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Dell Aims PowerEdge C-Series Platform for HPC and Beyond

Jun 30, 2015 |

Dell has positioned its latest PowerEdge C-series platform to meet the needs of both traditional HPC and the hyperscale market. The recently hatched PowerEdge C6320 is outfitted with the latest generation Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 processors, providing up to 18 cores per socket (144 cores per 2U chassis), up to 512GB of DDR4 memory and Read more…

Is IBM Getting Openness Right? Yes, Says GM Doug Balog

Jun 29, 2015 |

The annual Red Hat Summit, held in Boston last week, is something of revival tent for open source where the pulpits are plentiful and so are smiling believers. Indeed it’s hard to dispute the powerful innovation springing from open source. The RH Summit, which started 11 years ago as a modest celebration of open source Read more…

HP Launches HPC & Big Data Global Business Unit

Jun 4, 2015 |

When HP finally divides into two pieces – HP Inc. (PCs and printers) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (servers and services) – how will the HPC portfolio fare? Views vary of course. The split is meant to let the ‘new’ companies shed distraction and sharpen focus. HPC will live within HP Enterprise, but perhaps surprisingly not Read more…

Micron Reveals HPC Ambitions with Convey Purchase

Apr 1, 2015 |

If you’re looking to establish yourself as an HPC player, you can either develop the technology yourself or purchase an established HPC company. Today, advanced memory maker Micron went with the latter course of action by acquiring Convey Computer Corp, widely known for its deep HPC roots and track record delivering hybrid-core computing. The financial terms Read more…

Pushing Broader Skills: HPC and Beyond

Dec 19, 2014 |

The old adage “knowledge is power” rings true in the technology sector, where both broad and deep knowledge within any given company translates into the power to most effectively support customers, from design through implementation. Not every employee has all of the knowledge necessary to most effectively serve customers, however, technology companies are faced with Read more…

Short Takes

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jul 2, 2015 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Latest count: 12.4% more participants Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jun 25, 2015 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Thierry Breton, CEO Atos, at Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jun 18, 2015 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list.   #ISC16 is already taking Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

May 28, 2015 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Congratulations #ASC15 Champions China's Read more…

Survey Highlights HPC Pain Points

May 20, 2015 |

HPC consulting company X-ISS has released the results of a survey conducted at SC14 about the challenges of operating and managing HPC systems. Participants were asked to rank ten questions on a scale from zero (no problem) to ten (it’s a major issue). Questions were intended to cover a range of HPC challenges, or “HPC Read more…

Off the Wire

Mellanox to Release Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results on July 22

Jul 2, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, July 2 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that it will release its financial results for the second quarter 2015 after the market closes on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Following the release, Mellanox will conduct a conference Read more…

Bright Computing Welcomes PC Link Egypt to Partner Network

Jul 1, 2015 |

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, July 1 — Bright Computing, the leader in high performance infrastructure management solutions for cloud, big data and HPC, has announced that Egypt-based PC Link is the latest organization to join its partner program. Headquartered in Alexandria, PC Link is recognized as one of Egypt’s largest hardware and software distributors, providing highly innovative and reliable solutions to Read more…

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Completes Acquisition of IBM Microelectronics Business

Jul 1, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 1 — GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced that it has completed its acquisition of IBM’s Microelectronics business. With the acquisition, GLOBALFOUNDRIES gains differentiated technologies to enhance its product offerings in key growth markets, from mobility and Internet of Things (IoT) to Big Data and high-performance computing. The deal strengthens the company’s workforce, adding decades Read more…

CoolIT Systems Reaches 50th Patent Milestone

Jul 1, 2015 |

CALGARY, Canada, July 1 — CoolIT Systems, Inc., the world leader in Direct Contact Liquid Cooling technology, today announced that the U.S Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company three new patents in the space of liquid cooling. These patents bring CoolIT’s patent portfolio to 50 issued patents and represent the company’s continued commitment to innovation in Read more…

Caterpillar Expands Relationship With NCSA

Jun 25, 2015 |

June 25 — Caterpillar Inc. today announced it will collaborate with the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to conduct high-performance computing (HPC) projects focused on more realistic simulations that can lead to improved product designs. Through the expanded partnership, NCSA will host Caterpillar’s simulation research on iForge supercomputer over a three-year Read more…