Tag: economy

Boosting Competitiveness in the Americas

Oct 13, 2014 |

The eighth Americas Competitiveness Forum (ACF 2014) was held last week in Port-of-Spain, the capital of Trinidad and Tobago. The annual event brings together leaders from government, academia and business to share best practices for enhancing competitiveness, innovation and prosperity in the Caribbean and the Americas. The forum arose from the recognition of the need Read more…

Cloud Computing Bolsters Economy

Jan 30, 2012 |

International study shows that cloud computing has a clear role in stimulating the economy and creating jobs.

Information Technology Is Not the Savior of the Unemployed

Jul 16, 2010 |

The IT recovery is underway, but it left the jobs behind.

Cloud Computing Set to Boom Through 2015

Apr 6, 2010 |

No End in Sight for Cloud and SaaS Markets as Boom Begins

Analysts Talk Up IT Recovery

Jan 14, 2010 |

Will the computer industry lead us out of the economic wilderness?

Musings on Economic Storms and Industry Consolidation

Jun 2, 2009 |

“Bad economic times lead to industry consolidation/ shake-out.” That is one economic rule that actually makes intuitive sense, like small craft are the first to sink in a hurricane, or the speed of light is the same to all observers.

Powered Down: SiCortex to Sell Off Assets of Company

May 27, 2009 |

Following the sudden loss of venture capital funding, HPC system provider SiCortex shut down operations earlier today. The majority of employees have been laid off, and the company will seek an immediate sale of its assets.

How to Stay Up in a Down Economy

Mar 17, 2009 |

IT pros still need to mind their emotional health. Here are six ways to keep your outlook bright in dark times.

The Top 5 Trends in High Performance Computing for 2009

Feb 19, 2009 |

As every soul on the planet knows by now, we’re in a global recession. That means that in 2009, IT managers will be looking for new ways to cut costs, including turning to HPC.

IDC: HPC Will Resume Growth After Dipping in 2009

Jan 29, 2009 |

‘Tis the season for IDC’s annual HPC market forecast, only this time around it needs to consider a global economic recession. In this exclusive interview, HPCwire quizzes Earl Joseph, IDC’s program vice president for HPC, about what’s in store for 2009.