Nvidia bags Amazon Web Services in its latest data-center chip push

Nvidia Corp. attempted to show progress for its newest chips Monday, as Chief Executive Jensen Huang kicked off the company’s annual hometown conference.

At the keynote address of the 2019 GTC Conference in San Jose, Calif., Huang detailed new developments for the Turing-based equipment that Nvidia NVDA, -0.51% has rolled out in the past year. Most important was Nvidia’s announcement that Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, +1.74% will now be using its T4 data-center chips, the biggest name that had not yet publicly signed on with Nvidia.

The Santa Clara, Calif.,-based chip maker said its T4 Tensor Core graphics processing units, or GPUs, would be deployed to Amazon Web Services through Elastic Compute Cloud G4 in the coming weeks.

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