NVIDIA Networking

The network is the backbone of every IT infrastructure—a key determinant of an organization’s performance.

We recognize that today’s HPC applications and demands require a more exacting approach to network architecture. Any HPC network we provide must have the ability to move data faster among the various nodes of an HPC cluster and eliminate wasted compute time.

Whatever your parameters, we can deliver an HPC networking solution to meet your needs. Through our long-standing partnership with NVIDIA, Advanced HPC has installed every possible combination of networking with compute and storage for a broad range of customers in a variety of industries. Let us tackle yours.

When you partner with us, you can expect:

  • Connected systems, compute and storage
  • High-speed connected fabric
  • The ability to draw from our proven enterprise networking experience
  • Comprehensive Ethernet solutions for the data center, delivering industry-leading performance, scalability, reliability and value.

NVIDIA offers end-to-end networking solutions for HPC, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Big Data applications. Using NVIDIA Ethernet and InfiniBand interconnects, customers have the building blocks for scalable, future-proof infrastructure that maximizes application performance.

Interconnects for Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Big Data Applications

Machine learning, AI, advanced 3D modeling and other big data applications leverage HPC technology to reduce wait times and improve productivity. Deploying multi-core, multi-processor servers and high-speed storage systems requires optimal network performance. NVIDIA is the market leader in InfiniBand and Ethernet networking solutions for HPC and beyond.


Efficient high-performance computing systems require high-bandwidth, low-latency connections, both between thousands of multiple processor nodes and to high-speed shared storage systems. Key performance metrics for NVIDIA solutions set the bar in performance, efficiency, and scalability of the interconnect technology.

Hardware Offloads

NVIDIA provides low-latency, high-bandwidth, high message rate, transport offload technology to facilitate extremely low CPU overhead including Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA), as well as advanced communications and computations offloads.

Key Features of NVIDIA Ethernet Solutions

  • Maximized data center performance and efficiency
  • Savings on data center infrastructure
  • Scalability, efficiency, and performance
  • Preferred by leading Cloud providers and Social Networks worldwide
  • Certified for MS Azure, OpenStack, Nutanix, MS Storage Spaces
  • Supports NVIDIA OS, Onyx, ONIE, and Cumulus OS
  • Speeds up to 100GbE
  • Switches: SN2010, SN2100, SN2410, SN2700

Storage networks built on the NVIDIA SN-Series of Ethernet Switches (noted above) provide an ideal Ethernet Storage Fabric (ESF), optimized to deliver the highest levels of performance, industry-best latency, zero packet loss, and unique storage aware features and form factors. By leveraging the SN-series switches it is possible to build an Ethernet Storage Fabric or converged network capable of simultaneously handling compute and storage traffic. Support for iSCSI storage networks as well as for file, block, object and the latest NVMe over fabric storage is possible due to unique storage networking optimizations built into each switch, including dynamically shared buffers and predictable performance, making the SN-series ideal for storage environments.

To learn more about bolstering your storage performance and efficiency by utilizing NVIDIA SN-series Ethernet Switches and an Ethernet Storage Fabric, see the Ethernet Storage Fabric Solution Brief.

Key Features of NVIDIA InfiniBand Solutions

  • End-to-end solutions for InfiniBand, used by 77% of the Top 500 supercomputing sites
  • Maximized data center performance and efficiency
  • Savings on needed data center infrastructure, delivering highest ROI
  • Low latency, high-bandwidth, high message rate
  • Certified for a large variety of market segments and clustering topologies
  • Support Linux and Windows
  • Speeds up to 100Gb/s
  • Edge Switches: SB7790, SB7790, QM8790, SB7700, SB7800, QM8700
  • Modular Switches: CS7520, CS7510, CS7500, CS8500

White Paper – Introducing 200G HDR InfiniBand Solutions

With the introduction of the NVIDIA 200G HDR InfiniBand Solutions, NVIDIA has become the first company to enable 200Gb/s data speeds with NVIDIA Quantum™ switches, ConnectX®-6 adapters, and LinkX™ cables combining for an end-to end 200G HDR InfiniBand solution. By doubling the previous data rate, only NVIDIA can provide the necessary speed to meet the demands of the world’s most data-intensive applications.