Qumulo Announces Azure Native Qumulo Benchmark Results

SEATTLE – June 17, 2024 – At-scale data management company Qumulo announced what it said is the industry’s fastest and most cost-effective cloud-native storage solution, as demonstrated by the latest SPECstorage Solution 2020 AI_IMAGE Benchmark result. Qumulo’s Azure Native Qumulo (ANQ) achieved an Overall Response Time (ORT) of 0.84ms with a total customer cost of […]

Advancing AI with Microsoft Azure at NVIDIA GTC

At GTC 2024, we spoke with John Lee, Microsoft Azure’s Principal Lead, AI Platforms & Infrastructure, about the incorporation of NVIDIA’S new Blackwell GPU architecture within Azure’s AI capabilities portfolio. John is not only a long-time HPC veteran, he’s also an AI and cloud computing…

Hitachi Vantara Announces Integrated Solution with Microsoft Azure that Transforms Hybrid Cloud Management

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – July 25, 2023 – Hitachi Vantara, an ifrastructure, data management and digital solutions subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today announced a collaboration with Microsoft to launch Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) for Azure Stack HCI. The hybrid cloud solution is designed to  increase business agility and deliver enhanced cloud management across […]

Manufacturing Repatriation: How HPC-Class Technologies from Microsoft Azure and AMD Support Manufacturers’ Reshoring Strategies

Geopolitical change is having tectonic impact on the global manufacturing industry. In the U.S., western Europe and other industrialized countries, there is growing emphasis on “manufacturing repatriation,” or reshoring of factory production….

Microsoft Introduces Generative AI VM on Azure with Scaling up to Thousands of GPUs

Microsoft today introduced the ND H100 v5 VM on the Azure cloud, a virtual machine for development generative AI applications. The VM can scale from eight to thousands of NVIDIA H100 GPUs with Quantum-2 InfiniBand networking, Microsoft said, and the adoption of H100’s, NVIDIA’s latest data center GPUs, will accelerate performance for AI models over […]

Azure Native Qumulo Scalable File Service Now Available in Azure Marketplace

January 18, 2023 — High performance storage company Qumulo has announced the availability of the Azure Native Qumulo Scalable File Service. Customers can now provision Qumulo on demand directly from the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Azure Native Qumulo Scalable File Service delivers data management and storage services at multi-petabyte scale in a single namespace with the […]

Microsoft Announces GA of Azure OpenAI Service, ChatGPT on Way

Microsoft has announced the general availability of Azure OpenAI Service, the result of a partnership with OpenAI whose ChatGPT generative AI application has created a sensation since its late November launch that generated 1 million-plus downloads in its first week. The announcement follows last week’s news that Microsoft was in talks to invest $10 billion […]

NVIDIA Partners With Azure to Build Massive Cloud AI Supercomputer

NVIDIA today announced a multi-year collaboration with Microsoft to build what the companies said will be one of the most powerful AI supercomputers in the world, powered by Microsoft Azure’s supercomputing infrastructure combined with NVIDIA GPUs, networking and stack of AI software to help enterprises train, deploy and scale AI. Azure’s cloud-based AI supercomputer includes […]

NVIDIA Announces Market Adoption of H100 GPUs and Quantum-2 Infiniband, including by Microsoft Azure

SC22, Dallas — NVIDIA today announced broad adoption of its next-generation H100 Tensor Core GPUs and Quantum-2 InfiniBand, including new offerings on Microsoft Azure cloud and more than 50 new partner systems for accelerating scientific discovery. NVIDIA partners described the new offerings at SC22, where the company released  updates to its cuQuantum, CUDA and BlueField DOCA acceleration libraries, […]

Staying at the Cutting Edge of Automotive Design Technology with Azure Cloud Platform and AMD

[SPONSORED CONTENT]   In automotive, first movers have a massive advantage. Success in the industry centers on vehicle R&D, at the core of which is design, performance and crash safety multi-physics software. Generating remarkably true-to-life simulations, these applications quicken vehicle time-to-market, allowing engineers to sample more design options and conduct more virtual tests in less time. […]