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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

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…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Oct 9, 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 2, 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

Micron Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015

Apr 2, 2015 |

BOISE, Idaho, April 2 — Micron Technology, Inc., has announced results of operations for its second quarter of fiscal 2015, which ended March 5, 2015. Revenues for the second quarter of fiscal 2015 (a 13-week fiscal quarter) were $4.17 billion and were 9 percent lower compared to the first quarter of fiscal 2015 (a 14-week fiscal Read more…

Tabor Communications Announces the Hire of Veteran Enterprise IT Journalist, Alison Diana as Managing Editor for EnterpriseTech

Apr 2, 2015 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 2 — Tabor Communications Inc. (TCI), a leading international media and services company, and publishers of industry leading online advanced computing publications including HPCwire, EnterpriseTech, and Datanami, today announced the appointment of Alison Diana as Managing Editor for EnterpriseTech. Alison Diana brings with her over 20 years’ experience at some of Read more…

Cray Appoints New VP of EMEA Sales

Apr 2, 2015 |

April 2 — Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced the appointment of Catalin Morosanu to the position of vice president of sales for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. With more than 17 years of sales experience in high performance computing (HPC), Morosanu will be responsible for leading Cray’s expanding sales efforts Read more…

Breaking: Convey Is Now Part of Micron

Apr 1, 2015 |

HPCwire received word this morning that Convey Computer Corp. has been brought into the fold of advanced memory maker Micron Technology, Inc. “Convey Computer is now Micron,” reads the headline on Convey Computer’s website. “With the combined strength of our industry expertise and innovative technology – we’re working with customers to help them advance their high-performance Read more…

Netlist Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results

Mar 27, 2015 |

IRVINE, Calif., March 27 — Netlist, Inc., a leading provider of high performance memory solutions for the cloud computing and storage markets, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 27, 2014. Revenues for the three months ended December 27, 2014, were $2.5 million, compared to revenues of $7.7 million for the fourth quarter ended December 28, 2013.  Gross Read more…