"By combining the latest OpenAI technology with new supercomputing technologies in the Azure artificial intelligence, our ambition is to democratize artificial intelligence," said Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Saty Nadal.
In the statement, both companies discovered the operation, which would mean, among other things, Azure (a computing platform in the cloud of Microsoft) became the only OpenAI cloud service provider and that it contributes to the development of new supercomputer technology for Azure.
OpenAI established Elon Musk (Tesla, PayPal, SpaceX) in San Francisco (California, USA) in 2015 as a non-profit organization for research in the field of artificial intelligence to promote the development of technologies that "use humanity as a whole".
"Artificial Intelligence is one of the most innovative technologies of our time and has the potential to help address many of the most challenging challenges on our planet," said Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft's Saty Nadal.
"By combining the most modern OpenAI technology with the new supercomputing technologies in the Azure artificial intelligence, our ambition is to democratize artificial intelligence so everyone can benefit from it, always keeping safety in the foreground," he added.
OpenAI Executive Director Sam Altman said he would be creating artificial intelligence "the most important technological development in the history of mankind" and he was delighted that Microsoft "shared" his vision of artificial intelligence whose uses in the world.
Last week, the company that created the Windows operating system, co-founder 44 years ago, Bill Gates and Paul Allen, posted a net profit of $ 39,240 million throughout the fiscal year of 2019, which is double that of the previous year's earnings others to 16,571 million.
Cloud computing, the strategic commitment of the company to the future, remains one of the main drivers of growth in the company, and Azure's revenue (competing with Amazon and Google clouds) increased by 73%.