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IBM to Acquire Turbonomic AIOps for Hybrid Cloud

ARMONK, N.Y., April 29, 2021 — IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Turbonomic, an Application Resource Management (ARM) and Network Performance Management (NPM) software provider based in Boston. The acquisition will provide businesses with full stack application observability and management to assure performance and minimize costs using AI to optimize resources – such as containers, VMs, servers, […]

Molex Scales Deployments of High-Speed Interconnect for Hyperscale and Data Centers

LISLE, IL – April 29, 2021 – Molex, a leading global connectivity and electronics solutions provider, is scaling global deployments of its high-speed copper and optical interconnects and modules to help customers better address demands for higher bandwidth. Molex’s broad portfolio of next-generation connectivity solutions leverage the latest advancements in copper and optics to deliver high signal integrity, lower […]

Supermicro AMD A+ Servers Meeting the HPC Challenge

As a result of the high demand for HPC, we’re seeing private and public sector organizations pursue hardware solutions architected with innovative high performance and high efficiency server technology. Hardware vendors that develop and offer end-to-end green computing solutions for use in the data center – HPC, AI, cloud computing, enterprise IT, big data, IoT, and embedded markets – are primed to reap the benefits of this upswing in demand.

Scality and HPE Launch Object Storage Software for Kubernetes

SAN FRANCISCO – April 27, 2021 – Scality today introduced ARTESCA, a lightweight, enterprise-grade, cloud-native object storage solution designed for the Kubernetes era. Supported on HPE all-flash and hybrid data storage servers, ARTESCA addresses use cases from the edge to the core to the cloud, with emphasis on cloud-native, AI/ML, big data analytics and in-memory […]

Nvidia Romps in Latest MLPerf AI Benchmark Results

What has become Nvidia’s regular romp through MLPerf AI benchmarks continued with today’s release of the latest performance measurements across a range of inference workloads, including computer vision, medical imaging, recommender systems, speech recognition and natural language processing. The latest benchmark round received submissions from 17 organizations and includes 1,994 performance and 862 power efficiency […]

Xilinx Launches Kria System-on-Modules for Edge AI

SAN JOSE, April 20, 2021 – Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today introduced the Kria portfolio of adaptive system-on-modules (SOMs), production-ready small form factor  embedded boards that enable deployment in edge-based applications. Coupled with a software stack and pre-built applications, Xilinx said Kria adaptive SOMs are a new method of bringing adaptive computing to AI and […]

SDSC, Core Scientific in HPC Composable Partnership to Extend ‘Expanse’ Supercomputer

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego has announced a partnership with Core Scientific, an infrastructure and software solutions provider for artificial intelligence and blockchain, to offer HPC capabilities to industrial users. SDSC and Core will integrate the Core Scientific Plexus AI software stack with the Expanse petascale supercomputer, launched by SDSC late last year with […]

UK Intervenes in Nvidia Acquisition of Arm Ltd.

Even as Nvidia announced its new “Grace” Arm CPU for AI and HPC last week, the UK government this morning issued a “public interest intervention” notice that targets Nvidia’s proposed $40 billion acquisition of UK-based Arm Limited, announced last September, on national security grounds. While those grounds were not specified, the notice stated that “the […]

PCIe 4.0 Rugged Short-Depth Server Appliance for Edge AI HPC

AI Transportable™ applications such as autonomous vehicles, situational command and control, aerospace, and high-complexity video-based inference and security often require real-time decision-making with limited 5G or no network connectivity to a centralized datacenter. Commercial-grade servers and expansion products are not suitable for these applications due to harsh physical environments and the transportable nature of the deployments. To address these use-cases, One Stop Systems has developed the industry leading PCIe Gen4 HPC server appliance designed for performance without compromise in a compact, rugged, and transportable form-factor.

SNIA and OpenFabrics Alliance in Agreement on High Performance Data Center Infrastructures

The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) and the OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) today announced an agreement to improve standards-based, open source management of high-performance fabrics and remote network services or devices in data center infrastructures. As part of the joint effort, a new open source fabric management framework being developed by the OFA – the OpenFabrics Management Framework (OFMF) – will […]