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Design
18th June 2021
Google selects AMD to launch first Tau VM Instance

AMD and Google Cloud have announced T2D, the first instance in the new family of Tau Virtual Machines (VMs) powered by 3rd Gen AMD EPYC processors. According to Google Cloud, the T2D instance offers 56% higher absolute performance and more than 40% higher price performance for scale-out workloads.

Power
12th May 2021
EPYC 7003 processors to power NSCC

AMD announced that AMD EPYC 7003 Series processors will be used to power a new supercomputer for the National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore, the national high-performance computing (HPC) resource center dedicated to supporting science and engineering computing needs.

Design
17th March 2021
New AMD EPYC processor extends per socket performance

AMD has announced the new AMD EPYC 7003 Series CPUs, which includes the AMD EPYC 7763, according to the company it is the highest-performing server processor. The new EPYC 7003 series processors help HPC, cloud and enterprise customers do more, faster, by delivering the best performance of any server CPU with up to 19% more instructions per clock.

Analysis
16th February 2021
How creative industries can cut costs while futureproofing their IT

Creative industries are under huge pressure caused by the pandemic. For the SMB sector, there’s never been a greater need to cut costs and futureproof themselves against further economic uncertainty in the coming months. We want to share an example of one British creative technology business which has just released a case study exploring how it pivoted towards a more cost effective IT infrastructure.

Design
16th February 2021
Oak Ridge National Laboratory advances galaxy simulations

AMD has announced it’s working with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to provide GPUs which can help investigate astrophysics and galaxy formations. ORNL is preparing eight key scientific applications for Frontier, and one of them is CHOLLA, which investigates astrophysics and galaxy formations, one of the first workloads in its class to run on GPUs.

Power
26th November 2020
AMD Ryzen Embedded V2000 processors bring efficiency

AMD has launched a new product in its high-performance Embedded processor family, the AMD Ryzen Embedded V2000 Series processor. Built on the innovative 7nm process technology, ‘Zen 2’ cores and high-performance AMD Radeon graphics, the AMD Ryzen Embedded V2000 Series provides high performance with 7nm technology.

Design
19th November 2020
AMD Ryzen Embedded V2000 processors with enhanced performance

AMD launched a new product in its high-performance Embedded processor family, the AMD Ryzen Embedded V2000 Series processor. Built on the innovative 7nm process technology, ‘Zen 2’ cores and high-performance AMD Radeon graphics, the AMD Ryzen Embedded V2000 Series provides a new class of performance with 7nm technology, incredible power efficiency and continues to deliver enterprise-class security features for embedded customers.

Artificial Intelligence
12th November 2020
IBM and AMD collaborate on AI and Confidential Computing

IBM and AMD has announced a multi-year joint development agreement to enhance and extend the security and Artificial Intelligence (AI) offerings of both companies. The joint development agreement will expand this vision by building upon open-source software, open standards, and open system architectures to drive Confidential Computing in hybrid cloud environments and support a broad range of accelerators across High-Performance Com...

News & Analysis
27th October 2020
AMD to buy Xilinx in $35bn deal

AMD will buy Xilinx in an all-stock transaction valued at $35 billion. The deal brings together performance processor technologies, combining CPUs, GPUs, FPGAs, Adaptive SoCs and deep software expertise.

Design
15th September 2020
HPC Fund to deliver supercomputing clusters to researchers combatting COVID-19

AMD and technology partner, Penguin Computing, a division of SMART Global Holdings, have announced that New York University (NYU), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Rice University are the first universities named to receive complete AMD-powered, high performance computing systems from the AMD HPC Fund for COVID-19 research.

Micros
22nd July 2020
X86 processors deliver advanced graphics

Advanced 7nm x86 desktop processors with built-in graphics for consumer and commercial PC markets have been released by AMD.

Micros
15th July 2020
MPU's security enables Confidential Virtual Machines

AMD and Google Cloud have announced the beta availability of Confidential Virtual Machines (VMs) for Google Compute Engine powered by 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processors, taking advantage of the processors’ advanced security features.

News & Analysis
30th June 2020
AMD processors drive Hadron Collider data collection

AMD and CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, has announced a new case study.

Micros
17th June 2020
Desktop processors boast higher boost frequencies

AMD has made three additions to the 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen desktop processors family – the AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT, AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT and AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT processors.

Design
9th June 2020
AMD EPYC processors integrated into NVIDIA DGX A100

AMD announced the NVIDIA DGX A100, the third generation of the world’s most advanced AI system, is the latest high-performance computing system featuring 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processors. Delivering five petaflops of AI performance, the elastic architecture of the NVIDIA DGX A100 enables enterprises to accelerate diverse AI workloads such as data analytics, training, and inference.

Design
8th June 2020
2nd Gen AMD EPYC processors for AWS customers

AMD has announced that 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processor powered Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) C5a instances are now generally available in the AWS U.S. East, AWS U.S. West, AWS Europe and AWS Asia Pacific regions.

Design
5th June 2020
Take a look inside Europe's most powerful supercomputers

AMD has launched a never-seen-before 360 virtual tour of the flagship supercomputer ‘Hawk’ at the High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) of the University of Stuttgart, Germany. The recently inaugurated Hawk system is among the fastest supercomputers worldwide and the fastest general-purpose system for scientific and industrial computing in Europe.

Design
14th May 2020
Dutch National Institute selects AMD and Lenovo in COVID-19 fight

AMD has just announced a new design win with Lenovo and Nikhef, the Dutch National Institute for Subatomic Physics. Nikhef is dedicating its new and freshly installed compute cluster, currently in its test phase, to calculation efforts to help fight COVID-19.

Micros
7th May 2020
Microprocessors deliver enhanced performance, security

Business notebooks and laptops are the target for AMD’s latest series of Ryzen microprocessors.

Design
23rd April 2020
Upgrades for supercomputer aid COVID-19 research

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact millions of people worldwide, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and its industry partners are committed to applying the nation’s most powerful supercomputers and expertise in computational modeling and data science to battling the deadly disease.

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