Kao Data Completes £206M Debt Raise with Deutsche Bank for Data Center Expansion

London, 24th January 2024  – AI and advanced computing data center company Kao Data announced it has completed a new, £206 million debt raise, with an accompanying accordion facility extendable to £356 million, via Deutsche Bank. The announcement marks a step forward for Kao Data, providing debt financing to fast-track its new contracted developments with […]

Predictions 2024: HPC-AI, Quantum, Storage and Data Management, Optical Computing, Containers, GenAI — Where It’s All Going

We offer these predictions across a range of developments, trends and challenges facing the HPC-AI industry in 2024. Some take on the entrepreneurial spirit of business consultant Peter Drucker and his famous call-to-arms: “The best….

@HPCpodcast: A Parting Look at 2023 — What a Year for HPC-AI!

As we embark on 2024, Shahin and Doug offer this 2023 Year in Review special edition looking back at one of the most eventful years in the recent history of HPC, AI, quantum computing, open source and other advanced technologies. Throughout the year, major HPC-AI developments lit up technology trade media — and the global business and news media.

Gelsinger on Intel’s Mojo, its Crowded Roadmap, a Foundry-centric Arm Strategy, and Earning Back Trust

At an Intel pre-launch media event earlier this month in Hillsboro, OR, Gelsinger made a surprise appearance, and his comments were as interesting for what he said about the company going forward as they were about recent Intel history. Which is to say: ….

Intel Announces AI-Oriented 5th Gen Xeon, Provides Gaudi3 GPU Accelerator Sneak Peak

Gearing up for what it intends to be a multi-horse race in the exploding AI chip sector, Intel today announced a next-generation Xeon enterprise and data center CPU built with AI inferencing in mind, along with mobile processors targeting “AI PC,” and an advance look from Intel CEO….

How HPC Centers Can Start the Move to Quantum Now

By Mark Mattingley-Scott, Quantum Brilliance — To get started, it’s best if HPC center and their customers go with a small and incremental quantum strategy. A solution that can provide a running start and simplicity for scaling as the technology improves would be optimal for clients aspiring to achieve….

TierPoint Selects DDC Cabinet Technology for AI Workloads in High-Density Data Center

San Diego – DDC Cabinet Technology, maker of scalable data center-to-edge solutions that feature patented Dynamic Density Control (DDC) technology, announced the company’s ‘better than liquid’ cooling technology will support the augmentation of a TierPoint data center in eastern Pennsylvania, helping meet explosive demand for AI workloads and representing one of the largest ultra-high-density, single-user […]

The Future-Proofed Datacenter: DDC Delivers 85kW Air-Cooled Density for AI and HPC Workloads

At DDC, the global leader in scalable datacenter-to-edge solutions, we are taking an innovative approach to building new and retrofitting legacy datacenters. Today, our patented cabinet technology can be deployed in nearly any environment or facility and….

atNorth Joins Finnish Data Center Association

Reykjavik, Iceland – November 2, 2023 – atNorth, a Nordic colocation, high-performance computing, and artificial intelligence service provider, today announced it joined the Finnish Data Center Association (FDCA). The association aims to nurture the fast growing data center ecosystem in Finland, and enhance the standardization and sustainability of its industry processes. The business acquired two […]

Taming the Exascale Beast: Challenges and Solutions in Architecting JUPITER

In this sponsored article, Crispin Keable PhD., senior solution architect developing HPC, AI and quantum systems for Eviden (an Atos business), discusses how his philosophy is and always has been to help customers achieve their scientific, technical, and engineering goals by using the best technology now and tomorrow…..