Paris (France) and Bristol (United kingdom) – July 22, 2021
Atos and Graphcore nowadays announce that they have signed a partnership to accelerate efficiency and innovation in Artificial Intelligence (AI) by integrating Graphcore’s sophisticated IPU compute methods into Atos’ a short while ago introduced ThinkAI providing to bring AI significant-efficiency methods to clients around the world.
This partnership will mutually reward both of those functions. Atos’ prolonged-standing situation as a European chief in significant-efficiency computing (HPC) and trustworthy advisor, company and integrator of HPC methods at scale will give Graphcore access to a multitude of new clients, sectors and geographies. Graphcore in switch will operate with Atos globally to expand its world attain by targeting big corporate company in sectors like finance, healthcare, telecoms and buyer net as nicely as nationwide labs and universities targeted on scientific study, which are swiftly creating their AI abilities.
ThinkAI delivers with each other Atos’ AI company consultancy know-how – with its specialists at the AtosCenter of Excellence in Highly developed Computing – with its electronic stability abilities and its application, these kinds of as Atos HPC Software program Suites, to empower organizations to accelerate time to AI operationalization and industrialization.
Graphcore, the United kingdom-headquartered maker of the Intelligence Processing Device (IPU), performs a important purpose in Atos’ ThinkAI providing, which is targeted on the twin aims of accelerating pure synthetic intelligence purposes and augmenting standard HPC simulation with AI. Graphcore’s IPU-POD methods for scale-up datacentre computing will be an integral element of ThinkAI.
Even ahead of today’s formal start of the partnership, the two firms welcomed their initially important joint client, one of the largest cloud suppliers in South Korea, which will be employing Graphcore methods in big-scale AI cloud datacenters, in a offer facilitated by Atos.
“ThinkAI signifies a large motivation to the long term of synthetic intelligence by one of the world’s most trustworthy technological know-how firms. For Atos to have set Graphcore as a crucial element of its system says a terrific offer about the maturity of our hardware and application, and the skill of our methods to supply on client wants,” 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 producing it doable for organizations from any marketplace to achieve breakthroughs with AI. Graphcore’s IPU hardware and Poplar® application is opening up new opportunities for innovators to take a look at the potential of AI for their organizations, complemented with our marketplace-customized AI company consultancy, electronic stability abilities and application, we’re psyched to be orchestrating these cutting-edge systems in our ThinkAI solution.”
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Atos is a world chief in electronic transformation with one zero five,000 employees and once-a-year profits of in excess of € eleven billion. European quantity one in cybersecurity, cloud and significant efficiency computing, the Team supplies customized close-to-close methods for all industries in 71 nations around the world. A pioneer in decarbonization expert services and goods, Atos is fully commited to a safe and decarbonized electronic for its customers. Atos operates below the makes Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), detailed on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.
The function of Atos is to support layout the long term of the details house. Its know-how and expert services support the growth of understanding, schooling and study in a multicultural strategy and lead to the growth of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the entire world, the Team permits its clients and employees, and associates of societies at big to live, operate and establish sustainably, in a safe and safe details house.
Graphcore is the inventor of the Intelligence Processing Device (IPU), the world’s most innovative microprocessor, particularly intended for the wants of current and subsequent-generation synthetic intelligence workloads.
Graphcore’s IPU-POD datacenter methods, for scale up and scale out AI compute, offer you the skill to operate big versions across several IPUs, or to share the compute source involving distinct end users and workloads.
Due to the fact its founding in 2016, Graphcore has elevated far more than $730 million in funding.
Traders involve Sequoia Cash, Microsoft, Dell, Samsung, BMW iVentures, Robert Bosch Undertaking Cash, as nicely as leading AI innovators like Demis Hassabis (Deepmind), Pieter Abbeel (UC Berkeley), and Zoubin Ghahramani (Google Brain).
Much more details can be observed at https://www.graphcore.ai
Atos: Laura Fau | [email protected] | +33 6 73 64 04 eighteen | @laurajanefau
Graphcore: Iain Mackenzie | [email protected] | +447977 015577