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NVIDIA Base Command Platform with NetApp: Effortless developer workflow for the AI multicloud

Mike McNamara
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NVIDIA Base Command Platform with NetApp achieves effortless developer workflow for the AI multicloud What if you could shorten the time from AI concept to production and get results faster? Or increase the productivity of your data scientists with a simplified end-to-end workflow? Businesses today need a solution that can accelerate their AI initiatives with simplified experimentation, workflow, and data management that’s easily supported by IT teams.

NVIDIA Base Command Platform with NetApp is a premium infrastructure solution for businesses and data scientists who need world-class AI development without the struggle of building it themselves. Offered as a cloud-hosted solution that manages end-to-end AI development and includes fully managed AI infrastructure, Base Command Platform is the development hub for the world’s most demanding AI enterprises.

With AI expertise from NVIDIA and NetApp, Base Command Platform shortens the time from AI concept to production and provides coordinated access to AI shared infrastructure and comprehensive AI workflow management. Integrated monitoring and reporting are included to analyze and optimize your AI infrastructure.

Base Command Platform was developed by NVIDIA to speed up the work of its thousands of data scientists and AI researchers. This critical AI development hub is based on years of NVIDIA design and operations experience. Because Base Command Platform with NetApp is available as a hosted subscription, NVIDIA will easily provide new enhancements continuously to Base Command Platform customers. NVIDIA base command platform with netapp NVIDIA Base Command Platform with NetApp includes the following components:

  • NVIDIA Base Command Platform, a cloud-hosted AI development suite
  • AI job execution on an NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD starting with a minimum of three NVIDIA DGX A100 systems
  • NetApp® Keystone Flex Subscription—a file-based storage subscription service
  • 24/7 support; infrastructure managed and hosted by NVIDIA
  • Subscription model
With this new solution, NetApp and NVIDIA now have three joint offerings that are designed to help your enterprise eliminate deployment and integration challenges. These solutions complement our proven NetApp ONTAP® AI architecture to make high-performance AI infrastructure immediately accessible and consumable. Deploy the industry’s leading infrastructure your way. NVIDIA Base Command Platform with NetApp is now available as a monthly subscription for early access customers. To learn more, read the NVIDIA press release.

Mike McNamara

Mike McNamara is a senior leader of product and solution marketing at NetApp with 25 years of data management and data storage marketing experience. Before joining NetApp over 10 years ago, Mike worked at Adaptec, EMC and HP. Mike was a key team leader driving the launch of the industry’s first cloud-connected AI/ML solution (NetApp), unified scale-out and hybrid cloud storage system and software (NetApp), iSCSI and SAS storage system and software (Adaptec), and Fibre Channel storage system (EMC CLARiiON). In addition to his past role as marketing chairperson for the Fibre Channel Industry Association, he is a member of the Ethernet Technology Summit Conference Advisory Board, a member of the Ethernet Alliance, a regular contributor to industry journals, and a frequent speaker at events. Mike also published a book through FriesenPress titled "Scale-Out Storage - The Next Frontier in Enterprise Data Management", and was listed as a top 50 B2B product marketer to watch by Kapos.

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