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Primeur weekly 2019-07-15

Quantum computing

Quantum chemistry on quantum computers ...

Quantum computing: Forschungszentrum Jülich and Google announce research partnership ...

The best of both worlds: how to solve real problems on modern quantum computers ...

Rigetti Computing acquires QxBranch to expand full-stack capabilities ...

Focus on Europe

Pioneer satellites launched ...

Inauguration of the Minho Advanced Computing Centre - MACC - in Portugal ...

e-InfraCentral reports on successful EOSC community event in Tallinn ...

ISC High Performance announces David Keyes as 2020 Programme Chair ...

GCS Centres converge on Frankfurt for ISC19 ...

Gauss Centre for Supercomputing to open 22nd call for large-scale projects ...

Middleware

Argonne team breaks record for Globus Data Movement ...

Hardware

Verne Global joins NVIDIA DGX-Ready Data Center Programme as HPC & AI colocation partner ...

NSF funds Bridges-2 supercomputer at Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center ...

Mellanox Capital extends storage ecosystem with investments in CNEX Labs and Pliops ...

Ohio Supercomputer Center staff leading programmes at PEARC19 conference ...

Tachyum closes $25 million Series A round ...

Vantage Data Centers joins NVIDIA DGX-Ready Data Center Colocation Programme ...

World-class research centre opens in Palo Alto ...

Intel's Pohoiki Beach, a 64-chip neuromorphic system, delivers breakthrough results in research tests ...

Applications

SDSC's Comet supercomputer used to model graphene-water interaction ...

US Naval Research Laboratory 'connects the dots' for quantum networks ...

Deep learning-powered 'DeepEC' helps accurately understand enzyme functions ...

Targeting new treatments for concussions by transforming brain pathology ...

NERSC's Cori system reveals integral role of gluons in proton pressure distribution ...

CMU scientists use XSEDE-allocated resources to simulate improved battery components ...

AI Excellence in Europe: 50 million euro to bring world-class researchers together ...

The Cloud

IBM closes landmark acquisition of Red Hat for $34 billion and defines open, hybrid Cloud future ...

USFlash

Intel unveils new tools in its advanced chip packaging toolbox ...

Verne Global joins NVIDIA DGX-Ready Data Center Programme as HPC & AI colocation partner


11 Jul 2019 London - Verne Global, a provider of advanced data centre solutions for high performance computing (HPC), has joined the NVIDIA DGX-Ready Data Center Programme as a certified colocation partner.

Enterprises and research organisations seeking to leverage the NVIDIA DGX-2 System - the world's most powerful AI system - now have the option to deploy their AI infrastructure using a cost-effective Op-Ex solution in Verne Global's HPC-optimised campus in Iceland, which utilises 100 percent renewable energy and relies on one of the world’s most reliable and affordable power grids.

The DGX-2 System - the world's first two petaflop system - is the platform of choice for tackling the world's most complex AI challenges, including complex deep neural networks that were previously untrainable. Verne Global has been selected to join the NVIDIA DGX-Ready Data Center Programme following a rigorous certification process to assess its ability to provide the high specification hosting environment required for this complex, high-density system.

Verne Global's track record for delivering 'TrueHPC' solutions at an industrial scale was also a key factor in its certification. Its TrueHPC approach focuses on providing accessible, flexible, optimised and highly-efficient data centre services to its customers, enabling them to benefit from genuine HPC processing power and speed.

"The NVIDIA DGX-2 System is a complete game-changer for any organisation that wants to accelerate and improve the accuracy of its AI-driven research programmes, but it does require a very specialist, highly-optimised data centre environment", stated Bob Fletcher, Vice President of Strategy at Verne Global. "We are delighted to be part of NVIDIA's initiative to make it quicker and easier for these organisations to deploy AI at scale."

Launched in January 2019, initially with nine US-based colocation partners, NVIDIA is now expanding the DGX-Ready Data Center Programme globally. Verne Global's certification forms part of this expansion. Verne Global has access to 100 percent renewable energy, the ability to offer year-round free cooling, experience of supporting HPC applications at an industrial scale, plus Iceland’s strategic location between North America and Europe.

"Verne Global has not only proven that its campus can meet the requirements essential to hosting DGX systems, it also brings additional value to research bodies and other organisations utilising HPC applications to further their research", stated Tony Paikeday, director of product marketing for the NVIDIA DGX Systems and Data Science Platform at NVIDIA.
Source: Verne Global

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Primeur weekly 2019-07-15

Quantum computing

Quantum chemistry on quantum computers ...

Quantum computing: Forschungszentrum Jülich and Google announce research partnership ...

The best of both worlds: how to solve real problems on modern quantum computers ...

Rigetti Computing acquires QxBranch to expand full-stack capabilities ...

Focus on Europe

Pioneer satellites launched ...

Inauguration of the Minho Advanced Computing Centre - MACC - in Portugal ...

e-InfraCentral reports on successful EOSC community event in Tallinn ...

ISC High Performance announces David Keyes as 2020 Programme Chair ...

GCS Centres converge on Frankfurt for ISC19 ...

Gauss Centre for Supercomputing to open 22nd call for large-scale projects ...

Middleware

Argonne team breaks record for Globus Data Movement ...

Hardware

Verne Global joins NVIDIA DGX-Ready Data Center Programme as HPC & AI colocation partner ...

NSF funds Bridges-2 supercomputer at Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center ...

Mellanox Capital extends storage ecosystem with investments in CNEX Labs and Pliops ...

Ohio Supercomputer Center staff leading programmes at PEARC19 conference ...

Tachyum closes $25 million Series A round ...

Vantage Data Centers joins NVIDIA DGX-Ready Data Center Colocation Programme ...

World-class research centre opens in Palo Alto ...

Intel's Pohoiki Beach, a 64-chip neuromorphic system, delivers breakthrough results in research tests ...

Applications

SDSC's Comet supercomputer used to model graphene-water interaction ...

US Naval Research Laboratory 'connects the dots' for quantum networks ...

Deep learning-powered 'DeepEC' helps accurately understand enzyme functions ...

Targeting new treatments for concussions by transforming brain pathology ...

NERSC's Cori system reveals integral role of gluons in proton pressure distribution ...

CMU scientists use XSEDE-allocated resources to simulate improved battery components ...

AI Excellence in Europe: 50 million euro to bring world-class researchers together ...

The Cloud

IBM closes landmark acquisition of Red Hat for $34 billion and defines open, hybrid Cloud future ...

USFlash

Intel unveils new tools in its advanced chip packaging toolbox ...