How to stand out in the supercomputing crowd

If you deploy the same high-performance computing systems as everyone else, how can you possibly gain an edge over your rivals, asks supercomputing expert Andrew Jones:
“For HPC manufacturers, differentiation will depend on how they select their target market segment. They use the obvious benefits of commodity components wherever possible, but, for example, use a proprietary interconnect to deliver much tighter communications between processors for very large parallel-processing workloads; or include an optimised and pre-configured software stack; or focus on a more reliable and capable supply, install and support service.” Full Story


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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