Cirrascale Cloud Services and Graphcore Announce Availability of Graphcloud for Machine Intelligence Workflows
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 26, 2021 — Cirrascale Cloud Services, provider of deep learning infrastructure solutions for autonomous vehicle, Natural Language Processing (NLP) and computer vision workflows, has announced the availability of its Graphcloud platform. The massively scalable AI cloud platform is a collaboration between Cirrascale and Graphcore and offers customers access to Graphcore’s tightly integrated hardware and software IPU-POD scale-out platform using second generation GC200 Intelligence Processing Units (IPUs) and Poplar software stack.
Graphcloud achieves record-breaking performance when compared to the latest GPUs, including 2x faster time to train for BERT-Large for NLP, state of the art accuracy and performance with EfficientNet for Computer Vision and orders of magnitude improvements for training probabilistic models like MCMC.
IPU-POD16 and IPU-POD64 systems are currently available with Graphcloud and can be accessed in weekly or monthly flat-rate allotments with discounts offered for longer-term use with predictable pricing and no extra charges. Additionally, the Graphcloud platform can easily integrate with a customer’s current online cloud-based workflow at various hyperscalers creating a secure, multi-cloud solution.
Customers can begin using the Graphcloud IPU-POD instances or can learn more by visiting https://graphcloud.ai.
About Cirrascale Cloud Services
Cirrascale Cloud Services is a premier provider of public and private dedicated cloud solutions enabling deep learning workflows. The company offers cloud-based infrastructure solutions for large-scale deep learning operators, service providers, as well as HPC users. To learn more about Cirrascale Cloud Services and its unique cloud offerings, please visit www.cirrascale.com.
Graphcore’s Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU) is designed specifically for machine intelligence. Its unique architecture lets developers run today’s AI models with state of the art performance while enabling transformative new types of work, not possible using current technologies, to drive the next breakthroughs in machine intelligence. For more information please visit https://www.graphcore.ai.
Source: Cirrascale Cloud Services