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AIRI – Artificial Intelligence-Ready Infrastructure

Complex infrastructure and legacy technologies stall many real-world AI initiatives. AIRI — “AI-Ready Infrastructure,” built on Pure Storage FlashBlade and NVIDIA DGX-1, simplifies AI infrastructure for efforts at any scale.  It is built with a complete software stack, meaning you get up and running in a few hours, rather than weeks or months. ViON provides the ability to deploy AIRI as a solution on-prem or as-a-Service, for flexible procurement options.

Architected by Pure Storage and NVIDIA and delivered by ViON, AIRI is purpose-built to enable data architects, scientists, and business leaders to extend the power of NVIDIA DGX-1 systems with the massively-parallel, all-flash performance of Pure FlashBlade™.  AIRI is an essential tool for data scientists to run critical training workloads at scale – while slashing time-to-insight from weeks to hours. Regardless of the size or needs of your operation, ViON has the advanced expertise, technological tools, and skills required to design, build, and manage an effective AI infrastructure, specifically tailored to meet your organizational goals.


With AIRI You Get:

  • Fast – AIRI powers multi-node deep learning out-of-the-box, delivering linear-scale performance for critical training workloads. It’s built on state-of-the-art technologies like RDMA over 100Gb Ethernet and leading software tools.
  • Simple – Get started in hours, not weeks. NVIDIA GPU Cloud Deep Learning Stack delivers optimized frameworks immediately – while the AIRI Scale-out Training Kit enables a quick start on multi-DGX-1 training workloads.
  • Future-Proof – The most advanced platform for real-world AI, AIRI also offers the most straightforward scalable architecture for demands at any scale. Add GPUs for faster training, and/or add blades for bigger datasets. AIRI grows with your AI workload needs – without downtime.
  • As-a-Service Delivery – ViON allows AIRI to be procured as an on-premises solution, or as-a-Service to simplify complexity and reduce the burden of managing infrastructure.  The ViON MarketPlace™, a secure platform for IT as-a-Service, lets you research options, compare features, request quotes and maintain your services.

What is Artificial Intelligence Data Management?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is quickly becoming a reality for organizations both large and small. Artificial Intelligence refers to the use and development of computer-based systems that complete complex tasks utilizing human intelligence; such as speech recognition, data analysis, decision-making, visual perception, and language translation. Applying the concept of AI to your data management processes, including organization and analysis, is referred to as Artificial Intelligence data management. Unlike a traditional analytics approach, AI utilizes the data to make productive changes to the underlying algorithm.

The versatile applications and solutions of AI data management that ViON offers allows for increased efficiency, improved logistics, and more.

Why Choose ViON to Construct and Implement Your AI Infrastructure?

Regardless of the size or needs of your operation, Artificial Intelligence is a valuable tool. ViON has the advanced expertise and tools required to build and facilitate an AI infrastructure that meets your needs, offering an as-a-Service acquisition model to make customization simple. Our data scientists possess unparalleled data analytics expertise and ViON is part of a robust partner community.

Here are just a few examples of how AI can be utilized:

  • Detect and assess security threats, automating incident responses
  • Construct knowledge libraries based on tangible data, detecting unseen patterns and defining opportunities for improvement
  • Monitor productivity on a variety of scales, making suggestions for streamlining processes and reducing time-wasting factors like human error
  • Extract valuable metadata from textual and non-textual unstructured data, highlighting elements such as keywords, categories, semantics, and concepts
  • Providing effective customer service via virtual assistance, including utilizing platforms such as online chatbots to aid in customer interaction
  • Boost sales by using predictive analysis and machine learning, building insights using existing sales data

Our AI Ready Infrastructure (AIRI) and GIS – Nutanix & Nvidia GRID Technology offer advanced AI solutions that are tailored to support your organization in the pursuit of success.

GIS – Nutanix & NVIDIA GRID Technology

Nutanix Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI), teamed with Nvidia server-based graphics cards organizations to deliver a cost-effective solution to support GIS Desktop applications on VDI.  The Nutanix HCI-based approach to enterprise cloud with Nvidia GRID technology ensures that once your GIS systems are established in a centralized data center, your GIS applications will scale and perform well – even as your GIS user community grows to hundreds or even thousands of desktop users.  Supported by ViON’s Data Center as-a-Service (DCaaS) delivery model,  ViON removes the complexity of managing the GIS infrastructure, while mitigating cost constraints through an OpEx consumption model.

Why Nutanix, Nvidia, and ViON for GIS:

  • Nutanix Hyperconverged Infrastructure, ideally suited to support scalable VDIs
  • Nvidia Cuda GRID GPU Cards for an exponential increase in server performance
  • On-premise cloud-like infrastructure based on web-scale architecture
  • Out-of-the-box security hardened with native monitoring and remediation that brings automation to security incident response and threat assessment processes.
  • Supports U.S. government IT modernization policies like Security First, Cloud First and FITARA
  • U.S. government proven and accredited
  • VION’s Data Center as-a-Service removes the complexity and reduces the burden of managing a GIS environment without the up-front investment.


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