IBM Teams Up With Nvidia For Faster Virtual Cloud Applications

IBM (NYSE:IBM) recently announced that it will start offering Nvidia’s (NASDAQ:NVDA) Tesla M60 GPU accelerators to its cloud-based enterprise clients. IBM states that installing the high-end GPUs will enable companies to “deploy fewer, more powerful cloud servers while churning through complex jobs faster.” These jobs include compute-intensive workloads from graphics, analytics, energy exploration, and deep learning virtual applications.This isn’t the first time IBM teamed up with Nvidia. Big Blue already offers Nvidia’s Tesla K80 and K10 GPUs to its cloud-based clients. Last year, IBM claimed that combining the K80 with its Power-based chips enabled its Watson AI platform to answer queries 1.7 times faster. That same year, IBM partnered with Nvidia and the Department of Energy to install its Power8 CPUs alongside Tesla P100 GPUs in two new supercomputers by 2018. Let’s…


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