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At its annual Think conference, IBM announced watsonx, a new AI and data platform to be released. It will enable enterprises to scale and accelerate the impact of the most advanced AI with trusted data, IBM said. Also at Think, IBM is announcing further planned advancements, including a GPU-as-a-service infrastructure offering designed to support AI-intensive workloads, an AI-powered dashboard to measure, track, manage, and help report on cloud carbon emissions, and a new practice for watsonx and generative AI from IBM Consulting that will support client deployment of AI.
With watsonx, IBM is offering an AI development studio with access to IBM-curated and trained foundation models and open-source models, access to a data store to enable the gathering and cleansing of training and tuning data, and a toolkit for the governance of AI into the hands of businesses that will provide a seamless end-to-end AI workflow that will make AI easier to adapt and scale.
"With the development of foundation models, AI for business is more powerful than ever," said Arvind Krishna, IBM Chairman and CEO. "Foundation models make deploying AI significantly more scalable, affordable, and efficient. We built IBM watsonx for the needs of enterprises so that clients can be more than just users, they can become AI advantaged. With IBM watsonx, clients can quickly train and deploy custom AI capabilities across their entire business, all while retaining full control of their data.
Clients will have access to the toolset, technology, infrastructure, and consulting expertise to build their own â€” or fine-tune and adapt available AI models â€” on their own data and deploy them at scale in a more trustworthy and open environment to drive business success. Competitive differentiation and unique business value will be able to be increasingly derived from how adaptable an AI model can be to an enterprise's unique data and domain knowledge.
The platform consists of three unique product sets to address these needs. watsonx.ai is a next-generation enterprise studio, expected to be generally available in July 2023, for AI builders to train, test, tune, and deploy both traditional machine learning and new generative AI capabilities powered by foundation models through an open and intuitive user interface.
watsonx.data is a fit-for-purpose data store built on open lakehouse architecture that is optimized for governed data and AI workloads, supported by querying, governance, and open data formats to access and share data. The solution is expected to be generally available in July 2023. watsonx.governance is an AI governance toolkit to enable trusted AI workflows. The solution is expected to be generally available later this year.
Also at Think 2023, IBM will announce several additional upcoming offerings that are planned to help drive AI adoption. They include a new GPU offering on IBM Cloud, Consulting Center of Excellence for Generative AI, Cloud Carbon Calculator, and a new study revealing generative AI is among seven trends shaping business.