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Mellanox Announces Commercial Deployments of LinkX Cables in 100Gb/s Networks

Mar 23, 2015 |

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 23 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced commercial deployments of its new 100Gb/s LinkX active optical cables (AOCs) and direct attach copper cables (DACs) for data center and high performance computing applications. The new LinkX cables use the Read more…

Nimbis Receives Grant to Increase Adoption of HPC Modeling & Simulation in Advanced Manufacturing

Mar 20, 2015 |

MCLEAN, Va., March 20 — Nimbis Services Inc. (Nimbis), Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition (SMLC), and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have partnered to research a solution for an open Workflow of APPs under a Phase I grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program. The workflow environment will support the Read more…

IEEE Photonics Society’s Optical Interconnects Conference to Explore Next-Gen Supercomputers

Mar 20, 2015 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 20 — The IEEE Photonics Society will hold the fourth annual Optical Interconnects Conference on 20 – 22 April 2015 at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel in San Diego, CA. Established more than 25 years ago as the Workshop on Interconnections within High Speed Digital Systems, the conference will bring together the optical Read more…

Asetek Selected by CEC for Datacenter Cooling Project

Mar 20, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 20 — Asetek announced that it has been selected by the California Energy Commission (CEC) to perform a $3,552,678 project to install RackCDU D2C (Direct-to-Chip) liquid-cooling in two large scale, supercomputing data centers in California. The project will include installation of RackCDU in approximately 90 racks of servers and the addition Read more…

NREL Director Announces His Retirement

Mar 20, 2015 |

March 20 — Dr. Dan E. Arvizu today announced that he intends  to retire at the end of September from his role as the Director and Chief Executive of the Energy Department’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado. Arvizu also expects to retire as President of Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC, at Read more…

LCI Workshop to Begin May 18

Mar 20, 2015 |

March 20 — The LCI Workshop will be May 18-22, 2015, in Norman, Oklahoma, on the campus of The University of Oklahoma. If you are a Linux system administrator new to HPC, this is the workshop for you. In just five days you will: learn HPC system administration concepts and technologies and how to apply Read more…

IBM Invests in Modernizing Medicine to Accelerate Adoption of Watson Technologies in Healthcare

Mar 19, 2015 |

NEW YORK, N.Y. and BOCA RATON, Fla., March 19 — To accelerate the adoption of Watson cognitive computing in healthcare, IBM today announced an investment in Modernizing Medicine, a provider of cloud-based, specialty-specific electronic medical records (EMR) systems and other technologies that capture structured data, track outcomes and deliver clinical decision support. This is the latest direct investment that IBM has made through Read more…

OpenPOWER Foundation Unveils New Hardware Offerings

Mar 18, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 18 — The OpenPOWER Foundation today announced more than ten hardware solutions – spanning systems, boards, and cards, and a new microprocessor customized for China.  Built collaboratively by OpenPOWER members, the new solutions exploit the POWER architecture to provide more choice, customization and performance to customers, including hyperscale data centers. The OpenPOWER Foundation which is a collaboration of Read more…

AMAX Achieves Elite Solution Provider Status in NVIDIA Partner Network Program

Mar 18, 2015 |

FREMONT, Calif., March 18 — AMAX, a leading provider of HPC and Data Center solutions, today announced that it has achieved Elite Solution Provider status in the NVIDIA Partner Network program. Specifically, the designation recognizes AMAX’s achievement in the Accelerated Computing Competency, which includes technical expertise; customer service; and the ability to design, implement, and maintain best-in-class Read more…

ISC 2015 Keynotes to Focus on Latest Innovations and Future Challenges

Mar 18, 2015 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, March 18 — World-renowned for automotive quality and safety, Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz cars are also highly innovative. To share the inside story, Dr. Jürgen Kohler, the head of NVH CAE and Vehicle Concepts at Daimler AG, will talk about “High-Performance Computing – Highly Efficient Development – Mercedes-Benz Cars” at the opening keynote at this Read more…