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New Report Says HPC Market to be Worth $36 Billion by 2020

Feb 5, 2016 |

PUNE, India, Feb. 5 — According to a new market research report, “High Performance Computing Market by Components Type (Servers, Storage, Networking Devices, & Software), Services, Deployment Type, Server Price Band, Vertical, & Region – Global Forecast to 2020”, published by MarketsandMarkets, the HPC market is estimated to grow from USD 28.08 Billion in 2015 and projected to be of USD 36.62 Billion by Read more…

Huawei and PSNC Inaugurate Innovation Center in Poland

Feb 3, 2016 |

Feb. 3 — Huawei and Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC) in Poland have officially inaugurated PSNC-Huawei Innovation Center where joint research in the area of high-performance computing (HPC), cloud storage, and big data will be carried out. The PSNC-Huawei Innovation Center is a remarkable step towards business and science collaboration, largely influencing development of Read more…

Lenovo Reports Strong Third Quarter Performance

Feb 3, 2016 |

HONG KONG, China, Feb. 3 — Lenovo Group has announced results for its third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2015. Quarterly revenue was US$12.9 billion, an 8 percent year-over-year decrease, or 2 percent year-over-year in constant currency. Third quarter pre-tax income, excluding non-cash, M&A related accounting charges of US$77 million, was US$397 million, while reported pre-tax income Read more…

IBM Watson Ecosystem Opens for Business in India

Feb 2, 2016 |

BANGALORE, India, Feb. 2 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced InspireOne Technologies and TEXTIENT as the first two India-based partners to join the IBM Watson Ecosystem. The companies will begin developing cognitive computing solutions in the region. InspireOne Technologies is using IBM Watson cognitive APIs in its professional development app to empower employees to develop their leadership skills, Read more…

Nimbix Addresses Enterprise Call for HPC With Executive Hire

Feb 2, 2016 |

DALLAS, Tex., Feb. 2 — Nimbix, a leader in cloud-based, High-Performance Computing (HPC) infrastructure and applications, today announced the appointment of Chuck Kelly as Senior Vice President of Sales. Kelly will be responsible for expanding the company’s enterprise sales organization and its channel of application providers, cloud consultants and resellers, through focused HPC marketing and sales initiatives. Read more…

CPU 24/7 and COMSOL Sign Hosting Partnership Agreement

Feb 2, 2016 |

Feb. 2 — CPU 24/7, a specialist in high-performance computing (HPC) on demand and leading global provider of “CAE as a Service” solutions for applications with regard to fluid dynamics, structural mechanics and multiphysics, extends its efficient and high-performance software portfolio with COMSOL products. Both companies now signed a cooperation agreement, which turns CPU 24/7 Read more…

Mellanox Promotes Amit Katz to Vice President of Ethernet Switch Sales

Feb 2, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, Feb. 2 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced the promotion of Amit Katz to Vice President of Ethernet Switch Sales. “Amit has been key to the growth of our Ethernet business and we are pleased to announce his promotion Read more…

Seagate Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Jan 29, 2016 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., Jan. 29 — Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) today reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2016 ended January 1, 2016. For the second quarter, the Company reported revenue of approximately $3.0 billion, gross margin of 24.8%, net income of $165 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.55. On a Read more…

Supermicro Announces Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Jan 29, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 29 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing, has announced second quarter fiscal 2016 financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2015. Fiscal 2nd Quarter Highlights Quarterly net sales of $639.0 million, up 23.0% from the first quarter of fiscal Read more…

Fujitsu Reports 2015 Third Quarter Financial Results

Jan 29, 2016 |

TOKYO, Japan, Jan. 29 — Fujitsu today reported profit for the period attributable to owners of the parent of 5.2 billion yen, representing a deterioration of 22.3 billion yen from the third quarter of fiscal 2014. Consolidated revenue for the third quarter of fiscal 2015 was 1,166.9 billion yen, essentially unchanged from the third quarter Read more…

Cray to Report 2015 Full Year and Fourth Quarter Financial Results on February 11

Jan 29, 2016 |

SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 29 — Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (Nasdaq: CRAY) plans to host an investor conference call on Thursday, February 11 at 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET) to discuss its 2015 full year and fourth quarter financial results. The call will feature a discussion by senior management followed by a question and answer session. Conference Call Information To Read more…

Bright Computing Receives Horizon 2020 Grant From European Commission

Jan 28, 2016 |

Jan. 28 — Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, announces it has been awarded a grant of more than 1.5 million Euros by the European Commission under its Horizon 2020 program. The grant will be used for the Bright Beyond HPC program, which focuses on enhancing and scaling Bright’s industry-leading management platform Read more…

SanDisk Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2015 Results

Jan 28, 2016 |

MILPITAS, Calif., Jan. 28 — SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced results for the fourth quarter and fiscal 2015 ended January 3, 2016.  Fourth quarter revenue of $1.54 billion decreased 11 percent on a year-over-year basis and increased 6 percent sequentially.  Annual revenue for 2015 was $5.56 billion, a decrease of Read more…

Boston Limited Achieves Elite Solution Provider Status in NVIDIA Partner Network Program

Jan 28, 2016 |

Jan. 28 — Boston Limited today announced that it has achieved Elite Solution Provider status in the NVIDIA Partner Network program. Specifically, the designation recognizes Boston’s achievement in both Accelerated Computing and Professional Visualization, which includes technical expertise; customer service; and the ability to design, implement, and maintain best-in-class accelerated computing and professional visualization solutions Read more…

SGI Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Jan 27, 2016 |

MILPITAS, Calif., Jan. 27 — SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), a global leader in high performance solutions for compute, data analytics and data management, today reported financial results for its fiscal second quarter ended December 25, 2015. The data in this release is presented on both a GAAP and non-GAAP basis and a reconciliation of GAAP to Read more…

Mellanox Achieves Record Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Jan 27, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, Jan. 27 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX) today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2015. “We are pleased to achieve record quarterly and annual revenues. Our profitability grew 2.4 times year-over-year with operating income representing 21.3% of revenues. We are proud to grow our annual net Read more…

Siemens to Acquire Simulation Software Supplier CD-adapco

Jan 27, 2016 |

Jan. 27 — Siemens and CD-adapco have entered into a stock purchase agreement for the acquisition of CD-adapco by Siemens. The purchase price is $970 million. CD-adapco is a global engineering simulation company with software solutions covering a wide range of engineering disciplines including Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Solid Mechanics (CSM), heat transfer, particle dynamics, reactant Read more…

Bright Computing Partners With BitNet to Provide Infrastructure Management Solution to FNSS

Jan 26, 2016 |

Jan. 26 — Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, today announced that it has joined forces with BitNet, a real-time analytics research and development company based in Turkey, to provide an infrastructure management solution to FNSS. Founded in 2012, BitNet develops interactive HPC and big data solutions for education, energy, defence, and Read more…

Alison Kennedy Appointed as New Hartree Centre Director

Jan 25, 2016 |

Jan. 25 — The STFC Hartree Centre is pleased to announce that Alison Kennedy will be joining the centre as its new Director at the end of March 2016. As Director, Alison will drive the continued growth and development of the Hartree Centre. This follows the UK Government and IBM’s recent five year investment to enable UK Read more…

Cray Signs $36M Contract to Upgrade Systems at ECMWF

Jan 25, 2016 |

SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 25 — Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (NASDAQ: CRAY) today announced the Company has signed a $36 million contract to upgrade and expand the Cray XC supercomputers and Cray Sonexion storage system at the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF). When the project is completed, the enhanced systems will allow the world-class numerical weather prediction and research Read more…