October 14, 2016

Alibaba Cloud to use AMD’s Radeon Pro GPU Technologies

The two companies join hands to enhance their cloud computing service offerings

Today, at the Alibaba Computing Conference, Dr. Lisa Su – President and CEO of AMD and Simon Hu – President of Alibaba Cloud announced a collaboration between the two companies to strengthen research and cooperation related to the use of AMD Radeon Pro GPU Technology in Alibaba Cloud’s global data centers.

Simon Hu, President of Alibaba Cloud said :

The partnership between AMD and Alibaba Cloud will bring both of our customers more diversified, cloud-based graphic processing solutions.

It is our vision to work together with leading technology firms like AMD to empower businesses in every industry with cutting-edge technologies and computing capabilities.

Alibaba Cloud says this partnership will help it expand its cloud computing offerings and accelerate adoption of its cloud-based services.

Dr. Lisa Su, President and CEO of AMD said :

The collaboration between AMD and Alibaba Cloud leverages the world class technology and software engineering capabilities of both companies to meet the growing demand for standards-based GPU computing solutions capable of enabling more immersive and intuitive cloud services.

Working closely with industry leaders like Alibaba Cloud helps ensure the investments AMD is making in our high-performance graphics and computing datacenter products continue to align with the needs of the broader cloud market.

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