Nvidia made waves early last year when it announced it was buying Mellanox. A scant 13 months later, and the acquisition has finally closed. Over the last decade, Nvidia has fundamentally redefined itself as a company, moving from a consumer graphics card maker to becoming an enterprise stalwart in AI and ML. So given that trajectory, where does the acquisition of Mellanox fit? Rich Stroffolino breaks it all down in this first episode of Checksum!
Verizon buys teleconferencing provider BlueJeans Network, Dropbox offers bug bounties for vendors, Alkira comes out of stealth, and Google releases advanced remote access tools. Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss all the IT news of the week on the Gestalt IT Rundown, streaming live at 12:30pm ET.
New vulnerabilities are published for AMD and Intel Processors, and we get an early look at the performance of Amazon’s Graviton2 processor. Join Rich Stroffolino and Tom Hollingsworth as they discuss all the IT news of the week!
We stare into our crystal ball to see what’s coming in 2020 in IT news. We have a startling new acquisition, a successful IPO, and a declining infrastructure stalwart in our view. Be sure to read the full article for all the juicy prognostication.
Ken Nalbone and Rich Stroffolino discuss all the announcements from HPE Discover, Nvidia bringing CUDA to ARM, Huawei slashing revenue, and the League of Entropy.
This week on the Rundown, Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss the relevant news out of Computex, how future HTML standards are changing, and Huawei getting the boot from a few standards bodies.
Not all AI consumers are interested in diverting their limited resources and time into becoming an IT infrastructure system integrator. The breadth of work needed to ready the IT infrastructure resources needed so that developers can start their work can be dizzying.In highly competitive industries, three to six months of delay on critical, competition-driven business initiatives can make a huge difference. With that in mind, Max Mortillaro looks at Pure Storage’s AIRI, a fully integrated AI-ready infrastructure stack that enables organizations to spend more time on delivering value and achieve a faster ROI.
Nvidia announced that their physics simulation engine, PhysX, is going open-source. It’s a result of the growing importance of physics simulation outside of games.
AMD returned to the data center CPU market in a big way with their Epyc platform in 2017. But what about competing with Nvidia on the GPU side? The release of the Vega 20-based Radeon Instinct cards signals that AMD is ready to try.
Red Hat and Nvidia are officially partnering to bring better GPU training for AI applications on OpenShift.