Fujitsu Australia Joins NVIDIA DGX-ready data centre programme

16 April 2021 | Melanie Mingas

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Fujitsu Australia is now deploying NVIDIA’s DGX AI compute infrastructure, which uses AI to solve complex data science problems faster, via "the world’s most advanced accelerator".

The development builds on a Fujitsu’s participation in NVIDIA’s data centre initiative in Japan, where its Yokohama facility hosts more than 60 units of NVIDIA DGX infrastructure.

Graeme Beardsell, CEO for Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand, said: “Extending this existing relationship to Australia demonstrates Fujitsu’s exceptional capability in this area. Fujitsu is pleased to be one of the few qualified data centre operators globally that can offer customers a home to run such powerful infrastructure at scale and speed.”

However, another factor in the selection was that Fujitsu is one of only 19 NVIDIA-validated data centre operators globally with the capabilities to support the enormous compute, storage, networking, and facility needs created by AI applications. 

“AI workloads require specialised infrastructure built to enable enterprises to efficiently run AI training, inference and data science workloads,” said Sudarshan Ramachandran, country manager, enterprise, NVIDIA Australia and New Zealand.

“The NVIDIA DGX-Ready data centre programme helps customers around the world accelerate their success by creating a simplified path to AI adoption. By joining the NVIDIA DGX-Ready programme, Fujitsu Australia will be offering customers one of the best in class infrastructure and data centre solutions available in the market today.”

Fujitsu Australia has more than 100 data centres throughout the world, and its facilities are JDCC Tier 4 level.