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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 […]

Cloudera and NVIDIA Accelerate Data Analytics and AI in the Cloud

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 12, 2021 — Cloudera, (NYSE: CLDR), the enterprise data cloud company, today announced that Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) will integrate NVIDIA RAPIDS-accelerated Apache Spark 3.0 libraries, intended to enable enterprises to accelerate data pipelines and improve performance of data and ML workflows. With the release earlier this year of Applied ML […]

DOE Announces $29 Million for Data Analysis Tools

 March 26, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $29 million to develop new tools to analyze massive amounts of scientific information, including artificial intelligence, machine learning and advanced algorithms. All have the potential to reveal critical new insights—and even new discoveries—in research that can help tackle clean energy, climate, and national […]

Industry Veteran Karl Freund Launches Analyst Firm Cambrian-AI Research

March 22, 2021 — Chip industry veteran Karl Freund has recently launched Cambrian-AI Research, a new firm specializing in helping providers of AI hardware and the firms that invest in them. Freund had previously been an analyst covering AI and HPC for Moor Insights & Strategy for four years after spending decades in executive roles […]

The New and Evolving Role of the Chief Data Officer

In this sponsored post, Ken Grohe, President and Chief Revenue Officer for WekaIO, discusses the newest title in the C-Suite, the CDO: Chief Data Officer. As of 2018, almost 68 percent of Fortune 1000 companies have a CDO, yet according to Gartner, “The Chief Data Officer role is still new, untested, and amorphous.” More organizations will recognize that a savvy CDO delivers a return on investment, and as enterprise data stores grow, so do the returns.

AIOps Company ScienceLogic Raises $105M from Goldman Sachs, Intel Capital and NewView Capital

Reston, Virginia – February 23, 2021 – ScienceLogic, provider of AI-driven monitoring solutions for hybrid cloud management, announced today that it has raised $105 million in growth financing. Silver Lake Waterman led the company’s Series E round with participation from existing investors Goldman Sachs, Intel Capital and NewView Capital. The investment will support the company’s […]

Summit and Theta Supercomputers Power ML Models for Fusion Energy Research

A team led by C.S. Chang at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has used the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) 200-petaflop Summit and Argonne Leadership Computing Facility’s (ALCF’s) 11.7-petaflop Theta supercomputers, together with a supervised machine learning program called Eureqa, to find….

Hybrid Cloud with Bright Cluster Manager

This whitepaper, “Hybrid Cloud with Bright Cluster Manager,” from our friends over at Bright Computing discusses how hybrid cloud infrastructures allow organizations to strategically manage their compute requirements from core data center to public cloud and edge, but they are very complex to build and manage. Automation is  essential, and verifying your staff’s abilities to work with your tool of choice is mandatory.

Hybrid Cloud with Bright Cluster Manager

This whitepaper from our friends over at Bright Computing discusses how hybrid cloud infrastructures allow organizations to strategically manage their compute requirements from core data center to public cloud and edge, but they are very complex to build and manage. Automation is  essential, and verifying your staff’s abilities to work with your tool of choice is mandatory.

NeuReality Out of Stealth with $8M Seed for AI Compute Infrastructure

Tel Aviv – Feb. 10, 2021 – NeuReality, an Israeli startup developing high performance AI compute for cloud data centers and edge nodes, emerges from stealth today with $8M seed from Cardumen Capital, OurCrowd and Varana Capital to fuel the growth of real-life AI applications running at scale. NeuReality will introduce its first AI platform […]