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Asia-Pacific Deep Learning Processors for Data Center Market, Forecast to 2022

  • Report

  • 89 Pages
  • March 2018
  • Region: Asia Pacific
  • Frost & Sullivan
  • ID: 4495403

This study explores the explosion of Artificial Intelligence (AI), and more specifically, deep learning. We look into the current applications of deep learning as well what lies ahead for the future from the data centers. The advancement of deep learning (DL) stimulates the development of artificial intelligence (AI). DL includes 2 learning phases which are training and inference. The study period is expected to see increasing deep learning workload, both training and inference, in the data centers for internal usage and of providing computing power as a cloud service. The support of hardware and processors with better compute performance and power-efficiency are critical to accelerate the development of deep learning in addition to big data and advanced algorithms.

Research Scope

This study also focuses largely on the computing solutions that are powering deep learning networks, broken down into the key market players, platforms and architecture. Key players such as Intel, NVIDIA, Xilinx, AMD, Google, IBM etc., have placed their investment on different architectures and technology including Graphics Processing Unit (GPU), Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA), Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC), neuromorphic chips and quantum computing, etc., to lead the market. A growing number of funds are also invested on the potential start-ups by venture capitals. This study scans different types of DL processors in the data center and analyzes the key players in the industry. In addition, the research also explores the new entrants for the innovation of deep learning processors for data centers. An examination of application of artificial intelligence in APAC market, the development in the APAC region, and the future trends of DL processors in the data center will be included in this report.

Research Highlights

In brief, this research service provides the following:
1. Introduction of DL
2. Key drivers and challenges and applications
3. DL workload in the data center and market of the DL processors
4. Key players and competitive analysis
5. Potential new entrants
5. Highlight of APAC region development
6. Trends and future of DL processors in data centers

Key Issues Addressed

  • What is deep learning and its current applications in the market?
  • How DL processors benefit data centers? What is the reason that data centers require processors particularly for DL workload?
  • How’s the current market development of DL processor for data center?
  • Who are key players and what are their strategies in the market? Is there any potential new entrant worth noticing?
  • How’s the development of DL in the data center in APAC market? What are the key strengths of the market?
  • What are the trends of DL processor development in data centers in terms of product and business partnership or ecosystem development?

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary
  • Key Findings
  • CEO’s Perspective

2. Market Overview
  • Introduction
  • Key Questions This Study Will Answer
  • Defining AI
  • Research Scope
  • Defining Deep Learning
  • Historical Roadblocks

3. Key Drivers & Restraints of Deep Learning
  • Market Drivers
  • Key Drivers of Deep Learning
  • Market Restraints
  • Key Restraints of Deep Learning

4. Applications and Use Cases of Deep Learning
  • Applications of Deep Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Computer Vision
  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare

5. Deep Learning in Data Centers
  • Market Proxies
  • Data Center Market
  • Growth of Data Center Energizes Adoption of DL Processors
  • Potential of DL Processor for Data Center Attracts Giants
  • Potential of DL Processors for Data Center Market in APAC
  • DL Processors for Data Center Market in APAC

6. The Computing Power Behind Tasks and Processors
  • Background
  • A 2-part Process-Training and Inference
  • Different Bets on the Future Type of Processors
  • Key Definitions of the Processors-CPU, GPU, FPGA, ASIC
  • Comparing the Processor-CPU, GPU, FPGA, ASIC

7. Key Market Players
  • Key Player Analysis-Nvidia
  • Key Player Analysis-Intel
  • Key Player Analysis-Xilinx
  • Key Player Analysis-IBM
  • Key Player Analysis-AMD
  • Key Player Analysis-Google

8. Market Share and Competitive Analysis
  • Market Share of DL Processors in Data Centers by Types
  • Key Players’ Processors and Market at a Glance
  • Market Share of DL Processors for Data Centers by Players
  • Market Size and Growth, Forecast to 2022
  • Comparison of Commercialized Processors in the Market
  • Comparison of Commercialized Processors in the Market (continued)
  • Enhancing AI and DL Processor Techniques Through Acquisitions
  • Hyper Scale Data Centers Provide IaaS

9. Rising Stars for Deep Learning Processors
  • Startups and Potential Companies-AI Processors Specifically
  • Startups and Potential Companies-For Data Center
  • Startups and Potential Companies-In Stealth Mode

10. Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
  • Growth Opportunity 1-Shed Light on Enormous and Unstructured Data in the Real World
  • Growth Opportunity 2-Accessibility of Computing Power
  • Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth

11. Highlight of APAC Region Development
  • Huge Potential in APAC for Deployments of DL Processors
  • A Quick Look at China
  • Chinese Giants (B.A.T)-AI Initiatives
  • China’s AI To-do List
  • A Quick Look at South Korea
  • A Quick Look at Japan

12. Future of the Processor Market
  • The Move of Key Players for DL Processors
  • Exclusive or Inclusive?
  • Edge vs. Cloud?

13. The Last Word
  • The Last Word-3 Big Predictions
  • Legal Disclaimer

14. Appendix
  • List of Exhibits
  • Market Engineering Methodology

Companies Mentioned (Partial List)

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes, but is not limited to:

  • AMD
  • Google
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • Nvidia
  • Xilinx