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DDN Announces Upsurge in WOS Adoption

Apr 19, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 19 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced a year of unprecedented growth in the usage of its advanced WOS object storage platform. In less than a year, use of the company’s object storage solutions have grown by more than 150 percent to 500+ billion objects in production. Fast-paced growth and strong demand for Read more…

Exxact Named Official Launch Partner of NVIDIA’s New DGX-1 Deep Learning Supercomputer

Apr 18, 2016 |

April 18 — Exxact Corporation, a leading provider of high performance computing solutions for GPU-accelerated deep learning research, today announced that it will offer the new NVIDIA DGX-1 deep learning system, further expanding its extensive portfolio of deep learning hardware solutions. “We are thrilled to be at the forefront of this exciting chapter in NVIDIA history,” said Jason Chen, Vice Read more…

IBM Plans Cognitive Computing Research Center with University of Illinois

Apr 15, 2016 |

In keeping with its vision of an era of cognitive computing enabled by acceleration technology, IBM Research (NYSE: IBM) today announced plans for a multi-year collaboration with the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign to create the Center for Cognitive Computing Systems Research (C3SR) which will be housed within the College of Engineering on the Urbana campus. Read more…

Impetus Technologies Joins Leverage Big Data 2016 as a Sponsor

Apr 15, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 15 — The Leverage Big Data 2016 summit, the market-leading, live hosted summit aimed at exploring the panoply of Big Data phenomena and how businesses are leveraging these technologies to establish ROI, today announced that Impetus Technologies, a leading source of Big Data thought leadership and solutions, has joined the summit as Read more…

Supermicro Provides Third Quarter Financial Update

Apr 15, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 15 — 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 third fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2016. The Company also announced that it will release third quarter fiscal 2016 financial results on Thursday, April Read more…

Seagate Announces Preliminary Financial Information For Fiscal Third Quarter 2016

Apr 14, 2016 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., April 14 — Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), a world leader in storage solutions, today announced selected preliminary financial information for its fiscal third quarter of 2016, which ended on April 1, 2016. Seagate expects to report revenue of approximately $2.6 billion and non-GAAP gross margin of approximately 23% for the fiscal third quarter Read more…

MarketsandMarkets Releases New HPC Research Report

Apr 12, 2016 |

PUNE, India, April 12 — According to a new 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”, The High Performance Computing (HPC) market is estimated to grow from USD 28.08 Billion in 2015 and projected Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Apr 7, 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. While here for #GTC16 I made a quick stop to visit colleagues @NERSC. Cori looks great in Read more…

In OpenPOWER Play, IBM and Google Make Hyperscale Waves at Summit

Apr 6, 2016 |

OpenPOWER Foundation, the mostly IBM-driven effort to create an alternative architecture to Intel x86, took a major step forward today with the announcement of a joint effort by Google and Rackspace to co-develop an open data center server architecture design specification based on…

OpenPOWER Foundation Reveals New Servers and Big Data Analytics Innovations

Apr 6, 2016 |

April 6 — The OpenPOWER Foundation today revealed more than 50 new infrastructure and software innovations, spanning the entire system stack, including systems, boards, cards and accelerators. Unveiled at the second annual OpenPOWER Summit, these new products build upon 30 OpenPOWER-based solutions already in the marketplace. “To meet the demands of today’s data centers, businesses need open system Read more…

Micron Reports Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2016

Mar 30, 2016 |

BOISE, Idaho, March 30 — Micron Technology, Inc., (NASDAQ: MU) today announced results of operations for its second quarter of fiscal 2016, which ended March 3, 2016. Revenues for the second quarter of fiscal 2016 were $2.93 billion and were 12 percent lower compared to the first quarter of fiscal 2016 and 30 percent lower Read more…

Reportbuyer Adds New Cloud HPC Market Report to Offering

Mar 30, 2016 |

March 30 — 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, and adoption Read more…

Research and Markets Adds New Global HPC Market Report to Offering

Mar 29, 2016 |

DUBLIN, Ireland, March 29 — Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global High Performance Computing Market Analysis & Trends – Industry Forecast to 2025” report to their offering. The Global High Performance Computing Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 4.6% over the next decade to reach approximately $45.7 billion by 2025. This Read more…

Intel Stretches Node Cycles, Bids Farewell to Tick-Tock

Mar 28, 2016 |

In a recent 10-K filing (an annual report to the US Securities and Exchange commission), Intel announced that it is retiring its 24-month tick-tock development model and replacing it with a 30-month ‘process, architecture, optimization’ model.

Bright Computing Names Dan Kuczkowski as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Mar 23, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 23 — Bright Computing, the leading independent provider of cluster and cloud management software forhigh performance computing (HPC) clusters, big data clusters, and OpenStack clouds, announced that Dan Kuczkowski has been appointed Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Dan will play a key role in shaping and steering the sales team Read more…

Maxeler Technologies Appoints Two New Board Members

Mar 21, 2016 |

LONDON, England, March 21 — Maxeler Technologies, a leading provider of Dataflow computing platforms, solutions, and appliances, today announced that Andy Bach, Vice President and Chief Architect of Financial Services for Juniper Networks joins as a board of directors observer and Jerry Marcus, Former Director of Metromedia Fiber Networks have been appointed to Maxeler’s board of Read more…

Mellanox and Cadence Collaborate

Mar 14, 2016 |

March 14 — Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced that it has collaborated with Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX) to demonstrate multi-lane interoperability between Mellanox’s physical interface (PHY) IP for PCIe 4.0 technology and Cadence’s 16Gbps multi-link and multi-protocol PHY IP implemented in TSMC’s 16nm FinFET Plus (16FF+) process. Customers seeking to develop and deploy next-generation green data centers Read more…

Intel May Sell $1Billion of its Venture Assets

Mar 11, 2016 |

Bloomberg Business is reporting that Intel plans to sell up to $1 billion of its venture capital unit and will consolidate the organization. “Since its start in 1991, Intel Capital has invested about $11.6 billion in more than 1,440 companies in 57 countries across a range of sectors including security, wearable technology and digital media, Read more…

IDC Server Report: China Surges; IBM Power Strengthens; ARM Stumbles

Mar 11, 2016 |

Led by strong growth in China, the worldwide server market grew 5.2 percent to $15.3 billion in the fourth quarter of 2015, reported market watcher IDC this week. It was the seventh consecutive quarterly (year over year) growth. Notably the high-end of the server market, typically used in the HPC world, actually fell slightly (2.3 Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 10, 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. Here's what a single rack (with a single chassis) of Cray XC-40 looks like pic.twitter.com/m89vKNLu5o — Glenn Read more…