UK announces massive investment in AI supercomputing

Isambard-AI will be the most advanced computer in Britain

clock • 2 min read
UK announces massive investment in AI supercomputing
Image:

UK announces massive investment in AI supercomputing

In a groundbreaking move to advance its AI capabilities, the UK government has announced a £225 million investment in the creation of Isambard-AI, a supercomputer poised to become one of the fastest in the world.

This supercomputer, to be constructed by the University of Bristol, will be the most advanced computer in Britain "10 times faster than the UK's current quickest machine." Named after the renown...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now

 

Already a Computing member?

Login

You may also like
New AI datacentre coming to London's Docklands

Datacentre

The campus will be built with sustainability in mind

clock 21 June 2024 • 1 min read
Lenovo: Liquid cooling means 30% less energy used

Datacentre

Shifting is 'not as complicated as people may believe', says Lenovo UK&I ISG head Ian Jeffs

clock 20 June 2024 • 4 min read
Arm tries to block Copilot+ PC lauch

Law

Part of an ongoing dispute with Qualcomm

clock 18 June 2024 • 2 min read

More on Big Data and Analytics

Industry Voice: How tech investment is improving efficiency at Mitie

Industry Voice: How tech investment is improving efficiency at Mitie

A single source of truth underpinning everything

Shaun Carroll
clock 19 June 2024 • 1 min read
A matter of scale: How this World Heritage site is getting a handle on big data

A matter of scale: How this World Heritage site is getting a handle on big data

'In two years it will be 45 million rows, easily'

Tom Allen
clock 19 June 2024 • 4 min read
Blenheim Estate: How tech is protecting 'the finest view in England'

Blenheim Estate: How tech is protecting 'the finest view in England'

Data analysis and a sprawling sensor network are saving money and boosting biodiversity

Tom Allen
clock 12 June 2024 • 5 min read