ALSO Launches Artificial Intelligence Powered Marketplace Platform
Today, Artificial intelligence is offering new opportunities for both society and businesses alike. ALSO is launching a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) Marketplace Platform based on is cloud marketplace technology as the latest component of its ecosystem.
This marketplace will bring together technologies and products and services from leading AI vendors including solution architects, AI developers, and data scientists.
It will offer everything from building blocks to fully managed services.
With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many European governments have partnered with AI start-ups to monitor the rules of social distancing. Similarly, many hospitals across Europe are using AI to speed up COVID-19 testing and diagnosis with automated remote consultations to optimize the capacity at hospitals.
Application of AI includes sale process automation, cybersecurity threat intelligence, and digital assistance for the knowledge worker. Other than that some of the fastest-growing AI use are IT automation, automated human resources, and pharmaceutical research.
This when combined with applications such as Robotic Process Automation (RPA) can be a game-changer for manufacturing when it comes to time-consuming, repetitive, or error-prone tasks.
ALSO has been applying AI and RPA to its organizational processes since 2017. These solutions have proven to be very successful while both identifying the improvements in the process and accelerate its execution.
These digital enhancements are also supporting the company in servicing vendors and other business partners.
ALSO Group has appointed Peter Ivanov as Head of AI who joined ALSO in 2019. He has nearly 30 years of experience in the IT industry and is passionate about building new tech solutions.
The company is also planning to set up a specific AI Partner Program for system houses and resellers. This will ensure that its channel partners will get support for monetizing AI opportunities and successfully deliver.
ALSO Holding AG (ALSN.SW) :
(Emmen/Switzerland) brings providers and buyers of the ICT industry together. ALSO offer more than 660 vendors of hardware, software and IT-services access to over 110 000 potential buyers, who can call a broad spectrum of other customized services in the logistics, finance, and IT services sectors, as well as traditional distribution services. From the development of complex IT landscapes, the provision and maintenance of hardware and software, right through to the return, reconditioning and remarketing of IT hardware, ALSO offers all services as a one-stop shop. ALSO is represented in 23 European countries and generates total net sales of approximately 10.7 billion euros with around 4 000 employees in the fiscal year 2019. The principal shareholder of ALSO Holding AG is the Droege Group, Düsseldorf, Germany. Further information is available at https://also.com
Droege Group (founded in 1988) is an independent advisory and investment company under full family ownership. The company acts as a specialist for tailor-made transformation programs aiming to enhance corporate value. Droege Group combines its corporate family-run structure and capital strength into a family- equity business model. The group carries out direct investments with its own equity in corporate spin-offs and medium-sized companies in «special situations». With the guiding principle «execution – following the rules of art», the group is a pioneer in execution-oriented corporate development. Droege Group follows a focused investment strategy based on current megatrends (knowledge, connectivity, prevention, demography, specialization, future work, shopping 4.0). Enthusiasm for quality, innovation and speed determines the company’s actions. In recent years Droege Group has successfully positioned itself in domestic and international markets and operates in 30 countries.