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Deadlines Extended for SC14 Technical Program Submissions

Jul 30, 2014 |

July 30 — The SC14 Technical Program Committee has extended several submission deadlines. The Doctoral Showcase Program, Research and Educational Posters, Graduate and Undergraduate ACM Student Research Competition Posters, and Birds-of-a-feather Sessions (BoFs) submissions have been extended by one week to August 7th. The Visualization and Data Analytics Showcase Program and Emerging Technologies submissions have been extended by two weeks to August 15th. Questions: techprogram@info.supercomputing.org Web Submissions: https://submissions.supercomputing.org/ For more Read more…

AMD Opteron 64-Bit ARM-Based Developer Kits Now Available

Jul 30, 2014 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 30 – AMD today announced the immediate availability of the AMD Opteron A1100-Series developer kit, which features AMD’s first 64-bit ARM-based processor, codenamed “Seattle.” AMD is the first company to provide a standard ARM Cortex-A57- based server platform for software developers and integrators. Software and hardware developers as well as early adopters in large datacenters are eligible Read more…

Mellanox to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

Jul 30, 2014 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, July 30 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for servers and storage systems, today announced that it will present at the following investor conferences during the third quarter of 2014: Oppenheimer 17th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference in Boston on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, Read more…

XSEDE Compatible Basic Cluster Software Suite Introduced

Jul 30, 2014 |

July 30 — Scientists and researchers across the US now have faster and easier access to top computing resources, thanks to leadership provided by the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), an NSF-funded national cyberinfrastructure service. XSEDE partners Indiana University and Cornell University announced today the creation of its XSEDE Compatible Basic Cluster (XCBC) Read more…

eInfochips to Develop NVIDIA GPU-Powered Products for HPC

Jul 30, 2014 |

July 30 — eInfochips, a leading engineering R&D services company, today announced professional services offered to clients to develop NVIDIA GPU-powered solutions for aerospace and defense, medical imaging, high-performance computing (HPC), industrial, and visual computing applications. Powered by NVIDIA Tesla, NVIDIA Quadro and NVIDIA Tegra GPUs, the next generation of systems designed by eInfochips will Read more…

Cray Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Jul 29, 2014 |

SEATTLE, Wash., July 29 — Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. All figures in this release are based on U.S. GAAP unless otherwise noted.  A reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP measures is included in the financial tables in this press release.  Given the nature of Read more…

Altair to Acquire Visual Solutions

Jul 29, 2014 |

TROY, Mich., July 19 – Altair has announced its intent to acquire Visual Solutions, Inc., makers of VisSim, an innovative visual language for mathematical modeling, simulation, and model-based embedded system development used by scientists and engineers around the world. The transaction is expected to close by the end of July.“Product innovation is increasingly driven by embedded systems, prompting Read more…

Bull Reports 2014 Half-Year Results

Jul 29, 2014 |

PARIS, France, July 29 — The Board of Directors of Bull met on 28 July 2014 to examine and approve its interim consolidated financial statements reviewed by the Company’s auditors. Philippe Vannier, Chairman and CEO of Bull, commented, “The first half of 2014 has been one of the most important stages in the recent development Read more…

IBM to Make Free Supercomputing Power Available to Sustainability Scientists

Jul 29, 2014 |

ARMONK, N.Y., July 29 – In support of the updated Climate Data Initiative announced by the White House today, IBM will provide eligible scientists studying climate change-related issues with free access to dedicated virtual supercomputing and a platform to engage the public in their research.   Each approved project will have access to up to 100,000 years of computing time Read more…

Pico Computing and TekStart Announce Availability of HMC Controller IP

Jul 29, 2014 |

PALO ALTO, Calif. & SEATTLE, Wash., July 29 – Pico Computing Inc., a technology leader in high-performance computing, and TekStart LLC, a semiconductor adventure capital company, today announced the availability of Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC) Controller Intellectual Property (IP). HMC technology brings greatly expanded bandwidth (up to 240GB/s) to image processing, packet processing, video processing, and other high-performance computing Read more…