NETSOL Cloud Services, a leading cloud services provider in Pakistan, hosted the AWS DeepRacer League for the first time in the country. Over 600 engineers of all skill levels participated in the league, creating over 1,600 models on the console and training for 5,831 hours. The physical race, held on February 25, 2023, saw the top 10 teams compete for the winning spots in a 5-hour race, with the winner of the league in Pakistan winning the coveted trip to “AWS re:Invent” held in Las Vegas for a chance to compete for the AWS DeepRacer League Championship Cup and the $20,000 championship prize purse.
By hosting the event, NETSOL Cloud Services has established itself as the leading AWS provider in Pakistan and invested in the future of the country’s engineers’ skill sets. The AWS DeepRacer League provides engineers with hands-on experience in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and reinforcement learning, allowing them to put their skills to the test in an autonomous car racing environment.
Salim Ghauri, CEO of NETSOL Technologies Pakistan, expressed his pleasure at NETSOL being the pioneer company to sponsor and bring the AWS DeepRacer event to Pakistan, stating that the event allowed teams to swiftly initiate machine learning and artificial intelligence “models,” and expand their skill sets on cutting-edge technologies under AWS experts.
The success of the AWS DeepRacer League in Pakistan marks another milestone for NETSOL Cloud Services, a company dedicated to providing innovative solutions and investing in the growth of the technology industry in the country. The company offers a highly scalable AWS infrastructure that allows businesses to quickly and easily scale up or down as needed, based on changes in demand or traffic.
NETSOL Cloud Services is committed to providing businesses in Pakistan and the APAC region with innovative cloud solutions that drive growth and success. By hosting the AWS DeepRacer League, the company has demonstrated its dedication to investing in the future of the local technology ecosystem and helping engineers develop new skills that are essential in today’s rapidly changing business landscape.
Furrukh Sohail, Head of Cloud Services at NETSOL, expressed his excitement at hosting the AWS DeepRacer League in Pakistan and investing in the future of the engineers’ skill sets while providing them with an avenue to experience Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. He also thanked the AWS experts who were the lead trainers on the project.
Events such as the AWS DeepRacer League have significant implications for the technology industry in the region. Pakistan, with its rapidly growing technology sector, is poised to become a significant hub for technology growth globally. The event has garnered significant interest from the technology community within Pakistan and even from the APAC region, highlighting the importance of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in driving innovation and growth for businesses. As companies in Pakistan and the Asia-Pacific region continue to digitize and automate their operations, there is a growing demand for skilled engineers who can help drive this transformation.
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