Jacobson's Repurposing Supercomputers Article Published in CIO Review

Government and industry alike invest heavily in massive computer systems to satisfy the insatiable demand for compute power of today’s society. Compared to other types of equipment, computers have an unusually short life-span. After only a few years of operation most computers are replaced with faster, better, systems. With all this hardware being continuously decommissioned, where does it all go? 

Andree Jacobson, CIO for the New Mexico Consortium (NMC) wrote about the fate of these decommissioned supercomputers in the February 2016 publication of CIO Review. To read his article, Repurposing Supercomputers: What happens on "The Other Side" click here

Jacobson speaks at NMAC Legislative Conference

The New Mexico Association of Counties (AMAC) held the 2016 Legislative Conference January 19-21, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The conference was attended by over 800 county elected officials, county employees, and state officials from throughout New Mexico with the purpose of attending meetings and engaging in conversation on issues facing counties today. Besides meeting with colleagues, this conference offers an opportunity to present county perspectives to our legislators. Those in attendance included the governor, the congressional delegation, state elected officials, cabinet secretaries, and state legislators.

Andree Jacobson, the Chief Information Officer for the New Mexico Consortium (NMC) attended the conference by invitation of the NMAC IT group. Jacobson spoke January 21 on the topic of “NMC - Statewide Collaborations”. He gave a summary of the NMC, research activities, PRObE, and how the NMC uses broadband internet connections to support it’s activities.

You can view the NMAC Legislative Conference Program here

PRObE Wins Best Paper Award at Supercomputing 2014!

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