|Lee Eun-joo, country general manager of IBM Korea, speaks during the IBM Tech Summit Seoul 2023 conference at the Conrad Seoul hotel, Tuesday. Courtesy of IBM Korea|
By Baek Byung-yeul
IBM introduced its generative AI platform Watsonx to corporate customers and professionals here, explaining that the platform makes it easier for customers to utilize generative AI, the country general manager of its Korean unit said, Tuesday.
"IBM is more focused on providing solutions and services that make it easier and better for enterprise customers to experience the true value of AI," Lee Eun-joo, country general manager of IBM Korea, said during the IBM Tech Summit Seoul 2023 conference. "IBM's Watsonx platform is the result of this effort."
As the Korean unit chief explained, IBM said its Watsonx platform consists of three solutions, including Watson.ai, Watson.data and Watson.governance. Watson.ai enables users to build, run and deploy AI based on machine learning, while Watson.data provides the technology for organizations to adopt AI.
The general manager added that IBM is able to leverage its technology expertise to provide trusted AI services to organizations looking to adopt AI platforms.
"IBM is capable of helping enterprise customers implement AI correctly by providing trusted AI services," Lee said.
The IBM Tech Summit Seoul 2023 conference was hosted to showcase IBM's various AI foundation models as well as those built by enterprise clients.
The company also announced a collaboration with open-source AI platform Hugging Face to enable users to use open-source foundation models on IBM's AI platform Watsonx, creating an open ecosystem for users.
The conference also featured IBM's Korean partner LG CNS. IBM Korea said LG CNS offers CloudXper ProOps, an integrated cloud operations service, to enterprise customers.
LG CNS has introduced IBM's services to local enterprise customers by offering optimized services such as FinOps Clinic service that enables customers to save costs when using the cloud service. During the event, LG CNS shared examples of how it leveraged IBM AIOps solutions.