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The OpenCAPI Consortium is looking to challenge Intel's dominance with an open interconnect standard that will make servers faster.
Company officials point to HPE's low-power Moonshot server modules has examples of how systems can be made to consume less power.
The company's Edge Office offering will bring the simplicity and affordability of hyperconverged infrastructures to smaller organizations.
Officials with the chip maker say the new FPGAs will deliver twice the performance and five times the density of the previous generation.
The startup also is using a new technology officials call "microvisors" to create KMAX appliances that are scalable and power-efficient.
The vendor this week also unveiled new offerings to support such Microsoft technologies as Azure, Windows Server 2016 and Storage Spaces Direct.
Dell overtook HPE in server shipments, Gartner says, but HPE retained the top spot in revenues, according to both Gartner and IDC.
Michael Dell says scale is necessary in a fast-changing IT world, while Meg Whitman says being smaller and more nimble will win out.
Putting Nvidia's technology into the IBM system will speed up performance for such emerging workloads as AI, deep learning and data analytics.
In addition, the company is growing its offerings in the VDI space with a new hyperconverged appliance and expanded VMware support.