IBM Cloud Leader Howard Boville Is Writing Cloud Computing Chapter Two: Enterprises Should Take Note

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I like to think that I have a knack for identifying companies making waves in specific technology areas. One such company is IBM with cloud technology. Yes, IBM making waves with cloud technologies. I have written several articles tracking the progress and evolution of the IBM Cloud offering. When I attach the Red Hat acquisition and the industry's transition to hybrid, the real magic could happen. I believe IBM needs to get there, get there fast, and tell everybody about it at the top of its lungs about why it’s the better cloud for certain circumstances. Recently I was fortunate to speak with IBM’s hybrid cloud leader, Howard Boville (Senior Vice President of IBM Hybrid Cloud), to hear his thoughts on the evolution of IBM Cloud, which he refers to as "cloud chapter 2". Howard Boville, Senior Vice President, IBM...

Nominations Open for SIGHPC Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing Award

Nominations Open for SIGHPC Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing
April 22, 2021 — Submissions are now open for SIGHPC’s Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing Award. This award is given in odd-numbered years, and nominations for the 2021 award cycle are due on June 30, 2021. Submissions open: NOW (April of odd-numbered years) Submission close: 30 June Anywhere on Earth (odd-numbered years) Winner selected: 31 July of odd-numbered years The ACM SIGHPC Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing (EWL/TC) is a biennial award open to any woman who has engaged in technical computing research, education, and/or practice for 5-15 years since receiving her highest degree. Please note that the eligibility rules have changed for 2021. Click here for more information. In the fields of high performance (HPC) and technical computing – as elsewhere in computing – there are fellowships and awards for...

ACM SIGHPC’s Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing Award: Call for Nominations

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Nominations are open for the ACM SIGHPC Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing (EWL/TC), a biennial award open to any woman who has engaged in HPC and technical computing research, education or practice for five to 15 years since receiving her highest degree. This ACM SIGHPC award is presented every two years during the annual SC conference. The awardee is recognized with a $2,000 cash prize, a plaque, and travel support to SC. See how to nominate for more information. Deadline: June 30. Winner selected: July 31. This international award, from the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on High Performance Computing, creates a career milestone achievement, and also establishes a cohort of role models for students and professional who are just getting started in our field. The association said that new for 2021:...

Airbus Ventures Commends Quantum Computing Leader, IonQ, Inc., on Upcoming Public Debut

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MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Airbus Ventures congratulates IonQ, Inc. on its prospective milestone merger with dMY Technology Group, Inc. III. With this merger, IonQ will become the world’s first publicly traded pure-play hardware and software company in the quantum computing space. “This merger accelerates IonQ’s clearly defined and scalable roadmap,” said Peter Chapman, CEO & President of IonQ. “Airbus Ventures, a key IonQ investor, has been a guiding force in the exploration of quantum’s cross-industrial benefits. One of those industries is aerospace, in which quantum may help improve aircraft design, identify new manufacturing materials, or optimize flight traffic. We are excited about the possibilities.” Based on 25 years of pioneering research, IonQ’s unique trapped-ion approach combines superior computing...

Scale Computing Named a “Leader” and “Outperformer” in the GigaOm Radar Report for Hyperconverged Infrastructure: Small-to-Medium Enterprises and Edge

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INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scale Computing, a market leader in edge computing, virtualization and hyperconverged solutions, today announced that GigaOm has named the company both a “leader” and "outperformer" in its most recent report, “GigaOm Radar for Hyperconverged Infrastructure: Small-to-Medium Enterprises and Edge.” The report takes a comprehensive view of how well Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) solutions serve small to medium enterprises (SME), edge, and Remote office/branch office (ROBO) market segments. The report can be downloaded here. The Radar report recognizes that Scale Computing offers a complete end-to-end solution based on its own virtualization stack, which is designed for small, medium, and large distributed enterprises with a particular focus on edge use cases. Scale Computing offers a self-healing platform...