High-Performance Computing as a Service

IDC's High-Performance Computing as a Service provides insights into end-user adoption trends on high-performance computing as a service and opportunities for vendors as they seek to offer technology stacks as a service to enable a variety of use cases related to high-performance computing (HPC).


Markets and Subjects Analyzed

  • Public cloud-based infrastructure services for high-performance computing use cases
  • Dedicated cloud-based infrastructure services for high-performance computing use cases
  • Supercomputing as a service on cloud services providers
  • Quantum computing as a service
  • HPC as a service intermediaries
  • HPC as a service software stacks
  • HPC as a service server, storage, and networking technologies

Core Research

  • Worldwide HPC as a Service Historical Vendor Share
  • Worldwide HPC as a Service Forecast
  • HPC as a Service End-User Adoption Trends and Strategies — Market Presentation
  • HPC as a Service Vendor Landscape — Platforms and Technologies — IDC Perspective
  • HPC as a Service Intermediaries Vendor Landscape

In addition to the insight provided in this service, IDC may conduct research on specific topics or emerging market segments via research offerings that require additional IDC funding and client investment.


Key Questions Answered

  1. How and what business cases are organizations making for deploying HPC in the public cloud?
  2. What are the different options for consuming HPC as a service? What is the case vendors are making?
  3. What technology stack requirements for specific use cases related to HPC as a service?
  4. Who are the leading HPC as a service vendors?
  5. What are the specific technological requirements for these use cases? What are the various elements that go into consideration when evaluating HPC as a service?
  6. What technology stack do businesses run on premises. What are their challenges, what are their plans for as-a-service consumption, and have they started a shift to as-a-service consumption?
  7. 6.What are the challenges of migrating an HPC environment from on premises to as a service?

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Meet the Experts
Ashish Nadkarni

Group Vice President, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group

Chris Kanaracus

Research Director, Cloud Infrastructure Services

Dave McCarthy

Research Vice President, Cloud and Edge Infrastructure Services

Josephine Palencia

Research Director, High Performance Computing


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