Intelligent Data Centres Issue 3 - Page 58

FLASHSTACK IS A CUTTING-EDGE CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGNED TO DELIVER OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE AND RELIABILITY. AIRI to the market,” said Rob Davis, Vice President of Storage Technology, Mellanox. “Building a scalable and high-performance AI infrastructure is one of the toughest challenges faced by our data centre customers. Mellanox end-to-end Ethernet and Infiniband interconnect solutions power some of the biggest supercomputers in the world. “Hyperscale AIRI integrates the best of breed technologies from Mellanox, Pure Storage and NVIDIA into a reference architecture that can seamlessly scale from a single rack to massive systems.” FlashStack delivers AI for everyone “We are excited to partner with Pure Storage and NVIDIA to bring hyperscale FlashStack for AI, built with Cisco UCS C480ML and Pure Storage FlashBlade, brings AI within reach of customers with traditional analytics. With FlashStack for AI, enterprise IT teams can deliver a simplified, end-to-end AI pipeline with a wide range of Cisco-certified UCS servers powered by NVIDIA GPU CUDA accelerated AI libraries integrated with Pure Storage’s data hub. “FlashStack is a cutting-edge converged infrastructure designed to deliver outstanding performance and reliability. “With the addition of the UCS C480 ML, FlashStack for AI is extending the existing infrastructure to support AI/ ML workloads without adding new infrastructure silos,” said Todd Brannon, Senior Director of Product Marketing for UCS Portfolio, Cisco. ◊ Pure Storage Hyperscale FlashStack 58 Issue 03