LAS VEGAS, Jan. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Switch (NYSE: SWCH), the global technology infrastructure corporation that develops hyperscale data center ecosystems for elite colocation, enterprise hybrid cloud and connectivity solutions, today announced that Switch data centers have been selected as a preferred, AI-ready provider for the NVIDIA DGX-Ready Data Center program. The program offers a qualified network of AI-ready data center solutions for NVIDIA customers running GPU-accelerated products, NVIDIA DGX-1 and DGX-2.

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NVIDIA DGX systems are the essential tool of the AI enterprise. The systems are the first solutions purpose-built to enable scalable AI infrastructure with revolutionary performance and effortless productivity for data scientists, developers and researchers. Deploying AI at scale requires a data center that’s optimized for the unique demands of deep learning and machine learning. Switch’s data center infrastructure has the most advanced power and cooling technologies to run NVIDIA’s powerful systems with maximum efficiency, application performance and speed.

“Switch is the best critical facility infrastructure supporting NVIDIA’s AI platform and client AI solutions, and was purpose-built to support customers that require high-density, hyper-scalability and low-latency connectivity to drive next-generation, GPU-accelerated equipment,” said Eddie Schutter, Chief Technology Officer of Switch. “Our technology ecosystem was created to handle the demands of the AI-native future.”

Switch’s highest-rated Tier 5® Platinum data centers, critical systems, advanced digital hub and modern technology infrastructure powered by 100% green energy are investment protection for NVIDIA DGX systems. Switch’s hyperscale facilities ensure that customers will not be constrained by space, power, capacity, bandwidth and connectivity for decades into the future, while continuously accessing one of the world’s most powerful connection backbones into the cloud.

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Switch (NYSE: SWCH), the technology infrastructure corporation headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada is built on the intelligent and sustainable growth of the internet. Switch founder and CEO Rob Roy has developed more than 580 issued and pending patent claims covering data center designs that have manifested into the company’s world-renowned data centers and technology solutions.

The Switch PRIMES, located in Las Vegas and Tahoe Reno, Nevada; Grand Rapids, Michigan; and Atlanta, Georgia (opening in Q4 2019) are the world’s most powerful hyperscale data center campus ecosystems with low latency to major U.S. markets. Visit switch.com for more information.

Read more about the NVIDIADGXReady Data Center program.

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