Nvidia has just announced a new “multi-year” deal with Microsoft to build an AI supercomputer hosted in Microsoft Azure and powered by tens of thousands of Nvidia GPUs. The new partnership should enable organizations to train, deploy and scale AI applications and services. Additionally, the platform will support a broad range of AI applications and services, including Microsoft DeepSpeed and the NVIDIA AI Enterprise software suite.
“AI is fueling the next wave of automation across enterprises and industrial computing, enabling organizations to do more with less as they navigate economic uncertainties. Our collaboration with NVIDIA unlocks the world’s most scalable supercomputer platform, which delivers state-of-the-art AI capabilities for every enterprise on Microsoft Azure.”Scott Guthrie, executive VP of the Cloud + AI Group, Microsoft
“AI technology advances as well as industry adoption are accelerating. The breakthrough of foundation models has triggered a tidal wave of research, fostered new startups and enabled new enterprise applications. Our collaboration with Microsoft will provide researchers and companies with state-of-the-art AI infrastructure and software to capitalize on the transformative power of AI.”Manuvir Das, VP of Enterprise Computing, NVIDIA