by Angela Guess
According to a new press release, “Cloudian, the innovation leader in enterprise object storage systems, has teamed with Skymind Inc., the creator of the Deeplearning4j open-source deep-learning library, to create data management solutions for the hyper-scalable data sets necessary for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) use cases. Under the partnership, the two companies will collaborate on integrated, enterprise-ready AI/ML solutions. Cloudian will provide the limitlessly scalable on-premises storage systems that bring hyperscale technology to the data center, while Skymind’s Deeplearning4j recognizes patterns in massive amounts of data to provide actionable intelligence for companies. Industries benefitting from the Cloudian/Skymind partnership will include health care, fraud detection for financial services, security, robotics and others.”
The release goes on, “Data management is an integral part of the AI/ML landscape. According to IDC, spending on cognitive-related servers and storage will total $1.9 billion in 2017. Global spending on cognitive and AI solutions will continue to see significant corporate investment over the next several years, achieving a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 54.4 percent, IDC projects. ‘Cloudian and Skymind help organizations extract actionable information from vast pools of unstructured data,’ said Michael Tso, CEO and co-founder of Cloudian. ‘Training data is the foundation of AI and ML. More training data and better metadata tagging result in quicker, more effective learning, making data the dynamic asset that is the key to unlocking AI and ML’s business impact’.”
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