NEC Selects Supermicro GPU Systems for One of Japan’s Largest Supercomputers for Advanced AI Research

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This solution adds 580ptaflops of AI performance to meet the growing demand for AI training, and leverages Supermicro’s extensive portfolio and proven track record of global, large-scale AI solutions

SANJOS, California, October 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Supermicro (NASDAQ: SMCI), a provider of global computing solutions for Cloud, AI/ML, Storage and 5G/Edgeannounced that NECCorporation has selected over 116 Supermicro GPU servers incorporating dual-socket 3rd generation IntelXeon Scalable processors, each with eight 80GB NVIDIAA100 GPUs. As a result, Supermicro’s line of GPU servers will be able to include the latest and most powerful IntelXeon scalable processors and NVIDIA’s most advanced AI GPUs.

Supermicro is excited to deliver an additional 580ptaflops of AI training power to its AI facilities worldwide, said Charles Liang, Supermicro President and CEO. Supermicro GPU servers have been installed at NECCorporation and are used to conduct cutting-edge AI research. Our servers are built for the most demanding AI workloads and use the highest performing CPUs and GPUs. We continue to work with leading customers around the world to achieve their business goals faster and more efficiently with our advanced rackmount server solutions.

The NEC supercomputer for AI research is used to maintain and strengthen its reputation in the development of AI. This AI supercomputer will become the largest in the industry in Japan, with a performance of more than 580ptaflops. Hundreds of AI researchers are already using part of the NEC system. The addition of this 580ptaflops system from Supermicro will make it the leading dedicated AI research and development environment in Japan, helping to accelerate the development of more advanced AI algorithms. This solution is based on the NVIDIAHGXtm AI supercomputer platform which includes NVIDIANVLink and the NVIDIANVSwitchtm.

NECCorporation is leading the AI ​​revolution by conducting cutting-edge research using Supermicro’s GPU servers, said TakatoshiKitano, Principal AI Platform Architect at NEC. Supermicro’s GPU server is highly scalable and customizable, allowing the system to evolve flexibly to support future advances in AI research. We continue to work closely with Supermicro to advance our AI research.

Specifically, Supermicro’s new systems include the server SYS-420GP-TNARwhich is optimized for large-scale distributed learning applications. Each server contains two IntelXeonPlatinum8358 processors (32cores, 2.6GHz), 1TB of memory and eight 80GB NVIDIAA100 TensorCore GPUs. Local storage for each server consists of one 1.9TB NVMe SSD and four 7.6TB NVMe SSDs for data. The interconnect between the servers consists of five single-port NVIDIAConnectX-6 interfaces and a single dual-port NVIDIAConnectX-6 interface for storage.

To learn more about how NEC uses Supermicro’s GPU servers, please read: NEC AI uses Supermicro servers to increase AI research(document in English)

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