France’s Atos had made a more than $10 bn takeover approach for New York-listed rival DXC Technology to boost its presence in the US and have access to a wide range of clients, B2B products, analytics, cloud apps, IT outsourcing services and lead to synergies and cost savings. The French firm led by CEO Elie Girard, had recently bought cybersecurity, AI and digital consultancy firms to grow its revenues by 5% to 7% in the mid-term.
Dell Technologies is rolling out a ready solution for 1) HPC Genomics, systems designed to expedite genomic analysis into production. 2) Digital Manufacturing with Altair Hyperworks Unlimited for simulations, product design. 3) HPC and AI as-a-service that meld manage services, hosting, co-location and on-demand resources. Initial partners include DXC Technology, R Systems and Verne Global. HPC is a hotly contested area due to it’s high-margin.