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@HPCpodcast: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategies – A How-to Guide for HPC Managers

While it’s safe to assume that most senior managers in the HPC community are in favor of hiring and promoting more women and people of color within their organizations, many don’t know how to make it happen. At last week’s annual meeting of the Dell Technologies HPC Community, Melyssa Fratkin of the Texas Advanced Computing Center offered this piece of advice: using same-old-same-old hiring practices won’t work.

HPC Analyst Firm Hyperion Research Expands Survey Team

ST PAUL, Minn., August 2, 2022— HPC and AI industry analyst firm Hyperion Research announced the addition of Cary Sudan as the organization’s new principal survey specialist. “Hyperion Research continutes to expand our support team in response to our steady growth of new clients and new projects,” said Earl Joseph, Hyperion Research CEO. “We are […]

Cogniteam and AAEON Announce Robotics Partnership

Tel Aviv, Aug. 1, 2022 — Cogniteam, the developers of a drag n’ drop robotics operating system, called Nimbus, is partnering with a designer and manufacturer of industrial IoT and Edge AI solutions, AAEON, to develop what the companies call “ready-to-build” robotic hardware. Companies who recognize a new market demand can immediately choose the AAEON […]

@HPCpodcast: A Look at HPC Marketing Strategies with Mike Bernhardt — It’s More Than Speeds-and-Feeds

Because HPC is barrier-pushing technology it’s understandable that HPC marketers often focus their messaging on speeds-and-feeds. But Mike Bernhardt, one of the most recognized names in supercomputing strategic marketing and communications, argues that an over-emphasis on this can be a big, if natural, mistake. Yes, speeds-and-feeds is important, but there are other critical aspects of corporate and product positioning that also need attention if organizations are to attract and retain not only customers but also employees, investors, business partners and the good opinion of government regulators, among other audiences.

Quantum: D-Wave Systems Inc. and DPCM Capital, Inc. Announce Effectiveness of Registration Statement

July 14, 2022 — BURNABY, British Columbia, PALO ALTO, Calif. & MIAMI — D-Wave Systems Inc., a quantum computing systems, software, and services company, and DPCM Capital, Inc., today announced that the registration statement on Form S-4 filed by D-Wave Quantum Inc., a newly formed company that will be the parent company of D-Wave and […]

DOE Document Reveals Next-Gen Supercomputing Strategy: A Move to More Modular, Faster Upgrade Cycles

Less than a month after its Frontier system broke the exascale performance barrier and won the no. 1 supercomputing world ranking, the U.S. Department of Energy today issued an RFI revealing its strategic thinking for the next generation of leadership-class supercomputers extending out to 2030. The document calls for “the development of an approach that […]

CGG Launches HPC and Cloud Solutions Business under Former Atos Executive Agnès Boudot

Paris, June 28, 2022 — CGG announced today the creation of a new HPC & Cloud Solutions business, under the leadership of former Atos executive Agnès Boudot, who will report to the CEO. CGG said Boudot brings in-depth high-performance computing (HPC) experience from the IT industry to CGG. Over her 30-year career, she has gained […]

AMD Appoints Mathew Hein Chief Strategy Officer

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — June, 22, 2022 — AMD today announced that Mathew Hein is joining the company as chief strategy officer and senior vice president of corporate development, effective June 27, 2022. Hein will be responsible for advancing the company’s strategy across high-performance and adaptive computing solutions and will work with the AMD executive […]

insideHPC’s Exclusive ISC 2022 Video Interviews

Check out our exclusive video interviews from the ISC 2022 conference! You can find them on the right side of our home page. They include: AMD – An update on the EPYC CPUs and Instinct GPUs powering the new no. 1 supercomputer, Frontier, which is also the first HPC system to exascale-certified, along with the […]

It’s a Wrap! We’ll See You at ISC Next Year

[SPONSORED POST] After attending ISC, it’s safe to say that no remote conferencing or communication technology can ever replace the experience of face-to-face human interaction.  It was fantastic to engage directly with our customers and partners, sharing new platform developments and intriguing customer stories.  It is truly inspiring to hear about some of the new initiatives aimed to conquer challenges that seemed insurmountable in previous years.