BusinessWeek: Fortune500 companies are going to heart HPC

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And coupled with a that article in Innovation, Dave Turek from IBM has another, more broadly focused piece, in BusinessWeek on HPC’s increasing adopting in the Fortune 500:

I’ll hedge a bit when it comes to financial firms. Wall Street quants understand the dollars generated by algorithms running on 131,000 processors at once. To the majority of IT managers, supercomputers are outliers, rebels that can still only be tamed by an experienced few. But eventually, supercomputers, one of the fastest-growing segments of the computer hardware market, (9.4% compound annual growth rate), will be embraced by the traditional CIO community.