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Mellanox Introduces New Ethernet Switches

Oct 15, 2014 |

BARCELONA, Spain, Oct. 15 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for servers and storage systems, today announced the addition of three new top-of-rack Open Ethernet software-defined networking (SDN) switches to its 10/40/56 Gigabit Ethernet switch product portfolio. Based on Mellanox’s SwitchX-2 switch ICs, the new SX1400, SX1700 and SX1710 Ethernet switches Read more…

Fujitsu, A*STAR, and SMU Sign Master Research Collaboration Agreement

Oct 15, 2014 |

Oct. 15 — Fujitsu Limited, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and the Singapore Management University (SMU) have today signed a Master Research Collaboration Agreement (MRCA) at Fusionopolis. Under the MRCA, a five-year partnership which builds on the Fujitsu-A*STAR MoU signed in Japan in March 2013, the parties will invest $54 million in Read more…

George Michael HPC Fellowships Announced

Oct 14, 2014 |

NEW ORLEANS, La., Oct. 14 – ACM (the Association for Computing Machinery) and IEEE Computer Society have named Harshitha Menon of the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign (UIUC) and Alexander Breuer of Technische Universität München (TUM) as recipients of 2014 ACM/IEEE Computer Society George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowships. Menon and Breuer will each receive a $5,000 Read more…

Terascala Updates HPC Storage Offering

Oct 14, 2014 |

BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 14 — Terascala, the industry leader in HPC storage management software, today announced updates to the Dell | Terascala HPC Storage Solution (HSS), a high performance computing (HPC) system that helps customers manage the influx of data in technical computing environments. The new improvements are designed to meet growing customer demands for integrated storage Read more…

Supermicro to Showcase Products at VMworld

Oct 14, 2014 |

BARCELONA, Spain, Oct. 14 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing highlights its 2U TwinPro VMware certified EVO: RAIL, 4U FatTwin Virtual SAN Ready Nodes and an early access program NVIDIA GRID vGPU based SuperServer at VMworld in Barcelona, Spain this week. Supermicro’s EVO: RAIL hyper-converged Read more…

Fujitsu M10 Servers Deployed at NCCC Campuses

Oct 14, 2014 |

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 14 — Alphanumeric Systems, Inc., a leading provider of business productivity services, announced that as of today 12 colleges within North Carolina Community Colleges (NCCC), a network of 58 institutions through the state, have deployed the Fujitsu M10 server with Oracle Solaris, modernizing the higher-education system’s IT infrastructure and reducing the server footprint alone Read more…

NEC and Cloudera Join Forces

Oct 14, 2014 |

TOKYO, Japan and PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 14 — NEC Corporation, a leading information and communication technologies company, and Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop, today announced that they are joining forces to help organizations leverage Big Data for massive large-scale distributed computing and to gain greater value from their data assets more quickly Read more…

PRACE, SHAPE, and NSilico Pool HPC Knowledge to Develop Faster Sequencing Methods

Oct 13, 2014 |

Oct. 13 — PRACE, SHAPE, and NSilico teamed up with computational experts from CINES (France) and ICHEC (Ireland) to address the key problem of rapid alignment of short DNA sequences to reference genomes by deploying the Smith-Waterman algorithm on an emerging many-core technology, the Intel Xeon Phi co-processor. The project entitled “High performance computation for Read more…

HPC Advisory Council Announces Annual South Africa HPC Conference

Oct 13, 2014 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 13 — The HPC Advisory Council, a leading organization for high-performance computing research, outreach and education, today announced that the HPC Advisory Council, in association with the CHPC National Meeting, will hold the HPC Advisory Council South Africa High-Performance Computing Conference 2014 on December 3, 2014 at the Kruger National Park in South Africa. The Read more…

Emulex Introduces New Offerings for HP ProLiant Gen9 Platforms

Oct 13, 2014 |

COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 13 — Emulex Corporation, a leader in network connectivity, monitoring and management, announced a broad range of I/O connectivity solutions for the new HP ProLiant Gen9 rack and blade servers designed to support next generation workloads such as virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), big data analytics, and emerging compute architectures such as network Read more…