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SGI to Participate in D.A. Davidson 8th Annual Technology Forum

May 27, 2016 |

MILPITAS, Calif., May 27 — SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), a global leader in high-performance solutions for compute, data analytics and data management, today announced that management will be participating in the D.A. Davidson 8th Annual Technology Forum on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York, NY, and will be presenting at the Stifel Technology, Internet Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

May 26, 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. A before and after illustrating the positive influence @NVIDIATesla has had on modern technology #NVIDIA #HPC #GPU Read more…

HPE Spins Off Services Unit in Merger with CSC

May 25, 2016 |

HPE continues its development into an entity of still-evolving form with the announced spin-off of its enterprise services unit, which will be merged with CSC, in what the two companies expect to be a $26 billion “pure-play” IT services organization. The move is in keeping with the recent history of the iconic Silicon Valley company, following the 2014 split of the old Hewlett Packard into Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE – servers, cloud computing and other “enterprise units, along with HPC) and HP Inc. (PCs and printers).

New HPC Market Report Released by ReportBuyer

May 25, 2016 |

LONDON, U.K., May 25 — The HPC market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.45% during 2015-2020. The emergence of big data has increased the demand for systems that can handle data intensive workload. HPC clusters are systems that can easily handle vast amount of data and extensively support high performance data analysis. The improved data Read more…

Cray Bakes Big Data Software Framework Into Urika-GX Analytics Platform

May 24, 2016 |

Cray continued its courtship of the advanced scale enterprise market with today’s launch of the Urika-GX, a system that integrates Cray supercomputing technologies with an agile big data platform designed to run multiple analytics workloads concurrently. While Cray has pre-installed analytics software in previous systems, the new system takes pre-configuration to a new level with an open software framework designed to eliminate installation, integration and update headaches that stymie big data implementations.

STULZ USA Announces Partnership With CoolIT Systems

May 24, 2016 |

May 24 — Leading global mission critical cooling solutions provider STULZ, through its US entity STULZ Air Technology Systems, Inc. (STULZ USA), has engaged in a strategic investment and commercial partnership with CoolIT Systems, Inc. (CoolIT), a global manufacturer of energy efficient Direct Contact Liquid Cooling (DCLC) technologies for High Performance Computing, Cloud and Enterprise markets. The Read more…

ORNL to Open Chattanooga Office

May 24, 2016 |

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May 23, 2016 – The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory will open an office at EPB headquarters in Chattanooga’s Innovation District that will link local companies to the national laboratory’s resources and expertise. ORNL Director Thom Mason announced the office today at the Southeast Regional Energy Innovation Workshop at The Chattanoogan Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

May 19, 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. #ISC16 registration numbers are looking good. We might as well reach 3,000 attendees 🙂 Looking forward to Read more…

Tabor Communications Launches New Native Advertising Platform: The Solution Channel

May 18, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 18 — Tabor Communications Inc. (TCI), a leading international media and services company, and publishers of industry leading online advanced-scale computing publications including HPCwire, EnterpriseTech, and Datanami, today announced the release of the new native advertising platform, called “The Solution Channel,” as part of their network of high tech computing publications covering the people and technologies Read more…

Nielsen and Intel Migrate HPC Efficiency and Data Analytics to Big Data

May 16, 2016 |

Nielsen has collaborated with Intel to migrate important pieces of HPC technology into Nielsen’s big-data analytic workflows including MPI, mature numerical libraries from NAG (the Numerical Algorithms Group), as well as custom C++ analytic codes. This complementary hybrid approach integrates the benefits of Hadoop data management and workflow scheduling with an extensive pool of HPC tools and C/C++ capabilities for analytic applications. In particular, the use of MPI reduces latency, permits reuse of the Hadoop servers, and co-locates the MPI applications close to the data.

NVIDIA Reports Financial Results

May 13, 2016 |

May 13 — NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) has reported revenue for the first quarter ended May 1, 2016, of $1.30 billion, up 13 percent from $1.15 billion a year earlier, and down 7 percent from $1.40 billion in the previous quarter. GAAP earnings per diluted share for the quarter were $0.33, up 38 percent from $0.24 a year Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

May 12, 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. "Nothing is impossible to a willing heart." Great reminder by Olga Baeva! #HPC #IBM pic.twitter.com/0Ls5GYo5uz — Colleen Read more…

Western Digital Completes Acquisition of SanDisk

May 12, 2016 |

IRVINE, Calif., May 12 — Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Western Digital Technologies, Inc. has completed the acquisition of SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK). The addition of SanDisk makes Western Digital Corporation a comprehensive storage solutions provider with global reach, and an extensive product and technology platform that includes deep Read more…

Asetek Ships Three Millionth Liquid Cooler

May 12, 2016 |

OSLO, Norway, May 12 — Asetek, the world’s leading supplier of computer liquid cooling solutions, today announced that it shipped its 3,000,000th unit in Q1 2016. While it took Asetek five years to ship its first million, it has shipped two million units in the last four years alone. This accelerating demand is, in large part, Read more…

SanDisk Announces Final Regulatory Approval for Acquisition by Western Digital

May 10, 2016 |

MILPITAS, Calif., May 10 — SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) today announced that the Ministry of Commerce of China (“MOFCOM”) has approved the acquisition of SanDisk by Western Digital Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC). All necessary regulatory approvals for the acquisition have now been received and the transaction is expected to Read more…

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…