Paris (France) and Bristol (Uk) – July 22, 2021
Atos and Graphcore now announce that they have signed a partnership to speed up general performance and innovation in Synthetic Intelligence (AI) by integrating Graphcore’s sophisticated IPU compute devices into Atos’ just lately introduced ThinkAI presenting to provide AI significant-general performance remedies to consumers all over the world.
This partnership will mutually advantage the two functions. Atos’ extensive-standing position as a European leader in significant-general performance computing (HPC) and reliable advisor, provider and integrator of HPC remedies at scale will give Graphcore accessibility to a multitude of new consumers, sectors and geographies. Graphcore in change will do the job with Atos globally to grow its world wide get to by concentrating on massive company company in sectors such as finance, healthcare, telecoms and consumer net as effectively as national labs and universities targeted on scientific investigate, which are swiftly building their AI capabilities.
ThinkAI delivers collectively Atos’ AI small business consultancy knowledge – with its specialists at the AtosCenter of Excellence in Sophisticated Computing – with its electronic stability capabilities and its computer software, this sort of as Atos HPC Application Suites, to permit corporations to speed up time to AI operationalization and industrialization.
Graphcore, the Uk-headquartered maker of the Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU), plays a major function in Atos’ ThinkAI presenting, which is targeted on the twin aims of accelerating pure synthetic intelligence purposes and augmenting classic HPC simulation with AI. Graphcore’s IPU-POD devices for scale-up datacentre computing will be an integral portion of ThinkAI.
Even right before today’s official start of the partnership, the two firms welcomed their 1st key joint shopper, 1 of the most significant cloud providers in South Korea, which will be making use of Graphcore devices in massive-scale AI cloud datacenters, in a offer facilitated by Atos.
“ThinkAI represents a enormous motivation to the upcoming of synthetic intelligence by 1 of the world’s most reliable technologies firms. For Atos to have put Graphcore as a key portion of its approach says a fantastic offer about the maturity of our components and computer software, and the skill of our devices to deliver on shopper requires,” said Fabrice Moizan, GM and SVP Sales EMEAI and Asia Pacific at Graphcore.
Agnès Boudot, Senior Vice President, Head of HPC & Quantum at Atos said: “With ThinkAI, we’re earning it probable for corporations from any sector to realize breakthroughs with AI. Graphcore’s IPU components and Poplar® computer software is opening up new possibilities for innovators to investigate the likely of AI for their corporations, complemented with our sector-customized AI small business consultancy, electronic stability capabilities and computer software, we’re psyched to be orchestrating these chopping-edge technologies in our ThinkAI alternative.”
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Atos is a world wide leader in electronic transformation with one hundred and five,000 workforce and yearly profits of above € eleven billion. European quantity 1 in cybersecurity, cloud and significant general performance computing, the Team provides customized stop-to-stop remedies for all industries in seventy one international locations. A pioneer in decarbonization solutions and goods, Atos is dedicated to a safe and decarbonized electronic for its shoppers. Atos operates underneath the models Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), detailed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.
The purpose of Atos is to assistance layout the upcoming of the information room. Its knowledge and solutions support the enhancement of knowledge, education and learning and investigate in a multicultural strategy and contribute to the enhancement of scientific and technological excellence. Across the entire world, the Team permits its consumers and workforce, and customers of societies at massive to live, do the job and produce sustainably, in a risk-free and safe information room.
Graphcore is the inventor of the Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU), the world’s most sophisticated microprocessor, specially developed for the requires of present-day and subsequent-technology synthetic intelligence workloads.
Graphcore’s IPU-POD datacenter devices, for scale up and scale out AI compute, present the skill to run massive models across a number of IPUs, or to share the compute source among distinct people and workloads.
Because its founding in 2016, Graphcore has elevated extra than $730 million in funding.
Buyers contain Sequoia Funds, Microsoft, Dell, Samsung, BMW iVentures, Robert Bosch Undertaking Funds, as effectively as main AI innovators such as Demis Hassabis (Deepmind), Pieter Abbeel (UC Berkeley), and Zoubin Ghahramani (Google Mind).
More information can be identified at https://www.graphcore.ai
Atos: Laura Fau | [email protected] | +33 six 73 64 04 eighteen | @laurajanefau
Graphcore: Iain Mackenzie | [email protected] | +447977 015577