ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the continued roll-out of our enterprise-ready AI and data platform, watsonx, IBM (NYSE: IBM) plans to host Meta's Llama 2-chat 70 billion parameter model in the watsonx.ai studio, with early access now available to select clients and partners. This will also support IBM's strategy of offering both third-party and its own AI models. IBM is committed to keeping trust and security principles at the forefront as it continues to roll out its generative AI capabilities. Furthermore, IBM Consulting has the expertise of 21,000 data, AI and automation consultants in addition to its Center of Excellence for Generative AI comprised of more than 1,000 consultants with specialized generative AI expertise. We are excited to see what these innovators will build with Llama 2 and other models on the watsonx platform.