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Atos and Graphcore partner to deliver advanced AI HPC solutions worldwide

Paris (France) and Bristol (Uk) – July 22, 2021

Atos and Graphcore currently announce that they have signed a partnership to speed up general performance and innovation in Artificial Intelligence (AI) by integrating Graphcore’s state-of-the-art IPU compute systems into Atos’ a short while ago introduced ThinkAI supplying to deliver AI high-general performance answers to buyers throughout the world.

This partnership will mutually advantage each events. Atos’ long-standing place as a European chief in high-general performance computing (HPC) and trustworthy advisor, company and integrator of HPC answers at scale will give Graphcore access to a multitude of new buyers, sectors and geographies. Graphcore in transform will do the job with Atos globally to broaden its world-wide access by targeting huge company organization in sectors together with finance, health care, telecoms and customer web as well as national labs and universities targeted on scientific investigate, which are quickly developing their AI abilities.

ThinkAI brings with each other Atos’ AI organization consultancy know-how – with its specialists at the AtosCenter of Excellence in State-of-the-art Computing – with its digital safety abilities and its computer software, these as Atos HPC Program Suites, to permit organizations to speed up time to AI operationalization and industrialization.

Graphcore, the Uk-headquartered maker of the Intelligence Processing Device (IPU), performs a sizeable part in Atos’ ThinkAI supplying, which is targeted on the twin targets of accelerating pure artificial intelligence applications and augmenting standard HPC simulation with AI. Graphcore’s IPU-POD systems for scale-up datacentre computing will be an integral section of ThinkAI.

Even ahead of today’s official launch of the partnership, the two companies welcomed their initial main joint client, just one of the largest cloud providers in South Korea, which will be using Graphcore systems in huge-scale AI cloud datacenters, in a deal facilitated by Atos.

ThinkAI signifies a massive commitment to the foreseeable future of artificial intelligence by just one of the world’s most trustworthy engineering companies. For Atos to have place Graphcore as a essential section of its technique says a great deal about the maturity of our components and computer software, and the skill of our systems to supply on client wants,” 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 creating it probable for organizations from any marketplace to attain breakthroughs with AI. Graphcore’s IPU components and Poplar® computer software is opening up new options for innovators to take a look at the opportunity of AI for their organizations, complemented with our marketplace-customized AI organization consultancy, digital safety abilities and computer software, we’re psyched to be orchestrating these slicing-edge technologies in our ThinkAI solution.”


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About Atos

Atos is a world-wide chief in digital transformation with one hundred and five,000 personnel and once-a-year earnings of more than € eleven billion. European range just one in cybersecurity, cloud and high general performance computing, the Team delivers customized finish-to-finish answers for all industries in 71 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization providers and solutions, Atos is dedicated to a safe and decarbonized digital for its shoppers. Atos operates under the brand names Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), shown on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.

The objective of Atos is to assist style and design the foreseeable future of the information and facts place. Its know-how and providers assistance the growth of knowledge, education and investigate in a multicultural approach and contribute to the growth of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the earth, the Team permits its buyers and personnel, and members of societies at huge to are living, do the job and produce sustainably, in a safe and safe information and facts place.

About Graphcore

Graphcore is the inventor of the Intelligence Processing Device (IPU), the world’s most advanced microprocessor, especially made for the wants of latest and next-era artificial intelligence workloads.  

Graphcore’s IPU-POD datacenter systems, for scale up and scale out AI compute, supply the skill to run huge designs across many IPUs, or to share the compute resource concerning various people and workloads.

Because its founding in 2016, Graphcore has elevated extra than $730 million in funding.  

Traders include things like Sequoia Cash, Microsoft, Dell, Samsung, BMW iVentures, Robert Bosch Venture Cash, as well as major AI innovators together with Demis Hassabis (Deepmind), Pieter Abbeel (UC Berkeley), and Zoubin Ghahramani (Google Brain).

Extra information and facts can be discovered at https://www.graphcore.ai 


Press contacts:

Atos: Laura Fau | [email protected] | +33 six 73 sixty four 04 eighteen | @laurajanefau

Graphcore: Iain Mackenzie | [email protected] | +447977 015577