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Micropoint Joins Bright Partner Programme

Dec 9, 2015 |

Dec. 9 — Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, today announced that India-based Micropoint has signed up to its partner programme. With regional offices across India, Micropoint helps organisations implement infrastructure solutions, comprising HPC clusters (both CPU only and hybrid), cloud based solutions, networking products, high speed interconnects for HPC clusters, Read more…

SC15 Video: IBM’s Dave Turek on Big Data, CORAL, and HPC’s Evolution

Dec 8, 2015 |

Accelerated computing certainly dominated the IBM message at SC15 but there were many sub-themes in Austin. Big data, the beneficial impact of software frameworks (think Apache Spark), workflow optimization, and a growing role for cloud in HPC delivery were all in the mix. HPCwire managing editor John Russell sat down with Dave Turek, IBM VP Read more…

EGI and UberCloud Announce Collaboration

Dec 2, 2015 |

Dec. 2 — EGI is proud to announce a collaboration with UberCloud based on a shared vision to embrace distributed computing, storage and data related technologies. The agreement is grounded on a joint commitment to increase IT resources in order to speed up time to market and enable development and innovation of new and more Read more…

Cloud HPC Market to Reach $10.83 Billion by 2020, Says Reportlinker

Nov 25, 2015 |

Nov. 25 — The cloud High Performance Computing (HPC) market size is estimated to grow from USD 4.37 billion in 2015 to USD 10.83 billion by 2020, at an estimated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.9% from 2015 to 2020. The cloud HPC market is driven by factors, such as complex applications management, emergence of big data market, Read more…

Wednesday’s SC15 Twitter Roundup

Nov 18, 2015 |

The highly anticipated SC15 Twitter Roundup is finally here! In celebration of the event, we’ve decided to bring you a list of some of the top SC15 tweets that were tweeted throughout the day. For those unable to attend, we hope this gives you some insight into the happenings of SC15. Check back in tomorrow Read more…

HPC ROI: Invest a Dollar to Make $500-plus Reports IDC

Nov 18, 2015 |

Perhaps the most eye-popping numbers in IDC’s HPC market report presented yesterday at its annual SC15 breakfast were ROI figures IDC has been developing as part of a DOE grant. The latest results indicated even higher ROI than shown in the pilot study. On average, according to the latest data, $514.7 in revenue are returned Read more…

Omnibond Announces Integration of Globus With CloudyCluster

Nov 18, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 18 — Today Omnibond and Globus announce the integration of Globus with CloudyCluster, adding functionality to enable spinning up a fully-functional Globus endpoint on demand for streamlined research data management. The convenience and speed of HPC on Amazon Web Services (AWS) using CloudyCluster is now combined with the “fire-and-forget” high-performance file transfer Read more…

Sugon VP on Global Market Strategy, the VMware Venture and Robotic Immersive Cooling

Nov 18, 2015 |

One of the dominant themes of the latest TOP500 edition, released Monday in time for the opening of the SC15 show in Austin, was China’s leap in list share by number of systems; and one of the companies that has been pivotal in this push is Sugon (formerly Dawning). Sugon (the name means Super Dragon) and its Read more…

Tuesday’s SC15 Twitter Roundup

Nov 17, 2015 |

The highly anticipated SC15 Twitter Roundup is finally here! In celebration of the event, we’ve decided to bring you a list of some of the top SC15 tweets that were tweeted throughout the day. For those unable to attend, we hope this gives you some insight into the happenings of SC15. Check back in tomorrow Read more…

Aspera to Showcase Data Transfer Innovations for HPC at SC15

Nov 17, 2015 |

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 17 — Aspera, an IBM company and creator of technologies that move the world’s data at maximum speed, will showcase several innovations to allow massive data movement between high-performance computing applications at SC15 (booth #286). These include record-breaking global WAN file transfer speeds of up to 100Gbps, auto scaling for clustered transfers for Read more…

Bright Computing to Release Version 7.2 of Cluster Manager Software Solutions in Early 2016

Nov 17, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 17 — Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, announces that it will release Version 7.2 of its industry-leading Bright Cluster Manager software solutions, including Bright Cluster Manager for HPC, Bright Cluster Manager for Big Data, and Bright OpenStack in January 2016. The release announcement was made at Bright Read more…

Survey: HPC Storage Sector is Booming

Nov 17, 2015 |

Nearly one-third of storage systems spanning storage area networks to cloud platforms reached 1 petabyte or greater capacity in 2015, according to a user census that also projects more than half of installed storage systems will top the 1-PB level by 2020. The storage user survey released in tandem with SC15 by market watcher Intersect360 Read more…

Dell Charts HPC Course to the Enterprise

Nov 17, 2015 |

SC15 is starting to feel like EnterpriseHPC15 — not that there isn’t a lot of extreme scale computing on the menu — but the big systems and chip makers all seem to be publically pivoting towards the enterprise. Yesterday it was Dell’s turn declaring its intention to democratize HPC and accelerate mainstream adoption. Dell, which Read more…

Monday’s SC15 Twitter Roundup

Nov 16, 2015 |

The highly anticipated SC15 Twitter Roundup is finally here! In celebration of the event, we’ve decided to bring you a list of some of the top SC15 tweets that were tweeted throughout the day. For those unable to attend, we hope this gives you some insight into the happenings of SC15. Check back in tomorrow to see what’s Read more…

Think Fast: IBM Talks Acceleration in HPC and the Enterprise

Nov 16, 2015 |

At SC15 today, IBM today provided a glimpse of its broadening vision for accelerator-assisted computing with announcements around Watson, a strategic alliance with FPGA specialist Xilinx, an expanded developer outreach via the SuperVessel program, and new efforts to accelerate the datacenter and a wide variety of applications used in both HPC and the enterprise. “Accelerators Read more…

Bright Computing Provides Management Solution to Van Andel Institute

Nov 16, 2015 |

Nov. 16 — Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, announces it has provided Van Andel Institute (VAI), an independent biomedical research and science education organization in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with high-performance systems management software that lets them implement HPC cluster infrastructure in a private hybrid cloud. Using Bright’s OpenStack deployment wrapper, the Read more…

IBM and Xilinx Collaborate to Accelerate Datacenter Applications

Nov 16, 2015 |

Nov. 16 — IBM (NYSE: IBM), and Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), today announced a multi-year strategic collaboration to enable higher performance and energy-efficient data center applications through Xilinx FPGA-enabled workload acceleration on IBM POWER-based systems. IBM and Xilinx, through a private signed agreement and collaboration through the OpenPOWER Foundation, are teaming to develop open acceleration infrastructures, Read more…

TYAN Exhibits HPC Optimized Server Platforms Featuring Intel Xeon Processor E7-4800 v3 and E5-2600 v3 at SC15

Nov 16, 2015 |

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Nov. 16 — TYAN, an industry-leading server platform design manufacturer and subsidiary of MITAC Computing Technology Corporation, highlights multiple HPC (High Performance Computing) optimized 1U/2U/4U server platforms supporting the latest Intel Xeon processor E7-4800 v3 and E5-2600 v3 product families this week at SC’15 in Austin, US. Heading TYAN’s latest offerings for HPC Read more…

Podcast: Why HPC is Ready for the Cloud

Nov 15, 2015 |

Not surprisingly Tim Carroll is unambiguous about whether HPC is ready for the cloud. It absolutely is says Carroll. He is, after all, VP of Sales and Ecosystem for cloud computing specialist Cycle Computing. Forget the past, he argues. Not only has the enabling technology landscape changed and the problem set expanded (think big data), Read more…

DDN Reveals Results of HPC Trends Survey

Nov 12, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 12 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced the results of its annual High Performance Computing (HPC) Trends survey, which showed that HPC end-users view data storage as the most strategic part of the HPC data center and that managing mixed I/O performance and rapid data growth remain the biggest challenges for HPC organizations Read more…