Xilinx FPGA-powered cloud server designed for large scale computing workloads

Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX) and Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. have announced the North American debut of the Huawei FPGA Accelerated Cloud Server (FACS) platform, the companies said.

Powered by Xilinx high performance Virtex® UltraScale™+ FPGAs, the FACS platform is differentiated in the marketplace today.

Launched at the Huawei Connect 2017 event, the Huawei Cloud provides FACS FP1 instances as part of its Elastic Compute Service. These instances enable users to develop, deploy, and publish new FPGA-based services and applications through easy-to-use development kits and cloud-based EDA verification services. Both expert hardware developers and high-level language users benefit from FP1 tailored instances suited to each development flow.

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