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Netlist Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results

Mar 27, 2015 |

IRVINE, Calif., March 27 — Netlist, Inc., a leading provider of high performance memory solutions for the cloud computing and storage markets, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 27, 2014. Revenues for the three months ended December 27, 2014, were $2.5 million, compared to revenues of $7.7 million for the fourth quarter ended December 28, 2013.  Gross Read more…

SC15 Announces Call for Posters

Mar 26, 2015 |

March 26 — SC15 is soliciting submissions for posters that display cutting-edge research and work in progress in high performance computing, storage, networking and analysis. Posters provide an excellent opportunity for short presentations and informal discussions with conference attendees. Posters will be prominently displayed for the duration of the conference, giving presenters a chance to Read more…

SGI Delivers Supercomputer to the National Institute for Materials Science

Mar 26, 2015 |

March 26 — SGI Japan, Ltd. part of SGI, a global leader in high-performance solutions for compute, data analytics and data management, announced that the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) chose to deploy the SGI ICE X distributed memory cluster server. The new supercomputer will be deployed in NIMS’ new Numerical Material Simulator, a Read more…

2015 Americas Altair Technology Conference to Begin May 5

Mar 26, 2015 |

TROY, Mich., March 26 — The application of simulation-driven design and optimization to vehicles on land, under the seas, in the air and orbiting the earth will provide the major focal point for keynote speakers at the 2015 Americas Altair Technology Conference (ATC) in Dearborn, Mich., May 5-7. The conference is the premier annual gathering of engineering professionals and thought leaders in Read more…

Lenovo Opens First Global HPC Innovation Centre in Germany

Mar 25, 2015 |

STUTTGART, Germany, March 25 — Lenovo has today announced the opening of the company’s first global High Performance Computing (HPC) innovation centre, offering a permanent R&D and application benchmarking site as well as a new ecosystem of partners that will collaborate on projects to bring the commercial benefits of HPC to a broader spectrum of clients Read more…

NEC Develops Silicon Integrated Optical Switch Technology

Mar 25, 2015 |

TOKYO, Japan, March 25 — NEC Corporation has developed groundbreaking silicon integrated optical switch technology whose port count can be extended flexibly according to network size. This has been achieved by reducing optical insertion loss in compact, low-power optical switch modules that utilize silicon photonics-based optical integration technologies. In this latest advancement, NEC has developed a spot Read more…

DDN Storage Assists TRIUMF

Mar 24, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 24 — TRIUMF, one of the world’s leading subatomic physics laboratories and Canada’s national laboratory, is using DDN Storage SFA high-performance engine in combination with dCache, a global data distribution service, to help 3,000 scientists at 177 institutions across 38 countries collaborate on major scientific discoveries as part of the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Read more…

Cray to Deliver XC40 Supercomputer and Sonexion 2000 Storage System to PGS

Mar 24, 2015 |

SEATTLE, Wash., March 24 — Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced it has been awarded a significant contract to provide Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS), a global oil-and-gas company, with a Cray XC40 supercomputer and a Cray Sonexion 2000 storage system. The five-petaflop Cray supercomputer will be one of the largest systems Cray has delivered to a commercial customer, and among Read more…

UK AWE Awards SGI Contract to Support Research With New ICE XA Systems

Mar 24, 2015 |

MILPITAS, Calif., March 24 — SGI, a global leader in high-performance solutions for compute, data analytics and data management, today announced that the UK Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) has awarded SGI a contract and will be one of the first customers to install SGI’s record-breaking SGI ICE XA systems for its new supercomputer. The new system Read more…

Los Alamos Computer Simulation Improves Offshore Drill Rig Safety

Mar 24, 2015 |

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., March 24 — Los Alamos National Laboratory mechanical and thermal engineering researchers’ efforts to solve the complex problem of how ocean currents affect the infrastructure of floating oilrigs and their computational fluid dynamics (CFD) numerical simulations received recognition from ANSYS Inc., a company that provides computer-based engineering simulation capabilities. “Because energy resources Read more…