While specialist end users typically have workflows for genomic sequencing, frequently they don't know how to relate it to processors or the amount of storage that they need. Michael McManus, director of precision medicine at Intel, has been an end user himself, and brings to the table the ability to translate what end users need in terms of compute storage capability to the actual system. Dell technologies has taken Intel’s methodology and used it to create a modular and really scalable approach.
With fans and audiences returning to live sporting and entertainment events, there is a feeling that normality is slowly returning. This was certainly the case at the PGA Golf Championship on Sunday night. Thousands of golf fans massed around the 18th green at Kiawah Island’s Ocean Course, to see Phil Mickelson become the oldest winner of a Major, a few weeks before his 51st birthday. At a time when professional golf is being dominated by those who hit the ball great distances, how does a 50-year-old win such a prestigious event?
As both the country and the IT industry see a return to growth, businesses are working on their transformation strategies.
With IBM’s global, flagship event Think! starting this week, it’s a reminder of how many of the industry’s largest conferences have found a way to exist on-line. IBM | Think 2021
Amazon’s results announced last week showed a tripling of profits to £5.4bn and provided a reminder that not every business has been suffering during the pandemic. Offering multiple fulfilment options for lockdown consumers has been a key factor in their success.