Northern Data Group Announces It’s First CSP in Europe with Nvidia H200 GPUs 

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Frankfurt/Main – 01 July 2024 Northern Data Group, a provider of HPC solutions, today announces it has purchased NVIDIA H200 GPUs through a newly established partnership with Supermicro.
Northern Data Group’s cloud platform, Taiga Cloud, will be the first cloud service provider (CSP) in Europe to offer access to the H200 GPU hardware, with delivery and deployment scheduled for Q4 2024. The partnership with Supermicro for the NVIDIA H200 GPUs will further build its HPC solutions and complement its existing offering of best-in-class GenAI technologies.
This purchase of the H200 GPUs demonstrates Northern Data Group’s commitment to offering the best-in-class technology to its customers, as it continues to expand its cloud solutions offering, while also maintaining its position as Europe’s first and largest dedicated Generative AI Cloud Service Provider.
The first full island of over 2,000 NVIDIA H200 GPUs utilizing BlueField-3 data processing units (DPUs) and NVIDIA Mellanox CX7 NICs, to deliver 32 petaFLOPS of performance. The configuration of NVIDIA-referenced architecture allows customers to access more bandwidth, faster, and more efficient data storage access. The H200 GPUs will be housed in one of Northern Data Group’s European data centers, powered by carbon-free, renewable energy and boast a Power Usage Effectiveness ratio of less than 1.2.
“Our GenAI platform is constantly evolving and we are proud to collaborate with Supermicro to be the first in Europe to offer access to NVIDIA H200 GPUs,” said Aroosh Thillainathan, founder and CEO, Northern Data Group. “This is testament to our commitment to continually offer industry-leading, next-generation solutions. As an Elite Partner of NVIDIA, we are proud to continue to offer cutting-edge technology, deployed in line with recommended architecture references to maximize the technology.”
“We are excited to collaborate with Northern Data Group to expand its GenAI Cloud offering to include Supermicro GPU servers based on latest Nvidia H200 HGX GPUs,” said Vik Malyala, President & Managing Director, EMEA; SVP, Technology & AI, Supermicro.  “Supermicro is fully committed to delivering most performant and energy efficient AI infrastructure and solutions, and this collaboration will accelerate availability and bring the best value for customers in Europe.”

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