Intel® Visual Compute Accelerator 2 Brief

Intel® Visual Compute Accelerator 2 Brief

Intel® Visual Compute Accelerator 2 Brief

Growth of the Visual Cloud

The Visual Cloud continues to grow explosively, with video content alone accounting for a large portion of consumer internet traffic and mobile data traffic. Additionally any-device, anywhere demand is driving proliferation of remotely provisioned graphics. Enterprise IT departments and SaaS providers are in need of solutions that can manage increasing volume of g...raphic intensive content and deliver high-fidelity experiences to their customers.

Accelerating Graphic Intensive Workloads
To meet this demand, Intel delivers purpose built accelerators to boost performance for visual computing workloads. The Intel® Visual Compute Accelerator 2 (Intel® VCA 2) enables you to deliver the rich visual experiences end users seek. Whether you deliver HD and UHD video in the cloud, or complex 3D applications from secure data centers, Intel® VCA 2 has the horsepower to handle the most demanding workloads.

With three Intel® Xeon® processors E3-1500 v5 and the energy efficient Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics P580, this PCIe* accelerator card delivers cutting edge rendering performance per watt for server systems based on the Intel Xeon processor E5 family. For OTT content providers and telecommunications service providers, Intel VCA 2 takes the next step in transcode density, adding HEVC encode into the Quick Sync Video portfolio of accelerated codecs.