VMware Expands Collaboration with NVIDIA to Build Generative AI Platform Running on VMware Cloud Infrastructure
Today at VMware Explore 2023, VMware announced new Private AI offerings to drive enterprise adoption of generative artificial intelligence and tap into the value of trusted data. Private AI is an architectural approach that unlocks the business gains from AI with the practical privacy and compliance needs of an organization.
To make Private AI a reality for enterprises and fuel a new wave of AI-enabled applications, VMware announced VMware Private AI Foundation with NVIDIA; and VMware Private AI Reference Architecture for Open Source.
The VMware Private AI Foundation with NVIDIA, extends the companies’ strategic partnership to ready enterprises that run VMware’s cloud infrastructure for the next era of generative AI. However, the VMware Private AI Reference Architecture for Open Source to help customers achieve their desired AI outcomes by supporting open source software (OSS) technologies.
VMware Private AI is bringing compute capacity and AI models to where enterprise data is created, processed, and consumed, whether that is in a public cloud, enterprise data center, or at the edge. With these new offerings, VMware is helping customers combine the flexibility and control required to power a new generation of AI-enabled applications that will help dramatically increase worker productivity, ignite transformation across major business functions, and drive economic impact. A McKinsey report estimates generative AI could add up to $4.4 trillion annually to the global economy.1
A multi-cloud environment is the foundation for this new class of AI-powered applications because it makes private yet highly distributed data easier to harness. VMware’s multi-cloud approach provides enterprises with greater choice and flexibility where AI models are built, customized with an enterprise’s private data, and consumed, while still enabling required security and resiliency across any environment.
Raghu Raghuram, CEO, VMware, said, “With VMware Private AI, we are empowering our customers to tap into their trusted data so they can build and run AI models quickly and more securely in their multi-cloud environment.”