Dell EMC launches Ready Solutions for AI with Hadoop and NVIDIA

Dell EMC has launched Ready Solutions for AI, with designs for Machine Learning with Hadoop and Deep Learning with NVIDIA.
Dell EMC Ready Solutions for AI
Dell EMC Ready Solutions for AI are available in US, while the launch in IT markets such as Brazil, Canada, Mexico, France, Germany, UK, Australia, China, India and Japan will be in 60 days.

“Our goal is to lead the industry with the most powerful and fully-integrated AI solutions. What we’re announcing today allows customers at any scale to start seeing better business outcomes and positions them for AI’s increasingly important role in the future,” Tom Burns, senior vice president, Networking & Solutions, Dell EMC, said.

# Dell EMC Ready Solutions for AI deliver up to 2x the performance of the competition

# Dell EMC Ready Solutions for AI can improve data scientist productivity by up to 30 percent and reduce time-to-operations by 6-12 months

# New Data Science Provisioning Portal from Dell EMC reduces the steps to configure a data scientist’s workspace to 5 clicks

Nearly 80 percent of organizations will be investing in advanced AI technologies within the next five years, according to Dell Technologies’ research with 3,800 business leaders around the globe, conducted in partnership with VansonBourne.

Organizations can rely on Dell EMC-designed and validated technologies for software – including AI frameworks and libraries – with compute, networking and storage.

It improves model accuracy with fast access to larger data sets with Dell EMC Isilon’s All-Flash design delivering up to 21x the capacity and up to 18x  the throughput in a single cluster compared to the competitors.

It optimizes solution design by working with experts in Dell EMC’s HPC and AI Innovation Lab which helped one customer improve CheXNet by up to 46x using 32 Nodes by parallelizing the code, reducing training time from 5 hours per epoch to 7 minutes, a 98 percent improvement.

IDC has estimated that by 2019, 40 percent of digital transformation initiatives will use AI services and by 2021, 75 percent of enterprise applications will use AI, said David Schubmehl, research director, Cognitive/Artificial Intelligence Systems at IDC.