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ARCHER System to be Upgraded

Oct 31, 2014 |

Oct. 31 — The ARCHER system will be expanded with the addition of a further 10 cabinets of Cray XC30, using the same Intel IvyBridge processor technology currently in use in ARCHER. The upgrade is a result of an in-depth consultation process with users and the wider scientific communities using ARCHER. The clear message was Read more…

Boston Limited and Mellanox Offer Discount for 10Gb/40Gb Ethernet Connectivity Bundle

Oct 31, 2014 |

ST. ALBANS, U.K., Oct. 31 — Boston Limited, now in its 24th year as the industry’s preferred supplier of bespoke and high end server, storage and HPC solutions, in conjunction with Mellanox Technologies, a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data centre servers and storage systems, is pleased to announce a complete end-to-end Read more…

NCAR Releases DTS for Next Generation Supercomputer

Oct 30, 2014 |

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 30 — The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has just released a Draft Technical Specification (DTS) for its next generation supercomputer.  This new system, called NWSC-2 for procurement purposes, will be the successor to Yellowstone and related systems that have been in production since December 2012. The procurement is being led by the Computational Read more…

SGI Awarded Contract to Advance DoD Supercomputing Capabilities

Oct 30, 2014 |

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 30 — SGI, a global leader in high performance solutions for compute, data analytics and data management, today announced that the Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded SGI a supercomputer contract as part of a technology insertion for their High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP). The contract, part of the DoD’s ongoing Read more…

SC14 to Feature Plenary Talks Focused on HPC in Healthcare and Entertainment Industries

Oct 30, 2014 |

NEW ORLEANS, La., Oct. 30 — From November 16th-21st, New Orleans will host the annual Supercomputing Conference (SC14) and feature two Invited Plenary Talks focused on how high performance computing (HPC) will continue to play a pivotal role in both the healthcare and entertainment industries. Supercomputers are the world’s largest and fastest computers that have 10,000 Read more…

Mellanox Introduces New 40 Gigabit Ethernet NICs Supporting OCP 2.0 Specification

Oct 30, 2014 |

PARIS, France, Oct. 30 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced its 40GbE NICs support the recently released Open Compute Project (OCP) 2.0 server and storage specification. Available in Q4 2014, the ConnectX-3 Pro OCP-based 40GbE NICs with RDMA over Converged Ethernet Read more…

SGI Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Oct 30, 2014 |

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 30 — SGI, a global leader in high performance solutions for compute, data analytics, and data management, today reported financial results for its fiscal first quarter 2015 ended Sep. 26, 2014. Total revenue for the fiscal first quarter was $112 million, which compares with $142 million in the previous quarter and $148 million in Read more…

Mellanox 10 and 40 GbE NICs to Support Microsoft’s OCS v2

Oct 30, 2014 |

PARIS, France, Oct. 30 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced its 10 and 40GbE NIC will support the new Microsoft Open CloudServer (OCS) specification “version 2″. The OCS specification version 2 includes significant new performance enhancements to foster more efficient data Read more…

Supermicro Announces November Investor Conference Schedule

Oct 30, 2014 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct 30 — Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing announces its investor relations schedule for upcoming non deal roadshows and conferences. On November 4 and 5, Howard Hideshima, CFO, and Perry Hayes, SVP, will meet with individual investors in Chicago and Kansas City Read more…

Bright Computing Brings E4 Computer Engineering Into Reseller Network

Oct 29, 2014 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 29 — E4 Computer Engineering, a leading supplier of customized solutions for High Performance Computing and Enterprise data centers, is joining the reseller network of Bright Computing, provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds. This new partnership gives E4 the opportunity to use Bright Cluster Manager to build HPC clusters and cloud infrastructure for their customers. E4 Read more…