HPC for economic growth and development in sub-Saharan Africa
30 Dec 2015 Frankfurt - Cynthia McIntyre blogs on the TOP500 site about "HPC for Economic Growth and Development" reporting about the sub-Saharan Africa. The South African Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) hosted a workshop on December 1, 2015 for the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) member states with focus on High Performance Computing. She concludes that clearly, sub-Saharan Africa is investing in advanced computing to enhance their economies and to strengthen the path from knowledge to value creation. South Africa is in the vanguard of African countries to engage the corporate community in HPC for economic competitiveness.