Transform the Data Center with NVIDIA DPUs

The NVIDIA® BlueField® data processing unit (DPU) ignites unprecedented innovation for modern data centers and supercomputing infrastructures. By offloading, accelerating, and isolating a broad range of advanced networking, storage, and security services, BlueField DPUs provide a secure and accelerated infrastructure for any workload, in any environment, from cloud to data center to edge.

HPC Researchers Seed the Future of In-Network Computing with DPUs

Supercomputing centers in Asia, Europe, and the U.S. are taking accelerated computing to the next level with NVIDIA BlueField DPUs on NVIDIA Quantum InfiniBand networks.


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Hands-on BlueField Trials

Access Project Monterey on NVIDIA LaunchPad

Apply for a free trial of Project Monterey on NVIDIA LaunchPad. You’ll get access to VMware ESXi-optimized software running on BlueField DPU accelerated infrastructure for prototyping and testing next-generation applications and workloads.

Build and Deploy NVIDIA Cloud-Native Supercomputing

Learn how to deliver a secure multi-tenant environment, while providing performance isolation on shared computing resources—all at bare-metal speeds. From video tutorials to step-by-step deployment guides, we provide you with all the materials needed to start your journey with NVIDIA Cloud-Native Supercomputing.

Test and run Red Hat OpenShift on the NVIDIA BlueField DPU

OpenShift and BlueField provide a consistent, cloud-native application platform for managing hybrid-cloud, multi-cloud, and edge deployments with enhanced orchestration, automation, and security. Apply to test and run this solution.

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The Benefits of BlueField

Security from the Perimeter to the Server

BlueField DPUs enable a zero-trust, security-everywhere architecture where security goes beyond the data center perimeter to the edge of every server.

Data Storage for the Expanding Workload

With NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF), GPUDirect Storage, encryption, elastic storage, data integrity, decompression, and deduplication, BlueField provides high performance storage access with latencies for remote storage that rival direct attached storage.

High Performance, Efficient Networking

BlueField is a powerful data center services accelerator, delivering up to 400 gigabits per second (Gb/s) of Ethernet and InfiniBand connectivity for both traditional applications and modern GPU-accelerated workloads, while freeing host CPU cores to run applications instead of infrastructure tasks.

Software-Defined Infrastructure

The NVIDIA DOCA™ software development kit (SDK) enables developers to easily create high performance, software-defined, cloud-native, DPU-accelerated services, leveraging industry-standard APIs.

NVIDIA’s Leading Portfolio of DPUs

NVIDIA BlueField-3 DPU

NVIDIA BlueField-3 is the first 400 Gb/s DPU with line-rate processing of software-defined networking, storage, and cybersecurity. BlueField-3 combines powerful computing, high-speed networking, and extensive programmability to deliver software-defined, hardware-accelerated solutions for the most demanding workloads. From accelerated AI computing to hybrid cloud, cloud-native supercomputing to 5G wireless networks, BlueField-3 redefines the art of the possible.

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NVIDIA BlueField-2 DPU

NVIDIA BlueField-2 DPU provides innovative acceleration, security, and efficiency in every host. BlueField-2 data center infrastructure combines the power of the NVIDIA ConnectX®-6 Dx with programmable Arm® cores and hardware offloads for software-defined storage, networking, security, and management workloads.

NVIDIA BlueField-2 also delivers superior performance, security, and reduced TCO for cloud computing platforms, enabling organizations to efficiently build and operate virtualized, containerized, and bare-metal infrastructures at massive scale.

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NVIDIA Converged Accelerators

NVIDIA converged accelerators combine the power of the NVIDIA Ampere architecture with the enhanced security and networking capabilities of the NVIDIA BlueField-2 DPU, all in a single high-performance package. This advanced architecture delivers unprecedented performance and strong security for AI-powered workloads in edge computing, telecommunications, and network security.

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