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Mellanox InfiniBand Continues Growth and Interconnect Leadership on the TOP500

Nov 16, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 16 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that InfiniBand connected systems grew year-over-year from November 2014 to November 2015, demonstrating the growing demand for Mellanox InfiniBand solutions to enable users to maximize their data center return-on-investment. InfiniBand-connected Read more…

Ethernet Alliance Showcases Ethernet’s Growing Speed Diversity at SC15

Nov 10, 2015 |

BEAVERTON, Ore., Nov. 10 — The Ethernet Alliance, a global consortium dedicated to the continued success and advancement of Ethernet technologies, today announced details of its multi-vendor SC15 demo highlighting Ethernet’s growing range of interconnect solutions for high-performance computing (HPC). Uniting 10, 25, 40, and 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) equipment and technologies into an interoperability display emulating conditions found Read more…

Jack Dongarra et al. on Numerical Algorithms and Libraries at Exascale

Oct 19, 2015 |

The HPC software research community greeted this summer’s announcement of the President’s National Strategic Computing Initiative (NSCI) with tremendous enthusiasm. This response is easy to understand. More than twenty-five years have passed since a US administration last proposed such a coordinated, long term, multiagency strategy to improve the nation’s economic competitiveness and scientific research prowess Read more…

Mellanox and Qualcomm Collaborate

Oct 9, 2015 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif. and TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 9 — Qualcomm Incorporated through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and Mellanox Technologies today announced a multi-phase technology collaboration that brings Qualcomm’s server technology ecosystem one step closer to commercialization. As part of the collaboration, Mellanox will offer Ethernet and InfiniBand interconnect solutions that, in conjunction with Qualcomm Technologies’ ARM instruction Read more…

Mellanox and Ixia Demonstrate Interoperability of 100Gb/s Ethernet Platforms

Sep 28, 2015 |

VALENCIA, Spain, Sept. 28 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced today that Ixia, (NASDAQ: XXIA) a leading provider of Ethernet test, application performance and security resilience solutions, has successfully interoperated with the Mellanox LinkX 100Gb/s transceivers at full 100GbE line rate between Read more…

ADVA Optical Networking Completes Trial of 400Gbit/s DCI Technology With PSNC

Sep 23, 2015 |

POZNAN, Poland, Sept. 23 — ADVA Optical Networking today announced that it has successfully completed a rigorous trial of its 400Gbit/s coherent data center interconnect (DCI) technology with the Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC). The trial was conducted over 385km of fiber, spreading between two research and education centers in Poznan and Warsaw. The ADVA FSP 3000 CloudConnect with its Read more…

HPC4Health Consortium Selects Mellanox InfiniBand-Based Cloud

Sep 21, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, Sept. 21 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., today announced that the HPC4Health Consortium, led by The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the University Health Network’s Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, has selected its InfiniBand networking solutions to improve patient care and help researchers to optimize treatment with the ultimate goal of finding a cure for cancer. The Read more…

Mellanox Now Shipping Spectrum

Sep 2, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, Sept. 2 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced it is now shipping Spectrum, the industry’s first 10, 25, 40, 50 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet, Open Ethernet-based switch, to multiple cloud, Web 2.0 and enterprise data center customers Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Aug 27, 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. #TBT '10: When Louisiana Gov Read more…

KTH Royal Institute of Technology Selects Mellanox InfiniBand Solutions

Aug 25, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and YOKNEAM, Israel, Aug. 25 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced its EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand solutions have been selected by the KTH Royal Institute of Technology for use in their PDC Center for High Performance Computing (PDC Center). Mellanox’s Read more…

Making Sense of Cyberinfrastructure

Aug 17, 2015 |

Cyberinfrastructure. If there’s one word that’s likely to create confusion both within the scientific research community and among the public at large, this may be it. Yet the concept of cyberinfrastructure is at the very core of the nation’s top scientific research priorities, and the National Science Foundation is firmly committed to continuing to make cyberinfrastructure resources available to researchers across the nation.

Mellanox Selects Ixia to Test New 100GbE Solutions

Aug 11, 2015 |

CALABASAS, Calif., Aug. 11 — Ixia, a leading provider of application performance and security resilience solutions, announced that Mellanox Technologies, a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage, will use Ixia’s solutions to verify the functionality of the new Mellanox 100GbE solutions. This will include the Mellanox ConnectX-4 and Read more…

Mellanox, IBM, ORNL Spearhead UCX Framework Initiative

Jul 13, 2015 |

Interconnect technology specialist Mellanox announced at ISC today a collaboration to develop a new open-source network communication framework – United Communication X Framework (UCX) – for high- performance and data-centric applications. The effort is intended to provide platform abstractions supporting various communication technologies for “high performance compute, and data platforms” and will help pave the Read more…

ISC Twitter Roundup

Jul 13, 2015 |

To celebrate ISC 2015, we’ve decided to bring back our ISC Twitter Roundup. For those unable to attend the event in beautiful Frankfurt, Germany, we hope this list will shed some light onto some of the excitement that’s occurring. The tweets that grabbed our attention are provided below. The current Top 10 Supercomputers released this morning by @top500supercomp Read more…

Momentum Builds for Intel’s HPC Scalable System Framework

Jul 13, 2015 |

At a press conference on Friday, Intel delivered a progress report on the state of its unfolding HPC portfolio. With key products like Omni-Path and Knights Landing set to launch later this year, Intel is focusing on the momentum that is building for its HPC Scalable System Framework. The company also announced that it is entering into a deeper alliance Read more…

Jülich Supercomputing Centre Selects Mellanox InfiniBand for New Supercomputer System

Jul 9, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, July 9 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced its EDR 100Gb/s solution has been selected to accelerate the new large-scale supercomputer JURECA at the Jülich Supercomputing Centre, provided by T-Platforms and ParTec. Mellanox’s end-to-end EDR 100Gb/s solutions, Read more…

Mellanox Announces Growing Adoption of InfiniBand Offerings

Jul 9, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, July 9 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced the growing industry-wide adoption of its end-to-end EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand solutions. Mellanox EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand adapters, switches, cables and software are the most efficient interconnect solutions for connecting Read more…

Graphene Promises Ultimate On-Chip Interconnect Scaling

Jun 29, 2015 |

Graphene has been heralded as a potential Moore’s law extender. The single-atom layer of carbon is prized for its strength, flexibility, lightness and conductivity. While most graphene electronics research has centered on its potential as a silicon replacement, a research project out of Stanford University has a different proposition, one that may, in fact, be a more feasible first-production-use of graphene. In Read more…

The Necessary Marriage of Big Data with Exascale

Jun 29, 2015 |

Failure to incorporate big data computing insights into efforts to achieve exascale computing would be a critical mistake argue Daniel Reed and Jack Dongarra in their article, Exascale Computing and Big Data, published in the July issue of the Communications of the ACM journal. While scientific and big data computing have historically taken different development Read more…

ISC Session Preview: I/O in the Post-Petascale Era

Jun 23, 2015 |

Improving data communication performance in HPC has turned out to be one of the most difficult challenges for system designers. As a result, the topic is getting a lot of attention from academic researchers around the world. Some of that work will be presented at this year’s ISC High Performance conference in Frankfurt, Germany, where Read more…