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Huawei Releases an AI Fabric White Paper, Helping to Build an Intelligent and Lossless Data Center Network

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/ -- released AI Fabric, in the AI Era.

The white paper presents the urgency and necessity of building an by seizing AI opportunities to monetize data value. It elaborates on the unique technical advantages and customer benefits of using AI Fabric to build an with zero packet loss, low latency, and high throughput. The release is a valuable reference for building next-generation

According to data analysis, 67 percent of CEOs among 2,000 cross-border companies have identified digitalization as the core of their strategies.

Using AI to mine intelligence from the enormous amounts of data generated during digitalization is a common practice. Huawei's Global Industry Vision (GIV) predicts the AI procurement rate will reach 86 percent by 2025 - and leveraging AI to make decisions, reshape business models and ecosystems, and rebuild customer experiences will be a key driving force.

AI is driving the transformation of ICT architecture. Storage mediums have transitioned from Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) to Solid-State Drives (SSDs), latency has been reduced by 100 times, and CPUs for have become GPUs (or even dedicated AI chips), with a 100-fold computing performance improvement.

Latency bottlenecks force the evolution of network communication from to Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA). Distributed application architecture brings much collaboration between servers, and N:1 traffic exchanges and large-byte data packets aggravate network congestion.

The evolution of and changes in application architecture not only call for network transformation, but also require intelligent scheduling and lossless forwarding to achieve zero packet loss, low latency, and high throughput for the

At CONNECT 2018, launched the AI Fabric Intelligent and Lossless Data Center Network Solution to help customers build RDMA networks that are compatible with traditional networks.

This solution provides optimal performance with zero packet loss, low latency, and high throughput for data centers. The white paper describes Huawei's AI Fabric algorithm innovation in terms of and traffic control. carries three types of traffic: LAN, SAN, and IPC.

According to the EANTC, a third-party independent test institute in Europe, Huawei's AI Fabric can effectively reduce the communication duration between HPC nodes by as much as 40 percent, greatly improving efficiency of innovative services such as AI training..

"The popularity of the RDMA network is becoming a trend, and it has been deployed in some leading Internet enterprises," said. "The intelligent and lossless data center network has become one of the transformation directions of the network in the AI era. Huawei's AI Fabric is an innovative solution in the AI era. It accelerates and storage efficiency, and brings dozens of folds of ROI to enterprises."

Huawei's AI Fabric has been successfully put into commercial use in leading enterprises such as the Internet and It helps an improve AI training efficiency and accelerate the commercial use of autonomous driving. AI Fabric helps improve cloud storage performance by 20 percent, and leads the 3.0 era.

Please visit the following link for the entire white paper: AI Fabric, Intelligent and Lossless Data Center Network in the AI Era


About Huawei

Huawei is a leading global provider of Information and Communications (ICT) infrastructure and With integrated solutions across four key domains - telecom networks, IT, smart devices, and - we are committed to bringing digital to every person, home, and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world.

Huawei's end-to-end portfolio of products, solutions, and services are both competitive and secure. Through open collaboration with ecosystem partners, we create lasting value for our customers, working to empower people, enrich home life, and inspire innovation in organizations of all shapes and sizes.

At Huawei, innovation focuses on customer needs. We invest heavily in basic research, concentrating on technological breakthroughs that drive the world forward. We have more than 180,000 employees, and we operate in more than 170 countries and regions. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.

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First Published: Thu, December 27 2018. 15:20 IST
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