Paris (France) and Bristol (Uk) – July 22, 2021
Atos and Graphcore now announce that they have signed a partnership to accelerate performance and innovation in Synthetic Intelligence (AI) by integrating Graphcore’s highly developed IPU compute units into Atos’ not too long ago released ThinkAI presenting to bring AI large-performance methods to prospects globally.
This partnership will mutually benefit both parties. Atos’ extended-standing placement as a European chief in large-performance computing (HPC) and reliable advisor, company and integrator of HPC methods at scale will give Graphcore obtain to a multitude of new prospects, sectors and geographies. Graphcore in turn will work with Atos globally to develop its global arrive at by concentrating on massive corporate business in sectors together with finance, health care, telecoms and client online as very well as countrywide labs and universities concentrated on scientific analysis, which are quickly building their AI capabilities.
ThinkAI delivers collectively Atos’ AI business consultancy experience – with its professionals at the AtosCenter of Excellence in State-of-the-art Computing – with its digital stability capabilities and its software, these kinds of as Atos HPC Software Suites, to enable organizations to accelerate time to AI operationalization and industrialization.
Graphcore, the Uk-headquartered maker of the Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU), performs a important role in Atos’ ThinkAI presenting, which is concentrated on the twin aims of accelerating pure artificial intelligence apps and augmenting regular HPC simulation with AI. Graphcore’s IPU-POD units for scale-up datacentre computing will be an integral part of ThinkAI.
Even ahead of today’s official start of the partnership, the two firms welcomed their very first key joint consumer, 1 of the biggest cloud providers in South Korea, which will be utilizing Graphcore units in massive-scale AI cloud datacenters, in a offer facilitated by Atos.
“ThinkAI represents a large dedication to the upcoming of artificial intelligence by 1 of the world’s most reliable technological know-how firms. For Atos to have place Graphcore as a key part of its technique says a great offer about the maturity of our components and software, and the means of our units to deliver on consumer requirements,” mentioned Fabrice Moizan, GM and SVP Sales EMEAI and Asia Pacific at Graphcore.
Agnès Boudot, Senior Vice President, Head of HPC & Quantum at Atos mentioned: “With ThinkAI, we’re building it feasible for organizations from any market to accomplish breakthroughs with AI. Graphcore’s IPU components and Poplar® software is opening up new opportunities for innovators to examine the likely of AI for their organizations, complemented with our market-customized AI business consultancy, digital stability capabilities and software, we’re thrilled to be orchestrating these reducing-edge systems in our ThinkAI alternative.”
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Atos is a global chief in digital transformation with one zero five,000 workers and once-a-year revenue of over € 11 billion. European number 1 in cybersecurity, cloud and large performance computing, the Team delivers customized conclusion-to-conclusion methods for all industries in 71 international locations. A pioneer in decarbonization solutions and products and solutions, Atos is dedicated to a safe and decarbonized digital for its purchasers. Atos operates below the manufacturers Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), mentioned on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.
The purpose of Atos is to assist style the upcoming of the information room. Its experience and solutions assist the development of know-how, education and analysis in a multicultural strategy and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the earth, the Team permits its prospects and workers, and associates of societies at massive to dwell, work and acquire sustainably, in a secure and safe information room.
Graphcore is the inventor of the Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU), the world’s most refined microprocessor, especially built for the requirements of present and upcoming-era artificial intelligence workloads.
Graphcore’s IPU-POD datacenter units, for scale up and scale out AI compute, present the means to run massive designs throughout a number of IPUs, or to share the compute resource concerning distinctive people and workloads.
Considering that its founding in 2016, Graphcore has lifted much more than $730 million in funding.
Investors contain Sequoia Capital, Microsoft, Dell, Samsung, BMW iVentures, Robert Bosch Venture Capital, as very well as top AI innovators together with Demis Hassabis (Deepmind), Pieter Abbeel (UC Berkeley), and Zoubin Ghahramani (Google Mind).
A lot more information can be discovered at https://www.graphcore.ai
Atos: Laura Fau | [email protected] | +33 six 73 64 04 18 | @laurajanefau
Graphcore: Iain Mackenzie | [email protected] | +447977 015577