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HLRS Receives HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Award for Best Use of HPC in Automotive

Nov 17, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 17 — GCS member centre High Performance Computing Center of the University of Stuttgart (HLRS) announced today that it has received top honours in the 2015 HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards, which were presented at the 2015 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC15) in Austin, Texas. Read more…

Intel’s Bryant Outlines Drive to Exascale

Nov 17, 2015 |

It was a celebratory review of the HPC industry’s achievements to date, a look at the industry’s evolution from its roots in scientific research to providing tools for business insight, and a philosophical discussion of “recursion” – innovation in HPC propelled by machine learning – delivered by Diane Bryant, senior vice president and general manager Read more…

TACC Recognized in HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards

Nov 17, 2015 |

Nov. 17 — The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) has been recognized in the annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards, presented at the 2015 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC15), in Austin, Texas. The list of winners were revealed at the HPCwire booth at the event, and on the Read more…

SGI Introduces New Customers and Earns HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards

Nov 17, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 17 — Today at the Supercomputing 2015 Conference (SC15), SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), a global leader in high-performance solutions for compute, data analytics and data management, announced that more customers than ever are choosing SGI to address the most challenging issues of our time. Over the last year, SGI has increased its global 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…

SC15 HPC Matters Plenary Session Available Now Online

Nov 17, 2015 |

Nov. 17 — SC15 just released the full HPC Matters Plenary on YouTube for all to access.  Watch as Jackie Kern, SC15 General Chair from the University of Illinois, introduces Diane Bryant who then discusses how next-generation supercomputers are transforming HPC and presents exciting opportunities to advance scientific research and discovery to deliver far-reaching impacts Read more…

Altair Receives 2015 HPCwire Editors’ Choice Award in Oil and Gas

Nov 17, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 17 — Altair has won Best Application of HPC in Oil and Gas in the annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards for its work with Intel and Cray. The award was presented at the 2015 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC15), in Austin, Texas. Altair, Intel and Cray collaborated to benchmark Read more…

IDC Announces New Winners of HPC Innovation Excellence Awards

Nov 17, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 17 — International Data Corporation (IDC) today announced the ninth round of recipients of the HPC Innovation Excellence Award at the SC15 supercomputer industry conference in Austin, Texas. This year’s winners come from around the globe: US-based Argonne National Laboratory, the Korean Institute of Science and Technology, and a recent start-up, Sardina Systems from Estonia. The first Read more…

Ethernet Alliance Maps Out Ethernet’s Future in SC15 Panel

Nov 17, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 17 — The Ethernet Alliance, a global consortium dedicated to the continued success and advancement of Ethernet technologies, today announced details of its “The 2015 Ethernet Roadmap – Are We to Terabit Ethernet Yet?” Birds of a Feather panel at SC15. Addressing Ethernet’s ongoing relevance to the HPC market, as well as its continued journey Read more…

Cavium to Showcase ThunderX ARM-Based Server Platforms for HPC at SC15

Nov 17, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 17 — Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud, wired and wireless networking, today announced the demonstration of ThunderX based workload optimized server platforms for High Performance Computing, Compute Intensive Data Analytics, Scale Out Storage and Hyperscale Data Centers at SC15 in the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Read more…

Cavium Receives Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Award From HPCwire

Nov 17, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 17 — Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud wired and wireless networking, today announced that its flagship 48 core ARMv8-A based ThunderX workload optimized processor has won the coveted Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Award for Top 5 New Products Read more…

Georgia Tech Students Named Finalists for Best Student Research Paper at SC15

Nov 17, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 17 — Four doctoral students comprising two research projects in the School of Computational Science & Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology are finalists for “Best Student Research Paper” at Supercomputing ’15, the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis. For the first project, the finalists developed a fast 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…

Bright Computing Receives Honors in 2015 HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards

Nov 16, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 16 — Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, announces that it has been recognized in the annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards, presented at the 2015 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC15), in Austin, Texas. Bright Cluster Manager for HPC Read more…

Stephen Hawking CTC Receives Honors in HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards

Nov 16, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 16 — The Stephen Hawking Centre for Theoretical Cosmology (CTC) at the University of Cambridge has been recognized in the annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards, with the following honour: Readers Choice: Best Use of High Performance Data Analytics CTC operates the COSMOS hybrid shared-memory supercomputer (www.cosmos.damtp.cam.ac.uk) which is part of the Read more…

HPCwire Reveals Winners of the 2015 Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards at SC15 in Austin

Nov 16, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 16 — HPCwire, the leading publication for news and information for the high performance computing industry, announced the winners of the 2015 HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards at the Supercomputing Conference (SC15) taking place this week in Austin, TX. Tom Tabor, CEO of Tabor Communications Inc., unveiled the list of winners just 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…

Intel Announces Advancements to Scalable System Framework

Nov 16, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 16 — Intel Corporation today announced several advancements to its Intel Scalable System Framework (Intel SSF) that promise to bring high performance computing (HPC) capabilities and benefits to more industries and new workloads. As a foundational element of the Intel SSF, Intel introduced the Intel Omni-Path Architecture (Intel OPA), a new HPC-optimized fabric technology that makes the Read more…

Supermicro Debuts New Storage Server at SC15

Nov 16, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 16 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance server, storage and networking architecture innovations debuts a new 4U SuperStorage server (SSG-6048R-E1CR60N) featuring 60x top-load, hot-swap 3.5″ SATA3/SAS3 12Gb/s bays or 6x optional NVMe bays, and 2x rear 2.5″ hot-swap SATA3 drive bays. The new storage server supports dual Intel Xeon Read more…

Molex Showcases High-Speed Interconnect Offerings at SC15

Nov 16, 2015 |

LISLE, Ill., Nov. 16 — Molex, LLC will present leading edge technologies for high-speed, high-density applications at the 27th Annual Supercomputing 2015 (SC15) international conference and exhibition, to be held November 15 – 20, 2015, at the Austin (Texas) Convention Center. SC15 is the international conference for high-performance computing, networking storage and analysis. Molex booth 268 at SC15 will Read more…