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High Performance Data Center Services Provider Verne Global Acquired by Digital 9 Infrastructure for £231M

Verne Global, the Iceland-based data center services provider utilizing that island country’s zero-carbon geothermal energy resources for high intensity computing, announced yesterday it has been acquired by UK-based Digital 9 Infrastructure plc (D9), a new investment trust investing in digital infrastructure assets, in a deal valued at approximately £231 million in cash. Verne Global’s 40 […]

CFD Consultancy Wirth Research Moves HPC Capability to Verne Global for Carbon Zero Footprint

London, September 1, 2021 – Iceland-based Verne Global, provider of sustainable data center solutions for high intensity computing, today announced that Wirth Research, an engineering, design technology and advanced computational fluid dynamics (CFD) consultancy, has relocated its HPC resources to Verne Global’s data center campus in Iceland. Wirth Research said the move enables it to analyze […]

Peptone Scales Protein Engineering System with Nvidia and Verne Global HPC Colo

March 30, 2021 – Molecular computational physics company Peptone, focused on protein drug discovery and engineering tools, has installed an Nvidia DGX A100 system at Verne Global’s HPC-optimized data center campus in Keflavik, Iceland. The company also announced a collaboration with Nvidia to scale its AI-driven protein engineering system in order to meet increasing demand from […]

Verne Global and Sensa Join to Offer Certified Nvidia DGX System-Based Data Center Solutions

London, 27th January 2021 –Verne Global, provider of sustainable data center solutions for high performance computing (HPC), and Sensa, the Icelandic managed service provider and systems integrator, today announced they have partneredto provide organisations with access to Nvidia DGX-Ready colocation services. This collaboration follows Sensa’s recent membership in the  Nvidia Partner Network (NPN). Nvidia DGX systems are […]

Verne Global Announces Dell Technologies Platinum Partner Status

London – 8 October 2020 – Verne Global, provider of sustainable data center solutions for HPC, today announced it has achieved the exceptional status of Platinum Partner in the Dell Technologies Partner Program. This partnership makes it easier for Dell’s growing community of innovative HPC and AI users – together with consultancies and systems integrators […]

The true cost of AI innovation

“As the world’s attention has shifted to climate change, the field of AI is beginning to take note of its carbon cost. Research done at the Allen Institute for AI by Roy Schwartz et al. raises the question of whether efficiency, alongside accuracy, should become an important factor in AI research, and suggests that AI scientists ought to deliberate if the massive computational power needed for expensive processing of models, colossal amounts of training data, or huge numbers of experiments is justified by the degree of improvement in accuracy.”

Verne Global’s hpcDIRECT to power RenderNation’s high-performance compute

Today Verne Global announced it is partnering with RenderNation, the render farm specialist renowned for computer generated imagery (CGI) and visual effects (VFX). The partnership enables RenderNation to boost its rendering capabilities through access to hpcDIRECT – Verne Global’s HPC compute solution that is powered by 100 percent renewable energy. “We’re passionate about delivering the best quality service to our clients, on short notice and under tight deadlines. We have no appetite to expend time and resources to manage or maintain hardware and infrastructure” said Dan Thomason, Director, RenderNation. ”With Verne Global, we can harness the power of hpcDIRECT, knowing it’s supported by a world-class, HPC-optimised data center and a skilled team of engineers, and at a predictable cost. This ensures we always have the compute capacity we need on-demand to meet our clients’ needs on-time and on-budget, every time.”

Full Roundup: SC19 Booth Tour Videos from insideHPC

Now that SC19 is behind us, it’s time to gather our booth tour videos in one place. Throughout the course of the show, insideHPC talked to dozens of HPC innovators showcasing the very latest in hardware, software, and cooling technologies.

Verne Global Offers Sustainable HPC in the Cloud

In this video from SC19, Tate Cantrell from Verne Global describes how the company delivers sustainable HPC in the Cloud. “Verne Global delivers true high performance computing solutions in an optimized environment, built upon renewable resources. Our expert team provides full life-cycle support to enable maximum performance and flexibility for customer workloads, whilst offering significant cost savings.”

Reflections on Deep Learning, DNNs, and AI on Wall Street

In this special guest feature, Bob Fletcher from Verne Global reflects on the recent HPC and AI on Wall Street conference. “Almost every organization at the event talked about their use of machine learning and some indicated what would make them extend it into full-scale deep learning. The most important criteria were the appropriateness of the DNN training techniques.”