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Chameleon Assists CyVerse Computer Science Class

Mar 17, 2016 |

March 17 — Four years ago, Nirav Merchant and Eric Lyons noticed that many domain scientists were actively avoiding advanced computing for their research projects because they viewed it as inflexible, complicated, frustrating, and time-consuming. The two co-principal investigators of CyVerse, a NSF-funded Cyberinfrastructure project that offers researchers access to a integrated platform of powerful computational resources, wanted to Read more…

Nimbix and Bitfusion Unveil Joint Solution

Mar 17, 2016 |

March 17 — Nimbix and Bitfusion have announced the immediate availability of its new combined solution to offer more choices to application developers looking for high performance GPU accelerators on an on-demand basis.  The Nimbix Cloud, powered by JARVICE, now integrates Bitfusion Boost to offer lower cost accelerator resources for developing compute hungry machine learning, analytics, Read more…

Bright Computing and ProfitBricks Partner to Provide HPC Solution to Swiss University

Mar 15, 2016 |

March 15 — Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, has announced that it has teamed up with the Germany-based Infrastructure as a Service provider (IaaS), ProfitBricks, to provide a cutting edge elastic HPC solution to a Swiss University. ProfitBricks was formed in 2010 to provide virtual data centres for corporate customers, allowing Read more…

KIMEME Software Now Available on Penguin Computing’s POD HPC Cloud Service

Mar 14, 2016 |

FREMONT, Calif., March 14 — Penguin Computing, a provider of high-performance computing, enterprise data center and cloud solutions, today announced the availability Cyber Dyne’s KIMEME software on Penguin Computing’s POD public HPC cloud service. “It’s now possible to submit and manage large DOEs and optimization simulations flawlessly in the cloud,” said Ernesto Mininno, CEO, Cyber Dyne. Read more…

Supermicro Debuts Simply Double SuperStorage Solutions at CeBIT

Mar 14, 2016 |

HANNOVER, Germany, March 14 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing highlights its new 2U Simply Double storage architecture this week at CeBIT 2016 in Hannover Germany. Supermicro’s new Simply Double SuperStorage solutions double the density and capacity in a 2U form factor. The new Simply Double architecture achieves this Read more…

Rackspace Introduces New OnMetal Cloud Servers

Mar 10, 2016 |

SAN ANTONIO, Tex., March 10 — Rackspace (NYSE: RAX) today announced the next generation of OnMetal Cloud Servers powered by OpenStack — bare metal, single-tenant servers that are API-provisioned in two minutes, providing near-instant scalability and elasticity. This latest version of OnMetal Cloud Servers delivers innovative connectivity between public cloud and dedicated hardware and enables unprecedented hybrid cloud performance. Read more…

Dell to Sponsor EnterpriseHPC’16

Mar 9, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 9 — EnterpriseHPC’16, the market-leading, live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the emergence of advanced scale computing in commercial settings, today announced that Dell has joined the summit as a sponsor. EnterpriseHPC’16, scheduled for March 20-22, 2016 at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, California, will once again host executives in Read more…

IBM Opens First Cloud Datacenter in South Africa

Mar 9, 2016 |

March 9 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced that it is opening a new IBM Cloud Data Center in Johannesburg, South Africa. The new cloud center is the result of a close collaboration with Gijima and Vodacom and is designed to support cloud adoption and customer demand across the continent. IBM will provide clients with a complete portfolio Read more…

Clinical Data Launches Disruptive Clinical Technology Platform

Mar 8, 2016 |

March 8 — The cost of new drugs and medical devices is skyrocketing making them unaffordable to many in dire need. Bio-Pharma companies are required to conduct extensive clinical trials; to get their new drugs approved for launch by FDA and other global regulatory agencies.  The high cost and risk of conducting clinical trials, are Read more…

Advanced Clustering Technologies Partners With CD-adapco to Offer STAR-CCM+ in the Cloud

Mar 7, 2016 |

March 7 — Advanced Clustering Technologies, a leading manufacturer of high performance computing solutions, today announced it has partnered with CD-adapco to offer the company’s industry-leading engineering simulation software solution, STAR-CCM+, to customers using Advanced Clustering’s on demand HPC cluster in the cloud, ACTnowHPC. “We’re pleased to announce that our HPC cloud now makes STAR-CCM+ Read more…

SGI Joins EnterpriseHPC’16 as Sponsor

Mar 1, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March. 1 — EnterpriseHPC’16, the market-leading, live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the emergence of advanced scale computing in commercial settings, today announced that SGI has joined the summit as a sponsor. EnterpriseHPC’16, scheduled for March 20-22, 2016 at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, California, will once again host executives Read more…

IBM Joins EnterpriseHPC’16 as Sponsor

Feb 29, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 29 — EnterpriseHPC’16, the market-leading, live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the emergence of advanced scale computing in commercial settings, today announced that IBM has joined the summit as a sponsor. EnterpriseHPC’16, scheduled for March 20-22, 2016 at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, California, will once again host executives Read more…

EMC Joins EnterpriseHPC’16 as a Sponsor

Feb 26, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 26 — The EnterpriseHPC’16 summit, the market-leading live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the emergence of advanced scale computing in commercial settings, today announced that EMC has joined the summit as a Sponsor. EnterpriseHPC’16, scheduled for March 20-22, 2016 at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, California, will once again host Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Feb 25, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Jack Dongarra at HPC-TS: "My smartphone is faster than the world's fastest computer in the mid 80s" Read more…

UberCloud Introduces SaaS Service for Software Vendors on Microsoft Azure

Feb 25, 2016 |

Feb. 25 — UberCloud is excited to announce today plans to support independent software vendors (ISVs) in Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) with its new go-to-cloud service for the hyperscale, enterprise Microsoft Azure cloud platform. The service consists of developing a Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud business model, utilizing and tuning the ISV’s application software Read more…

$300K Supercomputing Grants up for Grabs for Manufacturers from DOE

Feb 19, 2016 |

Come early March, grants worth $300,000 are up for grabs for manufacturers giving year-long access to national lab supercomputing cycles and half the staff hours of computer scientists with domain expertise under a U.S. Department of Energy program called High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg). In Phase 1 of the program, manufacturers as large as Read more…

Zycko Deploys VM Aware Storage Solution From Mellanox and Tintri for Private Cloud Datacenter

Feb 16, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, Feb. 16 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that Zycko, an international specialist IT distributor of innovative IT solutions, has deployed a software-defined storage solution consisting of Mellanox 56Gb Ethernet networking and hybrid Flash VM-Aware Storage from Tintri. This Read more…

April HPC User Forum to Tackle Deep Learning, HPC in the Cloud, and More

Feb 8, 2016 |

IDC released the preliminary agenda for this spring’s HPC User Forum, held April 11-13 in Tucson, AZ. Deep Learning, HPC in the Cloud, and NSCI are among the themes being tackled. There’s also a technology update from Intel and a look at HPC in Europe on the agenda. “HPC technologies and methods have been advancing Read more…

White Hat Hackers Press Attack on TACC’s Chameleon

Feb 8, 2016 |

An article in HPCwire’s sister publication, EnterpriseTech, reports on how a group of cybersecurity researchers is utilizing a cloud computing test bed, called Chameleon and funded by the National Science Foundation, at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin, and the Computational Institute at the University of Chicago to Read more…

DDN Joins EnterpriseHPC‘16 as a Diamond Sponsor

Feb 5, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 5 — The EnterpriseHPC’16 summit, the market-leading, live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the emergence of advanced scale computing in commercial settings, today announced that DataDirect Networks (DDN) has joined the summit as a Diamond Sponsor. EnterpriseHPC’16, scheduled for March 20-22, 2016, at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, California, Read more…