- GAiA is an industrialized version of the open-source Acumos AI platform.
- GAiA 2.0 will enable comprehensive AI and ML driven platform capabilities and services to be deployed across enterprises
Digital services firm Tech Mahindra has announced the release of GAiA 2.0, the latest version of its enterprise artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) lifecycle management platform GAiA, powered by Acumos.
GAiA is an industrialized version of the open-source Acumos platform. Co-created by Tech Mahindra & AT&T, Acumos AI is a platform and open source framework that makes it easy to build, share and deploy AI apps. It is available under LF AI, an umbrella foundation of the Linux Foundation that supports open source innovation in artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning.
Tech Mahindra says GAiA 2.0 will enable comprehensive AI and ML driven platform capabilities and services to be deployed to be deployed across mainstream, optimizing enterprise operations in real time across industry verticals.
It offers an enriched marketplace of models and numerous features to empower enterprises across industry verticals to build, manage, share and rapidly deploy AI and ML driven services and applications addressing critical business problems.
‘GAiA 2.0 is a reinvention based on insights and feedback received for the initial version,” said Manish Vyas, president, Communications, Media & Entertainment Business and CEO, Network Services, Tech Mahindra.
“We have now incorporated features such as Jupyter Notebook Integration, AutoML support, Model Validation, Security and Governance that add extremely high value to business transformation journey of an enterprise, by unlocking and delivering superior connected experiences,” he added.
GAiA 2.0 supports most of the commonly used AI/ML development frameworks & toolkits including Python, Sci-kit learn, H20-Java, R, Tensorflow and Keras.
Tech Mahindra says it will also offer numerous professional services to help enterprises realize AI/ML objectives, including platform setup & deployment, features customization.
Jamil Chawki, Intrapreneur CEO, Orange AI Marketplace and Chairman of LF AI Outreach Committee, commented, “The availability of vendor enterprise grade solution is a key element to accelerate the adoption of LF AI open source projects. GAiA, powered by the LF AI Acumos AI project, will help enterprises to publish AI models in a company catalog and deploy AI applications for any vertical use case.”
Tech Mahindra has been a participant in LF AI and a strong contributor to the Acumos project.
As part of its TechMNxt charter, Tech Mahindra will also continue to design new GAiA features to leverage next generation technologies like support for additional ML frameworks, model training enhancements, data pipelines & notebook enhancements, support for ONAP, API-fication for Model-as-a-service and Platform-as-a-service capabilities.
TechMNxt is Tech Mahindra’s global program rolled out to explore emerging technologies like AI, Blockchain, Cybersecurity and AI-infused IoT solutions.
As part of the program, the company is also investing heavily in reskilling employees in the next generation technologies.
The objective of this program is to apply trending technology to solve real business problems by collaborating and co-innovating with startups, academia and partners.