Baidu Cloud Collaborates with Intel AI to Advance Financial Services, Shipping and Video Processing

 Raejeanne Skillern

Raejeanne Skillern

September 4, 2018 - What’s New: At the Baidu* 2018 ABC Summit in Shanghai, Baidu and Intel outlined new artificial intelligence (AI) collaborations showcasing applications ranging from financial services and shipping to video content detection. Specifically, Baidu Cloud* is leveraging Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and the Intel® Math Kernel Library-Deep Neural Network (Intel® MKL-DNN) as part of a new financial services solution for leading China banks; the Intel OpenVINO toolkit in new AI edge distribution and video solutions; and Intel® Optane™ technology and Intel QLC NAND SSD technology for enhanced object storage.

“Intel is collaborating with Baidu Cloud to deliver end-to-end AI solutions. Adopting a new chip or optimizing a single framework is not enough to meet the demands of new AI workloads. What’s required is systems-level integration with software optimization, and Intel is enabling this through our expertise and extensive portfolio of AI technologies – all in the name of helping our customers achieve their AI goals.” – Raejeanne Skillern [pictured], Intel vice president, Data Center Group, and general manager, Cloud Service Provider Platform Group.

How Intel Processors Help in Finance: Baidu is deploying advanced private financial clouds for customers including China Union Pay*, AI Bank* and the Agricultural Bank of China*. The financial clouds run on Intel Xeon Scalable processors and the Intel MKL-DNN library to meet the performance and security requirements of financial services companies. More...