Big Blue and Red Hat: Good News for the Technical Computing Sector
Authors: Steve Conway, Alex Norton, Earl Joseph and Bob Sorensen
Publication Date: November 2018
Length: 3 pages
IBM’s decision to acquire Red Hat not only boosts the combined firm’s potential to exploit the overall cloud market, but it will likely have a significant impact on the global technical computing market as well. This is based on the rapidly growing number of enterprise IT data centers that are integrating HPC into their AI and other data-intensive workloads that their enterprise servers cannot effectively handle alone.
HPC Supplants Smart Phones as Key Business Driver at World’s Largest Chip Foundry
Steve Conway, Bob Sorensen, Alex Norton, and Earl Joseph
Taiwan-based TSMC, the world's largest chip foundry, recently announced (https://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1332869) that high performance computing (HPC) has supplanted smart phones as the most important driver of its business, although presumably not yet the largest financially.
January 2018 | Quick Take
ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer: World’s Fastest HPC On Wide Application Base
Bob Sorensen, Earl Joseph, Steve Conway, Alex Norton
DOE's recent announcement of the operational Summit supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) marks a shift in the global lead for supercomputer performance from China back to the United States.
June 2018 | Quick Take