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Chip Shot: Intel Names the Technology to Revolutionize the Future of HPC – Intel® Xeon® Phi™ Product Family

During the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC12) in Hamburg, Germany, Intel highlighted the rapid adoption of the Intel® Xeon® processor E5 product family on the top500 list of most powerful supercomputers with 45 systems ranked on the list only 3 months after technology introduction. The company also announced the new brand name for all products based on Intel® Many Integrated Core architecture – the Intel® Xeon® Phi™ product family – new technology that is aimed to bring industry leading performance and energy efficiency when processing highly parallel applications. Raj Hazra, Intel VP and general manager of High Performance Computing at Intel shares his thoughts here on how Intel® Xeon® Phi™ product family will help to accelerate the pace of discovery and innovation and pave the way to Exascale computing by 2018.