NetApp partners with NVIDIA to accelerate AI and HPC infrastructure

NetApp, a global, cloud-driven, data-centric software company, has announced that NetApp EF600 all-flash NVMe storage combined with the BeeGFS parallel file system is now certified for NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD.

The new certification simplifies artificial intelligence (AI) and high-performance computing (HPC) infrastructure to enable faster implementation of these use cases.

Since 2018, NetApp and NVIDIA have served hundreds of customers with a range of solutions, from building AI Centers of Excellence to solving large-scale AI training challenges. The qualification of NetApp EF600 and BeeGFS file system for DGX SuperPOD is the latest addition to a complete set of AI solutions developed by the companies.

NetApp’s portfolio of NVIDIA accelerated solutions includes ONTAP AI to eliminate guesswork for faster adoption by leveraging a field-proven reference architecture, as well as a pre-configured, integrated solution that can be easily purchased and delivered on-the-go. easy to implement.

Also included is NVIDIA DGX Foundry, with NVIDIA Base Command software and NetApp Keystone Flex Subscription. This combination provides a world-class hosted infrastructure solution for businesses and their data scientists who need a premium AI development experience without the hassle of building it themselves

With today’s announcement, organizations can also build their AI Centers of Excellence by leveraging the power of DGX SuperPOD on-premises in conjunction with NetApp storage.

Phil Brotherton, VP Solutions and Alliances at NetApp
The NetApp and NVIDIA alliance has been delivering industry-leading innovation for years, and this new qualification for NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD builds on that momentum. As performance and data demands explode, NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD, in combination with the ONTAP AI platform and the DGX Foundry AI service, ensures our customers receive the best-in-class model training infrastructure, with the full support of AI industry leaders.

Charlie Boyle, VP of DGX Systems at NVIDIA
Organizations modernizing their business with AI and HPC need performance, flexibility and choice when designing their infrastructure. Thanks to our partnership with NetApp, customers building their own AI Centers of Excellence can now choose NetApp storage for their NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD and use the same industry-leading platform available as hosted infrastructure through NVIDIA DGX Foundry.

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