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HPE announces new AI development and machine learning solutions

By Mitchell Hageman
Fri 29 Apr 2022

HPE has announced a variety of new solutions to help create better business and data outcomes for enterprises.

A new HPE Machine learning Development System has been announced, with the goal of eliminating complexity and promoting AI development and training at scale. 

HPE Swarm Learning, a privacy-preserving, decentralised machine learning solution, is also a key development recently announced and allows users to share learnings at the edge, or distributed sites, without compromising data privacy.

Building upon HPE’s strategic investment of acquiring Determined AI, the company says the new HPE Machine learning Development System is purpose-built for AI and is a total end-to-end solution. 

This is set to address complex and costly AI infrastructure concerns by easing adoption and enabling users to start realising data value in days instead of the typical weeks and months it usually takes.

It was also announced today that Aleph Alpha, a German AI startup, has adopted the HPE Machine learning Development System to train their multimodal AI, which includes Natural Language Processing (NLP) and computer vision.

HPE Swarm Learning was developed by Hewlett Packard Labs, HPE’s R&D organisation, and is the industry’s first privacy-preserving, decentralised machine learning framework for the edge or distributed sites.

It will cover a wide range of processes, from diagnosing diseases to detecting credit card fraud, and will achieve this by sharing and unifying AI model learnings, all without compromising data privacy. 

The HPE Machine learning Development Environment is set to increase efficiency and workflow, using state of the art AI to help promote better and more efficient training initiatives.

HPE executive vice president and general manager HPC & AI Justin Hotard says Swarm Learning and further machine learning developments will help contribute to a variety of successful business opportunities.

“Swarm learning is a new, powerful approach to AI that has already made progress in addressing global challenges such as advancing patient healthcare and improving anomaly detection that aid efforts in fraud detection and predictive maintenance,” he says.

“The HPE Machine learning Development System combines our proven end-to-end HPC solutions for deep learning with our innovative machine learning software platform into one system, to provide a performant out-of-the box solution to accelerate time to value and outcomes with AI.”

HPE currently service a wide range of industries and infrastructure types,  with offerings spanning Cloud Services, Compute, High-Performance Computing & AI, Intelligent Edge, Software, and  Storage.

The company says it provides a consistent experience across all clouds and edges, helping customers develop new business models, engage in new ways, and increase operational performance.

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