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Driver-Optional Monarch Tractor Closes $20M Series A with Global Partners

Livermore, CA — Monarch Tractor, a fully electric, driver-optional, smart tractor manufacturer, announced the closing of its $20 million Series A funding round. The round includes global industrial equipment manufacturers, automotive suppliers, venture capital, and impact capital. The new investors will support the rapid growth of Monarch Tractor’s global deployment. The investment round garnered global […]

LLNL Event Encourages Growth of Women in Data Science

March 17, 2021 — Coinciding with International Women’s Day on March 8, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s 4th Women in Data Science (WiDS) regional event brought women together to discuss successes, opportunities and challenges of being female in a mostly male field. The Lab’s first-ever virtual WiDS gathering attracted dozens of LLNL data scientists as well as some […]

FSU Researchers Report Enhanced Quantum Machine Learning Algorithms

Florida State University researchers report they have found a way to automatically infer parameters used in an important quantum Boltzmann machine algorithm for machine learning applications. The work could help build artificial neural networks used for training computers to solve complicated, interconnected problems, such as image recognition, drug discovery and the creation of new materials. […]

Lenovo Launches Edge-to-Cloud Solutions with AMD EPYC 7003 CPUs

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – March 16, 2021 – Today, Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) Data Center Group (DCG) announced ThinkSystem and ThinkAgile hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions to support edge-to-cloud computing. These hybrid cloud solutions are designed to help organizations of all sizes, modernize, better secure their IT infrastructure, and deliver faster data insights – […]

Azure GM Joins OCP Board

The Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP) announced that Microsoft Azure GM Zaid Kahn will hold a seat on its board. Kahn replaces Kushagra Vaid, who has served over the past year. Vaid had been engaged with OCP since 2014 and previously served on the OCP Incubation Committee for several years. Kahn joins board members Andy […]

Scientific Machine Learning and HPC-AI Technology Convergence

Though AI has been widely demystified, its full materialization in real field implementation entails diversified challenges. The article by Dr Cédric Bourrasset (Atos) gives perspective on the hiccups and recommendations on the way to realize “Scientific Machine Learning and HPC-AI technology convergence”

Liqid Announces Slurm Workload Manager Integration for HPC Workloads

Liqid, provider of a composable disaggregated infrastructure (CDI) platform, today announced dynamic Slurm Workload Manager integration for its Liqid Matrix Software, delivering a tool for HPC deployments designed to optimize resource utilization for artificial intelligence (AI). Liqid uses the Slurm integration to compose servers on submission from pools of compute, storage and GPU resources via […]

Atos Delivers BullSequana X410 Supercomputer to Swansea University

Swansea, Wales; London, Paris; March 10, 2021 — Atos today announced it has signed a contract with Swansea University to deploy its BullSequana X410 supercomputer, built on the Nvidia A100 Tensor Core GPU architecture and Nvidia Mellanox HDR 200Gb/s InfiniBand networking, to support academics in Wales to drive AI-based research. The largest Nvidia A100 deployment in […]

Qumulo Extends Qumulo Protect Data Services with Commvault Integration  

SEATTLE – March 9, 2021 – Qumulo, focused on enterprise file data management across hybrid-cloud environments, today announced a full integration with Commvault, a enterprise data protection solutions compay. The capabilities are designed to increase data protection and accelerate file data management productivity with a single, simplified solution that enables organizations managing petabytes of data and […]

Nvidia Unveils AI Enterprise Software Suite with VMware vSphere 7

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 09, 2021 – Nvidia today announced AI Enterprise, a software suite of enterprise-grade AI development tools and frameworks supported by Nvidia with VMware vSphere 7 Update 2. Nvidia said the software suite enables vSphere compute virtualization users to build AI applications with the same tools they use to manage data centers […]