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Milwaukee Institute Receives WEDC Grant to Expand HPC Offerings to Tech Enterprises

Jul 27, 2015 |

MILWAUKEE, Wis., July 27 — The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has awarded a $750,000 grant to the Milwaukee Institute to help the non-profit computational research center greatly expand its high-performance computing offerings for use by area tech enterprises. The grant enables the Institute to expand its computational systems and services, including advanced modeling, simulation, Read more…

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Brocade and CERN openlab Collaborate on SDN Network Evolution

Jul 27, 2015 |

BRACKNELL, U.K. and SAN JOSE, Calif., July 27 — Brocade today announced a partnership with CERN openlab to help the world’s largest and most respected centre for scientific research develop a long-term software-defined networking (SDN) strategy for the New IP. Brocade has been named an official networking contributor member to CERN openlab, building on its previous relationship as a technology supplier Read more…

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ISC Cloud & Big Data Conference Offers Unique Workshops to Attendees

Jul 24, 2015 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, July 24 – ISC Events, the organizers of the ISC Cloud & Big Data conference are looking forward to offering eight engaging workshops as part of the pre-conference program. The workshops will take place at the Marriott Frankfurt on September 28, slightly over two months from now. Following the workshops, the organizers will offer two full days of Read more…

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GCS Remains a Strong Force in HPC

Jul 24, 2015 |

BERLIN, Germany, July 24 — The Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS) resumes its status of a global heavyweight in High-Performance Computing (HPC). This is shown in the latest version of the TOP500 (7/2015) listing the fastest supercomputers in the world. Strongest GCS representative in this list remains supercomputer JUQUEEN of GCS member centre Jülich Supercomputing Read more…

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XSEDE and IU Partner to Help Researchers Make the Most of HPC Tools

Jul 24, 2015 |

July 24 — For researchers with big data but little access to the IT tools needed to analyze it, the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) Campus Bridging team is a bit like a superhero squad. Based at Indiana University, the team makes it easier to connect researchers’ analyses to the national cyberinfrastructure — Read more…

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Cray to Announce Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results on July 30

Jul 24, 2015 |

SEATTLE, Wash., July 24 — Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. plans to host an investor conference call on Thursday, July 30 at 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET) to discuss its second quarter 2015 financial results. The call will feature a discussion by senior management followed by a question and answer session. Conference Call Information Read more…

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Allinea to Train Next Generation of HPC Software Heroes at XSEDE’15

Jul 24, 2015 |

July 24 — Allinea Software is to feature at the upcoming XSEDE15 conference in St Louis, July 26-30 2015, as it looks to help scientists and developers that use the nation’s shared academic supercomputing facilities to make more efficient use of their own time and their system allocation. The XSEDE15 event highlights the achievements made on Read more…

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ITMI Chooses SGI to Power One of the Largest Genomic Databases in the World

Jul 23, 2015 |

MILPITAS, Calif., July 23 — SGI, a global leader in high-performance solutions for compute, data analytics and data management, announced that Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) has selected SGI to enable researchers to obtain insights from its premier genomic databases, allowing them to diagnose patients with more accuracy and speed, ultimately ensuring a higher level of Read more…

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Mellanox Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Jul 23, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, July 23 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. has announced financial results for its second quarter, ended June 30, 2015. “We are excited to achieve record quarterly revenues and anticipate continued revenue growth and record annual revenues for the full fiscal year 2015. Our InfiniBand solutions continue to take market share on the Read more…

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ISC 2015 Caps 30th Anniversary With Record-Breaking Attendance in Frankfurt

Jul 22, 2015 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, July 22 — The 2015 ISC High Performance Conference (ISC 2015) concluded its 30th meeting last week drawing 2,846 attendees, exceeding its own expectations. The organizers had initially expected around 2,600 to attend this year’s conference and exhibition, held in Frankfurt Germany from July 12 – 16. Also at the event were 153 leading high Read more…

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