May 29, 2024

Tonomus-Oracle-Nvidia alliance boosts AI adoption across NEOM, Saudi Arabia


TONOMUS –a cognitive multinational conglomerate and the first company to be established as a full-fledged subsidiary of NEOM – recently announced a collaboration with Oracle and NVIDIA at LEAP23. The collaboration is aimed at boosting the delivery of groundbreaking AI capabilities across NEOM and Saudi Arabia.

Industry sources added that this alliance is all set and designed to accelerate AI-powered innovation for a broad range of use cases by enterprises and government organizations. TONOMUS will provide customers with direct access to NVIDIA’s advanced AI, digital twin solutions that take advantage of the planned Oracle Cloud Region to be located at NEOM, hosted by ZeroPoint DC hyperscale data center and via TONOMUS’ digital cloud platform.

Industry sources also added that this venture will be propelled by technology such as the NVIDIA A100 Tensor Core GPU and the upcoming, NVIDIA H100 – the most advanced accelerator ever produced and an order-of-magnitude leap for accelerated computing. Its combined innovations can speed up large language models by an incredible 30 times over the previous generation to deliver industry-leading conversational AI.

Joseph Bradley, CEO of TONOMUS

Joseph Bradley, CEO of TONOMUS, stated: “The longstanding alliance between Oracle and NVIDIA complements TONOMUS’ ongoing mission to build the infrastructure and ubiquitous connectivity required to enable the world’s first ecosystem of cognitive technologies. This monumental collaboration will empower NEOM with geographical advantage and place Saudi Arabia firmly on the map as a regional hub for the provision of AI capabilities, as well as further support Saudi Vision 2030 and the Kingdom’s rapidly developing cloud market.”

Richard Smith, Executive Vice President, of Cloud & Technology, EMEA of Oracle

Richard Smith, Executive Vice President, of Cloud & Technology, EMEA of Oracle, stated: “The futuristic city of NEOM is the ideal ground for deploying the latest AI-powered applications and customer experiences, which will help usher in a new era of smart cities.  TONOMOUS will benefit from Oracle Cloud Infrastructure’s (OCI) unmatched capability of supporting modern cloud-native applications in a secure environment. This, coupled with our existing partnership with NVIDIA, will speed AI adoption for enterprises.”

Jaap Zuiderveld, Vice President of EMEA at NVIDIA

Jaap Zuiderveld, Vice President of EMEA at NVIDIA, stated: “AI and accelerated computing in the cloud enable cities around the world to improve sustainability and livability, enhance the safety and efficiency of urban mobility, and deliver more inclusive citizen experiences. NVIDIA software and systems on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure provide an ideal platform for developers like TONOMUS to build AI-forward, modern cities.”

Industry sources confirmed that the Users of TONOMUS’ seamless, cloud management platform, which combines cloud sales and management with a user-friendly digital interface, will draw a range of valuable benefits from the company’s collaboration with Oracle and NVIDIA. In addition to curating access to the world’s top cloud service providers, the platform allows users to search for and compare a wide range of options, capabilities and costs in real time, and then purchase and manage solutions..

Early adopters of the technology will also be able to enjoy various opportunities, allowing large corporations across a range of industries – from healthcare and manufacturing to telecommunications and financial services – to reduce their IT infrastructure costs, automate operations and obtain insights faster than ever before.


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