Nvidia and friends: GPU giant's AI data centre network is going global

www.theregister.co.uk | 7/12/2019 | Staff
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GPU giant Nvidia has recruited another 10 data centre operators to provide a home for its DGX-series AI boxes.

The graphics Godzilla has expanded its DGX-Ready programme, signing up colocation providers across the US, Europe and Asia that are able to power and cool the specialised hardware. These include Cyxtera, Data Dock, Equinix, Fujitsu, Interxion, NTT Comms, NTT Data, IDC Frontier, Vantage and Verne Global.

Programme - Colocation - Providers - US - Canada

The programme was previously limited to nine colocation providers in the US and Canada. With this latest expansion, it arrives to another 22 countries, including the UK.

Nvidia has also announced that some of the DGX-Ready participants are now offering customers a chance to test drive the appliances before they sink any substantial capital into expensive machine learning tech. Core Scientific and Flexential are among the first to offer this capability.

DGX-Ready - January - Colocation - Facilities - DGX

DGX-Ready was launched in January 2019 to identify colocation facilities that are able to accommodate the DGX family of appliances – designed by Nvidia and made by a variety of hardware manufacturers including DDN, IBM Storage, NetApp and Pure Storage.

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