Off The Wire

Panasas Joins the iRODS Consortium

Apr 26, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 26 — Panasas, the leader in performance scale-out network-attached storage (NAS), today announced that it has joined the iRODS Consortium as a contributing member. The iRODS Consortium leads development and support of the Integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS), free open source software for data discovery, workflow automation, secure collaboration, and data virtualization. Read more…

University of Cambridge Selects Red Hat to Support OpenStack-Based HPC Initiatives

Apr 26, 2016 |

AUSTIN, Tex., April 26 — Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that the University of Cambridge, one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious academic institutions, has selected Red Hat to support its OpenStack-based high performance computing (HPC) initiatives. In addition to deploying Red Hat OpenStack Platform for its HPC-as-a-Service offering, the University of Cambridge also plans to collaborate with Red Hat to bring HPC capabilities to the upstream OpenStack community. Read more…

TYAN Announces Support for Intel Xeon E5-2600 v4 Product Family

Apr 26, 2016 |

April 26 — TYAN, an industry-leading server platform design manufacturer and subsidiary of MITAC Computing Technology Corporation, announces support for the new Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 v4 product family. Incorporating Intel’s new processor technologies allows TYAN to offer the latest performance and power savings features available. TYAN’s Xeon E5 platform-based server systems and motherboards continue to offer the high performance, power efficiency, and required reliability on the market. Read more…

Berkeley Lab Hosts Fourth X-Stack PI Meeting

Apr 26, 2016 |

April 26 — Berkeley Lab hosted the fourth annual X-Stack PI meeting April 6 and 7, where X-Stack researchers, the facilities teams, application scientists and developers from national laboratories, universities and industry met to share the latest developments in X-Stack application codes and identify further modifications.

X-Stack was launched in 2012 by the U.S. Read more…

Cray to Report First Quarter 2016 Financial Results on May 3

Apr 26, 2016 |

SEATTLE, Wash., April 26 — Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (Nasdaq: CRAY) plans to host an investor conference call on Tuesday, May 3 at 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET) to discuss its first quarter 2016 financial results. The call will feature a discussion by senior management followed by a question and answer session. Read more…

Huazhong University of Science and Technology Crowned ASC16 Champion

Apr 25, 2016 |

WUHAN, China, April 25 — The ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge 2016 (ASC16) concluded in Wuhan on April 22. The event was co-organized by Inspur and Huazhong University of Science and Technology. The co-host Huazhong University of Science and Technology, won the championship and the e Prize with its extraordinary performance. Read more…

University of Cambridge Partners With Mellanox to Deliver OpenStack-Based Cloud

Apr 25, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and YOKNEAM, Israel, April 25 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that University of Cambridge (UoC) has selected Mellanox End-to-End Ethernet interconnect solution including Spectrum SN2700 Ethernet switches, ConnectX-4 Lx NICs and LinkX cables for its OpenStack-based scientific research cloud. Read more…

Supermicro to Showcase Total Solutions at OpenStack Summit

Apr 25, 2016 |

AUSTIN, Tex., April 25 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing showcases its total solutions for public, private and hybrid cloud at OpenStack Summit this week in Austin, Texas. Business success today requires adaptability, flexibility, and security. The Cloud promises to address these challenges by providing an open standards-based infrastructure that enables rapid workload deployment. Read more…

Enter Selects Mellanox OCN to Power Europe’s First Multi-Regional OpenStack-Based Public Cloud

Apr 25, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and YOKNEAM, Israel, April 25 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that Enter, creator of Enter Cloud Suite (ECS), Europe’s first multi-regional OpenStack-based cloud, has selected Mellanox Open Composable Networks (OCN) as the Ethernet network fabric for its Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud offering. Read more…

Deadline Approaching for SC16 Panel Submissions

Apr 22, 2016 |

April 22 — Last call for Panels’ submissions at SC16! Panels bring together key thinkers and producers to consider, in a lively and rapid-fire context, some of the key questions challenging the HPC community.

Panels explore topics in depth by capturing the opinions of a wide range of people active in the relevant fields. Read more…