Partners: Intel Pushes Innovation Envelope With Acquisition Of AI Startup Nervana Systems

Partners are applauding Intel’s news Tuesday that it will scoop up Nervana Systems, which specializes in deep learning and and neural networks, as the company doubles down on artificial intelligence. Kent Tibbils, vice president of marketing at ASI, a Fremont, Calif.-based Intel system builder, cheered the acquisition as another example of “Intel’s commitment to new technologies that leverage their core strengths.”  “Although AI is still relatively new, Intel’s investment in this segment as well as their devotion to the health of the channel will ultimately help provide another path of opportunity for new products, new services and new solutions,” he told CRN. “This isn’t to say that everyone will switch to AI-focused businesses models, but with Intel’s involvement there will be a market for the channel.” [Related: CompuCom Brings Artificial Intelligence To Midmarket…


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