NTT Reports Increase in Optical Transmission Capacity, Reduced Power Consumption

Tokyo – Oct. 12, 2023 – NTT Corporation (NTT) said it successfully demonstrated technology that expands transmission capacity while reducing energy use by 67 percent in optical communications platforms; specifically, the C band (near the wavelength of 1550 nm—a major communication wavelength band). To demonstrate this expansion in capacity reduction in power consumption, NTT utilized multi-core […]

Preferred Networks in Japan Deploys 4.7 Petaflop Supercomputer for Deep Learning

Today Preferred Networks announced the launch of a private supercomputer designed to facilitate research and development of deep learning, including autonomous driving and cancer diagnosis. The new 4.7 Petaflop machine is one of the most powerful to be developed by the private sector in Japan and is equipped with NTT Com and NTTPC’s GPU platform, and contains 1,024 NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPUs.