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Photoroom partners with Genesis Cloud to lower carbon emissions

Lauren Sudworth
Lauren SudworthJuly 9, 2024
Photoroom partners with Genesis Cloud to lower carbon emissions

Genesis Cloud provides Photoroom with a high-performance compute cluster powered by 100% green energy to significantly enhance AI training for new, exciting features.

MUNICH, Germany and PARIS, France, July 9th, 2024. Genesis Cloud and Photoroom are excited to announce a partnership that will revolutionize AI-powered photo editing. Since its launch in 2019, Photoroom has achieved over 150 million downloads and maintains a 4.8-star rating from over a million reviews. By utilizing Genesis Cloud's top-tier infrastructure, Photoroom can significantly improve the efficiency, accuracy, and operational performance of their AI-powered photo editing services.

"We are thrilled to partner with Photoroom, a leader in AI photo editing. This collaboration showcases the strength of Genesis Cloud’s high-performance cloud infrastructure in supporting advanced AI training workloads," said Dr. Stefan Schiefer, CEO of Genesis Cloud.

The partnership offers several benefits:

  • Best-in-Class Compute: Best-in-class computational capabilities through a multi-node cluster of NVIDIA HGX H100 GPUs, 3.2 Tbps InfiniBand networking, and high-speed file storage from VAST Data.

  • Expert Technical Support: A direct line of contact with Genesis engineers ensures fast and high-quality support to minimize setup time and maintain reliable operations at scale.

  • Reduced Carbon Footprint: Genesis Cloud’s data centers run 100% on green energy, helping Photoroom avoid 1300 tons of CO2 per year compared to legacy providers.

Importantly, Genesis Cloud decided not to rely on carbon offsetting programs, focusing instead on direct connection of the data center to renewable energy. This aligns perfectly with Photoroom’s commitment to sustainability.

“It’s important to be honest about the fact that AI models burn a huge amount of energy, so we can tackle this issue head-on. One reason why we wanted to work with Genesis Cloud is that Photoroom believes we can positively impact the AI industry’s energy mix by choosing the right providers”, said Eliot Andres, CTO at Photoroom.

“Partnering with Genesis Cloud has enabled us at Photoroom to achieve top performance in training our models and significantly enhance our computational capabilities,” added Andres. “The direct line of contact with Genesis’s competent engineering team has been tremendously useful during the setup and operation of the GPU cluster.”

This partnership highlights the commitment of both companies to innovation and sustainability. With this collaboration, users can expect stunning AI photo editing features, reinforcing Photoroom's position as a leader in the AI photo editing industry.

Learn more about how Photoroom is cutting carbon emissions for our clients.

Lauren Sudworth
Lauren SudworthHead of Brand and Content

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