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Call for Submissions Issued for HPCAC-ISC 2016 Student Cluster Competition

Aug 31, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 31 — The HPC Advisory Council (HPCAC), a leading organization for high-performance computing research, outreach and education, and the ISC High Performance Conference, formerly known as the International Supercomputing Conference, today announced the return of the widely successful HPCAC-ISC Student Cluster Competition in next year’s ISC program of events. In a real-time competition, 11 teams Read more…

Silicon Mechanics Continues Fourth Consecutive Year of Rapid Growth

Aug 31, 2015 |

BOTHELL, Wash., Aug. 31 — Silicon Mechanics, a leading provider of servers, storage and high-performance computing solutions to the world’s most innovative organizations, today announced that its average annual growth rate of over 27 percent, and four-year cumulative annual growth rate of 111 percent, has helped position the company on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Read more…

Supermicro Exhibits All-NVMe Server and Storage Offerings at VMworld

Aug 31, 2015 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 31 — Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing exhibits its latest all-NVMe SuperServer, SuperBlade, MicroBlade and SuperStorage solutions optimized for VMware HCI this week at VMworld 2015. Solutions cover a wide range of workloads from VDI to virtualized and automated data Read more…

Mellanox Simplifies Cloud Deployments With CloudX Hyper-Converged Platforms

Aug 31, 2015 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 31 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions, today announced the availability of hyper converged platforms for enterprise private clouds and telecom service providers. The reference platforms utilize VMware vSphere 6’s advanced features, including VMware Virtual SAN 6’s all-flash, and the VMware NSX network virtualization platform, connected over Read more…

Mellanox to Showcase Ethernet Technology at VMworld

Aug 31, 2015 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 31 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions, announced today that it will showcase cloud connectivity over 25, 50 and 100Gb/s Ethernet at the Mellanox booth during VMworld 2015. The demonstration utilizes VMware vSphere 6, VMware Virtual SAN 6 all flash and network virtualization platform, and VMware NSX, Read more…

Dot Hill AssuredSAN Hybrid Storage Arrays Receive ENERGY STAR Certification

Aug 31, 2015 |

LONGMONT, Colo., Aug. 31 — Dot Hill Systems Corp. the real-time hybrid storage company, today reports its AssuredSAN 3004 and 4004 hybrid storage arrays have been ENERGY STAR certified for proven energy efficiency. By maintaining high performance with reduced energy and cooling requirements, the systems provide cost savings with less environmental impact. Coupled with Dot Hill’s RealStor next-generation, real-time storage Read more…

IBM and GENCI Team to Drive Supercomputing Closer to Exascale

Aug 28, 2015 |

PARIS, France, Aug. 28 — IBM and GENCI, the high performance computing agency in France, today announced a collaboration aimed at speeding up the path to exascale computing – the ability of a computing system to perform at least one exaflop, or a billion billion calculations, in one second. Currently the fastest systems in the world perform Read more…

Call for Research Papers Issued for ISC 2016

Aug 28, 2015 |

Aug. 28 — The ISC research paper sessions provide first-class open forums for engineers and scientists in academia, industry and government to present and discuss issues, trends and results that will shape the future of high performance computing. The Research Paper Sessions will be held Monday, June 20, through Wednesday, June 22. Important Dates Full Read more…

Conference Call Taking Place Today to Discuss Opportunity for Women Innovators and Entrepreneurs

Aug 28, 2015 |

Aug. 28 — SBA officials will host a press conference call today to discuss the opportunity for organizations in your community to host a competition that aims to unearth products and services that impact and empower the lives of women and their families. During the InnovateHER Finals, up to 10 Finalists will compete for the Read more…

XSEDE Campus Champions Program Hits 200 Institutions

Aug 27, 2015 |

Aug. 27 — The Campus Champions program, a collaborative effort between XSEDE and campus representatives to promote the use of cyberinfrastructure in education and research, has reached two new benchmarks: 200 institutions across the United States now participate in the program, and all 50 states and all EPSCoR jurisdictions (except Guam) are represented with the Read more…

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