Big Data Management
Business Wire | October 19, 2023
Arity, a leading mobility and data analytics company, today announces that the Arity IQ network and attributes dataset are now available in Google Cloud’s data exchange, Analytics Hub.
Google Cloud’s auto insurance customers can now more accurately price insurance policies at time of quote by using driving behavior history. By having access to this data, insurers are able to increase pricing sophistication, improve profitability, and grow their book of business.
With access to the Arity IQ network in Google Cloud’s Analytics Hub, insurance carriers can:
Enhance owned datasets with comprehensive driving behavior data through Arity’s DrivesightScore or specific driving attributes within Google Cloud’s privacy-safe environment.
Analyze and segment customers at time of quote to increase pricing sophistication.
Deliver personalized experiences with more accurate quotes to customers at new and renewed business.
We’re excited to bring the Arity IQ network to Google Cloud's insurance customers, said Gary Hallgren, Arity’s president. We’re not only expanding the reach of one of the world’s largest driving behavior databases tied to claims, but we’re helping insurers price more competitively at time of quote.
Arity uses privacy forward methods for secure and safe data storage, including encrypting data at rest and in transit and by making the data available within Google Cloud’s Analytics Hub, carriers can access the data in a privacy-safe environment.
“Google Cloud Analytics Hub provides Arity’s customers with an efficient, secure platform to exchange data and combine their business data with third-party insights,” said Yolande Piazza, Vice President of Financial Services at Google Cloud. “With the addition of the Arity IQ network, our insurance customers can increase value for their business while providing more accurate prices based on how their customers behave behind the wheel.”
Arity is a mobility data and analytics company that provides data-driven solutions to companies invested in transportation, enabling them to deliver mobility services that are smarter, safer, and more economical. Arity collects and analyzes over a trillion of miles of driving data to create a greater understanding of how people move. With the world’s largest driving dataset tied to insurance claims collected through mobile devices, in-car devices, and vehicles themselves, Arity derives unique insights that help insurers, developers, marketers, and communities understand and predict driving behavior at scale.
Big Data Management
Business Wire | October 17, 2023
Cerebras Systems, the pioneer in accelerating generative AI, today announced that it has selected VAST Data, the AI data platform company, to help deliver advanced data solutions that will accelerate the training and accuracy of generative AI workloads. By leveraging the scalable and secure multi-tenant VAST Data Platform, Cerebras scales capacity and performance of its leading CS-2 AI supercomputers, including the recently announced Condor Galaxy, the world’s largest AI supercomputer network built in partnership with G42 Cloud, now part of Core42.
The data requirements for training generative AI workloads continues to increase at an exponential and unprecedented pace, said Andrew Feldman, CEO and co-founder of Cerebras Systems. The VAST Data team have industry-leading expertise in managing exabytes of data from edge to cloud, and helping evolve that data into information. With VAST’s enhanced data capabilities, we enable optimal utilization of Condor Galaxy, built in strategic partnership with G42, and our other AI supercomputers. This will allow users to build and train the next wave of cutting-edge foundational models, while greatly reducing training times and accelerating time-to-insight.
Training large models requires massive amounts of AI compute, huge datasets, and specialized AI expertise. Cerebras and Core42 recently introduced Condor Galaxy, a network of nine interconnected AI supercomputers that will provide 36 exaFLOPs of AI compute, which delivers on all three elements and was used to train Jais, the world’s highest quality Arabic Large Language Model. By collaborating with VAST Data, the Condor Galaxy supercomputing network furthers its leadership in the high-performance storage and enhanced data management of vast and diverse datasets. The VAST Data Platform provides scalable, secure, and efficient access to the massive amount of data required for training workloads conducted on Condor Galaxy.
“Our strategic partnerships with Cerebras and VAST Data deliver on our mission to deploy AI-optimized cloud infrastructure that addresses the most pressing needs of global organizations and uses data-intensive AI computing to solve real-world challenges,” said Talal Alkaissi, EVP & Chief Product and Global Partnerships Officer of Core42, a G42 company. “We are thrilled to be delivering meaningful results, including the newly announced clinical LLM, Med42, a leading 70 billion parameter open-access model launched by M42 and trained on Condor Galaxy 1, with its curated medical dataset stored and secured by VAST.”
“As AI model training continues to grow and expand, so too does the need for more memory in each GPU, and Cerebras is delivering a new approach to solve this problem,” said Jeff Denworth, co-founder at VAST Data. “Through our joint collaboration with Core42, the VAST Data Platform is helping organizations reimagine the future of data-intensive AI training and inference with infrastructure that was designed for these high-performance demanding workloads, and the simplicity and zero trust, multi-layer security that modern enterprises require. Together, we’re excited to provide the data foundation for a global network of next-generation AI supercomputers.”
About Cerebras Systems
Cerebras Systems is a team of pioneering computer architects, computer scientists, deep learning researchers, and engineers of all types. We have come together to build a new class of computer system, designed for the singular purpose of accelerating generative AI work. Our flagship product, the CS-2 system, powered by the world’s largest and fastest AI processor, makes training large models simple and easy, by avoiding the complexity of distributed computing. Cerebras solutions are available in the cloud, through the Cerebras AI Model Studio or on premises. For further information, visit https://www.cerebras.net.
Big Data Management
Reltio | September 20, 2023
Reltio, a leading modern data management solutions provider, has introduced an innovative AI-powered Master Data Management (MDM) solution. For over a decade, Reltio has been a pioneer in data management, offering a leading cloud-native SaaS MDM solution. The firm is poised to preview novel AI-driven capabilities tailored to meet the growing demand for delivering customers more insightful and timely intelligence powered by reliable data.
Participants at the upcoming DataDriven23 conference, taking place from October 3 to 5 in Dallas, TX, will have the opportunity to directly engage with Reltio's innovations and witness how AI is poised to revolutionize MDM, enhancing the quality of data that shapes business outcomes.
During the event, experts will showcase three pivotal AI-driven solution capabilities designed to drive remarkable 10X enhancements:
Generative AI-driven Search and Data Visualizations: Powered by Reltio's AI-powered MDM platform, enterprises can swiftly pinpoint critical data segments and data visualizations to the Reltio UI, facilitated by a conversational interface powered by GenAI. This simplifies the process of data analysis within Reltio.
Increased Data Steward Productivity: Harnessing the power of Machine Learning, Reltio's latest capabilities aim to further automate entity resolution and data quality management processes and enhance data precision while boosting data steward efficiency by 10X.
Automated Predictions: Reltio's new AI-driven MDM platform empowers businesses to effortlessly anticipate key insights using propensity models. This aids in identifying crucial customer segments, thereby fostering higher customer acquisition and retention rates.
Reltio remains committed to continuous investment in machine learning-based automation within Reltio's Connected Data Platform 2023.3. This includes the introduction of new features in entity resolution and data quality anomaly detection designed to expedite MDM implementations, fortify data unification, and elevate the productivity of data teams.
Reltio, a renowned leader in modern data management, believes steadfastly in the critical role of data in driving business achievements. The firm is well-known for its cutting-edge data management platform, which effortlessly integrates vital data from different sources into a unified repository of reliable information. This combination of pristine, interconnected, and actionable data empowers Reltio's esteemed clientele to enhance operational efficiency, mitigate risk, and foster sustainable growth. The solution has received praise and is utilized by prominent corporate brands across a wide range of sectors in over 140 countries.
Big Data Management
Sigma Computing | November 07, 2023
Sigma and Connect&GO have recently introduced the new Connect&GO reporting tool, an advanced embedded analytics solution that empowers attractions worldwide to enhance operational efficiency, boost revenue, and evaluate their data in real-time. This no-code platform, a result of Sigma's cloud analytics expertise and Connect&GO's integrated technology, offers an intuitive and customizable dashboard for real-time data insights. It simplifies data analytics, reporting, and sharing, making it suitable for a wide range of attractions industry customers, including marketing, finance, and operations managers, as well as C-suite executives.
The new Connect&GO reporting tool equips attractions industry customers with the ability to make informed decisions through customizable dashboards. Operators can effortlessly upload data sets, such as forecasts and projections from various systems, and compare them in real-time with actual data, including budgets. This live data and insights allow them to delve into the granular details of their business, enabling them to address day-to-day challenges, compare data sets, and plan for the future more accurately.
These capabilities enable attractions to improve guest satisfaction, foster collaboration, ease the burden on engineering teams, and ultimately generate new revenue streams. For instance, park management can use better data to predict attendance, adjust staffing levels as needed, and ensure appropriate retail, food, and beverage inventory to enhance the guest experience.
Sigma has rapidly established itself as a go-to cloud analytics platform, experiencing significant growth over the past years and earning numerous awards, including Snowflake BI Partner of the Year 2023. Sigma's success can be attributed to its mission of removing traditional barriers to data access and empowering business users to extract maximum value from live data without requiring technical expertise. Platform users can directly access and manage data stored in a cloud data warehouse without the involvement of a data team. With a familiar and intuitive interface, they can easily explore data and test different scenarios, gaining new insights and the context needed for decision-making.
In contrast to legacy technology platforms that keep data isolated and operations disjointed, Connect&GO's cutting-edge solution, Konnect, is a fully integrated system that enables operators to oversee every aspect of their business seamlessly. This platform uniquely provides operators with real-time data, making it effortless to manage eCommerce, access control, point-of-sale, and cashless payments through proprietary Virtual Wallet technology. With its configurable interface and connected RFID wearables, Konnect enables operators to curate premium guest experiences that drive revenue and enhance engagement.
About Sigma Computing
Sigma Computing is a prominent cloud analytics solutions provider, offering business users seamless access to their cloud data warehouse for effortless exploration and insight gathering. With its intuitive spreadsheet-like interface, Sigma eliminates the need for coding or specialized training, enabling users to effortlessly navigate vast datasets, augment them with new information, and conduct real-time 'what if' analyses on billions of rows of data.
Connect&GO is a leading integrated technology and RFID solutions provider for the attractions industry. Its flexible operations management platform seamlessly integrates e-commerce, food & beverage, point-of-sale, access control, RFID, and cashless payments using its proprietary Virtual Wallet technology, consolidating all data in one place. The company helps drive revenue and maximize guest engagement with valuable real-time data insights. Connect&GO serves amusement and water parks, family entertainment centers, zoos & aquariums, and other attractions worldwide, integrating user-friendly wearable technology into extraordinary experiences.