PNY Technologies, a European provider of solutions for the artificial intelligence, HPC, data center and professional visualisation markets, announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with NVIDIA. PNY will become an NVIDIA direct global distributor for the entire range of InfiniBand and Ethernet networking switches, adapter cards/NICs and cables for resellers in EMEA.
The solutions offered by PNY Technologies are complementary to the InfiniBand/Ethernet equipment for AI data center already using NVIDIA DGX systems, and have the advantage of offering pre- configured and ready-to-use global solutions. The brand’s historical markets, such as broadcast and media-entertainment, represent a remarkable source of development opportunities for Ethernet solutions.
NVIDIA networking products offer increased speed for broadcasting video streams in ultra-HD, and for data transmission in ML and AI workloads running in IT environments requiring advanced performance for storage, data transfer and bandwidth.
“This agreement is a recognition of PNY’s expertise as a value-added distributor for global data center,” according to Laurent Chapoulaud, PRO PNY Solutions marketing director, EMEAI.
“PNY’s expansive network enables NVIDIA solutions to reach a global audience. NVIDIA accelerated networking solutions for AI offer data center customers the latest, most advanced technology available,” said Syd Virdi, Senior Director of EMEA Channel Sales for Networking at NVIDIA.
PNY’s data center offer, which is divided into the three main areas of Compute, Storage and Networking, will include the entire NVIDIA range of InfiniBand and Ethernet switches, adapters/NICs, cables and other interconnect solutions.
In addition to its technical expertise, PNY Technologies will also provide partners with an unprecedented level of pre-sales and logistical support to help them better understand the solutions.