ACROSS project has been part of the HPC-IODC workshop ( co-located with ISC-2021, where LINKS (A. Scionti) attended as an invited panelist to the afternoon session. As such, LINKS Foundation presented the ACROSS vision on the management of the convergence of HPC, AI and Big-Data on current and future supercomputer systems, with a focus on current and future perspective on how manage data-centric applications through the combination of technologies such as Damaris and Burst Buffers and NVMs.