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Boosting HPC Access in SME Community

Apr 18, 2014 |

If you don’t reside within France or European borders you may not have heard of HPC-SME (or HPC-PME in French), yet this initiative – supported by GENCI, INRIA and French bank BPIFrance – has made significant inroads to increasing access to high-performance computing among French small-to-medium sized enterprises (SMEs). While the project is centered on Read more…

Addressing the Barriers to HPC as a Service

Aug 29, 2012 |

During a session at the SRII Global Conference 2012, panelists discussed how the barriers to HPC in the Cloud compare to mainstream cloud computing.

The SaaS Stepping Stone to Strong IaaS Support

Mar 15, 2011 |

We recently published an article that provided the opinions of a number of thought and industry leaders on the subject of public cloud viability for mission-critical or business-critical needs. While the responses were rather wide-ranging, there were a few common issues (including matters of cost, security and existing investment) that got Robin Meehan’s wheels turning.

The Costs of Implementing Virtualization in the SME

Nov 6, 2008 |

While some hypervisors have become a free commodity, many enterprises still look to commercial versions to help manage a potentially chaotic virtualized environment.