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Agenda set for Jon Peddie Research VIRTUALIZE 2015

Agenda set for Jon Peddie Research VIRTUALIZE 2015

The second annual remote graphics and virtualization conference returns to South San Francisco. Virtualization technology is helping companies extend computing resources in ways never thought possible only a few years ago. In October Jon Peddie Research will convene VIRTUALIZE 2015, its second annual conference for companies interested in virtualization technologies for added resources, efficiency, collaboration, […]

Putting pieces together at Siggraph 2015

Putting pieces together at Siggraph 2015

  Competitors come together at the JPR luncheon with standards and cooperation at customers’ behest.  By Kathleen Maher   Siggraph in Los Angeles is usually a boost for the organization devoted to all computer graphics, but which has come to depend on the film industry in an uneven  co-dependent relationship. This year it’s paying off. […]

Healthier workstation market in second quarter

Healthier workstation market in second quarter

Latest Jon Peddie Research report shows “significant rebound” in shipment volume. After a surprisingly painful first quarter, stakeholders in the markets for workstations and professional GPUs were looking for far healthier results in the second quarter of 2015, along with reassurance the market’s fortunes were not following the downward path of the broader PC industry. […]

By August 28, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Autodesk revenue down 4% as move to subscriptions accelerates

Autodesk revenue down 4% as move to subscriptions accelerates

Deferred revenue grew by 26% to account for the majority of revenue for the first time. Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) has been telling Wall Street for a while how the transition from selling software as piece goods (perpetual licenses) to software as a service (subscriptions) would be a long transition with up and down quarters. 2Q16 […]

AMD’s R9 Nano arrives and lives up to the hype

AMD’s R9 Nano arrives and lives up to the hype

Introduced at E3 the AMD Radeon R9 Nano graphics board is well worth the wait. JPR testing shows the Radeon stacking up well against similar products.

Who controls product development security?

Who controls product development security?

Manufacturing companies are the leading target of cyber crime. Tom Lansford takes a look at what you can do to protect product development data. By Tom Lansford Do we really have control over the information in our company? Companies in manufacturing are the main target for hackers and industrial espionage. Security breaches cost companies and […]

Feeding the Matrix: Banjo puts the worlds photos to work

Feeding the Matrix: Banjo puts the worlds photos to work

Companies are sucking up data and using it to find out everything they can about whatever it is they care about. So far, it’s been a way one deal: data flows from us and into the monster maw of enterprise servers. Banjo has it both ways.

Blender Institute releases pilot of open source animation Cosmos Laundromat

Blender Institute releases pilot of open source animation Cosmos Laundromat

“First Cycle” is the first 10 minutes of the free and open source episodic film. Blender Institute has released the first segment in a new episodic open source animation feature film. “Cosmos Laundromat: First Cycle” tells the story of Franck, a suicidal sheep who lives on a desolate island. He meets his fate in a […]

By August 21, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
2Q15 GPU shipments drop 11% from first quarter

2Q15 GPU shipments drop 11% from first quarter

AMD dropped 26% sequentially in a quarter that saw all GPU players take a hit, says Jon Peddie Research. The market for discrete GPUs continue to slip as embedded GPUs in the CPU and APU bring better performance for free. According to the latest market report from Jon Peddie Research (JPR), shipments of GPUs dropped […]

By August 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Euro decline leads Ansys to an unusual flat quarter

Euro decline leads Ansys to an unusual flat quarter

The CAE vendor is usually a poster child for double-digit growth. Ansys (ANSS: Nasdaq) today reported second quarter results atypical of the Ansys we’ve become familiar with. Revenue for the quarter (ending June 30, 2015) was $235.48 million, up 1.3% from a year ago. The blame goes to currency fluctuations, mostly the continued slide of […]