Advanced Computing in the Age of AI | Wednesday, April 24, 2024
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Nvidia’s new Blackwell architecture may have stolen the show this week at the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, California. But an emerging bottleneck at the network layer threatens to make bigger and brawnier processors moot for AI, HPC, and big data analytic workloads. The good news is Nvidia is addressing the bottleneck with new ... Full article
Condor Galaxy is an AI system recently debuted by Cerebras Systems and Middle Eastern cloud provider G42. The system has already been busy with training Jais, a 13-billion parameter Arabic large language model trained on a 395-billion-word Arabic and English dataset. Named after Jebel Jais, the UAE’s highest mountain, the Jais LLM is a collaboration ... Full article
At its .conf23 event in Las Vegas this week, Splunk unveiled a collection of new AI-powered tools across its portfolio of security and observability solutions. Splunk is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Splunk CEO Gary Steele, who joined the company in March 2022, acknowledged in a keynote how much the digital world has changed ... Full article
Large Language Models (LLMs) are made of artificial neural networks associated with millions or billions of parameters and trained on massive amounts of data — whether it’s self-supervised learning or semi-supervised learning techniques —  to understand and reiterate information. The financial industry has started to leverage these tools for a variety of reasons, including predicting ... Full article
By implementing AI carefully and with purpose, enterprises have the opportunity to automate mundane tasks that typically require human cognitive skills, allowing their employees to focus on more strategic business initiatives. Learning to leverage AI will be a necessity for future businesses to remain competitive. There is little question that artificial intelligence will have a ... Full article
In this monthly feature, we bring you up to date on the latest career developments in the enterprise AI community – promotions, new hires and accolades. Here's the place to read about the movers and shakers, your colleagues, your friends, and maybe yourself. Asanka Abeysinghe WSO2, a provider of digital transformation technology solutions, promoted Asanka ... Full article
In this monthly feature we bring you up to date on the latest career developments in the enterprise AI community – promotions, new hires and accolades: Roland Acra PsiQuantum appointed Roland Acra as its chief business officer. Acra will be responsible for leading the company’s business strategy, including commercial, global market expansion, quantum applications and ... Full article
In this monthly feature we bring you up to date on the latest career developments in the enterprise AI community – promotions, new hires and accolades: John Cooney SEMI, the global industry association that unites the entire electronics manufacturing and design supply chain, appointed John Cooney as its vice president of global advocacy and public ... Full article
Selector, an AIOps, analytics and observability platform provider, has announced it raised $28 million in a Series A funding round, bringing its total funding to $33 million. Selector will use these new funds for its market strategy and expansion in North America and investment in R&D. AIOps technology uses artificial intelligence to automate IT operations. ... Full article
In this monthly feature we bring you up to date on the latest career developments in the enterprise AI community – promotions, new hires and accolades: George Axberg VAST Data appointed George Axberg to lead the company’s data protection strategy with its global customers. Prior to joining VAST Data, Axberg spent 16 years at Dell ... Full article
As Elon Musk’s SpaceX continues to build out and test its beta Starlink high-speed, satellite-based internet services, Google Cloud has signed up as a partner to host ground stations within its data centers to link up with the fledgling satellite network. The deal will highlight some of the expertise of both companies – from SpaceX’s ... Full article
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is announcing a new public-private partnership aimed squarely at the development of next-generation technologies: the Resilient & Intelligent NextG Systems (RINGS) program. RINGS will focus on accelerating research in the areas of wireless and mobile communication, networking, sensing, computing systems and global-scale services. “ systems are future versions of today’s ... Full article
Update: the LIVE Nvidia keynote is over now, but you can watch the on-demand, recording below. And read our live coverage at EnterpriseAI.news.  Join EnterpriseAI this morning at 8:30 AM PT, Monday April 12 to see the Nvidia GTC21 keynote from Nvidia’s CEO, Jensen Huang, livestreamed in its entirety. Hosted by EnterpriseAI.news, you can click ... Full article
With AI use continuing to grow in adoption throughout enterprise IT, Deloitte is creating a new Deloitte Center for AI Computing to advise its customers, explain the technology and help them use it in their ongoing business and growth plans. Designed to provide a cloud-accessible accelerated platform that Deloitte clients can use to test and ... Full article
Diminishing returns on costly data center investments—facilities already bulging at the seams—are engendering novel architectures for storing data. Early prototypes such as Microsoft’s submersible data center address cooling requirements and reliability issues. Still, the ongoing problem is scale, and finding disruptive ways of securely storing and accessing exabytes of data without breaking the bank. A ... Full article
Sunlight, the U.K.-based specialist in virtualizing data-intensive applications, announced Nvidia GPU support for its “lightweight” hypervisor designed to boost the performance of edge AI deployments. GPU support for its NexVisor platform would provide “near bare-metal” performance in support of data pipelines currently constrained by legacy virtualization tools and cloud infrastructure, the company said. Those constraints ... Full article
As the first “greenfield” or new-from-the-ground-up 5G wireless networks are being built, chip makers are joining cloud vendors in accelerating the rollout of front-end radio units that comply with emerging open radio access network specs. Partners Fujitsu Ltd. and Xilinx Inc. this week joined a growing list of Open Radio Access Network (O-RAN) developers, announcing ... Full article
Granulate Cloud Solutions, the AI-based optimization software startup, announced its second financing round in 10 months as adoption of its data center workload accelerator gains traction among enterprise customers looking to squeeze more performance out of underutilized IT infrastructure. Tel Aviv-based Granulate announced a $30 million funding round on Wednesday (Feb. 3), raising its venture ... Full article
Google Cloud and Nokia will collaborate to help telecom carriers upgrade core network infrastructure with cloud-native 5G wireless services. The capabilities could be used to extend 5G bandwidth to the network edge. The partners said Thursday (Jan. 14) the cloud-native 5G edge services would be built around Google’s Anthos cloud services platform along with the ... Full article
A dispute over Chinese regulatory approval of its acquisition of Acacia Communications Inc. prompted Cisco Systems to seek a court order compelling the optical component maker to move ahead with the $2.8 billion transaction. Acacia said Monday (Jan. 11) it has filed a counterclaim. Cisco announced its acquisition of Acacia in July 2019. Acacia asserted ... Full article

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