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Intersect360 Research Releases New Report on HPC Applications

Sep 19, 2014 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 19 — Newly segmented market research reveals a stable and mature technical computing segment with opportunities to expand, as well as a plethora of new HPC opportunities in business computing, according to Intersect360 Research’s 2014 HPC User Site Census: Applications. The research firm segmented their research into High Performance Business Computing (HPBC) Read more…

Gordon Bell Receives Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award

Sep 19, 2014 |

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Sept. 19 — Gordon Bell, known as “the father of the minicomputer,” has been named the recipient of the 2014 IEEE Computer Society Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award for his work in designing computer systems that significantly changed high-performance computing. Bell, a researcher emeritus in the Microsoft Research Silicon Valley Laboratory, was recognized Read more…

ZIH Becomes Intel Parallel Computing Center

Sep 19, 2014 |

Sept. 19 — The Center for Information Services and High Performance Computing (ZIH) has been established as an Intel Parallel Computing Center (IPCC). The collaboration between ZIH and Intel focuses on increasing the parallelism of existing scientific applications on future supercomputers consisting of many-core processors. Led by ZIH scientists, the new IPCC carries out two Read more…

Altair to Showcase Oil and Gas Simulation Technology in Houston

Sep 18, 2014 |

TROY, Mich., Sept. 18 — Altair will host a technical seminar on simulation and high-performance computing (HPC) solutions for the oil and gas industry next Wednesday, September 24 in Houston.  Scheduled customer presentations from Chevron, Wood Group Kenny, ConocoPhillips, Baker Hughes, and Sundrop Fuels will provide an overview of computer-aided engineering (CAE) methods and best practices for mechanical earth modeling, subsea Read more…

Asetek to Present Latest Products at HPC for Wall Street Conference

Sep 18, 2014 |

Sept. 18 — Asetek will showcase its latest HPC and energy saving data center liquid cooling solutions at High Performance Computing for Wall Street in New York City at the Roosevelt Hotel on September 22, 2014. Servers and blades from a variety of server manufactures will be on display, including those used by Cray in its CS-300LC Read more…

Satoshi Matsuoka Recognized with 2014 Sidney Fernbach Award

Sep 18, 2014 |

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Sept. 18 — Satoshi Matsuoka, a professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology, has been named recipient of the 2014 IEEE Computer Society Sidney Fernbach Award. Matsuoka was recognized “for his work on software systems for high-performance computing on advanced infrastructural platforms, large-scale supercomputers, and heterogeneous GPU/CPU supercomputers.” Established in 1992 in memory of Read more…

Titan Supercomputer to be Utilized for Engine Knock Research

Sep 18, 2014 |

Sept. 18 — If you were to do an internet search for what causes engine knock, you’d receive a number of answers. Ramanan Sankaran—a scientific computing specialist at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and joint faculty member at Read more…

IDC Releases New Information on Worldwide HPC Server Market

Sep 18, 2014 |

SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 18 — Worldwide factory revenue for the high performance computing (HPC) technical server market declined modestly year over year by -2.6% to $2.45 billion in the second quarter of 2014 (2Q14), down from $2.51 billion in the same period of 2013, according to the newly released International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide High-Performance Technical Server Read more…

NEC Launches New Express5800 Servers

Sep 17, 2014 |

TOKYO, Japan., Sept. 17 — NEC Corporation announced today the launch of four new models of its Express5800 Series of industry-standard servers. These new servers feature the Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 v3 product family and include rack, modular and blade models, which improve input/output (I/O) performance and network flexibility for various virtualization environments. Also, NEC Read more…

Switch SUPERNAP and Intel Partner with UNLV to Boost Scientific Research

Sep 17, 2014 |

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 17 — Tech industry leaders Switch SUPERNAP and Intel are working together with UNLV to bring one of the world’s most powerful supercomputers to Las Vegas. UNLV was recently awarded the use of the Intel “Cherry Creek” supercomputer, which ranks among the world’s fastest and most powerful supercomputers for its combination of Read more…