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Research Centers at Cambridge and Durham Universities Add Nvidia, Dell EMC HPC Resources

At GTC this week, Nvidia and Dell EMC released details of HPC installations at two UK academic supercomputing centers to accelerate computing resources at the two sites. At Durham University, the COSMA-8 supercomputer — to be used by cosmologists researching the origins of the universe — will be accelerated by Nvidia HDR InfiniBand networking. Based […]

Cambridge Quantum Names Prof. Stephen Clark Head of AI

CAMBRIDGE, UK – Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Stephen Clark as Head of Artificial Intelligence. Prof. Clark joins CQC from DeepMind where he was a Senior Staff Research Scientist and led a team working on grounded language learning in virtual environments. He also holds an Honorary Professorship at Queen […]

UT Austin’s Scott Aaronson Awarded ACM Price for Work in Quantum

New York, April 14, 2021 – ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, today announced that Scott Aaronson has been named the recipient of the 2020 ACM Prize in Computing for groundbreaking contributions to quantum computing. Aaronson is the David J. Bruton Jr. Centennial Professor of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Austin. The […]

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 […]

dRISK Retrains AVs to Detect High Risk ‘Edge Cases’

London, 13 April 2021 — dRISK, a London and Pasadena-based startup that has so far been in stealth, today announced its launch and that it has – for the first time commercially – employed its edge case retraining tool to achieve a 6x performance in time to detect high-risk events for autonomous vehicles (AVs). Whereas […]

Quantum Computing Inc. Announces Ready-to-Run Quantum Optimization on AWS

LEESBURG, Va., April 13, 2021 — Quantum Computing Inc. (OTCQB: QUBT) (QCI) today announced that QCI’s Qatalyst constrained optimization is now available as a Software as a Service (SaaS) on Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), for both classical and quantum computers. The SaaS service eliminates the need for complex quantum programming. It empowers subject matter experts (SMEs) to […]

DDN and Nvidia Certified AI Channel Program for VARs and Distributors

CHATSWORTH, Calif. – April 13, 2021 –  DDN, the artificial intelligence (AI) and multicloud data management solutions company, today launched a certified DDN and NVIDIA set of AI solutions designed to optimize value and performance in AI integration use cases.  With DDN’s A3I (Accelerated, Any-Scale AI) solutions and NVIDIA’s DGX A100 systems with NVIDIA InfiniBand and Ethernet networking, VARs and distributors “are now able […]

DOE INCITE Program Calls for Proposals by June 18

April 12, 2021 — The U.S. Department of Energy’s Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program is seeking proposals for high-impact, computationally intensive research campaigns in a broad array of science, engineering and computer science domains. The deadline is June 18, 2021. INCITE’s open call provides an opportunity for researchers to […]

CSCS to Stand Up ‘Grace’ Arm-based AI Supercomputer from Nvidia, HPE

LUGANO, Switzerland, April 12, 2021 — The Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS), Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and NVIDIA have announced what they says is expected to be the world’s most powerful AI-capable supercomputer. Planned to come online in 2023, the “Alps” system infrastructure will replace CSCS’s existing Piz Daint supercomputer and serve as a general-purpose […]

StorMagic Joins the Active Archive Alliance

BOULDER, Colo. – The Active Archive Alliance announced today that StorMagic has joined the organization, which provides end-users with technical guidance to design and implement modern solutions for data growth challenges. StorMagic storage and IT vendors that unite to advance new active archiving strategies, technologies and use cases to increase archival data value. “We are pleased to […]