Huawei Announces New Intelligent Cloud Platform

During their annual technology conference, Huawei Connect, in Shangai this year, Huawei announced their very own cloud service, Atlas.

The emphasis of the entire event was laid on intelligent clouds. Clouds that would be able to meet the demands of the future. Huawei feels that its unique heterogeneous platform will become indispensable as we approach the AI age, and certainly give their competitors, like Amazon, Google, Alibaba, and IBM a challenge.

Atlas has been designed to give its users a heterogeneous platform for the sorts of computing that Huawei believes will dominate cloud services from this point forward.

But how does this work?

Huawei based its Atlas design on a new set of FushionServer boxes. These combine x86 processors with Graphics Processing Units (GPUs). When using the FushionServer G5500, Huawei can use this to bring a faster and higher performance to any computing workload. In addition, it will also make use of the FushionServer G2500 which can store up to 16 NVIDIA P4 GPUs and has 240 TB of storage. The P4 accelerators are specifically made for inferencing neural networks. In Atlas, it will be specifically used towards tasks like video analytics where it will gather data from vehicles and loT devices.

To conform with its philosophy of a heterogeneous platform, Atlas will also offer a FPGA cloud service, though less is known about the specifics of its engineering. Currently, Huawei employs a Xilinx FPGA-accelerated E900 blade. The goal application for the FPGA cloud service is also inferencing, although it can be used for an array of application, which also includes HPC.

The introduction of Atlas seems relatively late at this point after their competitors like Amazon and Google have already offered users formidable cloud solutions. Yet, Huawei’s President of the IT server line, Qiu Long, explained that Atlas is revolutionary in that it is anticipating the demands of the future.

As we are progressing towards the AI future, Long stressed that our traditional hardware will not be able to accommodate AI and future cloud technologies.  By pooling together all these different computing platforms, Huawei hopes to lead the way in bringing optimum functionality and utility to cloud storage, and leading the way to new heights in performance.

Of course entering the cloud storage arena so late has a unique set of challenges, especially when so many users are already familiar and happy with competing for cloud services like Amazon. While Huawei does have the added advantage of having an already established smartphone client base, it remains to be seen whether this new cloud storage system can compete in this realm of technology.


  1. Every weekend i used to visit this site, because
    i wish for enjoyment, for the reason that this this site conations in fact nice
    funny data too.

  2. Terrific article! That is the kind of info that are meant to be
    shared around the web. Shame on Google for not positioning this
    put up upper! Come on over and talk over with my site . Thank you =)

  3. If some one wants to be updated with newest technologies therefore he must be go to see this website and
    be up to date every day.

  4. 346404 586553I dont agree with this certain article. Even so, I did researched in Google and Ive discovered out which you are correct and I had been thinking in the incorrect way. Continue producing quality material similar to this. 796981

  5. En muchos de los casos, como en todo, basta con un cambio en el estilo de vida para solucionar el problema de la disfunción eréctil.

  6. It is appropriate time to make some plans for the future and it is time to be happy.
    I’ve read this post and if I could I desire to suggest you few interesting
    things or advice. Perhaps you could write next articles
    referring to this article. I wish to read more things about

  7. Spot on with this write-up, I actually believe this amazing site needs a lot more attention. I’ll probably be returning to see more, thanks for the

  8. It’s a shame you don’t have a donate button! I’d certainly
    donate to this outstanding blog! I suppose for now i’ll settle for book-marking and adding your RSS feed to
    my Google account. I look forward to new updates and will talk
    about this site with my Facebook group. Talk soon!

  9. Heya i am for the first time here. I found this board and I find It truly useful & it
    helped me out a lot. I hope to give something back and help others like
    you aided me.

  10. I am really impressed with your writing skills and also with the layout on your weblog.
    Is this a paid theme or did you modify it yourself?
    Either way keep up the nice quality writing, it’s rare to see
    a nice blog like this one these days.

  11. What a material of un-ambiguity and preserveness of valuable knowledge
    regarding unexpected feelings.

  12. takipci paketim ile instagram takipçilerinizin artisini keyif ile izleyebilirsiniz hemen ziyaret ederek sizde bir adım atın.

  13. Hmm it appears like your site ate my first comment (it was super long) so I guess I’ll just sum it up what I wrote and say, I’m thoroughly enjoying your
    blog. I too am an aspiring blog blogger but I’m still new to everything.
    Do you have any tips and hints for first-time blog writers?
    I’d genuinely appreciate it.

  14. Great blog here! Also your web site loads up fast!

    What web host are you using? Can I get your affiliate link
    to your host? I wish my site loaded up as fast as yours lol

  15. 471784 528982Aw, it was a really good post. In concept I should put in writing comparable to this additionally – spending time and actual effort to manufacture a exceptional article but exactly what do I say I procrastinate alot and no indicates locate a method to go carried out. 581384


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here