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Intel ‘Haswell’ Xeon E5s Aimed Squarely at HPC

Sep 8, 2014 |

The HPC market is a key one for Intel’s Xeon E5 family of processors, and that is perfectly evident as the chip maker rolls out the “Haswell” Xeon E5-2600 v3 processors for servers and workstations at its Intel Developer Forum today in San Francisco. Many of the new features in the Haswell Xeon E5s are Read more…

Tuesday’s Top ISC14 Twitter Roundup

Jun 24, 2014 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the day at ISC14 in beautiful Leipzig, Germany. The tweets that caught our eye today are listed below. Check back in tomorrow for an entirely updated list. To view the Read more…

IDC Details Further HPC Market Momentum

Apr 10, 2014 |

This week we traveled to Santa Fe for the IDC User Forum to get a better grasp on upcoming trends for the high performance computing market in 2014 and beyond. While the emphasis at this particular meeting was on the value of industrial partnerships, there were a number of talks around scientific computing initiatives, developments Read more…

HPC Lessons for the Wider Enterprise World

Jan 28, 2014 |

Is HPC so specialized that the lessons learned from large-scale infrastructure (at all layers) are not transferrable to mirrored challenges in large-scale enterprise settings? Put another way, are the business-critical problems that companies tackle really so vastly different than the associated hardware and software issues that large supercomputing centers have already faced and in many Read more…

Will HPC Shops Accept Lenovo as Their System Supplier?

Jan 23, 2014 |

The rumors are confirmed at long last and Chinese PC and server maker Lenovo Group is buying IBM’s x86 server business for $2.3 billion. What does this mean for the HPC community? IBM sells x86 clusters into the broad HPC community and also peddles BlueGene/Q massively parallel systems based on its PowerPC processors as well Read more…

Short Takes

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Dec 19, 2014 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list.   HPC for the holidays! We’re installing Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Dec 5, 2014 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. I've joined Cray!!! Excited about the convergence Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Nov 13, 2014 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Click here to view the top tweets Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Oct 23, 2014 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Click here to view the top tweets Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Oct 16, 2014 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Click here to view the top tweets Read more…

Off the Wire

Gartner Reports Server Market Growth in 2014

Mar 3, 2015 |

STAMFORD, Conn., March 3 – In the fourth quarter of 2014, worldwide server shipments increased 4.8 per cent year over year, while revenue grew 2.2 per cent from the fourth quarter of 2013, according to Gartner, Inc. In 2014, worldwide server shipments grew 2.2 per cent, and server revenue increased 0.8 per cent. “There were several factors Read more…

Intersect360 Research Releases Predictions for HPC in 2015

Mar 2, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 2 — The drive toward exascale computing, a renewed emphasis on data-centric processing, energy efficiency concerns, and the limitations of memory and I/O performance are all working to reshape High Performance Computing platforms, according to Intersect360 Research’s Top Six Predictions for HPC in 2015. The research firm cites many-core accelerators, flash storage, 3D Read more…

HP Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results

Feb 25, 2015 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 25 — HP today announced financial results for its fiscal 2015 first quarter ended January 31, 2015. First quarter net revenue of $26.8 billion was down 5% from the prior-year period and down 2% on a constant currency basis. First quarter GAAP diluted net earnings per share (EPS) was $0.73, down from Read more…

Ace Computers Brings on Regional Sales Director

Feb 25, 2015 |

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb 25 — Ace Computers, one of the leading custom computer builders and HPC specialists in the U.S., just announced that they hired industry-leading technology sales expert John McCormack as a Regional Sales Director. During his 37 years in sales — 25 in technology sales — he has won multiple president’s club and incentive Read more…

Asetek Announces Global OEM Purchase Agreement with Fujitsu

Feb 24, 2015 |

OSLO, Norway, Feb. 24 — Asetek announced today a global purchase agreement with Fujitsu Technology Solutions GmbH, a leading global server vendor. Fujitsu will incorporate Asetek’s RackCDU D2C liquid cooling technology into its High Performance Computing (HPC) server product line. RackCDU enhances Fujitsu’s ability to provide solutions for world-class data center efficiency and reduced operating costs. RackCDU Read more…