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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. […]

Azure Adopts AMD Instinct MI200 GPU for Large-Scale AI Training

SANTA CLARA, Calif. May 26, 2022 — Microsoft has announced the use of AMD Instinct MI200 GPU accelerators for large-scale AI training workloads. Microsoft also announced it is working with the PyTorch Core team and AMD data center software team to optimize the performance and developer experience for customers running PyTorch on Microsoft Azure. AMD […]

Atos Takes Fight Over Met Office-Microsoft $1.6B Weather HPC Contract to UK High Court

Atos’ fight over the UK Met Office awarding a $1.56 billion contract to Microsoft to build the world’s biggest weather and climate supercomputer will soon go to the UK High Court, according to a story in the Financial Times. Atos, the leading Europe-based HPC vendor,  argues that is was excluded unfairly from bids for the […]

Microsoft and UK Met Office Select AI Start-ups for Environmental Sustainability Program

April 2022 — Ten companies focused on reducing carbon emissions and waste, preserving water and protecting ecosystems have been selected to take part in Microsoft’s AI for Environmental Sustainability Accelerator program. The program, launched in collaboration with the Met Office and Social Tech Trust, will support the cohort through a four-month program to advance their environmental solution using […]

IonQ Aria Coming to Microsoft’s Azure Quantum Platform

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – March 21, 2022 – Quantum computing company IonQ today announced it has signed an agreement with Microsoft to bring IonQ Aria, the company’s latest quantum system, to the Azure Quantum cloud platform. IonQ said the IonQ Aria is its most advanced commercially available quantum computer. Featuring 20 Algorithmic Qubits (#AQ), it is also the […]

Ansys Collaborates with Microsoft on Chips, Simulation and Cloud Computing for HPC

PITTSBURGH, March 21, 2022 – Ansys (NASDAQ: ANSS) today said its customers will have automatic cloud access to new 3rd Gen AMD EPYC processors with AMD 3D V-Cache technology, available on Microsoft Azure HBv3 VMs. Ansys Cloud, the managed cloud service provided by Ansys and enabled on Azure, will automatically upgrade to the AMD chips, […]

Tartabit and Quectel Collaborate on Microsoft Azure IoT Deployment

BARCELONA – February 28, 2022 – Today, Tartabit LLC announces the availability of new Quectel BC66 low-code solution templates within their IoT Bridge designed to enable frictionless pathway into Microsoft Azure. This new update to the IoT Bridge, in collaboration with Quectel, a leading IoT solution provider, demonstrates Tartabit’s commitment to easing integration between LPWAN […]

High Performance Computing for R&D

[SPONSORED POST] In this eBook, “High Performance Computing for R&D,” sponsored by Rescale, Microsoft Azure and AMD, we take a look at HPC deployments in support of R&D efforts. In many ways, the HPC solution in the cloud offered by Rescale on Azure delivers an unprecedented amount of power while solving for many crucial and common challenges faced by R&D and design teams across many industries.