Last year, we delved into the hidden cost of slow internet on businesses. Not much has changed; slow internet continues to plague productivity. Read our previous blog post for a refresher. What has changed, however, is the rate at which businesses are adopting AI technologies—from ChatGPT to LaMDA to Gopher. These technologies demand not just fast but lightning-fast internet. Let's explore why.
Riding the AI Wave
From OpenAI's ChatGPT series to Google's LaMDA and DeepMind's Gopher, AI technologies are becoming more sophisticated and are making their way into everyday business operations. They handle everything from customer queries and content creation to data analytics and even sophisticated tasks like code generation. But the question is, can your current internet speed keep up?
AI and Bandwidth: A Symbiotic Relationship
AI technologies like these require significant bandwidth for optimal performance. Whether you're streaming data to a cloud-based AI service or running an AI model in-house, speed and reliability are key. Slow internet will bottleneck these services, reducing their efficiency and effectiveness, which could result in missed opportunities or increased operational costs.
AI-Driven Video and Collaboration Tools
Platforms like Meta's Dreamfusion enable the creation of immersive, realistic virtual worlds. Think about the bandwidth required to facilitate such 3D environments in real-time. Now add collaboration into the mix. If your internet can't handle a standard Zoom call, how can it cope with the next generation of AI-driven collaboration tools?
The IoT and AI: Double Trouble for Slow Internet
AI isn't just confined to your computer; it's part of the Internet of Things (IoT). Smart devices in your business—be it security cameras, sensors, or even your coffee maker—are becoming smarter thanks to AI. Each of these devices requires a slice of your bandwidth pie. Slow internet speeds will turn that pie into crumbs, affecting the performance of these devices and, by extension, your business operations.
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