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HPC Server Market Sees ‘Okay’ Q2

Sep 22, 2014 |

The worldwide market for HPC technical servers reached $2.45 billion in the second quarter of 2014, down 2.6 percent from the same period in 2013, when the market hit $2.51 billion, according to International Data Corporation (IDC) figures. The analyst group attributed the decline to relatively low supercomputer sales. Despite the dip in year-over-year figures, Read more…

IDC Details Further HPC Market Momentum

Apr 10, 2014 |

This week we traveled to Santa Fe for the IDC User Forum to get a better grasp on upcoming trends for the high performance computing market in 2014 and beyond. While the emphasis at this particular meeting was on the value of industrial partnerships, there were a number of talks around scientific computing initiatives, developments Read more…

The Bright Side of Decline: IDC Sheds Light on HPC Server Market

Apr 2, 2014 |

As some of you have already noted, the most recent figures from IDC’s sweep of the HPC server market are in—and from the surface, they don’t suggest a stellar season ahead for supercomputing. However, when put into some broader context, particularly on the international scale with a few massive, surprise systems added to the mix, Read more…

IDC Forecasts 7 Percent Annual Growth for Global HPC Market

Jul 9, 2013 |

The global HPC market has recovered from the great recession and is now poised to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.8 to 7.8 percent through 2016, with growth at the high end supercomputer market and China leading the way, the research firm IDC said at the recent ISC 2013 event in Germany.

IDC Posits Processor Possibilities

May 1, 2013 |

This week we’re at the IDC User Forum in Tucson, staying cool amidst some heated talks about which processor, coprocessor and accelerator approaches are going to push into the lead in the next few years. To take this pulse, we sat down with IDC’s Steve Conway to talk about some general trends that are a tall drink of water for a few key vendors, including Intel, NVIDIA…..

IDC: Supercomputing Spending Jumps 30 Percent

Mar 25, 2013 |

IDC report highlights the continued shift to large system sales.

Utility Supercomputing Heats Up

Feb 28, 2013 |

<img src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/digital-clouds_200x.jpg” alt=”” width=”100″ height=”55″ />The HPC in the cloud space continues to evolve and one of the companies leading that charge is Cycle Computing. The utility supercomputing vendor recently reported a record-breaking 2012, punctuated by several impressive big science endeavors.

Utility Supercomputing Heats Up

Feb 28, 2013 |

<img src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/digital-clouds_200x.jpg” alt=”” width=”100″ height=”55″ />The HPC in the cloud space continues to evolve and one of the companies leading that charge is Cycle Computing. The utility supercomputing vendor recently reported a record-breaking 2012, punctuated by several impressive big science endeavors.

NSF-NCSA Study Probes Relationship between Industrial Applications and Underlying Science

Oct 3, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/NCSA_NSF_small.jpg” alt=”” width=”85″ height=”85″ />NSF and NCSA recently commissioned a study to see whether improvements in the science inside applications and other factors could help industrial HPC users. Merle Giles, director of NCSA’s Private Sector Program, discusses the findings with HPCwire.

Public Cloud Market to Exceed $100 Billion by Next Prez Race

Sep 17, 2012 |

Between the ubiquity of Internet-connected devices and businesses looking to expand their reach through digital means, it’s becoming nearly impossible to talk about technology without mentioning “the cloud.” In the last week, two big name analysts have released reports, each predicting a public cloud services market that reaches northward of $100 billion by the next presidential election.