RALEIGH – Looking to continue making next-generation 5G wireless network a reality rather than a faster, more robust promise, Red Hat is teaming with chip giant NVIDIA to improve infrastructure performance.
“5G networks must rely on software-defined infrastructure from the core to the edge to enable a range of high-value services, like AI/ML [artificial intelligence, machine learning], IoT [Internet of Things] and autonomous driving,” says Chris Wright, senior vice president and chief technology officer at Red Hat.
“Red Hat’s vision of extending cloud-native technologies to the edge combined with NVIDIA’s flexible Aerial SDK [software development kit] aims to bring GPU [graphical processing uint] acceleration to 5G RAN [radio access network]. We’ve teamed up with NVIDIA to provide our customers with standardized 5G infrastructure that enables them to develop and deploy their edge applications faster.”
NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang declared 5G as crucial to what he called the “smart everything revolution.”