LAS VEGAS, May 18, 2022 – Tachyum™ Inc. today announced two rack-based reference designs that deliver significantly more performance at dramatically lower power than the most powerful supercomputers available today, to better facilitate cloud, AI and supercomputing applications at unprecedented TCO savings. The Air-Cooled Prodigy Rack features 24 4P (4 processors) 2U servers and 96 Prodigy midrange chips to deliver up to 6.5 times the performance for HPC applications and up to 12.
Tachyum Delivers the Highest AI and HPC Performance with the Launch of the World’s First Universal Processor
LAS VEGAS, May 11, 2022 – Tachyum™ today launched the world’s first universal processor, Prodigy, which unifies the functionality of a CPU, GPU and TPU in a single processor, creating a homogeneous architecture, while delivering massive performance improvements at a cost many times less than competing products. After the company undertook its mission to conquer the processor performance plateau in nanometer-class chips and the systems they power, Tachyum has succeeded by launching its first commercial product.
LAS VEGAS, May 5, 2022 – Tachyum™ today announced new IP suppliers who have provided the company with critical IP components needed to bring Prodigy™ to commercial markets in 2022. They include Alphawave and Rambus IP. Alphawave is a global leader in high-speed connectivity for the world’s technology infrastructure. Its IP solutions meet the needs of global tier-one customers in data centers, compute, networking, AI, 5G, autonomous vehicles and storage. Tachyum will leverage its AlphaCORE Long-Reach (LR) Multi-Standard-Serdes (MSS) IP, a high-performance, low-power, DSP-based PHY with speeds up to 112Gbps.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, May 4, 2022 – Tachyum™ Inc. today announced that it has progressed to running applications in Linux interactive mode on Prodigy FPGA hardware with SMP (Symmetric Multi-Processing) Linux and the floating-point unit enabled on the field-programmable gate array (FPGA) prototype of its Prodigy Universal Processor. This latest key milestone showcases Prodigy’s advanced level of maturity spanning its advanced CPU core, powerful software environment, and new third party hardware IP, bringing the company closer to product launch, and fulfilling its mission to transform data centers into greener Universal Computing Centers capable of enabling human brain-scale AI.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, April 26, 2022 – Tachyum™ today announced it has signed a letter of agreement to become a member of the Universal Chiplet Interconnect Express (UCIe) community to further develop and support the chiplet ecosystem and drive on-package innovations. UCIe is an open specification that defines the interconnect between chiplets within a package, enabling an open chiplet ecosystem and ubiquitous interconnect at the package level. Members of UCIe represent a wide range of industry expertise and include leaders in semiconductors, packaging, IP suppliers, foundries, and cloud services.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, April 12, 2022 – Tachyum™ today announced that it has launched enhancements to its online Customer & Partner Portal with the addition of a ticketing system for users performing testing and evaluation of the Prodigy® Universal Processor. Users can now submit feature requests, provide feedback, and report issues. In addition to scaling up engagement, the new ticketing system better serves customers and partners across time zones, countries and continents.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, April 5, 2022 – Tachyum™ today announced it has completed validation of its Prodigy Universal Processor and software ecosystem with the operating system FreeBSD, and completed the Prodigy instruction set architecture (ISA) for FreeBSD porting. FreeBSD powers modern servers, desktops, and embedded platforms in environments that value performance, stability, and security. It is the platform of choice for many of the busiest websites and the most pervasive embedded networking and storage devices.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, March 29, 2022 – Tachyum™ today announced it has entered the Octal Small Form Factor Pluggable (OSFP) Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) to help foster higher performance, scale, and density for supercomputers, public and private clouds and AI. The OSFP MSA group, established in November 2016, spearheads the technical challenge of defining next-generation high-speed networking applications. With more than 100 members, the OSFP MSA is continuing to innovate to deliver the highest performing pluggable optics module solutions for high-speed networking.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, March 22, 2022 – Tachyum™ today announced the latest progress achieved in its Prodigy software ecosystem with KVM hypervisor virtualization that empowers data center providers with the ability to execute several instances of a bare-metal OS on the same machine with minimal overhead. This Day One functionality massively reduces the cost and the power requirements of data center, AI and HPC workloads. KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, March 15, 2022 – Tachyum™ has launched a German-language version of its website to improve accessibility to customers and partners seeking information about the Tachyum Prodigy® Universal Processor and its ability to significantly improve performance for hyperscale, HPC and AI workloads. Tachyum, a semiconductor company with roots in Europe is essential for the digital and technological sovereignty of the EU. Today, the European Union is heavily dependent on non-EU chip suppliers since it has only 10% of the global fabrication market.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, March 8, 2022 – Tachyum™ today announced the latest progress made by its software team that advances the capabilities of its Tachyum Prodigy® processor, as the company continues to progress towards production-ready status. Among the enhancements to Prodigy are improvements to its Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) specification-based BIOS (Basic Input Output System) replacement firmware and the incorporation of the latest versions of the QEMU emulator and GNU Compiler Collection (GCC).
Tachyum Named Among the Most Innovative Artificial Intelligence Solutions Providers to Watch by The Enterprise World
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, March 1, 2022 – Tachyum™ was highlighted as one of the “Most Innovative Artificial Intelligence Solutions Providers to Watch” by The Enterprise World and earned the featured cover story with an in-depth discussion about the company, its leadership, vision of the industry and the AI attributes of its Prodigy™ universal processor. The Enterprise World, with its wide topics for every month, brings to readers new and changing trends in business, market growth, changing government reforms and the growing customer base of a particular industry.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, February 22, 2022 – Tachyum™ today announced it has entered into an agreement with the Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC) in Germany to collaborate on open supercomputing projects, scientific research and innovations in artificial intelligence. JSC will test an HPC infrastructure based on the Tachyum platform with both parties collaborating on projects in fields including biosciences, progressive materials, green energetics through Al and their transfer into industrial technology.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, February 15, 2022 – Tachyum™ today announced it has entered into a MOU with the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) in Spain with the intent to collaborate on open supercomputing projects, scientific research, and innovations in AI. Under the MOU, BSC can evaluate the Tachyum Prodigy® Processor and Tachyum reference architecture for future HPC infrastructure. The signing of the MoU follows Tachyum founder and CEO Dr. Radoslav Danilak’s visit to BSC in October last year.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, February 8, 2022 – Tachyum™ Corporate Advisory Board Member Steve Furber was one of the 2022 Charles Stark Draper Prize for Engineering award winners “for contributions to the invention, development, and implementation of reduced instruction set computer (RISC) chips” by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Established in 1988 to honor the memory of Charles Stark Draper, the “father of inertial navigation,” the Draper Prize is awarded biennially to honor those who provide significant contributions to engineering and technology.
Tachyum to Present 3D Demo of Prodigy Which Will Enable A Human Brain-Scale AI Supercomputer at LEAP22 Riyadh
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, February 1, 2022 – Tachyum™ announced today it will show Prodigy, the world’s first universal processor, in a 3D demo, that will enable the first human brain-scale AI Supercomputer at LEAP22 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, February 1-3 at the Riyadh Front Exhibition Center. Tachyum is featured in booth H3.E47. LEAP draws more than 40,000 international tech gurus, innovators, entrepreneurs, start-ups, and enthusiasts to its global platform for future technologies.
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia/ LAS VEGAS, Nevada, January 25, 2022 – Tachyum™ today announced that it was selected by the Slovak Republic to participate in the latest submission for the Important Projects of Common European Interest (IPCEI), to develop Prodigy 2 for HPC/AI. Prodigy 2 for HPC/AI will enable 1 AI Zettaflop and more than 10 DP Exaflops computers to support superhuman brain-scale computing by 2024 for under €1B. As part of this selection, Tachyum could receive a 49 million Euro grant to accelerate a second-generation of its Tachyum Prodigy® processor for HPC/AI in a 3-nanometer process.
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia/ LAS VEGAS, Nevada, January 13, 2022 – Tachyum™ will be a highlight among exhibits at Expo Dubai with the world premiere of its Prodigy Universal Processor for supercomputers, January 17 at 11 a.m. in the Slovak Pavilion during Global Goals Week. Tachyum, in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, will host the event featuring an in-depth discussion on the importance of AI and supercomputers, which will reach human brain-scale AI in 2022.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, January 4, 2022 – Tachyum™ made tremendous strides in bringing the world’s first universal processor to market behind a series of successes throughout 2021. The company achieved significant milestones in the development of Prodigy™ through a series of technical innovations, continued its visionary leadership with presentations at leading industry events and being the recipient of several top honors, ramped up its worldwide hiring and tripled its valuation after its latest successful funding round.