Date Added: May 2012
High Performance Computing Clusters (HPCC) are no longer exclusive to the scientific community. "Big Data Analytics" are big business. Financial Services, Retail and Manufacturing all require real-time analysis for real-time business decisions. This white paper discusses the cluster interconnect, its importance to HPCC and a lowest latency, higher performing solution from Extreme Networks. HPCC is no longer an exclusive solution for the scientific community. As "Big Data Analytics" are required for more businesses, HPCC is being used as a more commercially-oriented solution. Financial Services, Retail and Manufacturing all have the same challenges of analyzing real time data from many different sources to make real time decisions.