Microsoft Brings GreenButton Into Azure Fold

May 1, 2014

Microsoft announced today its acquisition of New Zealand-based cloud startup GreenButton. A partner of the company's Azure Windows cloud play since 2011, GreenB Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

From Rendering LOTR to Animating HPC Clouds

September 16, 2013

Much has been written about the incredible animation work that went on behind the scenes of the Lord of the Rings series, but without the rendering horsepower of high performance systems, none of that would have been possible. In this audio-based interview feature, we talk with the former CIO behind that rendering effort who spun out Greenbutton, an HPC cloud company that... Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Why the Cloud is Ideal for HPC

September 5, 2013

Cloud computing has emerged as a model to address a broad range of computing needs and promises to solve all but world peace. The idea of utility or on-demand computing is hardly new but the business models and technology have matured sufficiently to propel the concept firmly back into the limelight. High Performance Computing (HPC) is where most progressive businesses should be focusing their Big Data and Big Compute efforts. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Cloud – The Natural Evolution for High Performance Computing

November 5, 2012

Cloud computing has emerged as a model to address a broad range of computing needs and promises to solve all but world peace. The idea of utility or on-demand computing is hardly new, particularly in the High Performance Computing (HPC) space, but the business models and technology have matured sufficiently to propel the concept firmly back into the limelight. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Cloud Rendering in the Push of a Button

May 29, 2012

A platform provider aims to speed rendering for graphics-heavy applications. Read more…

By Robert Gelber

Azure Cloud to Capture RenderMan

August 8, 2011

GrenButton announced that it would be making Pixar's high-end rendering software available to users via Microsoft's Azure cloud. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

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