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Innovation for industry | New technologies
For smarter, better performing, and more energy efficient data-intensive applications and infrastructures
Decades-old processors can’t always cope efficiently with today’s huge data volumes. Kalray is responding to this new landscape with processors, accelerator cards, and software designed to deliver exceptional performance.
It’s a CEA spin-off that’s already proven itself a pioneer intelligent processors, with its MPPA® DPU processor—currently Europe’s only high-performance, low-power DPU processor dedicated to intensive data processing and one that offers one of the most competitive performance per dollar/watt ratios around. Protected by 30 patent families, it is an 80-core processor that can manage several applications simultaneously with guaranteed processing times and performance. This DPU processor only consumes a few dozen watts. It is programmable with standard languages, offers high-speed interfaces, and delivers real-time, on-the-fly data processing. It is integrated onto Kalray’s’ K200-LP™ accelerator card. Kalray also offers software-defined solutions for data storage and management.The French company has operations in France, Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States and Japan. Its partnership with the CEA continues through collaborative projects, particularly on ultra-high-performance processors.
The Kalray processor is up to 5 times more efficient (performance per Watt/Dollar) vs competing solutions in some customer use cases.
Year founded: 2008
CEA Institutes: CEA-List and CEA-Leti
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.