MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--H2O.ai, an AI company that provides industry-leading data products for enterprise businesses, today announced it has been named by Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global machine learning industry, as a Representative Provider of deep learning platform provider that allows users to create their own deep learning solutions.
Gartner’s January 2017 Innovation Insight for Deep Learning report listed H2O’s Deep Water as one provider of deep learning platforms, placing it alongside other offerings from Caffe, Ersatz Labs, Facebook’s Torch, Google TensorFlow, Intel’s Nervana, The Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit, Theano and Skymind’s Deeplearning4j.
“We believe our inclusion in this report validates and enforces our standing in the industry,” said SriSatish Ambati, co-founder and CEO of H2O.ai. “We’re excited to continue expanding our suite of deep learning solutions.”
Key findings from the report include:
- Deep learning has delivered big technology breakthroughs recently and is regarded as the major driver toward artificial intelligence. Deep learning (often also called deep neural nets) is an impressive technology area with wide applicability across many industries, but solutions require significant skills
- Deep learning is here to stay. It is currently the most promising technology in predictive analytics for previously intractable data types for machine learning, such as images, speech and video. It also can deliver higher accuracy than other techniques for problems that involve complex data fusion. The good news is that most deep learning capabilities will enter organizations in an easy-to-use fashion through APIs or SaaS solutions and packaged applications
- By 2022, deep learning will dominate big data analytics because of its superior data fusion capabilities over other machine-learning approaches
H2O.ai launched in 2011 with the goal of democratizing data science by open sourcing deep learning and AI for everyone. H2O, its premier data product, features the fastest distributed data ingest and data munging capabilities, and provides enterprise businesses with security, authentication, model comparison and rapid deployment features. The company recently announced the public launch of Deep Water to help enterprises analyze large unstructured data such as images, videos, sound and text.
To date, H2O is used by more than 80,000 data scientists and 9,000 organizations around the world, including twenty percent of the Fortune 500. In January 2017 H2O.ai was named by CB Insights as one of the top 100 AI companies, a list that includes prominent trailblazers in the space.
To read the full report, visit https://www.gartner.com/doc/3579022
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H2O.ai is focused on bringing AI to businesses through software. Its flagship product is H2O, the leading open source platform that makes it easy for financial services, insurance and healthcare companies to deploy AI and deep learning to solve complex problems. More than 9,000 organizations and 80,000+ data scientists depend on H2O for critical applications like predictive maintenance and operational intelligence. The company -- which was recently named to the CB Insights AI 100 -- is used by 107 Fortune 500 enterprises, including 8 of the world’s 10 largest banks, 7 of the 10 largest insurance companies and 4 of the top 10 healthcare companies. Notable customers include Capital One, Progressive Insurance, Transamerica, Comcast, Nielsen Catalina Solutions, Macy's, Walgreens, Kaiser Permanente, and Aetna.