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Lenovo partners with Anaconda to boost workstations

Lenovo has announced a new partnership with Anaconda, a provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science platforms. This collaboration aims to enhance Lenovo’s data science workstations, integrating Anaconda with Lenovo’s ThinkStation and ThinkPad workstation product lines.

The partnership focuses on leveraging Lenovo workstations powered by Intel and equipped with Nvidia GPUs, optimized for tasks such as large-language model fine-tuning. The initiative also features the Anaconda Navigator, designed to help businesses utilize open-source AI technologies more securely and efficiently.

The Anaconda Navigator is set to be available for Lenovo Workstations, supporting both current and upcoming models.

[Image courtesy: Lenovo]

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