February 9, 2018

CBRE partners with Litbit to empower data centers with AI

The alliance seeks to better the operational efficiency of CBRE’s data centers by leveraging Litbit’s AI-based predictive maintenance tool REMI.

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Data center company CBRE have partnered with Artificial Intelligence (AI) company Litbit to improve operational efficiencies of CBRE’s data centers. With this partnership, CBRE will be leveraging on Litbit’s AI technology by availing REMI (Risk Exposure Mitigation Intelligence), a predictive detection and maintenance tool, to avoid operational problems and disruptions.

According to CBRE, Litbit will use their AI expertise to train the machine learning model REMI. They further added that this model will be used in data centers to carry out functions pertaining to predictive maintenance. They also claim that they took this decision keeping the role AI plays in transforming all kinds of industries.

Speaking about this alliance, Paul Saville-King, President, CBRE Data Centre Solutions, commented:

Artificial intelligence is transforming industries in all parts of the economy. CBRE has always had a commitment to using technology to provide better results for our customers at optimal cost to value, and we believe this technology will allow us to further this agenda.

The idea that expert knowledge of all the facilities, assets and equipment we manage can be in the back pocket of every CBRE technician is exciting and revolutionary.

CBRE revealed that with this bold move, they aspire to lead the AI data center market and create the world’s largest repository of machine operating data. Lauding CBRE’s ambitions, Scott Noteboom, CEO of Litbit, stated:

CBRE is the perfect example of a company whose operating model can be transformed by artificial intelligence. Their global scale, varied client base, and mission critical remit mean that they need complete flexibility of implementation, massive scalability, and a completely noninvasive way of implementing AI.

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