High-Performance Computing Trends and Strategies

IDC's High-Performance Computing Trends and Strategies flagship service covers high-performance computing (HPC) trends, insights, end-user adoption, use cases, and vendor strategies.

Markets and Subjects Analyzed

  • High-performance computing (modeling and simulation)
  • High-performance data analytics
  • HPC/AI convergence
  • Quantum computing for HPC use cases
  • Supercomputing (Top 20 of Top500)
  • Institutional HPC (rest of Top500)
  • Mainstream HPC (not in Top500)
  • HPC-related infrastructure technologies, platforms, and systems (compute and storage)
  • HPC-related software

Core Research

  • Worldwide HPC Historical Server and Storage Vendor Share
  • Worldwide HPC Server and Storage Forecast
  • HPC End-User Adoption Trends and Analysis — Market Presentation
  • HPC Vendor Landscape — Systems — IDC Perspective
  • HPC Vendor Landscape — Platforms and Technologies (Hardware and Software) — IDC Perspective
  • HPC Vendor Landscape — Cloud Services — IDC Perspective
  • HPC and AI Infrastructure Convergence

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 are institutions and enterprises investing in high-performance computing? What are their key objectives (use cases)? And what are their unmet needs in the market?
  2. How are IT vendors and cloud service providers responding to these unmet needs? What are the key products and services that are being introduced to service these needs?
  3. What is the market opportunity for these vendors today? In five years?
  4. Who are the leading vendors and service providers in the space? What differentiates them?
  5. How is institutional HPC influencing enterprise behavior? What are some of the new and emerging use cases?

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Meet the Experts
Ashish Nadkarni

Group Vice President and General Manager, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies and BuyerView Research

Josephine Palencia

Research Director, High Performance Computing

Peter Rutten

Research Vice-President, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group, Performance-Intensive Computing Solutions Global Research Lead