ONTAP AI: Delivering the promise

D-I-Y has its place, like weed control. Building out your AI infrastructure is another story. ONTAP AI consolidates a data center’s worth of analytics, training, and inference compute into a single, 5-petaflop AI system.

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Why NetApp ONTAP AI?

What AI promises, ONTAP AI delivers

Powered by NVIDIA DGX systems and NetApp cloud-connected all-flash storage, now you can fully realize the promise of AI and DL by simplifying, accelerating, and integrating your data pipeline with the NetApp® ONTAP® AI proven architecture. Streamline the flow of data reliably and speed up analytics, training, and inference with your data fabric that spans from edge to core to cloud.

NetApp ONTAP AI is one of the first converged infrastructure stacks to incorporate NVIDIA DGX™ A100, the world’s first 5-petaflop AI system, and NVIDIA Mellanox® high-performance Ethernet switches to unify AI workloads, simplify deployment, and accelerate your return on investment.

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Key benefits

Simplify, scale, and integrate your data pipeline for deep learning with ONTAP AI’s proven architecture, powered by NVIDIA DGX servers and NetApp cloud-connected all-flash storage.

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Eliminate guesswork with validated reference architectures that detangles design complexity. With NetApp ONTAP AI proven architecture, you'll also reduce overall costs while accelerating AI innovation and productivity.

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Start small and grow as needed

Add compute, storage, and networking to clustered configurations without disrupting ongoing operations. You can start with a 1:1 storage-to-compute configuration and scale out as your data grows to a 1:4 configuration and beyond.

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Intelligently manage data across the pipeline

Only NetApp offers smart, powerful, trusted solutions designed to help build your data fabric, integrating across edge, core and cloud to accelerate your journey to AI.

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ONTAP AI: Built on a verified architecture that combines NVIDIA DGX servers, NetApp AFF storage, and Mellanox networking supercharges your AI/DL environments.

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Industry-leading NVIDIA DGX AI servers

At the heart of ONTAP AI is the NVIDIA DGX servers, a fully-integrated hardware and software turnkey system that is purpose-built for DL. The DGX platform leverages the NVIDIA GPU Cloud Deep Learning Software Stack, which is optimized for maximum GPU accelerated DL performance.

State-of-the-art networking

Mellanox 100Gb Ethernet switches are low latency, dense, high-performance, cost-effective, 100-Gbps switches designed for the data center.

Test Drive NVIDIA and ONTAP for AI workloads

Experience how components of the NetApp AI Control Plane that are used in conjunction with NVIDIA GPU Cloud (NGC) tools to incorporate data management tasks into training and inferencing workflows.

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