IBM has unveiled its next-generation Power Systems Servers, incorporating the company’s POWER9 processor. Built specifically for compute-intensive AI workloads, the new POWER9 systems are capable of improving the training times of deep learning frameworks faster, says the company.

ThePOWER9-based AC922 Power Systems embeds PCI-Express 4.0, next-generation Nvidia NVLink and OpenCAPI, which combined can accelerate data movement. .

POWER9 is at the heart of the soon-to-be most powerful data-intensive supercomputers in the world, the U.S. Department of Energy’s “Summit”and “Sierra” supercomputers, and has been tapped by Google, according to IBM.

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