Advanced Scale Forum Reports Breakthrough 2019 Summit

April 24, 2019

PONTE VEDRA, Fla., April 24, 2019 — Advanced Scale Forum 2019 (ASF), which wrapped up its three-day run at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club April 18, is reporting a breakthrough year of thought leadership and networking around high-end computing for the enterprise.

This power summit, dedicated to bringing together executive end users of high performance computing (HPC), big data and artificial intelligence (AI) with leading solution providers in those fields, focused on a streamlined program detailing the growing interdependence of advanced hardware and software solutions in Fortune 500 companies. Luminary private-sector speakers shared their unique use cases with the big data deluge and how their organizations are harnessing it with AI technologies and the necessary compute resources of HPC from the Edge to Core to Cloud for AI, Containers, IoT and many other applications.

The annual trade show is produced by Tabor Communications, publishers of HPCwire, Datanami, and the newly rebranded EnterpriseAI, in partnership with nGage Events.

ASF sponsors included:

Platinum Sponsors

  • Dell EMC
  • HPE
  • Intel 

Gold Sponsors

  • AMD
  • Atrio
  • Bright Computing
  • DDN
  • Formulus Black
  • GigaIO
  • Lawrence Livermore National Lab
  • Lenovo
  • Penguin Computing
  • PSSC Labs
  • Scale Matrix
  • SixNines IT
  • SUSE

Previous sponsors also include: Accenture, Amazon Web Services, Arcadia Data, Attunity, BeeGFS, CB Technologies, Cray, DataVortex, E8 Storage, The HDF Group, MapR, MemSQL, Microsoft, NetApp, Nimbix, NVIDIA, Quantum, Striim, System Fabric Works, TalkingData and Weka.IO.

“We look forward to hosting this event every year,” said Tom Tabor, CEO of Tabor Communications. “There’s nothing similar to ASF in our industry. It’s a power summit dedicated to allowing executives from the commercial end user community the opportunity to meet one-on-one with a diverse clientele and dive into key technologies on an industry-by-industry basis. ASF allows us all to discover new tools we can utilize with the challenges of the day as well as learn of the advancements we can look forward to seeing in the near future from technology vendors and end users alike.”

The forum’s unique format of keynote presentations, panel discussions, board room talks and one-on-one meetings at Florida’s exclusive Ponte Vedra Inn & Club offers an unmatched opportunity for end users to have direct, no-nonsense conversations with solution providers to address their advanced IT challenges.

“It’s an honor to be among the most incredible minds of our day in an environment that stimulates creative thinking and builds comradery,” said Jill King, CEO of Yaxx, Inc. and the event’s Program Chair. “I had the distinct pleasure of working with our board of advisors, keynote speakers, moderators and panelists to unlock the secrets to technological advancements in HPC, cloud, AI and big data. A big thank you to ASF’s advisory board, our keynote speakers—Bob Sorensen from Hyperion Research, Tom Krueger from Intel, Yogesh Prasad from IQVIA, and Jay Boisseau from Dell EMC, as well as the panel moderators—Arden Anderson from Mercury Marine, Addison Snell of Intersect360, Barbara Eckman from Comcast and Ryan Quick of Providentia Worldwide in addition to our distinguished panelists.”

About Advanced Scale Forum

Advanced Scale Forum Summit brings together the IT elite and solution provider thought leaders for a unique 3-day exploration of today’s advanced-scale computing challenges for the enterprise, with a focus on the growing intersection of big data, HPC and AI. The summit is hosted by Datanami, EnterpriseAI and HPCwire through a partnership between Tabor Communications and nGage Events, the leader in host-based, invitation-only business events.

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