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Primeur weekly 2017-02-27

Focus

Square Kilometre Array data crunching will require compute power beyond Moore's Law ...

Exascale supercomputing

ADIOS Version 1.11 moves I/O framework from research to production ...

Focus on Europe

Microsoft researcher tapped for opening keynote at ISC 2017 ...

Atos acquires zData, a premier consulting firm with unparalleled expertise in Big Data solutions ...

HPC5 consortium now registered as official Digital Hub with I4MS ...

Middleware

HPE and Red Hat join forces to give customers greater choice for NFV deployments ...

Hardware

Tokyo Tech supercomputer TSUBAME3.0 scheduled to start operating in summer 2017 ...

NASA saves energy and water with new modular supercomputing facility ...

Mellanox sets new DPDK performance record with ConnectX-5 ...

Mellanox introduces world-leading 6WIND-based router and IPsec Indigo platform at unmatched price/performance ...

Mellanox and ECI smash virtual CPE performance barriers with Indigo-based platform ...

ORNL director moving to new post at Battelle ...

DDN ranks no. 1 as HPC storage market leader and top supplier ...

National Science Foundation funds supercomputer cluster at Penn State ...

Applications

Watson Health Medical Imaging Collaborative expands to 24 members; IBM debuts Watson Imaging Clinical Review, the first cognitive imaging offering ...

3D-e-Chem team develops Virtual Machine for computer-aided drug discovery ...

IBM Research is training Watson to identify eye retina abnormalities ...

Lorentz-eScience competition 2018 to issue Call for Applications ...

Learning how to fine-tune nanofabrication ...

Deep Learning predicts hematopoietic stem cell development ...

New algorithm identifies gene transfers between different bacterial species ...

Artificial intelligence in quantum systems, too ...

ExxonMobil sets record on NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer ...

The Cloud

eww ITandTEL implements high-performance Platform-as-a-Service environment with Red Hat technologies ...

Atos acquires zData, a premier consulting firm with unparalleled expertise in Big Data solutions

17 Feb 2017 Paris, New York - Atos, a global expert in digital services, expands its expertise in Big Data services with the acquisition of zData, an expert in Big Data consulting and solutions for both commercial and enterprise corporations. Atos has signed a share purchase agreement with zData, bringing a unique team of software engineers and data scientists to support its customers' digital transformation journey within all sectors.

This strategic acquisition brings a new level of scalability, reliability and performance giving enterprises all the benefits of open-source software framework Hadoop through the world's most advanced turnkey Hadoop solution for critical production workloads. The company is working with the industries best software providers for on-site and off-site consulting - from Greenplum to Hadoop and PIVOTAL HDB (HAWQ) expertise.

"We are pleased to welcome zData to the Atos team and look forward to offering our customers the right blueprint in their Cloud application development needs leveraging zData's PIVOTAL Cloud Foundry experience", stated Jerome Sandrini, Atos Vice President and Head of Big Data, North American Operations. "zData's Hadoop experts and Data scientists combined with Atos' cognitive solutions will enable Atos to accelerate the deployment of its Big Data and Atos Codex solutions in North America, further strengthening its ability to guide customers through their digital transformation journey."

zData's team of experts and innovative capabilities fully aligns to its Big Data and Atos Codex expansion strategy notably in the U.S. Atos Codex offers organisations fast and cost efficient means to exploit the value of their existing data combined with external data.

In this new landscape, the ability to derive insight from massive volumes of structured and unstructured data will be made possible by systems which are able to learn as they perform.

Atos Codex gives customers the techniques, tools and processes they need to make this business-changing step from Business Intelligence to agile analytics.
Source: Atos

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2017-02-27

Focus

Square Kilometre Array data crunching will require compute power beyond Moore's Law ...

Exascale supercomputing

ADIOS Version 1.11 moves I/O framework from research to production ...

Focus on Europe

Microsoft researcher tapped for opening keynote at ISC 2017 ...

Atos acquires zData, a premier consulting firm with unparalleled expertise in Big Data solutions ...

HPC5 consortium now registered as official Digital Hub with I4MS ...

Middleware

HPE and Red Hat join forces to give customers greater choice for NFV deployments ...

Hardware

Tokyo Tech supercomputer TSUBAME3.0 scheduled to start operating in summer 2017 ...

NASA saves energy and water with new modular supercomputing facility ...

Mellanox sets new DPDK performance record with ConnectX-5 ...

Mellanox introduces world-leading 6WIND-based router and IPsec Indigo platform at unmatched price/performance ...

Mellanox and ECI smash virtual CPE performance barriers with Indigo-based platform ...

ORNL director moving to new post at Battelle ...

DDN ranks no. 1 as HPC storage market leader and top supplier ...

National Science Foundation funds supercomputer cluster at Penn State ...

Applications

Watson Health Medical Imaging Collaborative expands to 24 members; IBM debuts Watson Imaging Clinical Review, the first cognitive imaging offering ...

3D-e-Chem team develops Virtual Machine for computer-aided drug discovery ...

IBM Research is training Watson to identify eye retina abnormalities ...

Lorentz-eScience competition 2018 to issue Call for Applications ...

Learning how to fine-tune nanofabrication ...

Deep Learning predicts hematopoietic stem cell development ...

New algorithm identifies gene transfers between different bacterial species ...

Artificial intelligence in quantum systems, too ...

ExxonMobil sets record on NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer ...

The Cloud

eww ITandTEL implements high-performance Platform-as-a-Service environment with Red Hat technologies ...