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Lenovo unveils hybrid AI solutions in partnership with NVIDIA
Fri, 29th Mar 2024

At the recent NVIDIA GTC conference, Lenovo announced the launch of innovative hybrid AI solutions developed in collaboration with NVIDIA. These developments respond to the increasing demand for customised generative AI applications within various industries. The solutions will integrate AI with client data, offering access to AI resources from "pocket-to-cloud".

The cutting-edge architecture utilised, alongside the power of NVIDIA AI Enterprise software, empowers businesses to speed up the fresh creation and implementation of AI applications. This accelerates innovation, digitisation, and company growth across various sectors.

Lenovo's new hybrid AI solutions deliver the power of bespoke generative AI applications to all enterprises and clouds, transforming each industry. These solutions aid both enterprises and cloud providers in obtaining the crucial accelerated computing capabilities required to thrive in the AI era by transforming AI from concept to reality. Thus, businesses can efficiently develop and launch new AI applications, accelerating innovation, digitisation, and growth.

Kirk Skaugen, President of Lenovo Infrastructure Solutions Group, said, "Lenovo's work with NVIDIA is pushing the boundaries of augmented intelligence for businesses everywhere, taking AI compute to where their data lives with a comprehensive portfolio of cutting-edge, hybrid AI solutions that will power generative AI from virtually anywhere while supporting sustainability efforts."

"Through our partnership with NVIDIA, we are delivering groundbreaking advancements in efficiency, performance, and cost that are accelerating AI applications across every industry and helping businesses immediately use insights from their data sets," said Skaugen. 

Bob Pette, Vice President of Enterprise Platforms at NVIDIA, praised the collaboration, stating that "Lenovo's new enterprise AI solutions, integrated with NVIDIA technology, demonstrate a pivotal milestone in supercharging compute performance for AI, delivering hybrid systems that businesses can rely on to power generative AI from virtually anywhere."

Lenovo has consistently guided the field in facilitating efficient, high-power computing, carving a path with its pioneering Lenovo Neptune liquid cooling technology and ranking #1 on the Green500 list for superior designs powered by NVIDIA GPUs. These accelerate computing capabilities while ensuring temperature management, even in multi-GPU, high-heat environments.

As part of the announcement, Lenovo revealed the expansion of the Lenovo ThinkSystem AI portfolio, introducing two new robust 8-way NVIDIA GPU systems engineered to provide substantial computational capability combined with uncompromised power efficiency. This will accelerate AI implementation, facilitating natural language processing (NLP) and large language model (LLM) development.

Lenovo also introduced an expanded range of services to fast-track the AI journey and accelerate industry advancement. Its AI Services Center Of Excellence (COE) assembles business advisors and data scientists. It delivers AI-optimised infrastructure-as-a-service to optimise outcomes, meeting customers at whichever stage they are in their AI journey.

Lenovo's new hybrid AI solutions and services, developed in partnership with NVIDIA, promise to streamline the integration of AI into various industry operations, delivering increased efficiency and growth.