Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) Boasts of China’s First Artificial Intelligence Platform ‘DT …

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) has unveiled what it says is the country’s first artificial intelligence platform. Dubbed DT PAI, the new platform will be used to handle machine learning processes. The company’s cloud computing business Aliyun is to offer the new service.

Free trial On Offer

The new service seeks to enable developers analyze large volumes of data as the company moves to grow its cloud offerings. In the next few weeks, Aliyun is to launch a free public trial of the service, targeting early users. The service is to come with advanced ML algorithms. Already verified by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA)’s data scenarios in Taobao and Tmall.

DT PAI should be of great help when dealing with workloads involving clustering, classification as well as large scale statistics. The service can be operated by linking standardized modules and setting the targeted parameters prior to application. This is of importance when one wants to bypass the need for traditional coding.

Aliyun’s senior product manager Wei Xiao has already said that their main goal is to create a one-stop artificial intelligence platform. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) is looking to demystify early perception that linked artificial intelligence to experienced developers. Things are changing, and more platforms are coming up that developers with little or no experience can use.

Growing Investments on the Cloud

On Logistics regression, DT PAI can process data with up to 10 billion plus dimensions of features. The new service is a way of Alibaba saying it is ready to battle its rivals on the cloud. The e-commerce giant has been increasing its investment on this front as it looks to stay in touch with services offered by its rivals.

The company has already committed $1 billion that will be used to expand Aliyun offerings into Japan Europe and the Middle East. The investments are part of a larger plan that seeks to expand the Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA)’s operations outside China. CEO Jack Ma has always insisted that their main goal is to grow the company so that it can sustain itself for more than 100 years.