SmartNICs Summit News and Press

SmartNICs Summit Hosts Its First Tutorial on Accelerating AI Applications

Summit Attendees Can Learn How to Use NVIDIA BlueField DPUs to Speed Up Applications such as ChatGPT 

SAN DIEGO, CA – June 1, 2023 – SmartNICs Summit announces its first tutorial on accelerating generative AI (such as ChatGPT®). At the summit, NVIDIA experts will explain how to use NVIDIA BlueField DPUs to speed up generative AI applications.

Everyone expects generative AI to have millions of users and a large ecosystem in record time. However, the industry also agrees that these applications will challenge existing compute resources, causing high costs and long run times. The tutorial at the SmartNICs Summit will describe and demonstrate NVIDIA technologies that help address such challenges. The tutorial will be free for attendees at the SmartNICs Summit ( on Tuesday, June 13, from 8:30 to noon PDT, at the Doubletree by Hilton San Jose Hotel.

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SmartNICs Summit Enables Designers to Speed Up Networks Easily

SAN DIEGO, CA – May 22, 2023 – SmartNICs Offload Protocols and Accelerate Key Tasks

SmartNICs Summit, to be held on June 13-15 at the Doubletree by Hilton San Jose Hotel, helps designers speed up networks quickly to handle demanding applications such as big data, AI/ML, and HPC. SmartNICs can process packets at line speed, offloading everything from standard TCP through the most advanced protocols. They can also perform complex tasks such as encryption and compression. And all the designer has to do is replace standard NICs with SmartNICs.

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SmartNICs Summit 2023 Keynote Schedule Is Now Available

SAN DIEGO, CA – April 17, 2023 –The second annual SmartNICs Summit, to occur on June 13-15 at the San Jose Doubletree Hotel, has now set its initial keynote schedule. Emphasis will be on emerging high-speed applications in enterprise and cloud networking.

Presenting companies will be:

– Intel



– VMware

There will also be short presentations by Ethernet Alliance, Advanced Photonics Coalition (formerly Consortium for On-Board Optics), Storage Networking Industry Association, Open Programmable Infrastructure (OPI), Open Compute Project, and prominent startup incubator Silicon Catalyst.

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Dell’Oro Group Will Present the Latest Market Research at SmartNICs Summit 2023

SAN DIEGO, CA – March 27, 2023 – SmartNIC Opportunities for the Hyperscale and Non-Hyperscale Markets Could Reach Parity by 2027

SmartNICs Summit announces that Dell’Oro Group will be the market analyst partner at its second annual event. The Summit is on June 13-15, 2023 at the Doubletree by Hilton San Jose Hotel. Dell’Oro Group Senior Research Director Baron Fung will present a “Market Research Update” in the leadoff plenary and will also discuss industry trends in the closing panel.

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Pre-Registration Opens for SmartNICs Summit

SAN DIEGO, CA – March 16, 2023 – SmartNICs Are the Best Way to Accelerate Networks

SmartNICs Summit opens pre-registration today for its first annual event. It will occur on April 26-28 at the San Jose Doubletree Hotel and will be the first conference focused on SmartNIC technology.

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SmartNICs Summit’s Second Year to Feature New Open Source Projects

SAN DIEGO, CA – March 9, 2023 – Summit Highlights SONiC-DASH (Disaggregated APIs for SONiC Hosts) and OPI (Open Programmable Infrastructure)

SmartNICs Summit announces its second annual event at the Doubletree by Hilton San Jose Hotel on June 13-15. It focuses on the SONiC-DASH and OPI open source projects. SONiC-DASH speeds up cloud applications, while OPI offers a standard software interface for all SmartNICs or DPUs. The two projects make SmartNICs and DPUs easier to deploy, manage, and update.

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New SmartNICs Summit Leads to Better Networks

SAN DIEGO, CA – November 16, 2021 – SmartNICs Raise Network Performance, Scalability and Modularity

The SmartNICs Summit debuts at the San Jose DoubleTree Hotel on April 26-28, 2022. It will focus on network adapters that can process data and protocols faster. SmartNICs lead to better networks with little extra cost or complexity.

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