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AWS launches new EC2 instance powered by NVIDIA GPUs
The EC2 P4d, designed for machine learning and high-performance computing environment, features eight A100 GPUs and 400 Gbps of network bandwidth.
HPE welcomes the 'new era' of exascale computing
HPE's Cray supercomputing line aims to answer the challenges posed by the new exascale era, such as massive data growth, modelling, AI, and more.
HPE powers Edinburgh International Data Facility
“In the data-centric era deriving insights and value from across multiple datasets will be a key to success for business and government alike. We look forward to boosting the UK’s capacity for data-driven innovation through this initiative.”
Google Cloud picks up NVIDIA A100 Tensor Core GPUs in alpha
Google Cloud is the first company to offer the new NVIDIA GPU as part of the Accelerator-Optimised VM (A2) instance family.
Lenovo DCG expands ThinkSystem server line
The new ThinkSystem SR645 and SR665 two-socket server platforms are designed with more CPU cores, and a larger memory footprint, as well as I/O connectivity for performance workloads.
Northern Data AG buys data center specialist Kelvin Emtech Group
“We have experienced an extreme growth momentum in recent weeks driven by the high demand for computing capacity and in particular for HPC solutions."
The powerful tech helping to uncover the universe's mysteries
“Cosmological simulations like galaxy formation and black hole creation require hundreds of thousands of cores connected to each other to run."
Mellanox HDR 200G InfiniBand accelerates AI supercomputers
"The technology advantages of InfiniBand make it the interconnect of choice for compute and storage infrastructures.”
Supermicro high-performance systems support exploration to distant galaxies
“Empowering scientists with the latest in advanced computing and data analytics solutions is a key component of Supermicro’s mission."
Intel building US’s first exascale supercomputer
Intel and the Department of Energy are building potentially the world’s first exascale supercomputer, capable of a quintillion calculations per second.
Fujitsu building massive supercomputer for the University of Tokyo
The new supercomputer delivering 6.6 petaflops will support research in a wide range of fields.
HPE building new supercomputer with €38m price tag
It will be installed at the High Performance Computing Center of the University of Stuttgart and will be the world's fastest for industrial production.
Lenovo Data Center Group largest provider of TOP500 supercomputers
“Last year, we set a goal to become the world’s largest provider of TOP500 computing systems by 2020. We have reached that goal two years ahead."
Relentless demand drives expansion of Hydro66 data centre
Later this year Hydro66 will make available 8 MW and 400 racks over 1,000 square metres of IT space at its colocation data centre in Sweden.
Dell EMC’s HPC to cater for burgeoning autonomous driving data
Zenuity has just announced Dell EMC as a strategic partner to provide a managed high performance computing (HPC) environment.
Pure Storage & NVIDIA unveil industry-first 'AI in a box’ offering
Pure Storage has forayed into new grounds after announcing the industry’s first comprehensive AI ready infrastructure, named AIRI.
UK lags behind EU in tech investment, but strong in hybrid cloud
A new survey from Dell Technologies has revealed the UK is lagging behind its EU counterparts in tech investment like AI, VR and HPC.
Exclusive interview: The story of Lenovo's data center business
"That's where I think we are positioned well. But I'm always fearful, I think if you don't fear around you, you're never going to be successful."
First UK universities to deploy IBM POWER9 servers reap benefits
Queen Mary University of London and Newcastle University are the first academia in the UK to deploy IBM's new system for HPC, data analytics and AI.
Alibaba Cloud commits to EU with launch of 8 new products at MWC18
The Chinese giant announced the launch of the new products for Europe at MWC 18, stressing its commitment to the region for the future.
Expert says smart cities will require significant data centre infrastructure
London was recently named as one of the smart city leaders, but there is still a long way to go as it requires huge amounts of computing power.
High performance computing market worth US$45 billion by 2022
An increasing need for efficient computing, enhanced scalability, and reliable storage is expected to propel the adoption of HPC solutions.
Dell EMC launches 3 new servers for the modern data centre
Partners now have access to three new Dell EMC servers tailored for software-defined environments, edge and high performance computing (HPC).
HPE harnesses the power of high performance computing with new storage portfolio
High Performance Computing (HPC) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) play an increasingly important role in digital transformation.