Dell EMC Engineers Strategy to Democratize HPC

September 29, 2016

The freshly minted Dell EMC division of Dell Technologies is on a mission to take HPC mainstream with a strategy that hinges on engineered solutions, beginning with a focus on three industry verticals: manufacturing, research and life sciences. "Unlike traditional HPC where everybody bought parts, assembled parts and ran the workloads and did iterative engineering, we want folks to focus on time to innovation and let us worry about the infrastructure," said Jim Ganthier, senior vice president, validated solutions organization at Dell EMC Converged Platforms Solution Division. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Merged Dell-EMC Targets Hybrid Cloud

September 7, 2016

If bigger is better, the new IT behemoth Dell Technologies Inc. that combines the holdings of Dell and storage leader EMC Corp. fits the bill with the completion a $60 billion merger of cloud, storage, virtualization and hardware components that will seek to be all things to all enterprise IT customers. Read more…

By George Leopold


Dell to Buy EMC for $67B; Sharpen Focus on Large Enterprises and High-End Computing

October 12, 2015

Dell will buy the storage provider EMC (NYSE: EMC) in a deal worth about $67 billion, reports The New York Times today (Dell Announces Purchase of EMC for $67 B Read more…

DDN, IBM Lead Large HPC Storage Supplier Pack

June 15, 2015

No surprise, storage requirements in HPC keep rising and solid state drives (SSD) continue making inroads at the node level according to Inersect360 Research’ Read more…

By John Russell

Hacking into the N-Queens Problem with Virtualization

June 19, 2013

Ruan Pethiyagoda, Cameron Boehmer, John S. Dvorak, and Tim Sze, trained at San Francisco’s Hack Reactor, an institute designed for intense fast paced learning of programming, put together a program based on the N-Queens algorithm designed by the University of Cambridge’s Martin Richards, and modified it to run in parallel across multiple machines. Read more…

By Ian Armas Foster

VMware, EMC Spinoff Resurfaces

December 4, 2012

VMware and EMC spinoff rumors, which came to light back in July, are now official. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

VMware Denies Spinoff Rumors As It Strengthens Cloud Hand

July 26, 2012

VMware attempts to quash rumors that it is planning to spin off its cloud assets as it purchases cloud company Nicira to the tune of $1.26 billion in cash. Read more…

By Robert Gelber

EMC Suddenly Cedes the Clouds

July 4, 2010

Just in time for the holidays in the U.S., EMC made a sudden announcement that it would be pulling all support for its previously much-heralded Atmos services and that, well, if you weren't busy this weekend, would you mind getting all of your data out? Like now? Predictbly, this does not bode well for the tentative repuation of cloud services. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

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