Business Wire

MWC Canceled, GIGABYTE Turns Its Exhibition Digital and Showcases Multi-access Edge Computing Infrastructure to Realize 5G Networks

Share

GIGABYTE was originally scheduled to exhibit its edge computing products, as well as data center solutions to seize the 5G opportunities at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) held at the end of February. Although the 2020 event is canceled by the GSMA, GIGABYTE made its show into a digital format, [GIGABYTE MWC Online](https://www.gigabyte.com/MWC/2020), allowing its partners, customers, and users to still see its latest developments for the 5G era.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200224005042/en/

GIGABYTE MWC Online 2020 (Photo: Business Wire)

GIGABYTE MWC Online 2020 (Photo: Business Wire)

MWC is the world’s biggest exhibition for the telecommunications industry aimed to highlight how next-generation networks will form the basis of wide-reaching value creation and economic impact in the 5G era. GIGABYTE, being an enabler for digital era businesses to transform their core values seamlessly with the technology trends of tomorrow, wants to take the initiative to showcase its server solutions ready to be used as MEC (Multi-access Edge Computing) platforms to support the new generation of 5G technologies and services, leveraging its innovative hardware design together with NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) and open-source software stacks to meet the QoS requirements of 5G.

On The Edge of 5G

On [GIGABYTE MWC Online], the MEC products and solutions are embedded into an interactive map to illustrate how they fit into 5G scenarios of eMBB, URLLC, and mMTC. GIGABYTE offers one of industry’s most comprehensive server product lineups that can help businesses from different vertical markets to overcome the challenges of building data center infrastructure necessary for success in the 5G era. GIGABYTE’s G591-HS0, featuring support for up to 32 accelerator cards, can provide powerful compute capabilities to build a combined MEC / VR stitching / processing server, which allows for high resolution videos to be processed and stored locally on the baseband unit, therefore making it ideal for enabling live streaming of 8K video or 360 VR at large spectator events. GIGABYTE also launched a 5G CrowdCell with LimeNET, to overcome 5G’s weaknesses of short range and signal drop-offs when hitting concrete walls, further completes the eMBB scenario of next-generation spectator experience. GIGABYTE’s H242-Z10 is a prime example of a compact GPU accelerated edge server platform that can be deployed to connect an intelligent vehicles network in order to overcome performance limitations previously constrained by onboard vehicle processing, or the latency and transmission bottlenecks of cloud computing. Its ultra-small footprint form factor can be mass deployed at scale at the far edge, which is perfect to also be used as an mMTC server to support an IoT network to enable a smart city.

Data Center Know-How for 5G Era

GIGABYTE will establish its vital place in the 5G ecosystem through MEC-optimized server platforms. Moreover, GIGABYTE has long been an exceptional server hardware and solution provider that helps businesses to build the data center infrastructure that can accelerate their innovation in 5G. GIGABYTE’s software-defined storage solution can consolidate existing media and effortlessly add new capacity that supports all main storage types (block, object or file) while simplifying management and reducing infrastructure costs; and GIGABYTE’s DNN (Deep Neural Networks) Training Appliance is an on-premises AI development platform that combines high performance GPU servers and a user-friendly GUI with powerful optimizations to effectively improve the accuracy and reduce the time required for DNN training. Both of the server solutions are for businesses of all sizes to transition effortlessly into 5G, which promises endless possibilities and is the foundation of a new digitally driven industrial revolution featuring an era of Intelligent Connectivity – the convergence of AI, Big Data, and IoT – powered by 5G.

5G and AI to Make a Breakthrough in 2020

According to Deloitte’s market trend report last year, 2020 will be the year for 5G and Artificial Intelligence to take off; and MWC echoes on its website that the market for AI is projected to reach $70 billion by 2020. Intelligent Connectivity is a pivotal evolution of 5G, and Artificial Intelligence is poised to have a transformative effect on consumers, enterprises, and governments around the world.

GIGABYTE demonstrates on [GIGABYTE MWC Online] an eMBB scenario in which higher density, greater performance, and feature-rich computing can help accelerate applications that require increased bandwidth. As an NVIDIA EGX platform builder, GIGABYTE is able to showcase a secure, cloud native edge computing platform for IoT, AI, 3D, XR and beyond, featuring an integrated hardware and software stack which can be used to quickly & easily deploy ready-to-use containers and AI frameworks from NGC (NVIDIA GPU Cloud). And GIGABYTE’s AERO series laptop is the world’s first laptop powered by Microsoft Azure AI. Through machine learning, Azure will assist the AERO laptop to optimize system settings and control CPU & GPU’s power consumption to effectively improve users working environment, and ultimately define what a laptop should perform in the Intelligent Connectivity era of 5G.

Find Your 5G Edge

MEC is a key technology for 5G to come to its full implementation, and GIGABYTE wants to use [GIGABYTE MWC Online] as a portal to share its expert know-how and critical products and solutions, and showcase its data center knowledge that will help you "Find Your 5G Edge" to vindicate its capability to "Upgrade Your Life".

By February 24th, the website will be fully accessible for everyone to explore edge computing and 5G. GIGABYTE has transformed its MWC exhibition into an online experience, including filming marketing and product experts’ short footages to provide insights and share perspectives. Partners and customers who might have hoped to connect with GIGABYTE to discuss 5G possibilities can do so by filling out a short online form, and visitors and users can participate in an online event to learn more about GIGABYTE’s solutions and win an NVMe 1TB SDD.

About GIGABYTE

GIGABYTE is an engineer, visionary, and leader in the world of tech that uses its hardware expertise, patented innovations, and industry leadership to create, inspire and advance. Renowned for over 30 years of award-winning excellence, GIGABYTE is a cornerstone in the HPC community, providing businesses with server and data center expertise to accelerate their success. At the forefront of evolving technology, GIGABYTE is devoted to inventing smart solutions that enable digitalization from edge to cloud, and allow customers to capture, analyze, and transform digital information into economic data that can benefit humanity and "Upgrade Your Life". Please visit https://www.gigabyte.com/ for more information.

Contact information

Shinyu Chen
brand@gigabyte.com
GIGABYTE MWC Online:
https://www.gigabyte.com/MWC/2020

About Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire



Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

Nike Extends its Athletic Leadership5.2.2020 19:00:00 CETPress release

Today, NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE), unveiled breakthrough innovation for athletes competing in the Tokyo 2020 Games, including footwear designed to provide runners with a measurable performance benefit for a new era of competition. The NEXT% platform, introduced by barrier-breaking marathoner Eliud Kipchoge, will now expand into new disciplines following its unparalleled success in distance running. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200205005708/en/ An international group of athletes joined the Nike 2020 Forum in New York to unveil the brand's latest performance and sustainable innovations. From left to right: Ibtihaj Muhammad, English Gardner, Leticia Bufoni, Blake Leeper, Timothy Cheruiyot, Dina Asher-Smith, Tomoya Ochiai, Sky Brown, Chris Mosier, Nyjah Huston, DeAnna Price, Bebe Vio, Kevin Mayer, Megan Blunk, Brandi Chastain, Aaron Brown, Sophie Hahn, Aori Nishimura, Diana Taurasi, Miles Chamley-Watson, Leon Schae

Cepton Expands With $50 Million Investment From Koito5.2.2020 18:00:00 CETPress release

Cepton Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of state-of-the-art, intelligent, lidar-based solutions, announced today that it has raised over $50 million in Series C funding. This brings Cepton’s total funding to nearly $100 million, providing a strong foundation to substantially ramp up its R&D efforts, expand its footprint in the automotive market and support major customers worldwide. The latest funding round was led by Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (TYO:7276), the automotive Tier 1 and world-leading provider of automotive lighting systems, with an investment of $50 million. Existing investors in Cepton also participated in this round. As part of the transaction, Koito will obtain non-exclusive rights to manufacture and sell Cepton’s lidar sensor design for an automotive application, using key components supplied by Cepton. Cepton will use the proceeds to accelerate development and deployment of its advanced lidar technology in ADAS applications, in autonomous vehicle applications,

Imricor Announces First Cases Successfully Performed at Heart Center Dresden5.2.2020 17:40:00 CETPress release

Imricor Medical Systems, Inc. (Company or Imricor) (ASX:IMR) is pleased to announce the first procedures using the Company’s products following CE mark of the Vision-MR Ablation Catheter have been performed at the Heart Center Dresden. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200205005672/en/ Drs. Christopher Piorkowski (left) and Thomas Gaspar (right) performing iCMR ablations at the Heart Center Dresden (Photo: Heart Center Dresden). Three procedures were successfully performed over two days by Dr. Christopher Piorkowski and Dr. Thomas Gaspar (https://www.herzzentrum-dresden.com/rhythmologie/unser-team/). Additional physicians at the Heart Center Dresden will also begin performing procedures immediately. These procedures mark the first iCMR ablations anywhere in the world to ever be performed outside of a clinical trial. They were performed in an iCMR lab fitted with a Siemens 1.5T MAGNETOM Aera MR scanner. “It’s ano

VALBIOTIS Announces a Global Strategic Partnership With NESTLÉ HEALTH SCIENCE For the Development and Commercialization of TOTUM-63, a Plant-derived Active Substance With Clinically Demonstrated Metabolic Health Benefits on Prediabetics5.2.2020 17:30:00 CETPress release

Regulatory News: VALBIOTIS (Paris:ALVAL) (FR0013254851 – ALVAL / PEA/SME eligible ), a Research & Development company committed to scientific innovation for preventing and combating metabolic diseases, announces the signature of a global long-term strategic partnership with Nestlé Health Science for the development and commercialization of TOTUM-63, an innovative and patented combination of 5 plant extracts specifically designed to reduce the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes on prediabetics. Sébastien PELTIER, CEO of VALBIOTIS states: “Nestlé Health Science is an ideal strategic partner for VALBIOTIS. Its global reach, strategic intent to develop science-based nutritional health solutions and focus on fighting metabolic disorders like diabetes will be instrumental to TOTUM-63's worldwide commercialization success. We are excited about the opportunity that this deal brings to VALBIOTIS and to the many millions of people around the world at risk of becoming Type 2 diabetics. This trans

Skilling lanserar branschens första sömlösa integration med Spotwares cTrader, inriktad på erfarna handlare.30.1.2020 08:00:00 CETPress release

Forex- och CFD-handelsplattformen Skilling annonserade förra veckan lanseringen av branschens första sömlösa integration med Spotwares cTrader - en unik funktion som internt kallas Ett konto. Två plattformar. Detta pressmeddelande använder multimedia. Se den fullständiga versionen här: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200130005070/sv/ Skilling lanserar branschens första sömlösa integration med Spotwares cTrader. (Photo: Business Wire) Funktionen gör att Skilling kan erbjuda sina kunder sömlös handel över två olika handelsplattformar på ett enda Skilling-konto utan att behöva finansiera och hantera två olika konton separat. ”Enkelt uttryckt ville vi ge våra kunder valet vilken handelsplattform de kan använda - vår egen Skilling Trader eller en mer avancerad klientorienterad cTrader. Problemet du har med andra mäklare som erbjuder flera plattformar är behovet av att finansiera två konton separat, upprätthålla sunda marginaler på två olika konton och också ha två uppsättningar av

inRiver utser Per-Olof Schroeder till ny VD29.1.2020 16:43:00 CETPress release

inRiver, som levererar SaaS-baserade lösningar för Product Information Management (PIM), meddelar att styrelsen idag har utsett Per-Olof Schroeder till ny VD för bolaget. Per-Olof tillträder sin tjänst med omedelbar verkan. “Styrelsen tackar Thor Johnson för hans ledning av bolaget under de två senaste åren, och är glada över att välkomna Per-Olof som vår nye VD," säger inRivers styrelseordförande, Jorgen Smidt. "Per-Olof har en påvisad erfarenhet av att mycket framgångsrikt leda utveckling av SaaS Computing Services, molnbaserade tjänster, och samtidigt leverera stark tillväxt både gällande intäkter, lönsamhet och marknadsandelar. I sin roll som bolagets VD kommer han fortsätta att utveckla inRivers mission att hjälpa våra kunder bli bäst på att marknadsföra och sälja sina produkter." Schroeder har mer än 25 års erfarenhet av ledande befattningar inom IT-branchen, inklusive 15 år på Microsoft, varav sju år som chef över Microsofts Productivity & Business Process Business Group i väste

In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.

Visit our pressroom