Published on May 22, 2024, 6:38 am

Nutanix, a key player in hybrid multicloud computing, has revealed a groundbreaking collaboration with NVIDIA, Hugging Face, and a network of partners to accelerate the deployment of on-premises Generative AI (GenAI) use cases for enterprise clients. This initiative aims to streamline the process of running, managing, and securing GenAI applications on Nutanix Cloud Platform and GPT-in-a-Box.

Nutanix GPT-in-a-Box offers a comprehensive solution designed to simplify the adoption of Enterprise AI. The updated version, GPT-in-a-Box 2.0, features enhanced functionality such as expanded NVIDIA accelerated computing support, integration with Hugging Face’s Large Language Models (LLMs) library, and improved foundational model management.

Moreover, Nutanix has introduced the Nutanix AI Partner Program to unite leading AI solutions and services partners with customers seeking efficient ways to deploy GenAI applications. By leveraging partnerships with companies like Hugging Face, Nutanix aims to provide seamless access to validated LLMs for enhanced AI capabilities.

The company’s collaboration with Hugging Face focuses on integrating their Text Generation Inference library into Nutanix GPT-in-a-Box 2.0. This integration will facilitate the deployment of validated AI models from Hugging Face within Nutanix’s platform, expanding the range of supported LLMs for customers.

In addition to these advancements in GenAI technology, Nutanix has bolstered its unstructured data platform for AI/ML applications by enhancing performance, density, and total cost of ownership (TCO). The Unified Storage now supports a high-density all-NVMe platform for faster data reads and improved GPU resource utilization.

Furthermore, Nutanix’s collaboration with server OEMs ensures customers have access to a variety of AI-optimized GPUs compatible with Nutanix GPT-in-a-Box. By providing support for density-optimized GPU systems from major vendors like Dell, HPE, and Lenovo, Nutanix offers flexibility in deploying systems tailored to specific workload requirements while lowering overall costs.

To further empower organizations in their AI endeavors, Nutanix has launched the AI Partner Program to connect customers with a diverse ecosystem of partners specializing in various AI use cases across industries like healthcare, finance, cybersecurity, and more. These partnerships aim to expedite GenAI adoption within enterprises by offering real-world solutions through collaborative efforts.

Nutanix remains committed to providing secure and private AI-ready platforms that enable organizations to maintain control over sensitive data while accelerating the implementation of advanced AI technologies in enterprise settings. With ongoing developments expected throughout 2024 including GPT-in-a-Box 2.0 release and support for NVIDIA GPU Direct Storage and NX-9151 under development – Nutanix is poised to lead the way in facilitating efficient Enterprise AI solutions.


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