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NSCI Update from the HPC User Forum

In this video from the HPC User Forum in Tucson, Saul Gonzalez Martirena from NSF provides an update on the NSCI initiative. “As a coordinated research, development, and deployment strategy, NSCI will draw on the strengths of departments and agencies to move the Federal government into a position that sharpens, develops, and streamlines a wide range of new 21st century applications. It is designed to advance core technologies to solve difficult computational problems and foster increased use of the new capabilities in the public and private sectors.”

Cyber Security: IDC Study Shows Wide Range of Corporate Preparedness

“The findings of a recent IDC study on the cybersecurity practices of U.S. businesses reveal a wide spectrum of attitudes and approaches to the growing challenge of keeping corporate data safe. While the minority of cybersecurity “best practitioners” set an admirable example, the study findings indicate that most U.S. companies today are underprepared to deal effectively with potential security breaches from outside or inside their firewalls.”

Video: HPC Matters at PayPal

In this video from the SC15 HPC Matters series, Ryan Quick, Principal Architect for Advance Technologies at Paypal, talks about how HPC transforms online payment transactions. “IDC estimates that PayPal has saved more than $700 million by moving up to HPC in a very innovative way for real-time and predictive fraud analysis,” said Earl Joseph of IDC. “High performance data analysis – big data using HPC – is the fastest growing part of the HPC market and is attracting many commercial users. “

IDC Breakfast Briefing Returns to SC15

IDC will host a complimentary Analyst Briefing and Breakfast at SC15. The popular annual event is great way to catch up with the latest trends in the HPC Market and High Performance Data Analytics.

EU/European HPC Plans for the Next Decade

Bob Sorensen from IDC presented this talk at the HPC User Forum. In a recent study, IDC assessed the EU’s progress towards their 2012 action plan and made recommendations for funding exascale systems and fostering industrial HPC in the coming decade.

IDC Presents an Update on ROI with HPC

Earl Joseph from IDC presented this talk at the HPC User Forum. “This study investigates how HPC investments can improve economic success and increase scientific innovation. This research is focused on the common good and should be useful to DOE, other government agencies, industry, and academia.”

Bob Sorensen from IDC Presents: Best Practices in Private Sector Cyber Security

IDC developed a set of cybersecurity case studies of US commercial organizations in order to learn: What security problems they have experienced, changes that they have made to address them, and new underlying security procedures that they are exploring.

HPC User Forum to Spotlight High Performance Computing ROI

IDC will present a report on ROI for HPC at their next HPC User Forum. The event will take place Sept. 8-10 in Broomfield, CO.

Agenda Posted for HPC User Forum, Sept. 8-10 in Broomfield

IDC has published the agenda for their next HPC User Forum. The event will take place Sept. 8-10 in Broomfield, CO.

HPC Market Update from IDC

In this video from ISC 2015, Earl Joseph and Bob Sorensen from IDC provide an HPC Market Update. Additional topics include: the HPC Market in Europe, the upcoming HPC User Forum, and an HPDA Update: Where Big Data Meets HPC.