Collaboration makes it easier than ever for organisations to strategically locate and manage infrastructure services in Iceland
Just two years ago, in 2019, an Informa (now Omdia) study found that while data centres were using 3 percent of the world’s electrical supply, on average, energy efficiency ranked fourth on IT leaders’ list of priorities when building or leasing a data centre. Furthermore, most of those surveyed as part of the study did not know the power usage effectiveness (PUE) of the data centres they used.
CEO Dominic Ward and CTO Tate Cantrell to provide insights on AI-ready and sustainable data center design and operations
March 30 2021, London, UK: Four months after raising its seed round from Hoxton Ventures and dRX Capital, a venture arm of Novartis Pharma AG, Peptone, the molecular computational physics company focused on protein drug discovery and engineering tools, has installed an NVIDIA DGX A100 system at Verne Global’s HPC-optimised data center campus in Keflavik, Iceland. The company also announced a collaboration with NVIDIA to scale its AI-driven protein engineering system in order to meet increasing demand from the protein therapeutics market.
Verne Global, provider of sustainable data center solutions for high performance computing (HPC), and Sensa, the Icelandic managed service provider and systems integrator, today announced they have joined forces to provide organisations with access to a comprehensive range of sustainable NVIDIA DGX-Ready colocation services. This collaboration follows Sensa’s recent membership in the NVIDIA Partner Network (NPN).
Verne Global, a provider of advanced data center solutions for high performance computing (HPC), today announced the appointment of Alexander Picchietti in the newly created role of Senior Director, Strategic Alliances. Picchietti will be responsible for forging and nurturing relationships with key industry partners, expanding the ecosystem of service providers and vendors required to meet the complex needs of global organisations locating their compute-intensive workloads in Iceland. He will be based at Verne Global’s Keflavik campus.
Verne Global's CEO, Dominic Ward, is interviewed by Newsweek Country Reports and explains how its excellent climate, 100-percent renewable energy mix and low power costs make Iceland ideal for high-intensity computing needs.
This spring, Scientific Computing World featured an article by Verne Global's CTO, Tate Cantrell, where he comments on the cost of the AI computing revolution. But, the costs may not necessarily be what you think.
Read more to learn about powering sustainable AI so organisations can minimise their carbon footprint whilst still accessing cutting-edge supercomputing to drive their innovations.
Verne Global, provider of sustainable data center solutions for high performance computing (HPC), today announced it has achieved the exceptional status of Platinum Partner in the Dell Technologies Partner Program.
"Artificial intelligence (AI) is a subject of great debate when it comes to ethics, but one area people might not think about is its carbon footprint."
Don't miss out on Thomas Griffin's article for Forbes on the impact AI has on the environment and the crucial part Iceland plays in sustainable HPC and AI.
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Verne Global, a provider of advanced data center solutions for high performance computing (HPC), today announced a new round of funding of $27M to expand its Icelandic data center campus. All current investors – the Wellcome Trust, Novator Partners, Stefnir and General Catalyst – participated in the round.
Verne Global’s hpcDIRECT to power RenderNation’s high-performance compute.
London, UK, 24 February 2020 – Verne Global, a provider of sustainable data center solutions for high performance computing (HPC), today announced it is partnering with RenderNation, the render farm specialist, renowned for computer generated imagery (CGI) and visual effects (VFX). The partnership enables RenderNation to boost its rendering capabilities through access to hpcDIRECT – Verne Global’s HPC compute solution that is powered by 100 percent renewable energy.