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Atos and Graphcore partner to deliver advanced AI HPC solutions worldwide

Paris (France) and Bristol (British isles) – July 22, 2021

Atos and Graphcore today announce that they have signed a partnership to accelerate efficiency and innovation in Synthetic Intelligence (AI) by integrating Graphcore’s highly developed IPU compute techniques into Atos’ lately released ThinkAI presenting to carry AI high-efficiency answers to buyers throughout the world.

This partnership will mutually profit both equally get-togethers. Atos’ very long-standing place as a European chief in high-efficiency computing (HPC) and trustworthy advisor, company and integrator of HPC answers at scale will give Graphcore entry to a multitude of new buyers, sectors and geographies. Graphcore in convert will operate with Atos globally to broaden its international reach by concentrating on substantial corporate business in sectors which includes finance, healthcare, telecoms and customer web as well as national labs and universities concentrated on scientific exploration, which are promptly building their AI capabilities.

ThinkAI brings with each other Atos’ AI business consultancy know-how – with its industry experts at the AtosCenter of Excellence in Innovative Computing – with its electronic stability capabilities and its software program, this sort of as Atos HPC Software package Suites, to help companies to accelerate time to AI operationalization and industrialization.

Graphcore, the British isles-headquartered maker of the Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU), plays a considerable function in Atos’ ThinkAI presenting, which is concentrated on the twin targets of accelerating pure artificial intelligence apps and augmenting common HPC simulation with AI. Graphcore’s IPU-POD techniques for scale-up datacentre computing will be an integral section of ThinkAI.

Even before today’s formal launch of the partnership, the two companies welcomed their initial big joint shopper, a person of the most significant cloud suppliers in South Korea, which will be working with Graphcore techniques in substantial-scale AI cloud datacenters, in a offer facilitated by Atos.

ThinkAI signifies a substantial motivation to the long term of artificial intelligence by a person of the world’s most trustworthy technological know-how companies. For Atos to have place Graphcore as a important section of its method suggests a terrific offer about the maturity of our hardware and software program, and the capacity of our techniques to provide on shopper wants,” explained Fabrice Moizan, GM and SVP Profits EMEAI and Asia Pacific at Graphcore.

Agnès Boudot, Senior Vice President, Head of HPC & Quantum at Atos explained: “With ThinkAI, we’re generating it doable for companies from any business to accomplish breakthroughs with AI. Graphcore’s IPU hardware and Poplar® software program is opening up new alternatives for innovators to check out the likely of AI for their companies, complemented with our business-tailor-made AI business consultancy, electronic stability capabilities and software program, we’re energized to be orchestrating these reducing-edge systems in our ThinkAI alternative.”


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About Atos

Atos is a international chief in electronic transformation with 105,000 staff members and yearly profits of over € eleven billion. European selection a person in cybersecurity, cloud and high efficiency computing, the Group presents tailor-made conclude-to-conclude answers for all industries in 71 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization solutions and solutions, Atos is dedicated to a protected and decarbonized electronic for its clients. Atos operates under the brands Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), detailed on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.

The intent of Atos is to aid structure the long term of the info area. Its know-how and solutions support the enhancement of information, schooling and exploration in a multicultural technique and add to the enhancement of scientific and technological excellence. Across the globe, the Group permits its buyers and staff members, and users of societies at substantial to reside, operate and develop sustainably, in a safe and protected info area.

About Graphcore

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

Graphcore’s IPU-POD datacenter techniques, for scale up and scale out AI compute, offer you the capacity to run substantial designs across various IPUs, or to share the compute resource amongst unique customers and workloads.

Given that its founding in 2016, Graphcore has raised much more than $730 million in funding.  

Buyers contain Sequoia Cash, Microsoft, Dell, Samsung, BMW iVentures, Robert Bosch Venture Cash, as well as leading AI innovators which includes Demis Hassabis (Deepmind), Pieter Abbeel (UC Berkeley), and Zoubin Ghahramani (Google Mind).

A lot more info can be found at https://www.graphcore.ai 


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Atos: Laura Fau | [email protected] | +33 6 73 64 04 eighteen | @laurajanefau

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