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Council on Competitiveness Press Release: New Report Explores the Value of Government Leadership in Supercomputing for Industrial Competitiveness

New Report Explores the Value of Government Leadership in Supercomputing for Industrial Competitiveness As the United States pursues the next generation of computing (exascale), new software-centered partnerships could be the key to maximizing economic benefits for Americans (Washington, DC) - The Council on Competitiveness (Council) today released Solve. The Exascale Effect: the Benefits of Supercomputing Investment for U.S. Industry. As the federal government pursues 1exascale computing to achieve national security and science missions, Solve examines how U.S.-based companies also benefit from leading edge computation and new technologies first funded by government. The report also...


Intersect360 Research Releases New Report on HPC Applications

Christopher G. Willard Ph.D.,

Intersect360 Research Releases New Report on HPC Applications   SUNNYVALE, CA—September 17, 2014—Newly segmented market research reveals a stable and mature technical computing segment with opportunities to expand, as well as a plethora of new HPC opportunities in business computing, according to Intersect360 Research’s 2014 HPC User Site Census: Applications.The research firm segmented their research into High Performance Business Computing (HPBC) and High Performance Technical Computing (HPTC) super segments, more than tripling the amount of unique software packages tracked by adding more than 340, for a total of 496. About three-fourths of HPTC packages and nine-tenths of HPBC packages are mentioned only once in the...


Worldwide HPC Market Predicted to Reach $38.1 Billion by 2018

Christopher G. Willard Ph.D.,

Commercial and Industrial Spending to Drive Market   SUNNYVALE, CA - June 9, 2014 - The worldwide HPC market will grow at a 4.6% compound annual growth rate over the next four years in spite of mixed market messages from vendors, according to Intersect360 Research’s newly released Worldwide High Performance Computing 2013 Total Market Model and 2014–18 Forecast. Despite weakness in the public sector caused by government austerity programs, commercial vertical markets were strong enough to drive 2013 HPC revenue to $30.5 billion worldwide, 2.5% growth over 2012. The research firm predicts market recovery will grow the industry...


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 —...


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...


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,...