Updates on NVIDIA’s Cloud-Mobile Products & Technology

@nvidia continues to push forward and deliver new capabilities in our cloud-mobile accelerated computing strategy.

On the gaming side, we recently announced GeForce NOW. Referred to by some of the press as “NetFlix for gaming”, GeForce NOW is a next generation cloud gaming service that streams PC games to NVIDIA SHIELD instantly, including the new SHIELD Android TV Box. Your game runs on powerful GPU servers running in the cloud and lets you enjoy gaming on your living room TV or anywhere you take your SHIELD portable or SHIELD tablet.

In public cloud, the big news has been Microsoft’s announcement of the new N-series GPU instances. Powered by NVIDIA’s latest Tesla M60 and Tesla K80 GPUs, N-series is the ideal cloud platform for running graphic intensive workloads with NVIDIA GRID 2.0 (M60) and HPC and Deep Learning workloads (K80).

Speaking of GRID 2.0, one of the key new features of GRID 2.0 is the ability to run native CUDA applications inside your GRID 2.0 virtual machine. Today’s enterprise applications don’t just need high quality graphics, but increasingly need to run accelerated algorithms inside graphical apps to crunch through huge quantities of big data. Now every CUDA and OpenACC app can run unmodified right in your VM.

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About Marc Hamilton

Marc Hamilton – Vice President, Solutions Architecture and Engineering, NVIDIA. At NVIDIA, the Visual Computing Company, Marc leads the worldwide Solutions Architecture and Engineering team, responsible for working with NVIDIA’s customers and partners to deliver the world’s best end to end solutions for professional visualization and design, high performance computing, and big data analytics. Prior to NVIDIA, Marc worked in the Hyperscale Business Unit within HP’s Enterprise Group where he led the HPC team for the Americas region. Marc spent 16 years at Sun Microsystems in HPC and other sales and marketing executive management roles. Marc also worked at TRW developing HPC applications for the US aerospace and defense industry. He has published a number of technical articles and is the author of the book, “Software Development, Building Reliable Systems”. Marc holds a BS degree in Math and Computer Science from UCLA, an MS degree in Electrical Engineering from USC, and is a graduate of the UCLA Executive Management program.
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