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IDC Forecasts Worldwide HPC Big Data Market


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


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.

IDC Breakfast Briefing Returns to Leipzig June 24


ISC’14 attendees are invited to IDC’s annual HPC and Technical Computing market update breakfast briefing on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 7:00-8:30 a.m., in Hall 4 of the Leipzig Congress Center (CCL).

Global HPC Market to Reach 38.1 Billion by 2018


“The continuous demands of competition help maintain strong markets for high performance computing systems, even amidst apparent paradoxes. Our surveys show that HPC users are bucking the trend of reducing spending on servers, and research indicates modest growth for HPC in all economic sectors (industrial, academic, and government) over the next four years.”

This Week in HPC: Arista Spikes in IPO and a New HPC Market Forecast

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In this episode of This Week in HPC, Michael Feldman and Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research discuss Arista Network’s IPO. After the break, the topic switches over to the new HPC Market Forecast from Intersect360 Research.

HPC500 Discusses IBM/Lenovo Deal


At the recent HPC500 members-only call, the discussion focused on IBM’s plans to sell its x86-based server lines and associated assets to Lenovo.

Niagara Installs 600 Teraflop Supercomputer at State University of Nizhny Novgorod


Russian HPC vendor Niagara has installed a 600 Teraflop supercomputer at Moscow State University.

Atos to Acquire Bull in France


IT services provider Atos has announced plans to acquire Bull, the French supercomputing vendor. The objective is to leverage the global reach of Atos with Bull’s unique expertise in Cybersecurity and HPC.

Andy Bechtolsheim Does it Again: EMC Acquires DSSD

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“EMC has acquired DSSD, a stealth-mode company known to be developing a chip that would improve the performance and reliability of flash memory for high performance computing, newer data analytics, and networking. DSSD was founded by ZFS-creators Jeff Bonwick and Bill Moore and its chairman is Sun Microsystems’s co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim.”