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Grid Computing

AMD launches 16-core chips for cloudy goodness
Opteron
Server & storage

AMD launches 16-core chips for cloudy goodness

The 16-core chips should benefit cloud users looking for scalability and efficiency.
14 Nov 2011
Citrix Synergy 2011: Cloud Portal set to improve customer
Citrix Synergy
cloud computing

Citrix Synergy 2011: Cloud Portal set to improve customer

The virtualisation giant claims its new offering will help service providers ‘turn their cloud infrastructure into a cloud business.’
27 Oct 2011
Citrix Synergy 2011: Citrix snaps up AppDNA
Citrix Synergy
cloud computing

Citrix Synergy 2011: Citrix snaps up AppDNA

The UK-based application migration specialist is bought to help beat the XP countdown clock.
27 Oct 2011
VMware targets SMBs with fresh cloudy products
VMware
cloud computing

VMware targets SMBs with fresh cloudy products

VMware has introduced a new range of products for the small business market.
20 Oct 2011
Fujitsu returns to UK supercomputing
Wales
Business strategy

Fujitsu returns to UK supercomputing

The HPC Wales project gets a boost as Fujitsu signs up to provide the initiative's distributed grid.
22 Mar 2011
Watson's Jeopardy! win prompts IBM grid boost
Supercomputer
public sector

Watson's Jeopardy! win prompts IBM grid boost

Since Watson won Jeopardy!, IBM's World Community Grid has seen a 700 per cent surge in volunteers.
21 Feb 2011
Q&A: Intel’s enterprise head on the Nehalem effect
Computers and chips
Business strategy

Q&A: Intel’s enterprise head on the Nehalem effect

Intel's enterprise server director Richard Curran discusses the Nehalem effect, CERN’s plans, and explains why cloud computing is like renting a car.
9 Nov 2009
Q&A: CTO of CERN's openlab
CERN openlab's CTO Sverre Jarp
public sector

Q&A: CTO of CERN's openlab

Sverre Jarp, the CTO of CERN's openlab, talks about the LHC experiment, the future of mulitcore, and whether graphics processors can work for physicis…
6 Nov 2009
Can security concerns kill cloud computing?
Business strategy

Can security concerns kill cloud computing?

The IT industry has identified cloud computing as a major trend for the future. But how much of a barrier to its development and adoption will securit…
23 Apr 2009
Taking green IT beyond the data centre
Software

Taking green IT beyond the data centre

The ‘greening’ of IT began in the data centre, with a focus on server consolidation and cooling, but is now spreading to all levels of the IT infrastr…
23 Feb 2009
SETI boosted by nVidia CUDA tech
Network & Internet

SETI boosted by nVidia CUDA tech

Nvidia's latest CUDA powered graphics chips helping hunt aliens - in real-life rather than in games.
18 Dec 2008
Q&A: HP Labs’ Prith Banerjee
Server & storage

Q&A: HP Labs’ Prith Banerjee

The director of HP Labs is looking to sharpen the focus of his researchers in the hopes of creating products, not just papers.
24 Oct 2008
CERN shows off LHC Grid
Server & storage

CERN shows off LHC Grid

Despite the experiment being delayed, scientists are keen to show off the massive computing grid being used to analyse the deluge of data.
3 Oct 2008
Timeline: CERN’s LHC Experiment
CERN
Server & storage

Timeline: CERN’s LHC Experiment

With the LHC experiment on hold after a technical fault, we look back at the stories that have made CERN's multi-billion pound experiment one of the m…
22 Sep 2008
Big IT for CERN's particle smashing experiment
Server & storage

Big IT for CERN's particle smashing experiment

CERN's Large Hadron Collider isn't just the largest experiment in history, it's also a massive IT project linking hundreds of thousands of computers -…
8 Sep 2008
Sunny future for cloud computing
Server & storage

Sunny future for cloud computing

Linux, HPC and virtualisation have all lead to the rise of cloud computing, which offers a range of efficiencies to companies willing to set their dat…
2 Jul 2008
Red Bull Racing revs up high-performance IT
risk management

Red Bull Racing revs up high-performance IT

The Formula 1 racing team is using new grid management software to improve the throughput of its high performance computing environment for car design…
7 Mar 2008
Data centre efficiency comes under independent scrutiny
Business strategy

Data centre efficiency comes under independent scrutiny

Intellect event highlights hardware inefficiency, practical steps to 'green' data centres and BCS model under development.
25 Oct 2007
Cern computing project moves to London
Business strategy

Cern computing project moves to London

The UK's GridPP project is taking the lead in the LHC@home project, which uses spare computing power on people's PCs to analyse data about the Cern pa…
18 Oct 2007
Oracle ships 11g for Linux
databases

Oracle ships 11g for Linux

However, the database giant has yet to set a date for availability of the Windows version.
15 Aug 2007
EMC to offer storage-as-a-service
Server & storage

EMC to offer storage-as-a-service

Storage giant announces plans to enter the growing on-demand IT services market in a move that will support the growth of software-as-a-service, grid …
22 May 2007
Grid computing tries to shake non-business image
Network & Internet

Grid computing tries to shake non-business image

Open Grid Forum in Manchester points to the business world as it tries to prove that grid computing model isn't just for academics and research.
8 May 2007
Grid computing project gets £30 million boost
Network & Internet

Grid computing project gets £30 million boost

UK researchers are designing a system to analyse data from a major experiment at Cern - the last time such an IT project took place, the web was creat…
5 Apr 2007