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OpenPOWER Foundation Announces First Summit

Dec 8, 2014 |

Dec. 8 — The OpenPOWER Foundation, an open development community dedicated to accelerating data center innovation for POWER platforms, announced today its first OpenPOWER Summit. The Summit will be held March 17-19, 2015, at the San Jose Convention Center in California. “In less than a year since formally establishing the organization, we’ve welcomed more than 75 member companies Read more…

Terascala Releases Lustre Version 2.5.3

Dec 8, 2014 |

BOSTON, Mass., Dec. 8 — Terascala, the industry leader in High Performance Computing (HPC) storage management software, today announced that it has released open-source parallel file system Lustre version 2.5.3 as part of its software stack that includes its Terascala TeraOS HPC storage management software. Main features of this Lustre version include a Hierarchical Storage Management (HSM) interface Read more…

NEC Supplies Supercomputer to the University of Ulm

Dec 8, 2014 |

Dec. 8 — NEC Corporation today announced that NEC Deutschland GmbH has delivered a supercomputer utilizing NEC’s scale-out server, the Express5800/E120f-M, featuring the new Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 Product Family, to the University of Ulm, a state university in Germany offering high performance computing services for theoretical chemistry researchers.The new “JUSTUS” system, named in honor of the Read more…

UT Knoxville Takes Second Place in Student Cluster Competition

Dec 5, 2014 |

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 5 — A team of students from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, sponsored by the National Institute for Computational Sciences captured second place in the Student Cluster Competition at the SC14 supercomputing conference held Nov. 17–19 in New Orleans. The students on this year’s UT Knoxville team chose the name Team VIBE Read more…

Nimbis Enters Into Distribution Agreement with Dassault Systemes

Dec 5, 2014 |

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 5 — Nimbis Services, Inc. (Nimbis) announced today that it has entered into a Value Solutions (VS) Partner distribution agreement with Dassault Systèmes as a reseller of their SIMULIA branded products. Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions creates Read more…

Arkansas HPC Center Joins OpenPOWER Foundation

Dec 5, 2014 |

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Dec. 5 — The Arkansas High Performance Computing Center at the University of Arkansas has joined the OpenPOWER Foundation, a technical membership organization that enables its members to customize IBM’s trademarked POWER CPU high-performance processors and system platforms. The goal of the OpenPOWER Foundation is to create an open ecosystem, using the POWER Read more…

TACC’s Stampede Supercomputer Assists LIGO Research

Dec 4, 2014 |

Dec. 4 — Scientists since Albert Einstein have believed that when major galactic events like supernova explosions or black hole mergers occur in the universe, they leave a trace. That trace, it is believed, takes the form of gravitational waves, ripples in the curvature of space-time that propagate as a wave, travelling outward from the Read more…

IDC Reports Worldwide Server Market Revenues

Dec 4, 2014 |

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Dec. 4 — According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, vendor revenue in the worldwide server market increased 4.8% year over year to $12.7 billion in the third quarter of 2014 (3Q14). This is the second consecutive quarter that the server market has experienced a year-over-year improvement in worldwide revenue. Server Read more…

John Hamm Joins Solarflare Board of Directors

Dec 4, 2014 |

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 4 — Solarflare, the leader in application-intelligent networking software and hardware, today announced the appointment of John Hamm — a technology chief executive officer, venture investor, executive coach and business author — to the firm’s Board of Directors. As a member of Solarflare’s Board of Directors, Hamm brings decades of experience in Read more…

SURFsara Recognized as NVIDIA CUDA Research Center

Dec 4, 2014 |

Dec. 4 — NVIDIA, the world leader in the field of computer graphics technology, has recognized SURFsara as a CUDA Research Center. SURFsara was recognized for its advanced research and expertise in the field of HPC technology and visualization using Graphics Processing Units (GPUs). SURFsara offers amenities like the ‘Elvis’ cluster for remote visualization, the national ‘LISA’ cluster for Read more…

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