Friday, June 8, 2018

TCS to Establish Center for Advanced Computing


PUNE (MUMBAI): Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced that in collaboration with Intel Corporation, it is setting up a Center for Advanced Computing to develop advanced solutions in the areas of High Performance Computing (HPC), High Performance Data Analytics (HPDA), and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

The new Center at TCS’ Super Computing facility in Pune, India will be enabled by integrating the latest Intel Xeon Scalable processors with Intel Omni-Path Fabric (Intel OP Fabric), Intel Optane™ technology, BigDL and additional Intel technologies in the future.

The Center will focus on enabling TCS specialists to leverage the most advanced HPC, HPDA, and AI technologies for enterprises and academia to enable breakthroughs and create industry specific solutions across life sciences, genomics, manufacturing, technology, retail, utilities, banking, and the insurance sectors, as well as testing and research in areas that include weather forecasting and 
disaster monitoring.

“HPC combined with digital transformation technologies including Cloud, cognitive computing and advanced analytics are a critical lever for enterprises across the globe to transform their businesses,” said V. Rajanna, Vice President and Global Head, Technology Business Unit, TCS. “HPC capabilities are critical for enterprises to become “Business 4.0” prepared, and TCS and Intel are on the forefront helping customers reimagine their products and services through high performing research that will transform the product experience for the end user.”

“Convergence efforts are being focused on combining HPC and ‘big data’ analytics workloads together using a unified HPC system. This engagement enables the capability to bring advanced analytical tools to scientists, which can enable extreme data processing capabilities, some of which are complementary to analyzing large HPC simulations,” said Lisa Davis, Vice President in the Intel Datacenter Group and GM of the Digital Transformation & Scale Solutions Group.


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