Ferrari and Microsoft announced that Windows HPC Server 2008 would contribute to Ferrari automotive design, development and engineering. According to Microsoft, Ferrari's sport department is among the first environments world wide to deploy the latest iteration of Windows for supercomputers.
"Ferrari is always looking for the most advanced technological solutions, and of course, the same applies for software and engineering,” explained Piergiorgio Grossi, head of information systems of Ferrari Racing Team. “We are always focused on scouting new technologies that can give us a competitive advantage. Windows HPC Server 2008 is very promising, and the long-lasting collaboration with Ferrari will give directions to develop a fast, familiar, high-performance computing platform for our users, engineers and administrators."