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2013 HPC Market Update: A Year of Contradictions

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“We will describe the company’s newly updated Worldwide HPC Total Market Model and Forecast. With Intel up, server vendors down, and end users everywhere in-between, what does the HPC market really look like? What happens with the number one server vendor has a bad year, while the number three server vendor has a good one? And what do we make of HPC storage, the 3.4 Billion Euro ($4.6 Billion) growth market that no one seems to want? Intersect360 Research has the comprehensive answer, including the current and forecast effects of cloud, big data, and the ultrascale market.”

Asetek Shows Growing Momentum for Liquid Cooling at ISC’14

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In this video from ISC’14, Steve Branton from Asetek describes a series of high profile supercomputing installations that show the growing momentum of Asetek liquid cooling in the HPC market. “Asetek’s liquid cooling innovations for HPC and data centres address key European issues of high energy costs, the need for “green” technology and the importance of waste energy reuse.” said André Sloth Eriksen, Founder and CEO of Asetek.

x86 Says Goodbye to IBM. Hello Inspur?

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In this special report from Scientific Computing World, Tom Wilkie reports on Chinese technology ambitions on display at ISC’14. “Inspur used the event to launch an ambitious expansion program that it is calling ‘I2I’. The acronym stands for ‘IBM to Inspur’, and it encapsulates the company’s aim to replace IBM as the reliable provider of servers and supercomputers based on the standard x86 processor chip architecture.”

Bull to Resell ClusterStor, Touts Major Design win at DKRZ

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Today Bull announced that the company has entered a worldwide reseller partner agreement allowing Bull to resell Xyratex ClusterStor solutions.

This Week in HPC: ISC’14 Wrap-up with Trends, Topics, Winners, and Losers

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In this episode of This Week in HPC, Michael Feldman and Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research wrap up the ISC’14 conference with a look at the trends, topics, winners, and losers.

Trending Towards Ultra-Dense Servers

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In late 2010 and throughout 2011, however, we noticed a shift in the HPC market as new workloads such as digital media, various financial services applications, new life sciences applications, on-demand cloud computing services and analytics workloads made their way onto HPC servers. We are now seeing another new trend developing in the HPC space with the introduction of ultra-dense servers.

Interview: Michigan Tech Uses “Superior” Supercomputer for Advanced Research

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Michigan Technological University is one of the fortunate ones to have a super-fast machine accessible by the entire research community on campus. “Our in-house algorithm rewards productive researchers by assigning a higher priority for their subsequent simulations.”

IDC Forecasts Worldwide HPC Big Data Market

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Today IDC announced new in-depth forecasts for high performance data analysis (HPDA), the fast-growing worldwide market for big data workloads that use high performance computing (HPC) resources.

This Week in HPC: HP Launches Apollo and Sets Roadmap for the Future

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In this episode of This Week in HPC, Michael Feldman and Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research discuss HP’s new Apollo family of HPC systems and the companies IT vision for the future.

Andy Grant Joins Bull HPC Team

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Bull has announced the appointment of Andy Grant to the post of director for high-performance computing and Big Data Practice.