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ORNL Researchers Named Corporate Fellows

Jul 2, 2015 |

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., July 2 — Nancy J. Dudney, Lonnie J. Love and David C. Radford have been named Corporate Fellows at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The Corporate Fellow designation recognizes the researchers’ significant accomplishments and continuing leadership in their scientific, engineering and technological fields. With this latest addition, the number of active Read more…

ALCC Awards 24 Projects 1.7 Billion Core Hours at ALCF

Jul 2, 2015 |

July 2 — The U.S. Department of Energy’s ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) has awarded 24 projects a total of 1.7 billion core-hours at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a DOE Office of Science User Facility. Each year, the ALCC program selects projects with an emphasis on high-risk, high-payoff simulations in areas directly related to Read more…

AMD and Dell Support Bioinformatics Studies at University of Warsaw in Poland

Jul 2, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 2 — AMD today unveiled innovation in heterogeneous high performance computing (HPC) by delivering more than 1.5 petaFLOPS of AMD FirePro S9150 server GPU performance for the Next Generation Sequencing Centre (NGSC) at the Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw in support of bioinformatics research related to next generation sequencing (NGS) studies. The Read more…

Blue Waters Simulations Suggest There Are Fewer Faint Galaxies Than Expected

Jul 2, 2015 |

July 2 — There may be far fewer galaxies further out in the Universe then might be expected, suggests a new study based on simulations conducted using the Blue Waters supercomputer at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, with resulting data transferred to SDSC Cloud at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of Read more…

Mellanox to Release Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results on July 22

Jul 2, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, July 2 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that it will release its financial results for the second quarter 2015 after the market closes on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Following the release, Mellanox will conduct a conference Read more…

Version 7.1 of Bright Cluster Manager to be Released at ISC

Jul 1, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 1 — Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, announces it will be releasing Version 7.1 of Bright Cluster Manager for HPC at the ISC High Performance 2015 conference. The event will held July 12-16, 2015, in Frankfurt, Germany. The new version will include enhancements to configuration management, extended BIOS Read more…

Agenda Announced for PBS Works User Group Meeting

Jul 1, 2015 |

TROY, Mich., July 1 — Engineers, IT administrators, cluster managers, and users of high-performance computing (HPC) systems will have the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with the best minds in supercomputing at the 2015 PBS Works User Group Meeting, September 14-17 in Silicon Valley. The four-day event includes two days of presentations and panel discussion bookended by two days of Read more…

Bright Computing Welcomes PC Link Egypt to Partner Network

Jul 1, 2015 |

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, July 1 — Bright Computing, the leader in high performance infrastructure management solutions for cloud, big data and HPC, has announced that Egypt-based PC Link is the latest organization to join its partner program. Headquartered in Alexandria, PC Link is recognized as one of Egypt’s largest hardware and software distributors, providing highly innovative and reliable solutions to Read more…

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Completes Acquisition of IBM Microelectronics Business

Jul 1, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 1 — GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced that it has completed its acquisition of IBM’s Microelectronics business. With the acquisition, GLOBALFOUNDRIES gains differentiated technologies to enhance its product offerings in key growth markets, from mobility and Internet of Things (IoT) to Big Data and high-performance computing. The deal strengthens the company’s workforce, adding decades Read more…

CoolIT Systems Reaches 50th Patent Milestone

Jul 1, 2015 |

CALGARY, Canada, July 1 — CoolIT Systems, Inc., the world leader in Direct Contact Liquid Cooling technology, today announced that the U.S Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company three new patents in the space of liquid cooling. These patents bring CoolIT’s patent portfolio to 50 issued patents and represent the company’s continued commitment to innovation in Read more…