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Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Connecting Universities With Comcast

Apr 23, 2015 |

PITTSBURGH, Penn., April 23 — Comcast Business today announced that the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC), a nonprofit collaboration between Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh that offers advanced supercomputing infrastructure for solving large-scale, data-intensive problems in science and engineering, is using Comcast Business Ethernet for secure, private network connections to eight associated colleges and universities. With this agreement, each of these schools can Read more…

SGI Japan to Assist University of Tokyo With Seismological and Volcanological Research

Apr 23, 2015 |

MILPITAS, Calif. and TOKYO, Japan, April 23 — SGI Japan, Ltd. part of SGI, a global leader in high-performance solutions for compute, data analytics and data management, announced today that the Earthquake and Volcano Information Center of the Earthquake Research Institute (ERI) at the University of Tokyo, has deployed a large-scale parallel computing solution from Read more…

SC15 Tutorials and Panels Due April 24

Apr 23, 2015 |

April 23 — The SC Technical Program is highly competitive and one of the broadest of any HPC conference. Traditionally, the Program includes invited talks, panels, research papers, tutorials, workshops, posters, and Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions.  SC15 will also be launching new initiatives focused on big data and analytics as well as innovative Read more…

PRACE Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Apr 23, 2015 |

April 23 — Today, PRACE – the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe – celebrates its 5th anniversary. In the past five years, PRACE has made an enormous leap from a project-based consortium to a fully-fledged international association of 25 countries with an office in Brussels and multiple projects that it leads or co-operates in. With Read more…

TACC’s Wrangler Opens to Scientists

Apr 22, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., April 22 — The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin, Indiana University, and the University of Chicago today announced that Wrangler, a groundbreaking data analysis and management system, is now in early operations for the open science community. The system is supported by a grant from the National Science Read more…

ACM Gordon Bell Applications Due April 24

Apr 22, 2015 |

April 22 — The Gordon Bell Prize is awarded each year to recognize outstanding achievement in high-performance computing. The purpose of the award is to track the progress over time of parallel computing, with particular emphasis on rewarding innovation in applying high-performance computing to applications in science, engineering, and large-scale data analytics. Prizes may be Read more…

XSEDE15 Registration to Open Soon

Apr 22, 2015 |

April 22 — Registration for the XSEDE15 Conference opens on April 24. Deadlines for the XSEDE15 technical program began in March and will continue through the end of May. Further information on XSEDE15’s Call For Participation is available at https://www.xsede.org/web/conference/xsede15/technical-program. XSEDE15 Sponsors A number of leading corporate and academic organizations have committed to be sponsors of the Read more…

Supermicro Reports Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Apr 22, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 22 — Super Micro Computer, Inc., a leader in application optimized, high performance server solutions, today announced third quarter of fiscal 2015 financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. Fiscal 3rd Quarter Highlights Quarterly net sales of $471.2 million, down 6.3% from the second quarter of fiscal year 2015 and up Read more…

UConn Health Choses Qumulo Core for HPC Infrastructure

Apr 22, 2015 |

BOSTON, Mass., April 22 — Qumulo, pioneer of the world’s first data-aware scale-out NAS, today announced that UConn Health has chosen Qumulo Core for high-performance computing infrastructure to support life sciences research. Qumulo also announced its presence at the Bio-IT World Conference and Expo, taking place April 21-23 in Boston. The company is exhibiting and demonstrating its Qumulo Core software at booth Read more…

Asetek Receives First Production Order of RackCDU From Fujitsu

Apr 22, 2015 |

April 22 — Asetek announced today that it has received its first production order for its RackCDU Direct-to-Chip data center liquid cooling system under the previously announced OEM purchase agreement with Fujitsu. With a value in excess of $550K USD and approximately 40 racks worth of cooling, including more than 5000 pumps and loops for CPU, Read more…