Why IBM is Not Backing Away from Hardware

Over at The Register, Dan Olds writes that the notion that IBM is getting out of the systems business is completely wrong. Sure, they’ve sold off their x86 server business and handed off their fab to Global Foundries, but in Dan’s estimation, it’s more about doubling-down on Power8.

This Week in HPC: IBM Hands Off Fabs to Global Foundries and Poland Gets its First Petaflop Super

In this episode of This Week in HPC, Michael Feldman and Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research discuss recent news that IBM is handing off the company’s chip fabs to Global Foundries. After the break, they look at the new Petaflop Apollo 8000 supercomputer coming to Cyfronet in Poland.