IBM Says Watson AI Services Will Now Work on Any Cloud
Tuesday February 12, 2019. 07:10 PM , from Slashdot
IBM announced on Tuesday that some of its Watson AI services will now work on rival cloud computing providers as it seeks to win over customers that want greater flexibility in how they store and analyze data. From a report: The announcement builds on IBM's moves to position its services as compatible with nearly any form of computer infrastructure a customer wants to operate. Other efforts include a pending acquisition of open-source software company Red Hat for $34 billion. With the change, companies will be able to use Watson AI tools such as Watson Assistant, which can help them develop conversational services such as a virtual customer service agent, in mobile apps hosted on Amazon and Microsoft as well as IBM servers.
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