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Jun
03

HPC500 Member Call Discusses IBM/Lenovo Deal

Addison Snell, Christopher Willard Ph.D.,

HPC End Users React to Shift in Vendor Marketplace SUNNYVALE, CA - June 3, 2014 - Intersect360 Research recently held its quarterly HPC500 members-only call, focusing on IBM’s plans to sell its x86-based server lines and associated assets to Lenovo. The HPC500 is a group of industry leaders in HPC across government, academia and commercial organizations worldwide. All participants in the call influence future purchases of HPC equipment at their sites. According to Chris Willard, Ph.D., Chief Research Officer of Intersect360 Research, “Upon completion of the IBM/Lenovo deal, Lenovo immediately becomes a major HPC system vendor —...

Jan
22

Intersect360 Research Launches New Podcast

Addison Snell,

This Week in HPC   SUNNYVALE, CA - January 22, 2014 - High Performance Computing (HPC) industry analyst firm Intersect360 Research has announced the production of a new weekly podcast for the HPC industry, entitled This Week in HPC. The podcast will be hosted by Addison Snell and Michael Feldman, both analysts at Intersect360 Research, who will examine the biggest news stories and events HPC industry each week. The podcast’s premier episode will air January 23.Longtime podcasters Snell and Feldman will present their analysis of the most compelling news stories affecting the HPC industry...

Jul
30

High Performance Computing Market to Exceed $40 Billion by 2017

Addison Snell, Christopher G. Willard Ph.D.,

Intersect360 Research Predicts Moderate Growth on Mixed Indicators   SUNNYVALE, CA - July 30, 2013 - Commercial and industrial spending are becoming an increasingly important part of overall HPC market growth, according to Intersect360 Research’s Worldwide High Performance Computing 2012 Total Market Model and 2013-17 Forecast. Those sectors will help the HPC market grow at a 6.6% compound annual growth rate over the next four years, in spite of slower gains in the public sector. The report estimates a total HPC market valuation of $40.1 billion by the end of the forecast period,...

Feb
11

Intersect360 Research Hires Michael Feldman as Senior Analyst

Addison Snell,

Industry Thought Leader Brings 35 Years’ Experience    SUNNYVALE, CA - February 11, 2013 -Intersect360 Research, a leading market intelligence, research, and consulting advisory practice for the High Performance Computing industry, announced today that it has hired Michael Feldman, a 35-year computer industry veteran, to augment its analyst team.Feldman, recognized as an expert in the HPC industry worldwide, is well-known as the former managing editor of HPCwire, where he spent eight years as one of the foremost predictors of HPC trends. Feldman was also the cohost, along with Intersect360 Research CEO Addison Snell, of the insightful and...

Jun
07

IBM, Dell, HP Top HPC System Vendors in New Intersect360 Research Survey

Addison Snell, Christopher G. Willard Ph.D.,

Report Identifies Trends in HPC Architecture, Configurations   SUNNYVALE, CA - June 7, 2012 -IBM again took the top spot in High Performance Computing (HPC) system vendors named by end users worldwide, according to the latest report by HPC industry analyst firm Intersect360 Research. IBM, Dell, HP, SGI, and Cray collectively captured 56% of system vendor mentions, according to the newly released HPC User Site Census: Systemsreport. The report, part of Intersect360 Research's HPC Market Advisory service, provides a detailed examination of the computational systems installed at a broad sample of HPC user...

May
31

Intersect360 Research Announces Formation of HPC500

Addison Snell,

Bellwether Group Accepts First Fifty Members   SUNNYVALE, CA—May 31, 2012—Intersect360 Research has announced the formation of the HPC500, an exclusive community of HPC user organizations at the vanguard of their areas of specialization. Under the auspices of the market intelligence firm, this forward-thinking group will provide insight, based on shared research and real-world experience, that will help shape the future of the HPC industry. The HPC500 is comprised of a representative cross-section of academic, government, and commercial organizations across all budgets, applications, and geographic areas, including users in both High Performance Technical...