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Huawei and Xilinx jointly released FX series FPGA accelerator card on XDF

On October 16, 2018, Huawei unveiled the FX series FPGA accelerator card with Xilinx at the Xilinx Developer Forum (XDF), providing energy efficiency for gene sequencing, video encoding, image processing, data compression and other services. Speeding up the solution. XDF is an industry event that connects software and hardware developers with Xilinx and partners and industry leaders.

Huawei FX series FPGA accelerator card adopts Xilinx Ultrascale+ 16nm VU9P/VU5P chip, supports PCIe 3.0 x16 interconnect channel, 2*100GE network channel, and maximum external 128GB memory. At the same time, Huawei FPGA accelerates cloud server based on self-developed FPGA accelerator card. Stable operation for one year, can support up to 8 FPGA acceleration cards, up to 300G Mesh interconnection between FPGAs, providing artificial intelligence, gene sequencing, video coding, image processing, data compression, network processing and other business optimization design, with high Performance computing power and large bandwidth data connectivity for multiple types of hardware-accelerated services, accelerating your data center with the highest energy efficiency.

Zhang Xiaohua, vice president of Huawei's IT intelligent computing business, said: "With the rapid development of IT and artificial intelligence technology, it is very important to find an energy-efficient data center acceleration solution. We are very happy to cooperate with Xilinx in technology and business, combining the two sides. Together, they provide enterprise customers with flexible and efficient FPGA acceleration solutions that help customers quickly respond to business changes in the smart age."

Freddy Engineer, vice president of data center sales at Xilinx, said: "Huawei has the largest FPGA development team in the world. Huawei has been one of Xilinx's largest customers worldwide for many years. We provide a wealth of solutions for its CT and IT customers. The Xilinx data center priority strategy is fully consistent with Huawei's cloud computing and artificial intelligence strategy. We are very pleased to work with Huawei to provide a variety of cloud and enterprise acceleration solutions, including Huawei Fusion series servers, Xilinx Alveo. Series of accelerator cards and Huawei FX6000 with Xilinx advanced chips, FX3000 accelerator cards and a range of IP and software solutions from Huawei and Xilinx and partners."

Huawei has the largest FPGA development team in the world. Huawei has been one of Xilinx's largest customers worldwide for many years. We provide a wealth of solutions for its CT and IT customers. Xilinx data center priority strategy is fully consistent with Huawei's cloud computing and artificial intelligence strategy. We are very pleased to work with Huawei to provide a variety of cloud and enterprise acceleration solutions, including Huawei Fusion series servers, Xilinx Alveo series accelerator cards and Huawei FX6000, FX3000 accelerator cards and Xilinx advanced chips. The series comes from IP and software solutions from Huawei, Xilinx and partners.

Huawei is the world's leading provider of ICT (information and communication) infrastructure and intelligent terminals, and is committed to bringing the digital world to everyone, every family, every organization, and building a smart world of Internet of Everything. We provide competitive, safe and reliable products, solutions and services in the fields of communication networks, IT, smart terminals and cloud services, and open cooperation with eco partners to continuously create value for customers, unlock their potential and enrich their families. Life, stimulate organizational innovation. Huawei insists on continuous innovation around customer needs, increases basic research investment, and accumulates the world's progress. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a privately held company that holds all of its shares. It currently employs 180,000 people and operates in more than 170 countries and regions. For more details, please refer to Huawei's official website: www.huawei.com.

(图:IT 智能计算业务副总裁张小华与赛灵思公司数据中心销售副总裁Freddy Engineer)