NVIDIA announced its new Ampere architecture with the A100 graphics processing unit (GPU). The A100 GPU is offered as part of an extremely high density DGX board and is optimized for artificial intelligence (AI)/machine learning (ML) workloads. This represents a major step forward in performance, but also an unprecedented challenge in terms of power density and cooling. It is also a big bet on an AI strategy defined by very large multipurpose models, centralized model training, and cloud services.
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Senior Analyst, Advanced Computing and AI
Alexander is a Senior Analyst for Enterprise AI and member of the artificial intelligence analyst team. He covers the emerging enterprise applications of AI and machine learning, with a special focus on business models and AI as an IT service, as well as on the core technology of AI.
Since joining Omdia in 2016, Alexander has covered technologies for small and medium enterprises, with a specific focus on mobile and 5G for enterprises. In previous roles, he developed the Enterprise 5G Innovations Tracker to monitor the emerging enterprise 5G and CBRS ecosystem. He was the second employee of start-up consulting firm STL Partners. With over 10 years of experience as a technology sector analyst, his long-term research interests include mobile, open source, distributed computing, and the two-sided business model. Alexander holds an MSc in international relations from Royal Holloway, University of London.
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