TECH BUYER Apr 2020 - IDC Perspective - Doc # US46070820
Classifying Artificial Intelligence Workloads
By: Sriram SubramanianResearch Director, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group, Amita PotnisResearch Director, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group, Peter RuttenResearch Director, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group
This IDC Perspective classifies enterprise workloads from artificial intelligence (AI) perspective and prescribes infrastructure-centric recommendations to enable AI workloads. This document provides a classification of the various types of AI platforms and workloads. Artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities enable businesses to improve user experience, to increase productivity, and to innovate.
"Artificial intelligence capabilities help accelerate digital transformation in enterprises," says Sriram Subramanian, research director, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms, and Technologies Group at IDC. "With the democratization of AI and the right kind of investments, it is easier than ever for enterprises to AI enable their business workflows. IDC recommends leveraging the appropriate infrastructure deployment location for AI workloads based on the immediacy and the impact of the use case."