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Mellanox Promotes Amit Katz to Vice President of Ethernet Switch Sales

Feb 2, 2016 | SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, Feb. 2 -- Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced the promotion of Amit Katz to Vice President of Ethernet Switch Sales. "Amit has been key to the growth of our Ethernet business and we are pleased to announce his promotion to vice president of Ethernet switch sales," said Marc Sultzbaugh, senior vice president Read more…

NCSA Awarded Grant to Examine Effective Practices in Industrial HPC

Feb 1, 2016 | Feb. 1 -- Being a principal investigator for a $300,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) award to evaluate and share practices in partnerships between high performance computing (HPC) and industry was not on Merle Giles' radar before he started working with NCSA. "My background is business—it's not technology and it’s not science. My previous lives were not in something related to HPC," Giles says. "But it's the most Read more…

European Consortium Unveils ExaNeSt Project

Feb 1, 2016 | Feb. 1 -- The next generation of supercomputers must be capable of a billion billion calculations per second. These are referred to as Exascale computers and with this ability to undertake such volume of calculations, they will transform our understanding of the world through advanced simulation and problem solving. It will take ten million processors working together to achieve Exascale – the equivalent of asking ten million individuals to solve, in a single second, a problem that would Read more…

LANL Names Laboratory Fellows for 2015

Feb 1, 2016 |
LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Feb. 1 -- Four Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists have been selected as 2015 Laboratory Fellows. The honorees this year are Michael Bernardin, Avadh Saxena, Carlos Tome and Piotr Zelenay. “The Laboratory Fellows Organization recognizes researchers for innovative scientific and technical advances in their respective fields,” said Laboratory Director Charlie McMillan. “The exciting work by Michael, Avadh, Carlos and
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SD Mines Advances to ICPC World Finals in Thailand

Feb 1, 2016 | RAPID CITY, S.D., Feb. 1 -- The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has advanced to the World Finals of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) to be held in Phuket, Thailand, in May. With only 25 teams nationwide invited, SD Mines will be in rare company to compete alongside universities such as Cal Tech, Carnegie Mellon, Cornell, Harvard, MIT and Stanford in what is known as the Olympics of Computer Science. It is the sixth time SD Mines will have represented Read more…

Seagate Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Jan 29, 2016 | CUPERTINO, Calif., Jan. 29 -- Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) today reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2016 ended January 1, 2016. For the second quarter, the Company reported revenue of approximately $3.0 billion, gross margin of 24.8%, net income of $165 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.55. On a non-GAAP basis, which excludes the net impact of certain items, Seagate reported gross margin of 25.6%, net income of $246 million and diluted Read more…

Supermicro Announces Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Jan 29, 2016 | SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 29 -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing, has announced second quarter fiscal 2016 financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2015. Fiscal 2nd Quarter Highlights
  • Quarterly net sales of $639.0 million, up 23.0% from the first quarter of fiscal year 2016 and up 27.0% from the same quarter of last
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Fujitsu Reports 2015 Third Quarter Financial Results

Jan 29, 2016 | TOKYO, Japan, Jan. 29 -- Fujitsu today reported profit for the period attributable to owners of the parent of 5.2 billion yen, representing a deterioration of 22.3 billion yen from the third quarter of fiscal 2014. Consolidated revenue for the third quarter of fiscal 2015 was 1,166.9 billion yen, essentially unchanged from the third quarter of fiscal 2014. Revenue in Japan decreased 1.5%. Although revenue in Japan from system integration services increased, revenue from PCs and Read more…

Cray to Report 2015 Full Year and Fourth Quarter Financial Results on February 11

Jan 29, 2016 | SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 29 -- Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (Nasdaq: CRAY) plans to host an investor conference call on Thursday, February 11 at 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET) to discuss its 2015 full year and fourth quarter financial results. The call will feature a discussion by senior management followed by a question and answer session. Conference Call Information To access the call, please dial into the conference at least 10 minutes prior to the beginning of Read more…

Bright Computing Receives Horizon 2020 Grant From European Commission

Jan 28, 2016 | Jan. 28 -- Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, announces it has been awarded a grant of more than 1.5 million Euros by the European Commission under its Horizon 2020 program. The grant will be used for the Bright Beyond HPC program, which focuses on enhancing and scaling Bright's industry-leading management platform for advanced IT infrastructure, including high performance computing clusters, big data clusters, and Read more…