IT PRO goes to HP’s supercomputer centre


High performance computing (HPC) is becoming increasingly relevant to a wider range of businesses.

This was the message HP and Intel gave us this week in Grenoble at the former's HPC EMEA Competency Centre.

We got to take a look around the facility to see what an HPC deployment might look like inside a business' premises.

As you'll see, perhaps unsurprisingly, there is some serious kit inside the HP clusters on-site.

Here's what was hanging out the back of some of them:

Supercomputer 3

Supercomputer 2

Supercomputer 1

Tom Brewster

Tom Brewster is currently an associate editor at Forbes and an award-winning journalist who covers cyber security, surveillance, and privacy. Starting his career at ITPro as a staff writer and working up to a senior staff writer role, Tom has been covering the tech industry for more than ten years and is considered one of the leading journalists in his specialism.

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