Deep Learning Solutions

Accelerating real-time insights and intelligence for deep learning with innovations in system design, partner ecosystem, and HPE Pointnext services.

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Infrastructure for neural networks

Deep learning, a subset of artificial intelligence (AI), is about enabling computers to learn new concepts from raw data – much like the human mind. A deep learning system, for example, can spot the difference between a flower and a tree after viewing thousands of images of each. Deep learning requires extreme compute, I/O, and networks as well as exponential scaling. Traditional IT infrastructure is inadequate. To succeed with deep learning, users need optimal platforms and expertise.

Enterprise platform for accelerated AI computing

The iterative process of training an AI model requires high levels of compute performance. For faster time-to-value, it may be necessary to leverage massively parallel, high-performance accelerators (GPUs). With support for eight high-performance GPUs, the HPE Apollo 6500 Gen10 System reduces AI training time by delivering dramatic increases in application performance.

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of developer teams will include AI functionality in one or more applications by 2018.1


of all digital transformation initiatives will be enabled by AI by 2019.1


of all effective IoT efforts will be supported by AI capabilities by 2019.1

A purpose-built deep learning portfolio 

HPE offers a comprehensive set of innovations to accelerate deep learning across all organisations. These innovations span systems design, partner ecosystem collaboration, and expertise including flexible consumption models from HPE Pointnext services. They complement the existing HPE Apollo portfolio and strengthen overall HPE capabilities from the Core Datacentre to the Intelligent Edge.

Performance from the most powerful GPUs

HPE deep learning solutions include the most powerful GPUs in a high GPU-to-CPU configuration, with high I/O bandwidth per node.

Scalability up to petaflop environment

Our new deep learning systems scale up to thousands of nodes, offering a range of environment sizes and flexible cost/performance characteristics.

Energy efficiency and productivity

We design for power efficiency and productivity, capping power at rack and node levels and offering fast time to solutions with powerful system tools.

Investing in GPUs for petaflop scale

We have invested in deep learning platforms ranging from entry-level GPU PCIe-enabled servers to platforms with the latest SXM2 NVLink GPUs.

Scale with unlimited infrastructure capacity

Add capacity in minutes, not months. Avoid long procurement cycles and save the costs of overprovisioning by managing capacity jointly with your account team.

Pay only for what you use

Align costs with usage monthly via advanced metering, with no upfront payment requirements. This approach fits analyst predictions that by 2020, 80% of IT infrastructure hardware and software purchases will be provided on a  pay-as-you-go basis.

Combine hardware, software, and services costs

Pay a single price for hardware, software, and services. This applies to servers, software-defined and traditional storage, networks, converged, and software as well as HPE and multi-vendor support.

  • “Through our partnership with SGI, and now HPE, the Tokyo Institute of Technology has worked successfully to deliver a converged world-leading HPC and deep learning platform that can address our requirements and those of our nation. The NVIDIA Tesla P100 SXM2 node solution enables GPU based deep learning capability to be scalable to the entire size of our TSUBAME 3.0 system.”

    Satoshi Matsuoka Professor and TSUBAME Leader, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Real-time insights for customers

“HPE's enhanced collaboration with NVIDIA for deep learning…aims to use automated intelligence to enable real-time insights for customers.”

Steve Conway, Hyperion Research

HPE partner ecosystem for deep learning

We have developed an ecosystem to build out innovative solutions and offerings that address our customers’ deep learning needs.

Solutions development 

Our solutions enable you to solve business problems with deep learning, e.g. the HPE Fraud Detection Solution with Kinetica.

Technology innovation

We provide roadmap Integration for next-gen systems, engineering collaboration for new products, and testing for interoperability.

Technology adoption offerings

Our Centres of Excellence help you plan and deploy deep learning solutions and modernise your code.

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Strategic AI planning with your key decision-makers

Strategic AI planning with your key decision-makers

Gain clarity on AI concepts during this one-day HPE Artificial Intelligence Transformation Workshop. Identify the use cases that are a priority for your business and create a high-level plan that defines your steps forward.

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Advance your deep learning with HPE Pointnext

Advance your deep learning with HPE Pointnext

Leverage our AI, Data and Analytics CoE expertise and newly enhanced HPE Pointnext advisory and professional services for planning, design and implementation.

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Get the service experience you expect

Get the service experience you expect

Achieve your desired outcomes by aligning your priorities with the service experience you expect – by preventing and resolving problems and providing advice with HPE operational services.

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On-premise consumption-based models

On-premise consumption-based models

Pay only for what you use. Whether it’s infrastructure, real-time analytics, big data, back up or protecting apps and data – business leaders now widely prefer to consume the outcomes they want.

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Get early access

Join us for the HPE Early Access programme for 8-way SXM2 GPU Volta. This includes configuration, benchmarking, and technology selection guidance.


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1 McKinsey AI Report, 2017