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Inspur to offer BeeGFS for HPC and AI clusters

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Inspur has announced a partnership with ThinkParQ , the company behind BeeGFS), offering integrated Inspur and BeeGFS system and technical support for HPC and AI cluster solutions users.

BeeGFS distributes and manages distributed metadata and expands capacity conveniently and efficiently, allowing HPC and AI cluster solutions to cope with IO peak pressures and achieve high-performance access to data.

‘BeeGFS has unique advantages in terms of usability, flexibility and performance,’ said Liu Jun, general manager of AI&HPC, Inspur. ‘It can easily adapt to the different business needs of HPC and AI users. The cooperation between Inspur and ThinkParQ will provide our HPC and AI cluster solutions users with an integrated BeeGFS system and a range of high-quality services, helping them to improve efficiency with BeeGFS.’

‘We are very excited to be partnering with Inspur,’ said Frank Herold, CEO of ThinkParQ. ‘Its innovative capability, extensive market coverage and its well-established reputation in HPC and AI makes Inspur perfectly suited to provide BeeGFS to their customers.’

Inspur is a professional HPC and AI computing power vendor providing flexible and diverse computing platforms, powerful software tools and frameworks, and industrial insights and optimisation of multi-industry applications.

Inspur currently holds the second largest share of global top 500 supercomputers as shown in the latest TOP500 List. According to 2018H1 IDC PRC AI Infrastructure Tracker, Inspur's AI servers rank first in the Chinese market, with more than 50 per cent market share.

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