Jio Platforms Limited, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited, has joined forces with NVIDIA to create a cloud-based AI computing infrastructure in India. The aim of this collaboration is to accelerate the country's AI development efforts and address social challenges.
Under this partnership, NVIDIA will provide Jio with end-to-end AI supercomputer technologies, including CPUs, GPUs, networking, and AI operating systems and frameworks. These cutting-edge technologies will be utilized to build advanced artificial intelligence models. Jio, on the other hand, will manage and maintain the AI cloud infrastructure, as well as oversee customer engagement and access.
The Chairman of Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited, Akash Ambani, expressed his excitement about the collaboration, stating that it is a significant step towards developing an advanced AI cloud infrastructure that is secure, sustainable, and relevant to India's unique opportunities. He envisions this platform as a catalyst that will accelerate AI-driven innovations across various sectors, such as healthcare, education, and enterprise solutions. The ultimate goal is to make AI accessible to researchers, start-ups, and enterprises nationwide, thereby propelling India's journey towards becoming an AI powerhouse.
The cloud infrastructure will be available to a diverse range of users, including researchers, developers, startups, scientists, and AI practitioners. It will provide them with accelerated computing capabilities and high-speed, secure cloud networking for running workloads safely and efficiently.
Jio highlighted that this collaboration will greatly expedite several significant initiatives and AI projects in India. These include the development of AI chatbots, drug discovery processes, climate research, and more.
Jensen Huang, the founder and CEO of NVIDIA, expressed his delight in partnering with Reliance to build state-of-the-art AI supercomputers in India. He emphasized that India possesses the necessary scale, data, and talent to achieve great success in this area. With the advanced AI computing infrastructure, Reliance will be able to create its own large language models, empowering generative AI applications made specifically for the Indian population.
With this strategic collaboration, Jio and NVIDIA aim to revolutionize AI development in India, paving the way for transformative solutions and advancements in various sectors.
– Jio Platforms Limited