HPE Buys AI Startup Determined AI To Boost HPC, ML
Hewlett Packard Enterprise will have some huge news to discuss during HPE Virtual Discover 2021 this week with the unveiling today of its acquisition of artificial intelligence startup Determined AI.
HPE will leverage the San Francisco-based startup’s software stack to train AI models faster and at any scale using Determined AI’s open source machine learning platform. HPE is combining Determined AI’s platform with its own AI and high performance computing (HPC) offerings to improve engineers’ speed-to-production time for AI in order solve business outcomes quicker for customers.
“Determined AI’s unique open-source platform allows ML engineers to build models faster and deliver business value sooner without having to worry about the underlying infrastructure,” said HPE’s Justin Hotard, senior vice president and general manager of HPC and Mission Critical Solutions, in a statement. “As we enter the Age of Insight, our customers recognize the need to add machine learning to deliver better and faster answers from their data. AI-powered technologies will play an increasingly critical role in turning data into readily available, actionable information to fuel this new era.”
Founded in 2017, Determined AI launched its open-source platform in 2020. The company has quickly emerged as a important player in the evolving machine learning software ecosystem. Its solution has been adopted by customers across industries such as biopharmaceuticals, autonomous vehicles, defense contracting, and manufacturing. HPE and Determined AI plan to provider faster and more accurate insights from their data for customers.
“Over the last several years, building AI applications has become extremely compute, data, and communication intensive. By combining with HPE’s industry-leading HPC and AI solutions, we can accelerate our mission to build cutting edge AI applications and significantly expand our customer reach,” said Determined AI CEO Evan Sparks in a statement.
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