Open-source machine learning platform H2O.ai expands its partnership with Snowflake to enable artificial intelligence (AI) transformation for its customers.
By seamlessly connecting data and machine learning, the company demonstrated a unique set of capabilities and use cases that enable rich insights.
According to the company, Snowflake and H2O.ai have developed a native integration that allows users to access all of H2O.ai’s advanced machine learning capabilities directly from their Snowflake environment.
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This integration helps innumerable customers across the globe to innovate with AI. Users can employ H2O.ai machine learning capabilities for near real-time analysis from within the Snowflake Data Cloud, thanks to several pre-built interfaces.
Head of Technology Alliances at Snowflake, Tarik Dwiek, said, “Our partnership with H2O.ai can help optimize the supply chain across multiple industries including manufacturing, telecom, banking, and retail.”
He further added that users could decrease risks, enhance customer experiences, drive growth, and increase efficiency by using H2O AutoML to produce, operate, and innovate for their customers and partners.
The United States-based artificial intelligence company H2O.ai was founded by Cliff Click and Sri Satish Ambati in 2012. The company specializes in providing solutions to solve complex business problems and accelerate the discovery of new ideas. To date, H2O.ai has raised over $251 million over eight funding rounds from investors like Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Goldman Sachs, Celesta Capital, Crane Ventures Partner, and others.
Sri Ambati said, “H2O AI Cloud is democratizing AI on Snowflake’s Data Cloud, helping our customers personalize their offerings and bring efficient flows into their business.” Ambati also mentioned that the strong multi-cloud integration of H2O AI engines and AI App Stores promotes consumption on Snowflake Data Cloud, lowering costs for customers.
A few months earlier, H2O.ai also announced the launch of its new deep learning training engine named H2O Hydrogen Torch. The unique training engine allows companies of all sizes in any industry to make impeccable images, videos, and natural language processing (NLP) models.