HPC budgets: Fighting the financial storm

Andrew Jones writes that trying to explain to the public or to distant shareholders what HPC is and why it is a good investment is a tough proposition:
“However, undertaking such an explanation will reap far greater benefits than just getting the investment through. It will evangelise the contribution of HPC to a much wider audience. It might inspire more to consider the area as a career. It might spread the use of HPC more widely. All those results will help make the costs and use of HPC more viable for the future. Showing what HPC can do and how it contributes to your business is not a nuisance step in the investment process — it is an opportunity to improve the future of HPC itself.” Full Story

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About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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