Vendors in the high performance cloud space were put in the hot seat during last week’s ISC Cloud event in Mannheim, Germany. Representatives from twelve companies, including HP, Intel, SGI, Bull and others, took part in a “gameshow” event that featured tough questions and a competitive reason to answer them thoroughly.
This week has proven to be a bumpy ride for storage companies with a number of big acquisitions and shakeups in the industry. To make short sense of it all, we recap and analyze…
In this entry Bruce Maches takes a high-level look at SaaS and how it can be leveraged by these organizations to help them meet their research objectives in a more cost effective and timely manner.
Highlights and thoughts from the floor of Cloud Expo 2010 in Silicon Valley where we attended to look for the intersection between high-performance computing, large-scale enterprise and what the two have in common as they look to the clouds.
It is becoming more difficult to question cloud’s role in HPC as an increasing number of vendors jockey for top position in research, scientific, and large-scale enterprise computing. If the ISC exhibitor list is any indication, we’re in for very cloudy conditions in HPC this year.
The SC09 exhibitors are gone, but not forgotten.