Anaconda And IBM Watson Join Hands To Simplify Enterprise Adoption Of AI Open-Source Technologies

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  • Anaconda Team Edition repository will be integrated with IBM Watson Studio on IBM Cloud Pak for Data
  • Anaconda will feature Watson Studio on the Anaconda Navigator interface

Anaconda, Inc. and IBM Watson have announced a collaboration to help simplify enterprise adoption of AI open-source technologies. They said that they aim to help boost innovation and address the AI and data science skills gap that many enterprises face today

These days we see that data scientists rely on open-source technologies for innovation and to tap into AI skills and talent. Open source in the enterprise can be complex to adopt and manage from both a technical and operational standpoint

Data science projects within IBM’s enterprise-grade environment

Daniel Hernandez, general manager, data and AI, IBM said, “AI for business is only as good as the ecosystem it supports, so it’s a natural fit for Watson to work with Anaconda, the industry leader in open-source data science and their community of 20 million users. By bringing the power of Anaconda to Watson, enterprises can now tap into a repository of open-source tools that they can manage in any cloud environment.”

Anaconda Team Edition repository will be integrated with IBM Watson Studio on IBM Cloud Pak for Data. This will enable organisations to better govern and speed the deployment of AI open-source technologies across any cloud. Anaconda’s community of 20 million users will be able to access a no-charge lite plan of Watson Studio1. It will offer the opportunity to manage their data science projects within IBM’s enterprise-grade environment.

Feature Watson Studio on the Anaconda Navigator interface

Peter Wang, CEO and co-founder of Anaconda said, “Our aim at Anaconda is to help organizations unleash their full potential through data science, and we’re proud to work with IBM to give their customers the latest open-source data science packages in an enterprise-friendly way. Both our companies share a goal of making data science and machine learning more accessible, and this relationship is a further step in that direction.”

This collaboration will see an original equipment manufacturing (OEM) agreement to market the Anaconda Team Edition solution with IBM Watson Studio as part of ​IBM Cloud Pak for Data​. The solution is expected to be available from 19th June, 2020. Anaconda will feature Watson Studio on the Anaconda Navigator interface.

Anaconda Team Edition provides a platform for open-source technologies in a secured environment. It gives enterprises governance tools for managing data science projects. IBM said that through this collaboration, it will extend its growing and open AI ecosystem to give customers choice and flexibility within an open, extensible hybrid cloud platform.

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