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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…

Kirsten Wolberg to Join SGI Board of Directors

Jan 22, 2016 |

MILPITAS, Calif., Jan. 22 — SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), a global leader in high performance solutions for compute, data analytics, and data management, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Kirsten Wolberg a member. Ms. Wolberg currently serves as Vice President, Talent for PayPal, a global technology platform and payments leader, directing the talent acquisition, performance Read more…

AliCloud Partners With NVIDIA to Expand HPC and Deep Learning Market

Jan 21, 2016 |

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 21 — AliCloud, the cloud computing business of Alibaba Group, today signed a strategic partnership with NVIDIA, the world leader in visual computing, at its Computing Conference – 2016 Shanghai Summit attended by 3,000 industry representatives. The two companies will collaborate closely around AliCloud HPC (High Performance Computing) to provide the first GPU-based cloud HPC platform in China. The Read more…

Intel, Tsinghua University, and Montage Collaborate to Bring Indigenous Datacenter Solutions to China

Jan 21, 2016 |

Jan. 21 — In 2015, Intel celebrated its 30th year operating in China. Over the last 30 years, Intel has invested more than $7.5 billion USD in China and we continue to see tremendous opportunity in this important market. Some of our more recent investments include innovative engagements with companies like Rockchip and Spreadtrum Communications targeting mobility markets with Read more…

Bright Computing and Do IT Systems Announce Partnership

Jan 20, 2016 |

Jan. 20 — Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, today announced that Italy-based Do IT Systems has signed up to the Bright Partner Programme. Do IT Systems draws on many years of experience in the industrial high performance computing market, collaborating with hardware vendors, resellers and end users to provide innovative HPC Read more…

IBM Reports 2015 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results

Jan 20, 2016 |

ARMONK, N.Y., Jan. 20 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced fourth-quarter 2015 diluted earnings from continuing operations of $4.59 per share, down 17 percent year-to-year.  Operating (non-GAAP) diluted earnings from continuing operations were $4.84 per share, compared with operating diluted earnings of $5.81 per share in the fourth quarter of 2014, down 17 percent.  The prior-year Read more…

AMD Reports 2015 Fourth Quarter and Annual Results

Jan 20, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 20 — AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) has announced revenue for the fourth quarter of 2015 of $958 million, operating loss of $49 million and net loss of $102 million, or $0.13 per share. Non-GAAP operating loss was $39 million, non-GAAP net loss was $79 million and non-GAAP loss per share was $0.10. “AMD closed 2015 with Read more…

Mellanox Comments on Acquisition of EZchip Following Successful Shareholder Vote

Jan 19, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, Jan. 19 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX) today announced that its proposed merger with EZchip (NASDAQ: EZCH) has received the necessary votes of approval from EZchip shareholders. Mellanox expects to complete the acquisition of the fabless semiconductor provider of high-performance processing solutions during the second half of February 2016. “With Read more…

Intel Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Financial Results

Jan 15, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 15 — Intel Corporation has reported full-year revenue of $55.4 billion, operating income of $14.0 billion, net income of $11.4 billion and EPS of $2.33. The company generated approximately $19.0 billion in cash from operations, paid dividends of $4.6 billion and used $3.0 billion to repurchase 96 million shares of stock. For Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jan 14, 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. First time seeing NERSC's Cori Phase I (12 cabinets of XC40) in person. She's looking good! pic.twitter.com/z5urBdOX8C Read more…

Intersect360 Report Shows DDN With Largest Share of Installed Systems at HPC Sites

Jan 13, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 13 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced that it fortified its position as the HPC storage market leader during 2015. DDN posted the largest share of installed systems at HPC sites and expanded its lead versus other storage vendors at surveyed HPC sites according to the recently published Intersect360 Research HPC User Site Census report. Read more…

SGI Appoints Nina Richardson to Board of Directors

Jan 13, 2016 |

MILPITAS, Calif., Jan. 13 — SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), a global leader in high performance solutions for compute, data analytics, and data management, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Nina Richardson a member. Most recently, Ms. Richardson served as Chief Operating Officer of GoPro, a wearable electronic photographic equipment and content producer, from February 2013 Read more…

SGI Reports Preliminary Financial Results for Second Quarter of Fiscal 2016

Jan 12, 2016 |

MILPITAS, Calif., Jan. 12 — SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), a global leader in high performance solutions for compute, data analytics, and data management, today reported preliminary financial results for its second quarter fiscal 2016 ended December 25, 2015. Based on preliminary data, management expects second quarter revenue to be in the range of $150 to $152 million, and Read more…

PCPC Direct Expands HPC Product Portfolio With Zadara Storage-as-a-Service

Jan 12, 2016 |

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 12 — Zadara Storage, the provider of enterprise-class storage-as-a-service (STaaS), announced today that PCPC Direct, Ltd., a woman-owned, full-service Information Technology company founded in 1997, has added the Zadara Storage Virtual Private Storage Array (VPSA) solution to their product portfolio to provide enterprise-grade storage-as-a-service to their High-Performance Computing (HPC) customers in a wide variety of markets. Read more…

Supermicro Provides Preliminary Second Quarter Fiscal 2016 Financial Results

Jan 12, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 12 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing, today provided preliminary information regarding its financial results for the second fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2015. The Company also announced that it will release second quarter fiscal 2016 financial results on Read more…

Cray Announces Selected Preliminary 2015 Financial Results

Jan 11, 2016 |

SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 11 — Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (Nasdaq: CRAY) today announced selected preliminary 2015 financial results. The 2015 anticipated results presented in this release are based on preliminary financial data and are subject to change until the year-end financial reporting process is complete. Based on preliminary results, total revenue for 2015 is expected Read more…