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National Computing Leaders to Keynote HPC Symposium

Jul 15, 2014 |

BOULDER, Colo., July 15 — Two of the nation’s leaders in state-of-the-art cyberstructure research and development will be the keynote speakers at the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium’s 4th annual High Performance Computing Symposium in August. Registration is open to the general public. Irene M. Qualters, Division Director of Advanced Cyberinfrastrucre (ACI) at the National Read more…

NSA Announces New Schools as Cyber Operations Centers of Academic Excellence

Jul 15, 2014 |

July 15 — Five new schools have been selected for the National Security Agency’s National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations Program, which was designed to cultivate more U.S. cyber professionals in an increasingly demanding and ever-changing global environment. After a rigorous application and screening process, the following schools qualified to receive the CAE-Cyber Read more…

Colorado State University to Explore Trends in HPC at RMACC Symposium

Jul 15, 2014 |

July 15 — Both the continuing growth and future of high-performance computing will be the focus of the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium’s  (RMACC) fourth annual High-Performance Computing Symposium, Aug. 12-13 at the University of Colorado-Boulder. The event, open to the public, will be held at the Wolf Law Building on CU-Boulder’s main campus. The Read more…

Convey Computer Introduces Image Resizer Accelerator

Jul 15, 2014 |

RICHARDSON, Tex., July 15 – Convey Computer, the leader in hybrid-core computing, today announced the Accelerated Image Resizer, a technology that utilizes an FPGA (field programmable gate array)-based PCI Express card to resize images up to seventy times faster than a conventional server. Convey’s drop-in acceleration can be used to offload image resizing from existing web servers, Read more…

Supermicro to Release Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2014 Financial Results on August 5

Jul 15, 2014 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 15 — Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing, today announced that it will release fourth quarter and fiscal 2014 financial results on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, immediately after the close of regular trading, followed by a teleconference beginning at 2:00 p.m. Read more…

Fujitsu Develops Technology that Reduces Network Switches in Cluster Supercomputers

Jul 15, 2014 |

KAWASAKI, Japan, July 15 — Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that it has developed a technology that reduces the number of network switches used in a cluster supercomputer system comprised of several thousand units by 40% while maintaining the same level of network performance.Existing cluster supercomputers typically use a “fat tree” network topology, in which, Read more…

Mellanox Promotes Chris Shea to VP of Business Development

Jul 15, 2014 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 15 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for servers and storage systems, today announced the promotion of Chris Shea to vice president of business development. Mr. Shea will continue to report to Amir Prescher, Mellanox’s senior vice president of business development. “I am very pleased to promote Read more…

Cray Appoints MongoDB CEO to Board of Directors

Jul 14, 2014 |

SEATTLE, Wash., July 14 – Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Max Schireson as a member of the Board, and as a member of the Strategic Technology Assessment and Compensation Committees, effective July 8, 2014. Schireson is the CEO of MongoDB, Inc., the database for modern applications, based Read more…

Cloud Pharmaceuticals Granted 1M Hours of Supercomputer Time

Jul 14, 2014 |

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 14 – Cloud Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a therapeutics company focused on cloud-based drug design and development, announced today the expansion of its drug design and development program. The company has been granted supercomputing time at Argonne National Laboratory to design inhibitors of multiple parasitic targets. Through a discretionary allocation of 1 million core-hours Read more…

New Computing Cluster at Carnegie Mellon Traces Lineage to LANL Supercomputer

Jul 14, 2014 |

PITTSBURGH, Penn., July 14 — Parts of a decommissioned Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) supercomputer have found a new home at Carnegie Mellon University, where the components are being reconfigured into a new computing cluster for use in education and research related to large-scale computer systems. The new computing cluster, called Narwhal, is being built at CMU Read more…