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Weekly Twitter Roundup

May 5, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Phenomenal evening with @hms_rc @fasrc and @MichaelDell We truly appreciate our amazing partnership!#HPC #storage pic.twitter.com/Reg5ERvdmk — James Read more…

Bright Computing Appoints New CFO

May 5, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 5 — Bright Computing, the leading independent provider of management software for high performance computing (HPC) clusters, big data clusters, and OpenStack clouds, announced today that Bill Griffin has been appointed as its Chief Financial Officer. The appointment of a seasoned Silicon Valley financial leader with more than 25 years of Read more…

ANSYS Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results

May 5, 2016 |

PITTSBURGH, Penn., May 5 — ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANSS), today announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2016.  The Company reported GAAP and non-GAAP revenue growth in constant currency of 6% and 5%, respectively, and GAAP and non-GAAP diluted earnings per share of $0.63 and $0.77, respectively, for the quarter.  Recurring revenue, which is comprised of lease Read more…

Cray Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results

May 4, 2016 |

SEATTLE, Wash., May 4 — Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (NASDAQ: CRAY) has announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016. All figures in this release are based on U.S. GAAP unless otherwise noted. A reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP measures is included in the financial tables in this press release. Revenue for the first quarter of Read more…

Seagate Reports Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results

May 2, 2016 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., May 2 — Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) (the “Company” or “Seagate”) has reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2016 ended April 1, 2016. For the third quarter, the Company reported revenue of approximately $2.6 billion, gross margin of 20.2%, net loss of $21 million and diluted loss per share of Read more…

Supermicro Reports Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Apr 29, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 29 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing, has announced third quarter fiscal 2016 financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016. The final results are in line with the preliminary results announced by the Company on April 14, 2016. Fiscal Read more…

ITIF Report Aims to Sway Congress, Promote National HPC Agenda

Apr 28, 2016 |

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a Washington D.C. think tank with close ties to the Office of Science and Technology Policy and government broadly, today released an expansive report – The Vital Importance of High- Performance Computing to U.S. Competitiveness – and also held a panel to discuss the report’s recommendation. Noteworthy, many of the panelists are familiar names in the HPC community.

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Apr 28, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Never thought I would get to see one of these in person! @spurlockmuseum @cray_inc @NCSAatIllinois pic.twitter.com/7tGZctb3vX — Read more…

Intel Promotes Diane Bryant to Executive Vice President

Apr 28, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 28 — Intel Corporation today announced that Diane Bryant has been promoted to executive vice president. Bryant has been leading Intel’s Data Center Group (DCG) as general manager and senior vice president since 2012. The appointment reflects Bryant’s record of leadership and results throughout her tenure at Intel, and the elevated role of Read more…

SGI Reports Fiscal Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Apr 28, 2016 |

MILPITAS, Calif., April 28 — SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), a global leader in high-performance solutions for compute, data analytics and data management, has reported financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended March 25, 2016. The data in this release is presented on both a GAAP and non-GAAP basis and a reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP measures is included Read more…

SanDisk Announces First Quarter 2016 Results

Apr 28, 2016 |

MILPITAS, Calif., April 28 — SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, has announced results for the first quarter ended April 3, 2016. First quarter revenue of $1.37 billion increased 3 percent on a year-over-year basis and decreased 11 percent sequentially. On a GAAP basis, first quarter net income was $78 million, or $0.37 per share, compared to net Read more…

Extreme Networks Reports Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Apr 28, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 28 — Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) has released financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended March 31, 2016.  Third quarter GAAP revenue was $124.9 million and non-GAAP revenue was $125.3 million.  GAAP net loss for the third fiscal quarter was $10.8 million, or $0.10 per basic share, and non-GAAP net income was $3.5 million, or $0.03 per diluted share. “We posted solid performance for the Read more…

Fujitsu Reports Fiscal 2015 Full-Year Financial Results

Apr 28, 2016 |

TOKYO, Japan, April 28 — Fujitsu today reported profit for the year attributable to owners of the parent was 86.7 billion yen, down 53.2 billion yen from fiscal 2014. Consolidated revenue for fiscal 2015 was 4,739.2 billion yen, essentially unchanged from fiscal 2014. In Japan, revenue from network products and PCs declined, but revenue from Read more…

Asetek Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Apr 27, 2016 |

April 27 — Asetek reported revenue of $10.4 million in the first quarter 2016, representing growth of 88% versus the same period last year. The growth consisted of 75% increase in desktop revenue driven by shipments in the DIY market. Data center revenue grew over five times the revenue achieved in first quarter 2015, as Read more…

Cray to Relocate Saint Paul Location to the Offices at Mall of America

Apr 27, 2016 |

SEATTLE, Wash., April 27 — In order to support the long-term growth of the Company, global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (NASDAQ: CRAY) today announced it has signed a lease to be the new anchor tenant at The Offices @ MOA property in Bloomington, Minnesota. Located at Mall of America, The Offices @ MOA is a brand new 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. Conference Call Information To access the call, Read more…

AMD Reports 2016 First Quarter Results

Apr 22, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 22 — AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) has announced revenue for the first quarter of 2016 of $832 million, operating loss of $68 million, and net loss of $109 million, or $0.14 per share. Non-GAAP operating loss was $55 million and non-GAAP net loss was $96 million, or $0.12 per share. “Our strategy to build a strong business Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Apr 21, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Did you know? @usnistgov uses #supercomputers to study performance of concrete, an $80-100 billion US industry | Read more…

Mellanox Achieves Record Quarterly Revenue in First Quarter 2016

Apr 21, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, April 21 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2016. “We are pleased to report the fourth consecutive quarter of record revenue. Our profitability grew 37.2 percent year-over-year. During the quarter we closed the acquisition of EZchip Semiconductor Ltd. We see great promise in Read more…

Cray Appoints Brian Turner to Board of Directors

Apr 21, 2016 |

SEATTLE, Wash., April 21 — Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (NASDAQ: CRAY) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Brian V. Turner as a member of the Board and as a member of its Audit and Compensation Committees, effective April 18, 2016. Turner previously served as the chief financial officer of Coinstar, Inc., a publicly-traded provider of automated retail solutions Read more…