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AMAX to showcase systems with Bitfusion Boost GPU virtualization technology at Nvidia GTC 2016

Written by maciej | Apr 5, 2016 6:39:11 PM

FREMONT, CA - APRIL 5, 2016 – AMAX, a leading provider of HPC, Cloud/IaaS, GPU and Data Center solutions, will demonstrate GPU virtualization technology at the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) 2016 on April 5-7, 2016. The demo will feature AMAX's award-winning Deep Learning Platforms running Bitfusion Boost to virtualize GPU resources from multiple nodes for rendering and deep learning applications.

Deep Learning is the hottest and fastest-growing segment of the machine learning/artificial intelligence field. It features the development of complex, multi-layered non-linear algorithms based on neural networks to achieve breakthroughs in object, facial, image and speech recognition, as well as machine translation, big data insights and natural language processing. The critical learning/training phase for machines can be expedited with GPUs to process large datasets and develop complex neural networks. By the same token, media and 3D rendering can be optimized with the addition of GPU resources to reduce rendering time. GPU virtualization and resource aggregation is the key to harnessing GPU resources and provisioning as needed. A virtualized approach allows companies to better manage their hardware spend, while maximizing compute resources on an as-needed basis for the most cost-effective approach to machine learning development or rendering jobs.

"We've seen the data center move towards virtualization to optimize resources, so it makes sense that we can see the same trend within the HPC world," said Dr. Rene Meyer, Director of Product Development, AMAX. "Virtualizing GPUs allows people to benefit from an elastic utilization model, to quickly spin up deep learning 'platforms' of any size for R&D, as well as build up massive GPU cluster instances and quickly shut them down as needed. This represents a very cost-effective and flexible way for many companies to utilize parallel computing resources with limited capital burden."

"Bitfusion's Software Defined Supercomputing technology is transforming the economics of Supercomputing," said Subbu Rama, CEO of Bitusion. "Bitfusion is proud to be working with Amax to aggregate GPU compute across multiple nodes in a datacenter to create virtual monster machines. Together, we are delivering solutions that provide customers with building blocks to construct exactly what they need in an elastic manner and with unparalleled deployment speed."

The demo can be seen at AMAX's booth (#111) at GTC, and will run on dual DL-E400 servers featuring liquid-cooled NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti cards.

To learn more about AMAX GPU platforms including OCP platforms, please stop by the AMAX booth #111 at GTC 2016 at the San Jose Convention Center, or visit www.amax.com/hpc/gpusystems.asp

About AMAX:

AMAX is a global leader in application-tailored Data Center, HPC and OEM Solutions. Recognized for several industry awards, including the Best of VMWorld and Intel Server Innovation Award for the CloudMax Converged Cloud Infrastructure, AMAX aims to provide cutting edge solutions to improve efficiency and cut costs for the modern data center. Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Silicon Valley (with additional locations in China and Ireland) AMAX is a full service technology solutions provider specializing in innovative server-to-rack level solutions developed for Data Center, HPC, Cloud and Big Data applications.

From white box server-to-rack integration, High Performance Deep Learning Platforms or converged infrastructure solutions featuring OpenStack, Open Compute and SDN, to a comprehensive menu of professional services, AMAX is the full-service partner you need to help modernize your IT operations. To learn more, Contact AMAX to request a quote.

About Bitfusion:

Bitfusion is a developer of advanced optimization technologies for the world¡¯s most compute-intensive applications. Bitfusion delivers unprecedented speed and automatic acceleration on any infrastructure. Our mission is to bring supercomputing to enterprises, institutions and agencies of any size¡ªlarge, medium or small.
Bitfusion¡¯s Boost optimizes computing resources across heterogeneous hardware in data centers and cloud to yield maximum performance and maximum utilization.
Bitfusion was founded in 2015, is headquartered in Austin, Texas and have offices in San Francisco, California. Learn more at http://www.bitfusion.io