The Battle Is On
Artificial intelligence (AI) has been a buzzword in the IT industry for some time now, but a global pandemic prompting a massive shift in favor of working from home and demand simplifying complicated IT environments has a way of accelerating emerging trends into the mainstream.
Changing business needs due in part to COVID-19 is driving adoption of AI and advancements in the technology are making it increasingly accessible to more businesses. In fact, by 2025, a whopping 50 percent of enterprises will have devised AI orchestration platforms to operationalize AI, up from fewer than 10 percent in 2020, according to the Global AI Adoption Index 2021, a report conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of IBM.
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To meet the growing demand, some of the biggest networking giants in the market have taken it upon themselves recently to up their AI games and inject the technology deeply into more of their offerings.