When it comes to running HPC workloads in the cloud, traditional software licensing models have presented a significant barrier to adoption. But as cloud becomes ever more entrenched, this is starting to change. More and more ISVs have started to experiment with cloud computing and are adjusting their licensing models accordingly.
An interview with Addison Snell at ISC in Hamburg on the significant barriers for ISVs as HPC moves into the cloud, including the perception of licensing model decisions, data movement and, of course, data security.
Faced with mounting pressure from partners and end users in the HPC community, application software vendors are striving to cope with what it means to offer their software as a service. To learn more about the potential for cloud expansion, InterSect360 Research has been conducting a study of the outlook of SaaS and cloud computing models among the HPC ISV community.
Now that QLogic has a fully populated InfiniBand product line, the company is looking to make up for lost time against the competition.