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SwiftStack Data Platform for AI

The SwiftStack Data Platform for AI is a transformational announcement for the Accelerated Computing market and builds upon our “World’s 1st Multi-cloud AI/ML Data Management Solution” announcement at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference in March earlier this year.   Accelerated Computing Market Transitions Consider the transitions that have happened in this market even in the small […]

Do I need All-Flash Storage for AI/DL? – Part 2

Architecting large-scale Artificial Intelligence/Deep Learning data pipelines In part 1 of this series https://bit.ly/2Taw9WH we discussed how Artificial Intelligence/Deep Learning applications and workflows are inherently different from traditional file-based applications. In this post we will examine what alternatives are available to customers, and why SwiftStack is uniquely positioned to meet these requirements. Is the current […]

Do I need All-Flash Storage for AI/DL? – Part 1

Architecting large-scale Artificial Intelligence/Deep Learning data pipelines Businesses adopting AI/DL data pipelines for Computer vision, Natural language processing / understanding (NLP /NLU), Anomaly detection, often ask me how to best architect these environments. To answer this, let’s analyze these use cases, and their requirements. Deep learning applications are inherently different from traditional applications The accelerated […]

Multi-Cloud Data Lakes – Evolving from Descriptive to Predictive to Cognitive Analytics

SwiftStack Announces Data Analytics Solution with 10x Performance and Massive Scale Digital transformation and IoT related use cases are forcing analytics to move from a batch descriptive mode to actionable predictive and prescriptive mode. Additionally technology advances with accelerated compute, availability of lots of data and open sourcing of deep learning frameworks, is leading to […]

Cisco and SwiftStack collaborate to accelerate your large scale, AI/ML/DL data pipelines: See us at Cisco Live!

Cisco and SwiftStack are collaborating to launch edge-to-core-to-multi-cloud data management solution for mission-critical use cases like autonomous vehicles, healthcare clinical diagnostics, and telecom operations. Cisco and SwiftStack’s joint Reference Architecture delivers massive storage parallelism and throughput needed for ingest, training and inferencing; a scale-out global namespace for access to data whether on-premises or in one […]

SwiftStack to present Edge-to-Core-Cloud pipelines for Autonomous vehicles at 3rd Global AI conference, Seattle

According to Amita Potnis, IDC Research Director, Platform and Technologies group, “Infrastructure challenges are the primary inhibitor for broader adoption of AI/ML workflows. SwiftStack’s multi-cloud data management solution is the first of its kind in the industry and effectively handles storage I/O challenges faced by edge-to-core-to-cloud, large-scale AI/ML data pipelines.” Over the last several months, […]

I am AI

GTC 2019 – Nvidia, the datacenter company, and the role of data I am AI – Protector, Guardian, Navigator, Scientist, Healer, Composer – Nvidia’s CEO Jensen Huang started his keynote, highlighting the pervasiveness of Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning in our lives, work and play. It was a marathon of a keynote and clearly established […]

SwiftStack has arrived, and arrived big time, in the AI arena!

SwiftStack is staking its claim, working collaboratively with our customers and helping solve scale challenges with their distributed AI/ML pipelines.   Over the last several months, SwiftStack has been busy helping two large autonomous vehicle customers.These data pipelines are distributed across edge (vehicle sensors) to core (data center) to cloud/multi-cloud locations, and are challenged with […]

Parallel Workloads for AI, Machine Learning? Meet your Scale-Out Storage Cousin

Having been in the storage industry for many years, I am amazed at the opportunity that data has in shaping business transformation – Want to build and monetize new business models? Glean predictive insights? Enable competitive differentiation?  I’d like to share some thoughts that I’m seeing shape this dynamic space. Also, if you are going […]