Bangalore: Software major Infosys
Technologies and Nvidia, world leader in visual technologies
and inventor of Graphics Processing Unit,(GPU) today announced
a partnership to develop Nvidia Cuda (Compute Unified Device
Architecture) Technology-enabled software solutions.
As the first step, the partnership will see setting up of
the Infosys-Nvidia Technology campus at the Infosys campus
here, Subu Goparaju, Vice President and Head of Software
Engineering and Technology Labs, told media.
Cuda technology, developed by Santa Clara-headquartered,
Nividia is a revolutionary architecture in the field of high
performance computing. Cuda technology is designed to allow
application developers to tap the unexploited power potential
of GPU in order to accelerate a certain application,
consequently boosting performance level.
Through this partnership, Infosys will focus on
accelerating its application development process, by
simplifying complex computational projects for its global and
Indian customers across industry verticals including
healthcare and life sciences, e-governance, finance and
Infosys will also work on its clients to convert their
applictions into the Nvidia Cuda platform. This will help
customers to reduce number of conventional server hardware at
data centres, saving costs and power consumption.
Infosys will aim to leverage its existing expertise and
IPS in grid computing and parallel computing to develop tools
and methodolohies which can facilitate development and
deployment of applications.