This will be an interesting market to watch.
One would think that the more open platform would prevail, but Intel is the BORG and they will assimilate,......
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
In this case, Intel is driving the more open approach. They're backing the OpenMP proposal for vendor-neutral offload directives that will work on nVidia, AMD and Intel accelerators and coprocessors. OpenACC is designed specifically for nVidia architectures only. Also, the Xeon Phi coprocessor runs open BSD Linux and is programmed with standard languages including C++ and Fortran. CUDA is entirely proprietary.
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