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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…

Crash and Boom: Inside the 10GbE Adapter Market

Nov 12, 2013 |

It may be hard to believe, but we’re coming up on ten years with 10GbE as an adapter option for servers and workstations. In  2003 the first 10GbE network adapters based on a new breed of chips hit the market—and by 2006, the list had eventually grown to include nearly twenty (AdvancedIO, Broadcom, Chelsio, Intel, Read more…

HPC Prospects in Qatar

Nov 11, 2013 |

All countries have some computing capability, but relatively fewer are serious players in HPC.  So far in the Middle East, the only country to place machines on the Top500 list is Saudi Arabia.  Qatar, which is right next door, is a very wealthy and focused country that could easily become a significant HPC power.  Why Read more…

Shutdown Signals Serious Hit for SGI

Oct 11, 2013 |

It’s hard to ignore the news filtering in around the effects of the government shutdown, especially for many of our readers who work at some of the top U.S. research institutions and national labs. But the effects are definitely being felt beyond academia as the vendors who supply those labs and organizations with HPC gear Read more…

Rising to the STEM Challenge

Sep 19, 2013 |

Around the world, community, industry and academic leaders bemoan the “skills gap,” the divide between the profile of those seeking employment and the actual requirements of the marketplace. As jobs become more knowledge-intensive, training for the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) takes on new urgency…

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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

Acceleware Reports Financial Results

Apr 29, 2015 |

CALGARY, Alberta, April 29 — Acceleware Ltd. (“Acceleware” or the “Company”), a leading developer of high performance computing applications, today announced results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2014 (all figures are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted). During the three months ended December 31, 2014 (Q4 2014), Acceleware recognized revenue of Read more…

Supermicro and Cumulus Networks Partner

Apr 27, 2015 |

LAS VEGAS, Nev., April 27 – Cumulus Networks, provider of the Cumulus Linux operating system for open networking, today announced Supermicro, a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology and innovation, has joined the company’s Open Hardware program with immediate availability of Cumulus Linux Ready Supermicro bare metal switches. “Customers of all sizes now demand choice in Read more…

Cray and Altair Announce Preferred OEM Agreement

Apr 27, 2015 |

TROY, Mich., April 27 — Altair today announced an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Cray Inc. PBS Professional is now Cray’s preferred workload manager and job scheduler. The three-year agreement represents an expansion of Altair’s long-standing partnership with Cray, a global leader in supercomputing and high-performance computing (HPC) systems. Under the terms of the agreement, Cray can more Read more…

Supermicro Announces April – June Investor Conference Schedule

Apr 27, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 27 — Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing announces its investor relations schedule for upcoming non deal roadshows and conferences. April 28 – April 30, Howard Hideshima, CFO, and Perry Hayes, SVP, will represent Supermicro for individual investor meetings in Houston, Dallas, Kansas Read more…

Mellanox to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

Apr 27, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, April 27 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for servers and storage systems, today announced that it will present at the following investor conferences during the second quarter of 2015: Jefferies 2015 Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in Miami, FL, on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Read more…