ML/AI Vendor Roundup: September 2018
Product enhancements, customer references, partnerships, acquisitions, or other significant contributions to machine learning.
In general industry news, Forrester releases 2018 “Wave” reports for data science and machine learning. Positive implications for SAS, IBM, RapidMiner, Oracle, and Domino Data Labs. Negative implications for Microsoft, Dataiku, Anaconda, and Google Cloud Platform. Full story here.
Vendors listed below in alphabetical order.
Dataiku announces the immediate availability of Data Science Studio Release 5.0. Key new features include support for deep learning and containerized execution.
Databricks announces a strategic partnership with Snowflake.
DataRobot announces a partnership with Intel. According to the announcement, DataRobot will leverage Intel technologies to power its automated machine learning platform.
H2O.ai announces Release 1.3 of Driverless AI. Enhancements include a capability for text analytics, which H2O.ai positions as “Natural Language Processing.” Spoiler: it’s not NLP.
In a press release, IBM bloviates about some new Watson stuff. Blah, blah, blah.
Mathworks announces Release 2018b of MATLAB and Simulink, with expanded deep learning capabilities.
Microsoft announces updates to the Azure Machine Learning service, including an automated machine learning capability.
SAS holds its annual Analytics Experience conference, announces nothing.
SparkCognition announces plans for its Time Machine AI conference (November 6-7).
TIBCO announces that it will soon offer
Alpine TIBCO Data Science in the AWS Marketplace. (TIBCO Data Science is the Alpine Data Labs software TIBCO acquired last year with the TIBCO brand slapped on it.)