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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…

‘Sherlock’ Applies Problem Solving to Complex Challenges

Aug 21, 2013 |

San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) is announcing a bold new cloud and analytics-based initiative, called Sherlock. Established by SDSC with the assistance of SD Technology and Chickasaw Nation Industries, the Sherlock-branded project represents an “extensive portfolio of information technology services for healthcare and government.”

Short Takes

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…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Sep 25, 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…

HPC Server Market Sees ‘Okay’ Q2

Sep 22, 2014 |

The worldwide market for HPC technical servers reached $2.45 billion in the second quarter of 2014, down 2.6 percent from the same period in 2013, when the market hit $2.51 billion, according to International Data Corporation (IDC) figures. The analyst group attributed the decline to relatively low supercomputer sales. Despite the dip in year-over-year figures, Read more…

Off the Wire

Adaptive Computing Appoints Marty Smuin as CEO

Feb 24, 2015 |

PROVO, Utah, Feb. 24 — Adaptive Computing, the company that powers many of the world’s largest private/hybrid cloud and technical computing environments with its Moab optimization and scheduling software, today announced it has named Marty Smuin, the former head of business development and worldwide sales, as CEO. A technology visionary and proven leader with more than Read more…

CoolIT Systems Announces Update on Year-End Results

Feb 23, 2015 |

Feb. 23 — CoolIT Systems Inc., (“CoolIT” or the “Company”) the global leader in Direct Contact Liquid Cooling technologies, is pleased to provide a corporate update on our year-end results. 2014 saw CoolIT achieve a number of significant milestones: Corporate revenue exceeded $27M in 2014, a 40% increase over 2013 Revenue from the Data Center Solutions Read more…

AMAX Announces Factory Readiness for Manufacturing and Distributing Server Offerings Throughout EMEA

Feb 23, 2015 |

FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 23 – AMAX, a leading solutions provider of application-tailored Data Center/Cloud and custom Server Appliance solutions, today announced its factory readiness for manufacturing and distributing custom-branded OEM server solutions for ISVs and enterprises throughout EMEA. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, AMAX is recognized for developing complete turnkey server solutions based on the highest standards of Read more…

OpenPOWER Announces “Rethink the Data Center” Speaker Lineup

Feb 19, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 19 — Today, the OpenPOWER Foundation announced a solid lineup of speakers headlining its inaugural OpenPOWER Summit at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference at the San Jose Convention Center, March 17-20.  Drawing from the open development organization’s more than 100 members worldwide, the Summit’s organizers have lined up over 35 member presentations tied to the event’s “Rethink the Data Center” theme. Attendees will have Read more…

LBNL Joins the OpenMP Architecture Review Board

Feb 18, 2015 |

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Feb. 18 — Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has joined the OpenMP Architecture Review Board (ARB), a group of leading hardware and software vendors and research organizations creating the standard for the most popular shared-memory parallel programming model in use today. “We expect users will need to increase application thread parallelism to run Read more…