August 23, 2017

Inspur to launch new AI, cloud and data center support products

Powered by Intel’s range of Xeon Scalable Processors, Inspur’s latest products will be unveiled at the Gartner Catalyst Conference 2017.

Chinese multinational IT organization Inspur this week announced that it will showcase its latest Intel Xeon Processor family products at the Gartner Catalyst Conference 2017. According to Inspur, its new products have been built to support the next generation of data centers, cloud infrastructure and AI platforms.

Inspur provides end-to-end solutions for AI applications, AI hardware, frameworks, managing and optimizing tools, as well as assisting customers in transferring applications. Of the products it will launch, Inspur is highlighting its new Inspur AGX-2 platform as the world’s highest density AI supercomputer. The company claims this platform supports eight NVIDIA Volta 100 GPUs with NVLink 2.0 enabled in a 2U form factor, with network bandwidth between GPUs capable of reaching 150 GB/s. Another product set to be unveiled is the Inspur SR-AI Rack, which the company says can combine the physical decoupling of GPU and CPU with each individual node.

Envisioning a bright future in the AI solutions market for the company, VP and General Manager of Inspur Cloud, Dolly Wu, had this to say:

Innovations in computing drive strong momentums for AI development. Inspur is committed to providing her users with exclusive AI computing platforms and is the only manufacturer with the capability to provide a complete set of turnkey solutions for AI. Inspur is an important partner and supplier for world-leading CSPs including Baidu, Tencent, and Alibaba. Our AI platforms are widely adopted for driverless car technologies, image searching and voice recognition, accounting for over 60% of the AI market share in China.

In addition to developing various platforms and computing tools, Inspur is also developing an AI industrial ecosystem. Inspur and Intel jointly developed FPGA, KNL and relevant products. Together with NVIDIA, Inspur is co-developing AI computing innovative products based on GPU. Inspur fosters close partnerships with many top Internet companies and integrates our computing platforms with AI algorithm and software applications to deliver end-to-end solutions to support and promote the rapid growth of AI adoption in more and more industries and use cases.

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