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Hybrid AI Solutions by Lenovo to Deliver Power of Tailored Generative AI to Every Enterprise


Lenovo recently announced at NVIDIA GTC new hybrid AI (Artificial Intelligence) solutions built in collaboration with NVIDIA. These hybrid AI solutions will deliver the power of tailored generative AI applications to every enterprise and cloud, bringing transformational capabilities to every industry.

Stemming from the expanded engineering collaboration announced with NVIDIA during Lenovo Tech World, these hybrid AI solutions and related innovations help enterprises and cloud providers with the critical accelerated computing capabilities needed to succeed in the AI era, taking AI from concept to reality and empowering businesses to efficiently develop and deploy new AI use cases that drive innovation, digitalisation and growth.

The hybrid AI solutions are purpose-built through engineering collaboration to efficiently bring AI to customer data, where and when users need it the most—from the pocket to the cloud—advancing Lenovo’s vision to enable AI for all and delivering time to market support of breakthrough architecture for the next generation of massive scale generative AI.

Hybrid AI Solutions Optimised for NVIDIA Technologies

Lenovo hybrid AI solutions, already optimised to run NVIDIA AI Enterprise software for secure, supported, and stable production AI, will now also provide developers access to the justannounced NVIDIA microservices, including NVIDIA NIM and NeMo Retriever.

“Lenovo’s work with NVIDIA is pushing the boundaries of augmented intelligence for businesses everywhere, taking AI compute to where their data lives with a comprehensive portfolio of cutting-edge, hybrid AI solutions that will power generative AI from virtually anywhere while supporting sustainability efforts,” said Kirk Skaugen, President at Lenovo Infrastructure Solutions Group.

He added: “We are at an inflection point where new AI use cases are coming to market based on improvements in real-time computing, power efficiency, and ease of deployment. Through our partnership with NVIDIA, we are delivering groundbreaking advancements in efficiency, performance, and cost that are accelerating AI applications across every industry…”

“AI is a powerful force helping businesses unlock new insights from their data and enhance productivity,” said Bob Pette, Vice President of Enterprise Platforms at NVIDIA. “Lenovo’s new enterprise hyrbid AI solutions, integrated with NVIDIA technology, demonstrate a pivotal milestone in supercharging compute performance for AI, delivering hybrid systems that businesses can rely on to power generative AI from virtually anywhere.”

As industries around the globe seek to use AI for analysing vast bodies of data, power efficiency remains crucial to making the rollout of these compute-intensive workloads accessible for all businesses. Lenovo has been at the forefront of enabling efficient, high-power computing without compromise, pioneering Lenovo NeptuneTM liquid cooling technology and leading the way with cutting-edge designs powered by NVIDIA GPUs.

Lenovo ThinkSystem AI Servers: Catapulting Generative AI Inference and Efficiency with NVIDIA

Marking a game-changing milestone in efficiently supercharging AI-workloads at scale, Lenovo unveiled the expansion of the Lenovo ThinkSystem AI portfolio as part of its hybrid AI solutions, featuring two new powerful 8-way NVIDIA GPU systems that are purpose-built to deliver massive computational capabilities with uncompromised power efficiency to accelerate AI implementation.

Engineered for generative AI, natural language processing (NLP), and large language model (LLM) development, with time-to-market support for the NVIDIA HGX AI supercomputing platform, including NVIDIA H100 and H200 Tensor Core GPUs and the all-new NVIDIA Grace Blackwell GB200 Superchip, as well as the advanced, next-generation NVIDIA Quantum-X800 InfiniBand and Spectrum-X800 Ethernet networking platforms.

Lenovo ThinkSystem AI servers with NVIDIA B200 Tensor Core GPUs are set to power the new era of generative AI. The NVIDIA Blackwell architecture‘s generative AI Engine, alongside the faster NVIDIA NVLink interconnect and enhanced security capabilities, propel the data centre into a new era. Hybrid AI solutions

As part of its hybrid AI solutions, Lenovo also showcased a new Lenovo PG8A0N—the ultimate 1U node for AI and featuring open-loop liquid cooling for accelerators, supporting the NVIDIA GB200 Grace Blackwell Superchip. The new GB200 arrives to power a new era of computing. The superchip delivers 45X faster real-time large language model (LLM) inference, 40X lower TCO, and 40X less energy.

Customers can run NVIDIA AI Enterprise, an end-to-end cloud-native software platform for the development and deployment of production-grade AI applications, on Lenovo’s portfolio of NVIDIA-Certified Systems.

Lenovo’s portfolio of hybrid AI solutions includes Lenovo’s XClarity Systems Management, giving businesses a simplified and centralised resource management system, as well as Lenovo’s Intelligent Computing Orchestration (LiCO), a unified platform that streamlines use of clustered computing resources for AI model development and training and HPC workloads.

Co-Designed NVIDIA MGX Solutions

Lenovo is the leading provider of workstation-to-cloud support for designing, engineering and powering NVIDIA OVX systems and the NVIDIA Omniverse development platform. To help companies quickly build and deploy a wide range of purpose-built AI, HPC and Omniverse applications, Lenovo is partnering with NVIDIA to build accelerated models faster using NVIDIA MGX modular reference designs.

Lenovo’s new hybrid AI solutions and offerings built with the NVIDIA MGX modular reference server design include:

  • Lenovo HG630N– MGX 1U – an open-standard server with Lenovo Neptune direct liquid cooling to reduce power consumption while supporting the highest-performing GPUs.
  • Lenovo HG650N– MGX 2U – a highly modular, GPU-optimised system that is air-cooled, supports industry-standard racks and enables NVIDIA GH200 Grace Hopper Superchip
  • Lenovo HG660X V3– MGX 4U – a system that supports up to 8 600W NVIDIA GPUs in an air-cooled environment, ideal for NVIDIA Omniverse and AI workloads. Lenovo is a NVIDIA design partner for MGX 4U.
  • Lenovo HR650N– MGX 2U – a high-performing Arm CPU server with multiple cores and flexibility for storage and Front IO, leveraging the energy-efficient NVIDIAGrace CPU Superchip and supporting DPUs.

Lenovo ThinkStation Workstations with NVIDIA RTX: Generative AI at Your Fingertips

Lenovo is enhancing its data science workstations by offering up to 4x NVIDIA RTX 6000 Ada Generation GPUs for large AI training, fine-tuning, inferencing, and accelerated graphics-intensive workloads. This offers greater AI developer productivity through automated workflows:

New Lenovo Workstations with NVIDIA AI Workbench is a software tool that enables the development and deployment of powerful AI solutions for inferencing, large-scale simulation, and demanding industrial and scientific workflows. NVIDIA AI Workbench makes generative AI and machine learning development easy for all developers.

Lenovo ThinkStation PX with dual CPUs and up to 4x NVIDIA RTX professional graphics cards is the most powerful workstation on the market today. Lenovo’s AI-ready ThinkStation desktop and ThinkPad mobile workstation portfolio offers the broadest and most powerful workstations for AI to tackle the most intensive real-time AI solution development. ​Learn more about Lenovo workstations and AI workflows today.

Lenovo Professional Services: Fast Tracking AI Journey and Accelerating Industry Advancement

Lenovo’s real-time solutions powered by NVIDIA are using AI and Lenovo infrastructure to help customers accelerate smarter futures and realize new potential across industries. In retail, these solutions are analysing customer movement and behaviour to improve traffic flow and better manage inventory in real time.

Lenovo’s newly announced AI Services Center Of Excellence (COE) combines business advisors, data scientists, and AI-optimised infrastructure as-a-service to maximise outcomes, meeting customers where they are on their AI journey.

Following Lenovo’s proven AI-readiness methodology covering security, people, process, and technology, the AI COE offers the expertise and capabilities to enable businesses to fast-track their journey to implementing powerful, responsible, and sustainable AI.  Lenovo’s new AI professional services offerings include:

  • AI Discover. Helps customers uncover the “art of the possible” for AI.  By conducting interactive workshops and assessments, looking across the entire ecosystem, and mapping out the AI strategy, Lenovo builds the blueprint for AI success.
  • Fast Start Generative AI services with NVIDIA. Leverages powerful data insights and achieves a competitive advantage with Generative AI. Lenovo offers full-stack solutions to support the complete product lifecycle, plus services to implement, adopt, and scale generative AI solutions.
  • TruScale GenAI As-A-Service. Provides AI capabilities through an as a service model which increases flexibility, scalability and predictability.  With Lenovo TruScale, infrastructure is always right sized to procure, deploy and manage AI Innovation.
  • Enhanced Professional Services for AI. Helps customers accelerate their AI transformation by providing business advisors, data scientists, and AI-optimised infrastructure-as-a-service, ensuring a seamless utilisation of sustainable AI.