Intel eyeing AI, HPC, 5G workloads at datacenters with new Xeon Scalable processors

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MUMBAI, INDIA: Intel today launched its new Xeon Scalable processors In India which expands its datacenter efforts with capability to handle compute-hungry tasks such as real-time analytics, virtualized infrastructure and high performance computing.


The processor is designed to support an expanding range of existing and emerging data center and network workloads including cloud computing, 5G-ready networks, high-performance computing and artificial intelligence.

The servers based on Intel Xeon Scalable processors will be available from HPE, Dell EMC, and Lenovo.

More than 500,000 Intel Xeon Scalable Processors have been already sold to leading enterprise, high performance computing, cloud and communication services provider customers, including Google Cloud Platform and Amazon's AWS and carriers like AT&T, Telefonica.


In India, National Stock Exchange, and cloud service provider NxtGen are also among the early receivers who are expected to benefit from a dramatic performance increase of 1.65X on average over previous generation technology, claims the company.

“As India Inc. increases its investment in technology, the country’s data center and network infrastructure will undergo a massive transformation. Emerging use cases in the financial, ITeS, healthcare, and academic sectors will necessitate agile networks that can interpret and implement decisions based on artificial intelligence, HPC, and in the near future, 5G”, said Prakash Mallya, Managing Director – Sales & Marketing Group, Intel India. “Intel Xeon Scalable processors will address the increasingly complex and varied needs of the data center, enabling customers to deliver next-generation business and consumer experiences through unparalleled performance, security and agility.”

Intel also introduced Intel Select Solutions, a solutions brand aimed at simplifying and speeding the deployment of data center and network infrastructure.

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