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Mar
16

USCC Testimony: China's Pursuit of Next Frontier Tech — March 2017

Addison Snell,

For its hearing on “China’s Pursuit of Next Frontier Tech,” the U.S.-China Economic & Security Review Commission (USCC) is seeking testimony on the current and potential future state of supercomputing innovation worldwide, with an emphasis on China’s position on the global stage relative to the U.S. Addison Snell, CEO of Intersect360 Research, provides this written testimony in answer to USCC’s questions for the hearing. Mr. Snell will also provide oral testimony to answer additional questions at the hearing on March 16, 2017. Information about Mr. Snell, Intersect360 Research, and the ...

Jan
30

The Top of All Things in HPC 2016 Site Census Snapshot Analysis — January 2017

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

The purpose of this report is to provide the top suppliers, packages, or categories within specific segments.   •Dell EMC’s and HP Enterprise’s shares increased in the 2016 survey. We expect HP Enterprise’s share to increase more in 2017 with the inclusion of SGI. •NVidiacontinues to dominate the accelerator market. •Mellanox gained share of mentions in every locale for system interconnect and networks, with storage showing the largest gain. •Middleware profile remained consistent with the prior year with programming environment, job management, and compilers being the top three subcategories. •Top five ISV application packages and...

Dec
15

Worldwide High Performance Computing Vertical Market 2015–2020 Forecast — December 2016

Addison Snell,

This Intersect360 Research report presents the 2015 total market model and five-year forecast for the overall High Performance Computing (HPC) market, by vertical markets. Intersect360 Research defines HPC as the use of servers, clusters, and supercomputers—plus associated software, tools, components, storage, and services—for scientific, engineering, or analytical tasks that are particularly intensive in computation, memory usage, or data management. HPC is used by scientists...

Sep
22

Worldwide High Performance Computing (HPC) 2015 Total Market Model and 2016–2020 Forecast — September 2016

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

This Intersect360 Research report presents the 2015 total market model and five-year forecast for the overall High Performance Computing (HPC) market, including servers, storage, services, software, networks and other products. The forecast horizon is from 2016 through 2020, with compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) using 2015 as a base.   2015 saw continued realignment of supplier position based on sale of IBM’s x86 server business to Lenovo. Expectations varied by economic sector, but were generally more bullish than supplier results might suggest. Cloud computing maintained a high level of interest, even as current spending remained relatively...

Jul
25

2015 HPC User Site Census: Applications — July 2016

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

This report is part of our HPC User Site Census series and provides an examination of the primary application software found at a sample of HPC user sites. We surveyed a broad range of users about their current computer system installations, storage systems, networks, middleware, and applications software supporting these computer installations.   Our goal in this analysis of applications is to examine the suppliers, products, and primary usage of the application software packages in use at all HPC sites. Using our primary usage categories, we have created two super segments: High Performance Technical Computing (HPTC) applications and High Performance Business Computing (HPBC)...

Jul
18

HPC User Site Census: Middleware – Management Software — July 2016

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

The HPC User Site Census: Middleware – Management Software report, part of Intersect360 Research's Site Census series, provides a detailed examination of the management middleware found at a sample of HPC user sites. We surveyed a broad range of users about their current computer system installations, storage systems, networks, middleware, and applications software supporting these computer installations.   Our goal in this report is to examine the supplier, products, and primary usage of the management middleware (Job Management,...