HPC News Bytes 20240401: A $100B AI Data Center, Eviden Says It’s Healthy, Alibaba’s RISC-V Chip, New Optical Interconnect Group, Nvidia Fights CUDA Translation

Happy April Fool’s Day! It was as always an interesting week in the world of HPC-AI, this edition of HPC News Bytes includes commentary on: Microsoft and….

Ardian Acquires Verne Global

London – 15 March 2024 – Private investment firm Ardian has completed the acquisition of the entire share capital of Verne (formerly Verne Global), a data center platform headquartered in the UK, from Digital 9 Infrastructure plc (D9), an investment company listed on the London Stock Exchange. Founded in 2012, Verne addresses northern European market […]

Eviden Innovating HPC: JUPITER’s Modular Data Center Revealed

[SPONSORED GUEST ARTICLE] As scientific and industrial computations become increasingly complex, the demand for immense computing power has skyrocketed. In the pursuit of the very first European Exascale supercomputing ambition, JUPITER (Joint Undertaking….

LiquidStack Opens Manufacturing Facility and Global HQ in Texas

CARROLLTON, TX–March 5, 2024– Data center liquid cooling company LiquidStack today announced its new U.S. manufacturing site and headquarters in Carrollton, Texas. The new facility supports LiquidStack’s mission to deliver liquid cooling solutions for high performance data center and edge computing applications. With an uptick in liquid cooling demand associated with Generative AI scaling, the […]

Green Mountain Data Centers to Host HPE AI and HPC in Norway

Norwegian data center company Green Mountain announced it is working with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to host high-demand artificial intelligence (AI) and high performance computing (HPC) workloads to customers across two of Green Mountain’s Norwegian locations.

Hammerspace Unveils the Fastest File System in the World for Training Enterprise AI Models at Scale

[SPONSORED GUEST ARTICLE] Hammerspace, the company orchestrating the Next Data Cycle, unveiled the high-performance NAS architecture needed to address the requirements of broad-based enterprise AI….

Virtus Opens AI-Ready Data Center in Buckinghamshire

LONDON – 19 February, 2024] VIRTUS Data Centres, part of the ST Telemedia Global Data Centres Group, has announced plans for a new data centre campus that will be built on a recently acquired 50 acre freehold plot in Saunderton, Buckinghamshire, close to the existing data centre hub of Slough, west of London. This strategic initiative […]

Accelerated HPC for Energy Efficiency with AWS and NVIDIA

Many industries are starting to run HPC in the cloud. Find out how GPU-accelerated compute, from AWS and NVIDIA, is helping organizations run HPC workloads and AI/ML jobs faster, in a more energy-efficient way.

NVIDIA Reveals Eos Supercomputer: 4,600 H100 GPUs for 18 AI Exaflops

NVIDIA Thursday released a video that offers the first public look at Eos (pictured here), a monster 18.4 exaflops FP8 AI supercomputer powered by 576 DGX H100 systems… NVIDIA said Eos would be ranked no. 9 on the TOP500 list of the world’s fastest supercomputers, according….

Cequel III-Led Investor Group Acquires Controlling Interest in DDC Cabinet Technology

ST. LOUIS, January 31, 2024 – Following an initial investment last year, Cequel III announced today that it, with Thompson Street Capital Partners, has taken a controlling interest in privately held DDC Cabinet Technology. Co-founders Chris Orlando and Mark Ortenzi, who launched the DDC Cabinet business in 2011, will continue as minority investors. Financial details […]