China's Inspur Group and Nanyang Technological University(NTU) signed a technical cooperation agreement on media cloud computing and smart multimedia search cloud platform.
The deal is seen enhancing the technology and market cooperation between Inspur andSingapore and boost the global development of the group.
Inspur Group is a supplier of overall cloud computing solutions inChina, the second largest Chinese proprietary brand IT provider and the largest Chinese proprietary brand software manufacturer.
Its comprehensive strength makes it one of the two leading IT Corporations in China. Inspur has successfully developed China's first large high-end server -- Tiansuo K1 system -- based on cloud computing infrastructure, positioning China as one of three countries to take a lead in large mainframe technology. Inspur's smart city solutions based on cloud computing are available in 26 provinces across China. In addition, the company provides IT products and services for more than 40 countries and regions.
In a plan funded by theSingapore government, Inspur and NTU will jointly study new-generation multimedia cloud computing technology as well as smart media recognition and search technology at NTU's Rapid-Rich Object Search (ROSE) Lab, in a move to create a global top research and development platform for multimedia and cloud computing technology.