Intel buys a company Nervana Systems involved in artificial intelligence

Intel announced the existence of an agreement on the purchase created two years ago, the company Nervana Systems dealing with technologies for deep learning.

The photo shows Diane Bryant (Diane Bryant), who heads the Intel division Data Center Group, and Navin RAO (Naveen Rao), one of the founders of Nervana Systems.

Intel expect through acquisition to expand its capabilities in the field of artificial intelligence. In particular, it is assumed that the experience Nervana Systems in the field of software will allow to optimize the Intel Math Kernel Library and the integration of this library in used, industry-standard development tools. Developments Nervana Systems on the hardware you plan to use Intel Xeon processors and Intel Xeon Phi.

The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. According to unofficial estimates, it exceeds $ 400 million. The state of Nervana Systems has 48 employees.

Sources: Intel, Recode

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