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The technology, in development for 16 years, will help address the growing demand for better network speed and bandwidth between data centers.
The company's software, which already runs on Dell and Lenovo offerings, can now be used with three of the top four hyperconverged platforms.
Taking advantage of its NexGen acquisition, Pivot3 is including data protection and scheduling capabilities in its portfolio of QoS software.
The company's "Knights Mill" processor, due next year, is part of the chip maker's larger effort to expand its capabilities in AI and machine learning.
CEO Ron Nash says enterprises are running more applications on hyperconverged systems as they look for ways to simplify their data centers and cut their costs.
The $275 million deal comes as enterprises increasingly adopt high-performance computing systems to help manage such workloads as data analytics.
The company has developed software that will speed up machine learning tasks that are spread out over multiple GPU-powered systems.
The chip maker will integrate Nervana's AI hardware and software stacks into its own growing artificial intelligence portfolio.
The two hyperscale companies worked together through the OCP to develop a new Open Rack standard to drive data center efficiency and performance.
The supercomputer maker, dealing with a market slowdown, new chips from Intel and Nvidia and smoke damage at a facility, lowers its outlook for 2016.