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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…

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…

Short Takes

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Feb 13, 2015 |

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.   Next-gen #supercomputing scientists? #OaklandTech students touring Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Feb 5, 2015 |

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.   Team South Africa of @ISChpc 2015 Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jan 15, 2015 |

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. .@uksciencechief w/ @NASAAmes #supercomputing team 2 discuss Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jan 8, 2015 |

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.   Great examples of why #HPC matters, Read more…

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…

Off the Wire

XSi Extends Support on SGI Systems Through 2022

Jun 10, 2015 |

BOULDER, Colo., June 10 — XSi (XS International, Inc.) a global leader in IT Maintenance Services for high-performance computers, visualization systems, enterprise servers, storage and networking equipment, announced today with the coming end-of-service dates approaching by the OEM SGI (Formerly Silicon Graphics, Inc.), that it will continue supporting SGI installations with annual maintenance contracts and parts sales through 2022. “XSi has been Read more…

CERN and Cisco Collaborate

Jun 9, 2015 |

June 9 — Today, Cisco announced it is joining CERN openlab, CERN’s platform for science and industry partnerships. As part of the CERN openlab initiative, CERN and Cisco are both assigning a team of experts with the aim to develop cutting-edge, highly secure computing infrastructure technologies, capable to deal with large and ever increasing amounts Read more…

Cray Opens New EMEA Headquarters in the UK

Jun 2, 2015 |

SEATTLE, Wash. and BRISTOL, U.K., June 2 — Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced the establishment of its European, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) headquarters at the Company’s new office in Bristol, United Kingdom. Cray continues to expand its presence in the supercomputing and big data markets across the region, and its new headquarters strengthens the Company’s commitment to the commercial, academic, Read more…

HPCwire Announces Launch of Special “Exascale Edition,” Led by Thomas Sterling and Bill Gropp

Jun 1, 2015 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 1 — HPCwire, the leading publication for news and information for the high performance computing industry, today announced the launch of the HPCwire Exascale Edition, an editorial hub covering the latest initiatives and developments around the next generation of supercomputers, spearheaded by luminary guest editors, Doctors Thomas Sterling and Bill Gropp. The Read more…

Intel to Acquire Altera

Jun 1, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA and SAN JOSE, Calif., June 1 – Intel Corporation and Altera Corporation today announced a definitive agreement under which Intel would acquire Altera for $54 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $16.7 billion. The acquisition will couple Intel’s leading-edge products and manufacturing process with Altera’s leading field-programmable gate array (FPGA) Read more…