process will help determine their level of success,” said Danny Hsu, Vice President of MiTAC Computing Technology Corporation’s TYAN Business Unit. “By leveraging the 2nd gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors, TYAN’s leading portfolio of HPC, storage and cloud server platforms enable to help our customers accelerate innovation, drive business value, and bring products and services to market faster.”

DDN Steps up with High Performance Storage at SC19

In this video from SC19, James Coomer from DDN describes the company’s latest storage solutions for high performance computing. “At the conference, DDN announced new infrastructure and multicloud solutions as well as new data management features in its EXAScaler “EXA5” file solution, which will be generally available over the next two calendar quarters. These solutions and features reinforce DDN’s position as the data platform of choice for performance at scale by further helping customers effectively deploy, manage and accelerate next generation AI and analytics workloads.”