HPE continues its development into an entity of still-evolving form with the announced spin-off of its enterprise services unit, which will be merged with CSC, in what the two companies expect to be a $26 billion “pure-play” IT services organization. The move is in keeping with the recent history of the iconic Silicon Valley company, following the 2014 split of the old Hewlett Packard into Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE – servers, cloud computing and other “enterprise units, along with HPC) and HP Inc. (PCs and printers).
For all the progress we’ve made in IT over the last 50 years, there’s one area of life that has steadfastly eluded the grasp of computers: understanding human language. Now, researchers at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) are utilizing a Hadoop cluster on its Longhorn supercomputer to move the state of the art of language processing a little bit further.
For the largest computer systems in the world, keeping IT assets safe presents a unique set of challenges.
What can be done to address gender inequality in computer science?
Automatic spending cuts would take a bite out of government-funded research.
During a session at the SRII Global Conference 2012, panelists discussed how the barriers to HPC in the Cloud compare to mainstream cloud computing.
Lately the menu of cloud-based XaaS (anything-as-a-service) offerings has expanded to include a virtual armada of new IT acronyms. Regardless of what type of XaaS you may be considering, the true benefit is being able to partially or fully outsource your IT needs to a highly skilled service provider who can help manage your vital IT functions.
Study reveals that federal agencies shaved $5.5 billion off their IT budget through the use of cloud services, but they could have saved twice that amount.
Cloud has been a boon for software developers, who were previously beholden to enterprise infrastructures to get their applications up and running. In almost every way, the cloud has begun to offer the benefits promised during those moments when it was first teased, making many IT executives anxious to fully tap its potential as a business technology investment.
A recent survey of 250 CIOs marked maturation for enterprise clouds.