Thursday, March 26, 2020

2nd Gen AMD EPYC CPUs and MI25 GPUs Extend Microsoft Azure Cloud Offerings

Today, AMD announced that the 2nd Gen AMD EPYC™ processors and AMD Radeon Instinct™ MI25 GPUs are extending performance advantages through Microsoft Azure NVv4 virtual machines (VMs). These VMs, which are now generally available to customers in South Central U.S. and Europe West Azure regions, provide a virtual desktop experience, enabling customers to power remote visualization services and virtual desktops in the cloud to support entry-level workers, as well as graphics-intensive visualization workloads like CAD and simulations.