Microsoft Takes its Newest High Performance Computing Platform to Wall Street


Today, at the 2008 “High Performance on Wall Street” event in New York City, Microsoft announced it has released to manufacturing its newest server — Windows HPC Server 2008. Today’s event kicks off a series of global launch activities in the coming weeks to support the new product.


Windows HPC Server 2008 gives Wall Street firms an easy-to-deploy, cost-effective and scalable high-performance computing (HPC) solution. During his keynote address, Bill Laing, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Windows Server and Solutions Division, discussed how customers such as financial services firms are increasingly turning to HPC resources to conduct real-time and intra-day risk analysis in response to the turbulent market environment.


For more information about today’s announcement, please visit the Windows Server Division blog.