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NVIDIA BlueField
Data Processing Units

Discover the wide range of ways that the NVIDIA BlueField DPU can offload, isolate, accelerate, and transform your data center.

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.

Explore NVIDIA’s leading portfolio of DPUs.

NVIDIA BlueField-3 DPU

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 to hybrid cloud, high-performance computing to 5G wireless networks, BlueField-3 redefines the art of the possible.

NVIDIA BlueField-2 DPU

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 total cost of ownership for cloud computing platforms, enabling organizations to efficiently build and operate virtualized, containerized, and bare-metal infrastructures at massive scale.

NVIDIA converged accelerators

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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Experience VMware vSphere on NVIDIA LaunchPad.

Experience VMware vSphere on NVIDIA LaunchPad.

VMware vSphere is now available on NVIDIA LaunchPad, providing rapid access to VMware ESXi-optimized software running on BlueField DPU-accelerated infrastructure for testing next-generation applications and workloads.

Test and run Red Hat OpenShift on the NVIDIA BlueField DPU

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.

Build and deploy NVIDIA Cloud-Native Supercomputing

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, get all the materials needed to start your journey with NVIDIA Cloud-Native Supercomputing.

Explore the benefits of BlueField.

Zero-trust security for your data center

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.

More storage for your network's expanding workload

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.

Hardware-accelerated performance

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

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.

Supported DPU technology environments.

Accelerate application development for the BlueField DPU.

Accelerate application development for the BlueField DPU.

The NVIDIA DOCA software framework, available from the NVIDIA NGC catalog, enables developers to program the data center infrastructure of tomorrow by creating high-performance, software-defined, cloud-native, DPU-accelerated services, increasing performance and security capabilities.

Boost cybersecurity with the NVIDIA Morpheus AI framework.

Boost cybersecurity with the NVIDIA Morpheus AI framework.

NVIDIA Morpheus is an AI application framework that provides cybersecurity developers with a highly optimized AI pipeline and pretrained AI capabilities that bring a new level of security to data centers. The Morpheus framework provides highly scalable and adaptive data ingest, pretrained AI models, and policy control functions, enabling cybersecurity developers to detect and remediate security threats.

Explore hands-on labs on NVIDIA LaunchPad.

Explore hands-on labs on NVIDIA LaunchPad.

Instantly experience end-to-end workflows for AI, data science, 3D design collaboration, networking solutions, and more with NVIDIA LaunchPad. Learn how enterprises and organizations can get immediate, short-term access to the necessary hardware and software stacks to experience end-to-end workflows.

Transform HPC data centers with NVIDIA BlueField DPUs

Transform HPC data centers with NVIDIA BlueField DPUs.

Providing powerful computing, high-speed InfiniBand networking, and highly programmable engines, the NVIDIA BlueField DPU ignites unprecedented innovation and performance for modern scientific computing applications.

Take supercomputing performance into the cloud.

Take supercomputing performance into the cloud.

The NVIDIA Cloud-Native Supercomputing platform pairs the NVIDIA BlueField DPU architecture with high-speed, low-latency NVIDIA Quantum InfiniBand networking to deliver bare-metal performance, user management and isolation, data protection, and on-demand HPC and AI services—simply and securely.

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