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EnterpriseHPC’16 Summit Advances Market Through Attendee & Sponsor Collaboration

Dec 21, 2015 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 21 — The EnterpriseHPC’16 summit, the market-leading live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the emergence of advanced scale computing in commercial settings, will once again provide a summit program aimed at arming senior technology business executives in cross-vertical corporate organizations with core knowledge on advanced-scale and high performance computing for competitive Read more…

BittWare Joins the OpenPOWER Foundation

Dec 18, 2015 |

CONCORD, N.H., Dec. 18 — BittWare, an industry-leading board supplier for over 25 years specializing in high-performance FPGA platforms, announced today that it has joined the OpenPOWER Foundation, an open development community based on the POWER microprocessor architecture. BittWare joins a growing roster of technology organizations working collaboratively to build advanced server, networking, storage, and acceleration Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Dec 17, 2015 |

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. Coolest booth at #AGU15? Definitely @NASA. @NASA_Supercomp #HPC pic.twitter.com/vZbbDiaSXR — Addison Snell (@addisonsnell) December 16, 2015 Converge Read more…

Allinea Releases Version 6.0 of Forge and Performance Reports

Dec 16, 2015 |

Dec. 16 — Allinea has released version 6.0 of their HPC development tools suite Allinea Forge and Performance Reports. Building on their commitment to serving the scientific HPC community, Allinea has been demonstrating the new features at SC15 this year. “If I had to pick one feature that wowed people, it’d have to be writing your Read more…

Sopra Steria Launches European Centre of Excellence for Cognitive Computing

Dec 14, 2015 |

PARIS, France, Dec. 14 — Sopra Steria, a European leader in digital transformation, announces the launch of its European centre of excellence for cognitive information technologies. The group is entering the IBM Watson Ecosystem and will leverage the IBM Watson Developer Cloud to pilot, test and deploy new business ideas, with the aim of proposing Read more…

Ace Computers Caps 2015 With Two Major Custom HPC Orders

Dec 11, 2015 |

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 11 — Ace Computers, acknowledged as a premier build of custom HPC clusters, is capping off a banner year with two major cluster orders—for the U.S. Dept. of Defense, and a world-leading computational physics analysis company. Ace Computers Vice President Marc Fertik coordinated the DOD order for a trailblazing 400-core triple-head node cluster. Each Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Dec 10, 2015 |

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. Happy Birthday to Ada Lovelace, the world's first computer programmer! #hpc #supercomputing #BCSWomenAda pic.twitter.com/5FUplTUGcu — STFC Hartree Read more…

Micropoint Joins Bright Partner Programme

Dec 9, 2015 |

Dec. 9 — Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, today announced that India-based Micropoint has signed up to its partner programme. With regional offices across India, Micropoint helps organisations implement infrastructure solutions, comprising HPC clusters (both CPU only and hybrid), cloud based solutions, networking products, high speed interconnects for HPC clusters, Read more…

CoolIT Systems Named Exporter of the Year at Alberta Export Awards

Dec 9, 2015 |

Dec. 9 — CoolIT Systems, Inc., the world leader in Direct Contact Liquid Cooling technologies for desktops, server and data centers, is proud to announce it has been named 2015 Exporter of the Year Award at the Alberta Export Awards ceremony hosted by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and JuneWarren-Nickle’s Energy Group (JWE) in Calgary on Thursday 3rd December. The recipient of the Read more…

Mellanox Appoints Shai Cohen to Board of Directors

Dec 8, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, Dec. 8 — 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 Shai Cohen has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors effective December 7, 2015. Before announcing his retirement in April 2015, Shai Cohen, a co-founder Read more…

First Indian Student Supercomputing Challenge Coming this June

Dec 7, 2015 |

During June 1-4, 2016, the first ever Indian Student Supercomputing Challenge (ISSC) will take place in Mumbai, India, in tandem with the inaugural distributed & embedded-High Performance Computing (de-HPC) symposium. ISSC is being organized by the academic partners Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay and industry partners Syncthreads Computing with the official support of the Read more…

Bright Computing to Co-Exhibit With Partner transtec at French Trade Show

Dec 7, 2015 |

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Dec. 7 — Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, today announced that the company will co-exhibit with its partner transtec, at Journées Réseaux de L’Enseignement et de la Recherche (JRES), a trade show in Montpellier France, December 8th to 11th 2015. JRES is a conference held every Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Dec 3, 2015 |

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. Our Edison #HPC being dismantled & packed 4 its big move from Oakland 2 @BerkeleyLab Wang Hall! Read more…

SanDisk and Supermicro Form Alliance to Deliver Software Defined All-Flash Storage Solutions

Dec 3, 2015 |

MILPITAS, Calif., Dec. 3 — SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, and Supermicro, a global leader in Green Computing solutions for the data center, cloud and enterprise, today announced a strategic alliance to bring out a unique class of next-generation software defined all-flash storage solutions for the data center. At the core of Read more…

EGI and UberCloud Announce Collaboration

Dec 2, 2015 |

Dec. 2 — EGI is proud to announce a collaboration with UberCloud based on a shared vision to embrace distributed computing, storage and data related technologies. The agreement is grounded on a joint commitment to increase IT resources in order to speed up time to market and enable development and innovation of new and more Read more…

Mellanox Promotes Freddy Gabbay to Vice President of Software

Dec 1, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, Dec. 1 — 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 Freddy Gabbay to vice president of software. Mr. Gabbay will report to Amit Krig, Mellanox’s vice president of software. “I am pleased to announce the promotion of Freddy to vice president Read more…

AMD Promotes Renowned Graphics Architect Michael Mantor to Corporate Fellow

Dec 1, 2015 |

Dec. 1 — AMD announced the appointment of graphics and parallel compute architect Michael Mantor to AMD Corporate Fellow for his demonstrated leadership in graphics engineering. At AMD, Corporate Fellow is the highest possible level of technical recognition with only four employees currently holding the title. Mantor has made key contributions to a diverse set of AMD graphics Read more…

Women in HPC: Revelations and Reckoning

Nov 30, 2015 |

Most who work in the high performance computing (HPC) industry agree; people problems are far more complicated than technical challenges. Diversity, or the lack thereof, is the HPC industry’s current grand challenge, and how best to encourage the participation of women in HPC was the theme for several SC15 sessions, including birds-of-a-feather, panel discussion, vendor Read more…

HP Reports Fiscal 2015 Full-Year and Fourth Quarter Financial Results

Nov 25, 2015 |

Nov. 25 — HP Inc. has announced Hewlett-Packard Company financial results for fiscal 2015 and the fourth quarter ended October 31, 2015. These results include Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (“Hewlett Packard Enterprise”), Hewlett-Packard Company’s former enterprise technology infrastructure, software, services and financing businesses, which separated from Hewlett-Packard Company on November 1, 2015. In connection with this Read more…

Cloud HPC Market to Reach $10.83 Billion by 2020, Says Reportlinker

Nov 25, 2015 |

Nov. 25 — The cloud High Performance Computing (HPC) market size is estimated to grow from USD 4.37 billion in 2015 to USD 10.83 billion by 2020, at an estimated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.9% from 2015 to 2020. The cloud HPC market is driven by factors, such as complex applications management, emergence of big data market, Read more…