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RMACC’s 6th Annual HPC Symposium Set for August 9-11

May 2, 2016 |

BOULDER, Colo., May 2 — The 6th Annual High Performance Computing Symposium, sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium (RMACC), has been set for Aug. 9-11 in the Lory Student Center on the campus of Colorado State University – Fort Collins.

The annual event, open to the public, brings together designers and users of high performance computing systems from universities, government laboratories, and industry from throughout the Intermountain Region.   Read more…

PRACE Announces Winner of First Ada Lovelace Award for HPC

May 2, 2016 |

May 2 — PRACE is proud to announce that Dr. Zoe Cournia, a Computational Chemist, Investigator – Assistant Professor level at the Biomedical Research Foundation, Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Greece has been selected as the recipient of the 1st PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC. The Award will be bestowed at PRACEdays16, to be held 10-12 May 2016 in Prague. Read more…

Seagate Reports Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results

May 2, 2016 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., May 2 — Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) (the “Company” or “Seagate”) has reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2016 ended April 1, 2016. For the third quarter, the Company reported revenue of approximately $2.6 billion, gross margin of 20.2%, net loss of $21 million and diluted loss per share of $0.07. Read more…

Cavium Unveils OCTEON TX

May 2, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 2 — Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of products that enable secure and intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud, wired and wireless networking, today unveiled OCTEON TX, a complete line of 64-bit ARM based SOCs for control plane and data plane applications in networking, security, and storage. Read more…

Supermicro Reports Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Apr 29, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 29 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing, has announced third quarter fiscal 2016 financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016. The final results are in line with the preliminary results announced by the Company on April 14, 2016. Read more…

ARCHER Being Utilized to Help Design Materials Interfaces

Apr 29, 2016 |

April 29 — Designing materials atom-by-atom has long been a science fiction dream. Georg Schusteritsch and Chris Pickard of the University of Cambridge are bringing science fiction one step closer to reality using the UK National Supercomputing Facility, ARCHER (www.archer.ac.uk) to reveal the interfaces forming within and between materials. Read more…

ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship Submissions Due May 1

Apr 29, 2016 |

April 29 — The ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship is open for submissions until Sunday, May 1. Applications are sought from exceptional Ph.D. students whose research focus is on high-performance computing applications, networking, storage, or large-scale data analysis using the most powerful computers that are currently available. Recipients receive a $5,000 honorarium, travel and registration for SC16, and recognition at the SC16 Awards Ceremony. Read more…

Intel Promotes Diane Bryant to Executive Vice President

Apr 28, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 28 — Intel Corporation today announced that Diane Bryant has been promoted to executive vice president. Bryant has been leading Intel’s Data Center Group (DCG) as general manager and senior vice president since 2012. The appointment reflects Bryant’s record of leadership and results throughout her tenure at Intel, and the elevated role of the cloud and data center businesses as growth drivers for the company as Intel executes its strategic transformation. Read more…

SGI Reports Fiscal Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Apr 28, 2016 |

MILPITAS, Calif., April 28 — SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), a global leader in high-performance solutions for compute, data analytics and data management, has reported financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended March 25, 2016. The data in this release is presented on both a GAAP and non-GAAP basis and a reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP measures is included in the financial tables in this press release. Read more…

SanDisk Announces First Quarter 2016 Results

Apr 28, 2016 |

MILPITAS, Calif., April 28 — SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, has announced results for the first quarter ended April 3, 2016. First quarter revenue of $1.37 billion increased 3 percent on a year-over-year basis and decreased 11 percent sequentially. Read more…