Yesterday, IBM opened its first Machine Learning Hub in Bengaluru. The company hopes that the Hub will allow engineers, data professionals, business analysts and organizations to greatly benefit and learn through collaboration with like-minded organisations. IBM says that various enterprises will now have an opportunity to work closely with IBM data experts to understand the technology to analyze, visualize and interpret data.
The Bengaluru ML hub is an addition to IBM’s growing ML Hubs, similar to the ones in Toronto, San Jose, California, Beijing, Boblingen, and at IBM's Silicon Valley Lab. According to IBM, their experts will also assist visitors build and test rapid, scalable prototypes for fast deployment of their models.
“IBM continues to be at the forefront of cognitive evolution. ‘Machine Learning’ termed by an IBMer decades ago has evolved significantly. Today, it is the entry point to the cognitive era, enabling enterprises to drive critical insights. Businesses are increasingly using machine learning to support advanced analytics across a growing range of industries and initiatives,” said Gaurav Sharma, Vice President – IBM India Software Labs and Growth – IBM India and South Asia. “With India’s focus on Digitization, it’s an apt time for organizations to make this transition. IBM Machine Learning hub reiterates our mission to partner and prepare enterprises for the cognitive era by unleashing the potential of machine learning through models that are constantly improving by analyzing new data to generate real-time results which benefit businesses,” Sharma added.
Recently, IBM scientists managed to cram 330TB of uncompressed data into a small cartridge that fits in your palm, setting a new world record. You can read more about IBM’s feat here.