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HPCwire Announces Results of the HPCwire Annual Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards at Supercomputing Conference (SC|05) in Seattle
25 Readers' Choice Awards and 23 Editors' Choice Awards Announced Based on Voting by HPCwire Readers and Editors Worldwide
Seattle, WA - November 15, 2005 - Tabor Communications Inc. (TCI), publisher of HPCwire, GRIDtoday and producers of the GRIDtoday Executive Summits on Grid and Service-Oriented IT, revealed the winners of HPCwire's annual Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards at the 18th annual Supercomputing Conference (SC|05) in Seattle, Washington.
HPCwire has designated two categories of Awards: (1) Readers' Choice, where winners have been determined by a random poll of a sample of HPCwire readers, and (2) Editors' Choice, where winners have been determined by votes of a panel of recognized HPC luminaries, and contributing editors from industry.
These awards are widely recognized as prestigious recognition from the HPC community.
"Each year, HPCwire and its readers recognize the instrumental acts and accomplishments that are paving the way in the HPC industry as we continually push the edge of high performance computing", said Tom Tabor, publisher, HPCwire and GRIDtoday. "We are very proud to take time each year to offer citations of excellence in honoring the leaders in this industry. The spirit of this award has always been community- oriented, as we look to our readers and industry luminaries to make the determination on who is deserving of recognition for the year. It is indeed an honor to reveal the winners of these prestigious and highly anticipated awards."
The HPCwire 2005 Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards
Most Important Overall HPC Technology or Product
Best Hardware Price / Performance Solution
Most Innovative Storage Technology Vendor
Best Price / Performance Storage Solution
Most Significant New HPC Product
Most Important Software Innovation
Best Software Price / Performance
Most Innovative Visualization Technology or Product
Best Price / Performance In High-end Graphics or Visualization
Most Innovative HPC Networking Solutions
Best HPC Networking Price / Performance Solution
Most Innovative HPC Cluster Technology
Best Price / Performance HPC Cluster
Most Innovative HPC Technology for 2005 / Overall Top HPC Vendor
Most Innovative Implementation of an HPC Application
Best Collaboration Government & Industry
HPC Public Awareness Award
HPC Community Recognition Award "For Communicating the Importance
HPC Technology & Raising Public Awareness"
More about SC|05
SC|05 is the 18th international conference on high performance computing, networking and storage, showcasing how high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis lead to advances in research, education and commerce. ACM and the IEEE Computer Society are the SC|05 conference series sponsors.
About Tabor Communications, Inc.
Tabor Communications, Inc. publishes the online publications - HPCwire (www.hpcwire.com), and GRIDtoday (www.gridtoday.com) - each a leader in its sector of high-end computing. Tabor Communications also hosts the GRIDtoday Executive Summits on Grid and Service-Oriented IT, produces "X-wire", a customized live reporting and commentary news feed for industry events, and custom publishes books on advanced computing. The high-end computing publisher, headquartered in San Diego, CA, was founded in 1991 as Tabor Griffin Communications (TGC), and quickly established itself as the recognized leader in Internet-delivered news and information for the High Performance Computing (HPC) industry. Tabor Communications, Inc. can be found online at