Sumit Gupta

Deploying AI to the front line

AI, Machine learning, Power servers...

For AI to truly take off in an enterprise, it cannot be siloed within the ivory tower of the IT department, examined only by a team of specialized data scientists. To truly succeed, AI must extend to the front line workers who can augment their own domain knowledge with AI-driven recommendations and insight. Undercover AI ...read more


Watson Machine Learning Accelerates AI on IBM Power Systems

Machine learning, Power servers, Power Systems

New Accelerator drives up to 46x faster[i] machine learning training compared to competitors Enterprise leaders looking to drive business value from artificial intelligence (AI) require an infrastructure composed of AI-optimized hardware and software that breaks performance barriers while also delivering AI insights when, and where, they want them. And while the potential of AI to ...read more


IBM and H2O.ai combine forces to provide machine learning on IBM Power Systems

AI, Deep learning, Linux on Power Systems...

Collaboration taps POWER9 for open source AI workbench I am delighted to announce our new collaboration with H2O.ai to bring together our technologies surrounding artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and deep learning. This collaboration further cements and grows the IBM Power Systems goal to be an enterprise’s preferred AI platform. By working with H2O.ai, we ...read more


Deep learning performance breakthrough

AI, Deep learning, Machine learning...

Have you noticed that interest in artificial intelligence (AI) has really taken off in the last year or so? A lot of that interest is fueled by deep learning. Deep learning has revolutionized the way we use our phones, bringing us new applications such as Google Voice and Apple’s Siri, which are based on AI ...read more


Scaling TensorFlow and Caffe to 256 GPUs

AI, Deep learning, High-performance computing...

Deep learning has taken the world by storm in the last four years, powering hundreds of consumer web and mobile applications that we use every day. But the extremely long training times in most frameworks present a hurdle that’s curtailing the broader proliferation of deep learning. It currently may take days or even weeks to ...read more


Build your foundation for advanced data analytics

AI, Big data & analytics, Flash storage...

Massive amounts of data and multiple data sources provide today’s businesses with the opportunity to glean new insights, leading to creative business decisions and the potential for competitive advantage. Moreover, innovative organizations are using machine learning, cognitive applications, artificial intelligence (AI) and other advanced technologies to quickly extract that insight and react with agility to ...read more


IBM turns POWER HPC momentum up to 11

Power servers

It has been just one year since IBM reentered the high-performance computing (HPC) market with our new line of IBM POWER “LC” Linux servers powered by the POWER8 CPU.  I am happy to report that we already support hundreds of HPC applications, including seven of Intersect360’s Top 10 HPC applications. And we’ll have one more ...read more


Deep-learning training in under an hour

OpenPOWER, Power servers, Power Systems

With POWER8 and NVIDIA NVLink What do you get when you combine NVIDIA’s most advanced data center accelerator with what we think is the best CPU for big data, in a server that was built to unleash their combined performance for deep learning and HPC applications? Two weeks ago we announced the world’s first server ...read more


IBM & NVIDIA present the NVLink server you’ve been waiting for

Power servers, Power Systems

The journey that started four years ago, when IBM partnered with NVIDIA to embed a high-speed connection, NVLink, between the IBM POWER8 CPU and the NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPU accelerator, has reached its first major milestone. Today IBM is announcing the IBM Power Systems S822LC for High Performance Computing, which couples two high-performance POWER8 with ...read more