Pioneer in software-defined network management, BeyondEdge, has become a member of the Ultra Ethernet Consortium (UEC) to contribute expertise in developing Ethernet-based generative AI fabrics. The UEC collaborates with industry leaders to create a robust network architecture for modern AI and high-performance computing (HPC) workloads.
Insights into Growing Architectural Needs
BeyondEdge, known for its Verity network orchestration solution, brings real-world AI and HPC insights from its customer base to the UEC. The company aims to provide an end-user perspective, emphasizing feature and functionality demands in the design, deployment, and operational management of data center and cloud fabrics tailored for AI and HPC.
Rise of Generative AI Data Centers
Generative AI data centers experienced substantial growth in 2023, a trend expected to continue in 2024 and beyond. BeyondEdge highlights the significance of open-standards Ethernet for generative AI network transport, emphasizing the collaborative efforts of the UEC in driving down costs and eliminating proprietary technologies.
Enabling Seamless Pathways with BeyondEdge Verity
BeyondEdge CEO Amir Elbaz stresses the critical role of open-standards Ethernet in the expansion of AI projects. The UEC’s collaborative efforts are expected to provide a seamless pathway for managing high-speed and low-latency Ethernet fabrics using modern intent-based network orchestration and automation solutions like BeyondEdge Verity.
Contributing to Next-Generation Networks
BeyondEdge expresses enthusiasm in sharing insights with the UEC regarding modern methods and solutions for designing and orchestrating Ethernet-based fabrics for AI and HPC workloads. The company’s commitment to delivering top-notch network orchestration, automation, and intelligent observability solutions aims to shape the landscape of next-generation networks.
BeyondEdge is a software-defined data center, cloud, and edge company dedicated to advancing network transformation through an open and modular software platform. The platform delivers highly intelligent and fully automated networks for data centers, clouds, buildings, and campus-wide environments.
About Ultra Ethernet Consortium (UEC)
Part of the Linux Foundation’s Joint Development Foundation, the UEC is evolving Ethernet for the demands of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and High-Performance Computing (HPC). It facilitates industry-wide collaboration to develop Ethernet specifications and software APIs, enhancing AI and HPC environments with superior performance, scalability, and interoperability.