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Mellanox 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet Switches Approved for Use in DoD Networks

Dec 14, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, Dec. 14 — 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 the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has approved the Mellanox SwitchX series of 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet switches for use on U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) networks. Read more…

ESnet at 30: Evolving Toward Exascale and Raising Expectations

Dec 10, 2015 |

In tandem with high-performance computing, high-speed nationwide and global infrastructure networks provide the essential backbone for today’s collaborative science workflows. In the United States, the Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) is the mission network of the U.S. Department of Energy. This high-performance, unclassified network that is managed by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is moving into the newly-constructed Read more…

SC15 Sheds Light on SCinet

Nov 24, 2015 |

Nov. 24 — With more than 12,000 researchers, students, professionals, and vendors attending the conference on high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis conference, better known as SC, SC’s internet, SCinet, has to be at the forefront of network security research and implementations to stay ahead of the game on viruses, trojans, denial of service 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…

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…

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…

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…

Brocade Enables World’s First 100 Gbps Trans-Pacific Research and Education Network

Nov 16, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 16 — Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) today announced that Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) has selected Brocade network solutions in the world’s first 100-Gigabit per second (Gbps) Research and Education (R&E) network link between Asia and the United States, as a part of Pacific Wave. Pacific Wave, a joint project between Read more…

Mellanox Touts Arrival of Intelligent Interconnect

Nov 16, 2015 |

Intelligence and integration are the watchwords of an era in which the insatiable demand for faster, more powerful computers can no longer ride the coattails of a strong Moore’s law. These are also the hallmarks of co-design, an approach that is championed by interconnect fabric vendor Mellanox Technologies and others in the community as essential for supercomputing Read more…

World’s Most Powerful Computer Network is Live in Austin

Nov 16, 2015 |

Nov. 16 — The SCinet network, SC’s Supercomputing Internet, is now live! On November 14, the Austin Convention Center became home to the fastest and most innovative computer network in the world, delivering more than 1.6 terabits per second of network bandwidth to the SC conference (SC15). SCinet gives the SC conference attendees a unique Read more…

Mellanox Announces ConnectX-4 Lx Programmable Adapter

Nov 16, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 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 the ConnectX-4 Lx Programmable adapter to enable public and private clouds, Web 2.0 infrastructures, telecommunications, and high-performance computing infrastructures to achieve the highest performance and maximum flexibility. The ConnectX-4 Read more…

Mellanox Introduces the Switch-IB 2

Nov 12, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, Nov. 12 — 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 Switch-IB 2, the new generation of its InfiniBand switch optimized for High-Performance Computing, Web 2.0, database and cloud data centers, capable of 100Gb/s per port speeds. Read more…

A*STAR Welcomes New Partners Into InfiniCortex Group

Nov 12, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 12 — Building on its inaugural 2014 configuration, Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) continues to leverage Obsidian Strategics and optical network partners to consolidate InfiniCortex as a unique research tool. InfiniCortex is the manifestation of A*STAR’s concept of globally interconnecting supercomputing resources using their native InfiniBand networks to provide streamlined Read more…

Improved Network Diagnosis and Repair Goal of NSF Grant at PSC

Nov 12, 2015 |

Nov. 12 — A proposed automated system will allow users to provide network administrators with information about faulty connections, greatly speeding network diagnosis and repair. This system, to be called TestRig 2.0, is the goal of a new $300,000 NSF grant to researchers at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC). “When researchers encounter network problems they Read more…

Chelsio Communications to Demonstrate at SC15

Nov 11, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 11 — Chelsio Communications, Inc., a leading provider of Ethernet adapters for storage networking, virtualized enterprise data centers, cloud service installations, and cluster computing environments, today announced that it will demonstrate at SC15 (in Austin TX, November 16-19) high performance direct access to NVIDIA GPU processing at 40G speeds over Ethernet, showing significantly higher overall cluster throughput Read more…

ESnet and NERSC Build 400 Gbps Super-Channel

Nov 10, 2015 |

Nov. 10 — The Department of Energy’s Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) and the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) have built a 400 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) super-channel, the first-ever 400G production link to be deployed by a national research and education network. The connection, nicknamed the BayExpress, will provide critical support for NERSC’s 6,000 users 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…

SCinet to Utilize SDN for SC15

Nov 3, 2015 |

Nov. 3 — For the first time, SC’s research and production network, SCinet, will be using the emerging technology—software defined networking (SDN)—to manage and simplify the operations for a portion of the SC conference’s show floor network. SCinet is the research and production network that serves as the backbone of data communications for the annual Read more…