NVIDIA Spectrum-X Networking Platform

Accelerate AI network performance by 1.6X over traditional Ethernet.

The World’s First Ethernet Networking Platform for AI

Easily provision and manage powerful AI applications with the NVIDIA Spectrum™-X networking platform. Powered by the tight coupling of the NVIDIA Spectrum-4 Ethernet switch and the NVIDIA® BlueField®-3 SuperNIC, Spectrum-X delivers the highest performance for AI, machine learning, and natural language processing, as well as diverse industry applications.

NVIDIA Supercharges Ethernet Networking for Generative AI

Spectrum-X Adopted by Cloud Service Providers, GPU Cloud Providers and Enterprises; Broad System-Maker Support Extends NVIDIA Networking’s Reach to Every Market.

Key Features and Benefits

Spectrum-X is a revolutionary solution for building multi-tenant, hyperscale AI clouds with Ethernet. With it, organizations can significantly improve the performance and power efficiency of AI clouds and gain higher predictability and consistency, resulting in faster time to market and a greater competitive edge.

Nearly Perfect Bandwidth at Scale

Extremely Low Latency

End-to-End Stack Optimization

Advanced RoCE Extensions for Scalable AI Communications

Deterministic Performance and Performance Isolation

Open Network Operating System: SONiC and Cumulus

Improved AI Cloud Performance

NVIDIA Spectrum-X enhances network performance by 1.6X, accelerating the processing, analysis, and execution of AI workloads and, in turn, the development and deployment of AI solutions.

Accelerated Ethernet for Hyperscale

Powered by NVIDIA networking innovations, Spectrum-X is fully standards-based Ethernet with support for open Ethernet stacks (SONiC) at cloud scale.

Full-Stack Optimization

Spectrum-X is tuned and validated across the full stack of NVIDIA hardware and software, creating an unmatched Ethernet solution for AI clouds. 

NVIDIA Spectrum-4

The NVIDIA Spectrum SN5000 series switches are the fifth generation of  Spectrum Ethernet switches, purpose-built to accelerate hyperscale generative AI fabrics. With port speeds reaching up to 800 gigabits per second (Gb/s), SN5000 switches deliver accelerated Ethernet for every data center without compromising between performance and features.

NVIDIA BlueField-3

The NVIDIA BlueField-3 SuperNIC is a novel class of network accelerators,  purpose-built for supercharging hyperscale AI workloads. Designed for network-intensive, massively parallel computations, the BlueField-3 SuperNIC provides up to 400Gb/s RoCE network connectivity between GPU servers, optimizing peak AI workload efficiency.

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Spectrum-X Solution Stack

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