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Cray to Release Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results on October 28

Oct 21, 2014 |

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 21 — Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. plans to host an investor conference call on Tuesday, October 28 at 1:30 p.m. PDT (4:30 p.m. EDT) to discuss its third quarter 2014 financial results. The call will feature a discussion by senior management followed by a question and answer session. Conference Call Information To Read more…

DOE, ORNL, and EPB Begin New Partnership

Oct 21, 2014 |

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Oct. 21 — The US Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory and EPB announced today the beginning of a partnership that will use Chattanooga’s smart grid as a living laboratory for testing new energy technologies. Under the new agreement with EPB and DOE, Oak Ridge National Laboratory will apply its technical expertise Read more…

New Project Hosted on IBM’s World Community Grid Debuts Today

Oct 21, 2014 |

ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 21 — What do the DNA in Australian seaweed, Amazon River water, tropical plants, and forest soil all have in common? Lots, say scientists. And understanding the genetic similarities of disparate life forms could enable researchers to produce compounds for new medicines, eco-friendly materials, more resilient crops, and cleaner air, water, and Read more…

VLSCI Receives $6.65M Grant from the Victorian Government

Oct 20, 2014 |

Oct. 20 — A $6.65 million Victorian Government grant to the Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative (VLSCI) has assured Victoria maintains its competitive edge in the life sciences industry. The grant means that the world’s most powerful supercomputing facility dedicated to life sciences will continue to operate in Victoria. Minister for Technology Gordon Rich-Phillips said Read more…

HPCAC-ISC 2015 Student Cluster Competition Applications Now Being Accepted

Oct 20, 2014 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, Oct. 20 — The HPC Advisory Council (HPCAC), and ISC High Performance (ISC 2015), call on undergraduate students from around the world to submit their application for partaking in the 2015 Student Cluster Competition (SCC). Applications should be submitted no later than November 14. The announcement of the accepted teams will be made at SC14 in Read more…

GLOBALFOUNDRIES to Acquire IBM’s Microelectronics Business

Oct 20, 2014 |

ARMONK, N.Y., and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 20 — IBM and GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced that they have signed a Definitive Agreement under which GLOBALFOUNDRIES plans to acquire IBM’s global commercial semiconductor technology business, including intellectual property, world-class technologists and technologies related to IBM Microelectronics, subject to completion of applicable regulatory reviews.  GLOBALFOUNDRIES will also become IBM’s exclusive Read more…

Mellanox Ethernet Offerings Selected for New HP ARM Datacenter Platform

Oct 20, 2014 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, Oct. 20 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that its ConnectX-3 Pro 10Gb/s Ethernet adapters with RoCE are integrated on the motherboard (LoM) in the new HP ProLiant m400 server cartridge. The HP Moonshot System combines Read more…

IBM Reports 2014 Third Quarter Results

Oct 20, 2014 |

ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 20 — IBM today announced third-quarter 2014 diluted earnings from continuing operations of $3.46 per share, compared with diluted earnings of $3.77 per share in the third-quarter of 2013, a decrease of 8 percent.  Operating (non-GAAP) diluted earnings from continuing operations were $3.68 per share compared with operating diluted earnings of $4.08 Read more…

SGI to Host Analyst Day at SC14

Oct 17, 2014 |

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 17 — SGI, a global leader in high performance solutions for compute, data analytics, and data management, today announced it will host an Analyst Day during the Supercomputing Conference 2014 (SC14) to provide strategic updates on the company’s business and technology roadmap. Details are as follows: Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Time: 11:00 Read more…

AMD Reports 2014 Third Quarter Results

Oct 17, 2014 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 17 — AMD has announced revenue for the third quarter of 2014 of $1.43 billion, operating income of $63 million and net income of $17 million, or $0.02 per share. Non-GAAP operating income was $66 million and non-GAAP net income was $20 million, or $0.03 per share. “AMD’s third quarter financial performance reflects progress in Read more…