Mark III recognized as NVIDIA Partner Network Americas Rising Star Partner of the Year
Houston, TX (April 5, 2022) – Mark III today announced that it has been selected as the 2021 NVIDIA Partner Network (NPN) Americas Rising Star Partner of the Year. Mark III is an Elite partner in the NPN.
The award was revealed during NVIDIA’s Americas NPN Partner Day and reflects Mark III’s rapid growth in the segments of AI/ML, modern HPC, simulation, visualization, remote/hybrid work, and accelerated computing. It caps off a historic and unprecedented year for Mark III, with the team’s unique collaboration with large enterprises, research institutions, and organizations across North America to accelerate data science, innovation, research and development, and game-changing discoveries.
With a unique engagement model and “full stack” team of systems engineers, data scientists, developers, and DevOps/MLOps engineers working together to guide enterprises and organizations toward an AI Center of Excellence (AI CoE), Mark III has organically grown a unique organization over the last 5+ years, focused on all levels of accelerated computing. This culminated in a record number of client partnerships and collaboration agreements for Mark III in 2021.
These engagements span the industries of healthcare/life sciences, higher education/research, energy, technology, financial services, manufacturing, and media/entertainment.
Some recent examples showcased at NVIDIA GTC in March include:
- St Jude Children’s Research Hospital – Predicting Proton Radiation Therapy Doses with ML
- Houston Methodist – Augmented Intelligence in Acute Stroke Detection
- SMU – SMU Uses DGX SuperPOD to Take AI Research to the Next Level
- CPFD – Making Multi-GPU Simulation Accessible to All with DGX A100
“We’re honored to be recognized by NVIDIA with the Rising Star Partner Award and excited about the road and opportunities ahead for so many of our clients to leverage AI/ML, modern HPC, simulation, visualization, and accelerated computing to completely reshape their industries,” said Stan Wysocki, President, Mark III Systems. “Like the title ‘Rising Star’ suggests, although we’ve already seen some incredible successes working with these amazing organizations, we’re very much just getting started.”
“AI can be as complex as it is transformative for industries, which is why enterprises seek partners who have deep expertise in full-stack AI solutions,” said Craig Weinstein, Vice President of the Americas Partner Organization, NVIDIA. “Providing a broad roster of experts and courses that help customers deepen their knowledge, Mark III is a ‘Rising Star’ that has become a valuable partner for customers seeking to build AI centers of excellence with NVIDIA accelerated computing and software.”
To add on to long-time core competencies in the data center, and with accelerated computing infrastructure, Mark III has added a number of organic, unique programs and engagement models in the last few years for clients on their journey to the AI CoE, designed to grow organizational data science capabilities and culture. Some of these programs include:
- The Mark III AI Education Series
- Mark III Hack (program for AI hackathons)
- Mark III MLOps Rollout/Co-Pilot services for AI CoE Pilots and Production
- Mark III AI/ML Expert Project Management for PODs, SuperPODs, and HPC
- Mark III AI/ML Appliances (in partnership with ISVs)
This year, Mark III will launch its Mark III Mentor SaaS platform, a self-service skills and education platform specifically for AI/ML, HPC, and data science education. It also builds on the success of the AI Education Series, which shares much of the same curriculum.
“We’re excited about 2022 and what the future holds in the years ahead,” said Andy Lin, Vice President of Strategy and Innovation, Mark III Systems. “If you thought 2021 was compelling in terms of the capabilities of AI/ML, modern HPC, simulation, and accelerated computing to solve the most challenging problems and transform business models, just wait and see what will happen when momentum really starts picking up and such technologies become mainstream over the next couple of years.”