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Core Scientific Gives COVID-19 Researchers Free Access to AI Infrastructure as a Service - Powered by NetApp and NVIDIA

In the battle against coronavirus, we’re teaming up to give researchers on the front lines some desperately needed air cover

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In the battle against coronavirus, we’re teaming up to give researchers on the front lines some desperately needed air cover

None of us have faced a threat like this before. But it’s also an opportunity for the world to come together and combine our resources around a common goal.

AI and genomic studies are one essential tool in combating the pandemic. To help researchers accelerate their AI-based genomics research, Core Scientific will provide, starting today,  free 30-day access to our best AI and data engineering infrastructure to researchers who want to use NVIDIA Parabricks for GPU-accelerated novel coronavirus related research.

 

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“These are times where we need to maximize the insights from data through the use of data science and AI. We are putting the power of NetApp AI into the hands of those who are in need of GPU accelerated compute and data, in the form of a turnkey platform for AI Training and Inferencing  to accelerate their research,” said Santosh Rao, Senior Technical Director, AI & Data Engineering, NetApp. “Our turnkey AI Platform includes a range of capabilities to help enable data and AI model versions, including the protection, replication, and continuous availability of those baselines of model and datasets. Our Enterprise grade systems can also help prevent disruptions, with the industry’s best of breed performance, superior reliability, and best-in-class data services and cloud integration.”

The NetApp ONTAP AI solution is built on NVIDIA DGX AI systems and NetApp Flash Based Storage, in combination with the Plexus AI stack from Core Scientific.  Plexus provides easy, portal-based access to researchers, with a rich library of data science tools. The infrastructure is cloud-connected, secure, and up and running. It’s ready to be connected to researchers’ data sets anywhere, and be put to work for  researchers immediately.

For more information on how to get access, please reach out to:
ontapai@corescientific.com

Supporting Links:
https://www.corescientific.com/netapp-tech-brief
https://blog.netapp.com/accelerate-genome-sequencing-with-netapp-ontap-ai-and-parabricks


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