The combination of open innovation and accelerated computing represents one of this decade’s most important technology trends. It’s transforming the concept of the closed-off supercomputer to a more diverse open architecture. As a result, companies that haven’t worked together before—and that may, in fact, be competitors—are collaborating together on groundbreaking projects.
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