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Jacqueline Chen and Kaitlin Thaney to Keynote RMACC’s 5th Annual HPC Symposium

Jun 23, 2015 |

BOULDER, Colo., June 23 — Leaders from two of the nation’s most innovative technology research laboratories will be the keynote speakers at the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium’s 5th Annual High Performance Computing Symposium Aug. 11-13 at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Jacqueline Chen, Livermore, CA, a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at the Combustion Read more…

BittWare Unveils New FDK for Altera FPGA Boards

Jun 23, 2015 |

PARIS, France, June 23 — BittWare, designer and manufacturer of FPGA platforms, announced today at the TERATEC 2015 Forum the release of its new FPGA Development Kit (FDK) for Altera FPGA boards. The FDK provides FPGA board support IP and integration for BittWare’s Altera FPGA-based boards. Built with Altera’s Qsys system integration tool, the FDK is a Read more…

Altair Announces Availability of PBS Professional 13.0

Jun 23, 2015 |

TROY, Mich., June 23 — Altair today announced the general availability of PBS Professional 13.0, the latest version of the market-leading software product for high-performance computing (HPC) workload management and job scheduling on clusters and supercomputers. The 13.0 version has been architected to meet the needs of companies looking to prepare for the move to exascale and is the largest release Read more…

Asetek Joins the OpenPOWER Foundation

Jun 23, 2015 |

OSLO, Norway, June 23 — Asetek today announced that it has joined the OpenPOWER Foundation, an open development community based on the POWER microprocessor architecture. “Asetek is a great addition to the rapidly expanding OpenPOWER ecosystem and we look forward to working together,” said Sumit Gupta, IBM’s Vice President of High Performance Computing and OpenPOWER Operations. “POWER’s Read more…

Dell Unveils the PowerEdge C6320

Jun 23, 2015 |

ROUND ROCK, Tex., June 23 — Dell today announced it continues to push the boundaries of high-performance computing (HPC) and big data by unveiling the PowerEdge C6320, the latest addition in its 13th generation Dell PowerEdge server portfolio. The PowerEdge C6320 delivers up to two times performance improvement on the leading HPC performance benchmark, and has the right Read more…

ESI to Attend TERATEC Forum for the Development of HPC

Jun 23, 2015 |

PARIS, France, June 23 — ESI Group will attend the 10th Teratec Forum at the Ecole Polytechnique in Palaiseau, June 23 & 24. A founding member of the organization, ESI has supported Teratec for the past decade. Today, Teratec plays a leading role in accelerating the developments of High Performance Computing in Europe. For this reason, ESI has chosen the Teratec Campus, Read more…

InfiniBand Trade Association Launches RoCE Initiative

Jun 23, 2015 |

BEAVERTON, Ore., June 23 — The InfiniBand Trade Association (IBTA) today announced the launch of the RoCE Initiative to further the advancement of RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) technology and promote RoCE awareness. The RoCE Initiative will provide education, case studies and resources to enable CIOs, enterprise data center architects and solutions engineers to achieve improved application performance and Read more…

BittWare to Showcase Arria 10 PCIe Board at TERATEC Forum

Jun 23, 2015 |

PARIS, FRANCE, June 23 — BittWare, a premier board supplier for over 25 years, is featuring its first board based on the Altera Arria 10 GT/GX FPGA today at the TERATEC 2015 Forum, an event that brings together top international experts in simulation and high performance computing. BittWare is showcasing the A10PL4, a low-profile PCIe Read more…

Clemens Engler Joins Bright Computing

Jun 22, 2015 |

June 22 — Bright Computing, the leader in high performance infrastructure management solutions for cloud, big data and HPC, today announced that Clemens Engler has joined the company to lead business development across the regions of Europe, Middle East and Africa. Mr. Engler brings a wealth of enterprise experience to Bright, spanning research and development, marketing, partner development, as well as sales and Read more…

D-Wave Systems Breaks 1000 Qubit Quantum Computing Barrier

Jun 22, 2015 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 22 —  D-Wave Systems Inc., the world’s first quantum computing company, today announced that it has broken the 1000 qubit barrier, developing a processor about double the size of D-Wave’s previous generation and far exceeding the number of qubits ever developed by D-Wave or any other quantum effort. This is a major technological and Read more…