Schneider Electric Expands its Data Center and Digital Transformation Capacity, Telenor and Google Cloud Team Up, and more!

(ASIA) Schneider Electric has made several significant appointments to expand its data center and digital transformation capacity. The global energy and automation digital solutions provider is already a dominant services provider in New Zealand, and the team's additional talent will enable it to meet increased domestic demand as businesses ramp up their digitization and automation capabilities to futureproof and secure their operations.

Field service technician, electrical/refrigeration trade technician, and technical sales engineer are among the new positions. "Companies all over the world are proving the case for more investment in an internal service capacity, with scores of new data centers being built annually for the foreseeable future to accommodate cloud computing demand," the company adds.

(Norway) Telenor, a Norwegian telecommunications firm, and Google Cloud have formed a strategic cooperation for Telenor's digital transformation. According to Google Cloud, Telenor and Google Cloud will "further explore areas of cooperation and outline major strategic goals" to develop Telenor's digital capabilities. Telenor is "moving beyond connectivity" by digitizing and increasing its offers.

Telenor is exploring how to use Google Cloud's expertise in data management, machine learning (ML), and artificial intelligence (AI), as well as the company's infrastructure, to "bring together the complementary technologies" for Telenor's customers, as the network becomes increasingly software-based.

(USA) Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) has selected Causality Link as a partner for its new AI for data analytics (AIDA) partner solutions project. Causality Link is a sophisticated, artificial intelligence (AI)-driven financial information technology provider. AIDA allows AWS and its partners to add machine learning (ML) to popular analytics systems, making predictive analytics accessible to more individuals in an organization, including those who know the business best. 

AIDA, which was announced during the AWS Global Partner Summit at re:Invent, offers a variety of machine learning-powered analytics solutions that are straightforward to use and are available through AWS Partners. Customers can use AWS AIDA solutions to connect with partners like Causality Link to gain access to cutting-edge machine learning capabilities within their preferred analytics tools.

(DUBLIN) ResearchAndMarkets.com has added the report "Artificial Intelligence (AI) Robots - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" to their offering. The global market for Artificial Intelligence (AI) Robots, which was anticipated to be worth US$5.2 billion in 2020, is expected to expand to US$21.4 billion by 2026, with a CAGR of 25.4 percent over the study period.

One of the report's segments, software, is expected to expand at a 24.6 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to reach US$13.7 billion by the conclusion of the analysis period. After a detailed examination of the pandemic's commercial ramifications and the resulting economic crisis, the Hardware segment's growth is revised to a revised 26.4 percent CAGR for the next seven years. The global Artificial Intelligence (AI) Robots market is now dominated by this sector, which holds a 43.2 percent share.

(USA) Serve Robotics, the self-driving sidewalk delivery firm split out of Uber-owned Postmates in March, has raised a further $13 million in a seed round. The money will be used to speed the company's expansion goals into new consumer groups and geographic locations, which will necessitate the production of more sidewalk robots to keep up with demand. "In the next two to three years, we want to place robots in every major U.S. city," Ali Kashani, co-founder and CEO of Serve, told TechCrunch. Uber was a strategic investor in the round, along with DX Ventures, which is supported by Delivery Hero, 7-Eleven's corporate venturing arm 7-Ventures, and Wavemaker Partners' food automation-focused venture studio Wavemaker Labs.

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