After hearing about the recent funding success achieved by Adaptive Computing and Moab, contributing editor Caroline Connor talks with company president Michael A. Jackson. What resonated with Connor following their discussion was Jackson’s belief in core values and in making contributions to the community — which he defines as true success.
Adaptive Computing, known for its Moab automation technology, announced today that it was one of four companies selected by Intel Capital for a round of Series A funding. The company is set to receive $14 million with Intel’s line combined with further resources from two other investment firms who saw promise in the company and its nine-year track record of growth and profitability.
Adaptive Computing came forth this morning with some details about their early involvement with Amazon’s new HPC-geared instance type. In addition to the more predictable news about the role of their Moab technology, they also tested Cluster Compute Instances to determine how they would perform for HPC users.
Adaptive Computing, creator of Moab technologies, has announced two interconnected pieces of Moab news targeting the vast infrastructural and resource management needs of financial services.
The 21st century has seen a plethora of supercomputing centers sprouting up across the globe. While the US, Western Europe, and Japan are still the dominant HPC territories, rapidly developing countries such as China, India, Brazil, Russia and Saudi Arabia are quickly ramping up their HPC infrastructures. Of all the regions, though, Africa is still mostly an HPC desert. But in Cape Town, South Africa, the three-year-old Center for High Performance Computing (CHPC) aims to change all that.