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Crossroads StrongBox NAS Integrated With DDN GRIDScaler

Nov 17, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 17 — Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS) announced today that its StrongBox network-attached storage (NAS) solution can now be integrated with DataDirect Networks’ (DDN) GRIDScaler Parallel File System Appliance. The combination creates the industry’s first complete high-performance to active archive solution, and allows customers to realize a previously unavailable combination of performance and efficiency. Earlier this year, Crossroads announced Read more…

ClusterStor L300 Introduced by Seagate

Nov 17, 2015 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 17 — Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) today introduced ClusterStor L300, the newest and highest performing version of its ClusterStor Lustre storage architecture. The L300 integrates with Seagate’s new 3.5-inch ClusterStor HPC drive specifically designed for the high-performance computing market, establishing the company’s commitment to full HPC solutions. The L300 delivers up to 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…

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…

Silicon Mechanics Announces 5th Annual Research Cluster Grant

Nov 16, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 16 — Silicon Mechanics, a leading provider of servers, storage and high-performance computing solutions to the world’s most innovative organizations, today at Supercomputing 2015 announced the opening of its 5th Annual Research Cluster Grant (RCG) program. Two institutions will be selected, and both will be awarded a complete high-performance computing (HPC) cluster. The competition is open Read more…

Huawei Introduces Latest PCIe SSD Product for HPC at SC15

Nov 16, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 16 — Today Huawei introduced its latest high IO storage PCIe SSD product for high performance computing, the ES3000 V3 series card, at SC15. The ES3000 V3 is on display at the Huawei booth (#173) at SC15, along with other HPC solutions including the FusionServer Liquid Cooling System and the OceanStor 9000 Big Data Storage System. 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…

Nexenta and Supermicro to Showcase Unified Product Portfolio at SC15

Nov 16, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 16 — Nexenta, the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced they will join Supermicro and showcase its unified product portfolio for file, block and object storage at SC15, November 16-19 in Austin, TX. SC15 brings together the international supercomputing community to provide a unique venue for spotlighting HPC and scientific 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…

Caringo to Showcase Leading Object Storage Software at SC15

Nov 16, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 16 — Caringo today announced that it will exhibit its object storage software platform ideally suited for HPC and Big Data markets at SC15, the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, in Booth 489 of the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas, November 16−19. Caringo object storage was designed with massive scale in mind Read more…

HPC at the Crossroads with DDN’s Alex Bouzari

Nov 13, 2015 |

A company standing in the crossroads, one that is usually ready for whatever is onrushing, is DataDirect Networks, the scalable storage specialist founded in 1998. Back then, HPC was mostly contained within the world of the government labs and academia, where DDN is entrenched at two-thirds of the world’s biggest supercomputer sites. Now the company Read more…

Hadoop and Spark Get RADICAL at SC15

Nov 13, 2015 |

The rapid maturation of the Apache Hadoop ecosystem has caught the eyes of HPC professionals who are eager to take advantage of emerging big data tools, such as Spark. One HPC group presenting on the topic at the SC15 show this week in Austin, Texas, is Rutgers University’s RADICAL team. The Research in Advanced Distributed Read more…

Xilinx to Showcase Solutions for Datacenter and HPC Applications at SC15

Nov 13, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 13 — Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced it will showcase, together with its customer and partner ecosystem, solutions enabling compute, storage, and networking acceleration for Data Center and HPC applications at SC15. Through a series of demonstrations and presentations, Xilinx and its ecosystem will highlight how Xilinx All Programmable technologies, including FPGAs and SoCs, Read more…

DDN Awarded Storage Contract at CEA Research Site

Nov 13, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 13 — DataDirect Networks (DDN), the world leader in high-performance, massively scalable storage, announced today the expansion of DDN’s long term relationship as a provider for CEA, the French Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies Commission. CEA, a leader in worldwide HPC innovation and leadership, has selected DDN’s SFA14KE as the core storage for this year’s comprehensive refresh Read more…

Seagate Forms New Business to Meet Growing Storage Demands of Government Agencies

Nov 13, 2015 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 13 — Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) has announced the formation of Seagate Government Solutions, a new U.S.-based business entity dedicated to helping address the growing data-management needs of government agencies. The new Seagate entity will focus on the federal government’s big data, high performance computing (HPC), and security needs. Seagate Government Solutions will draw 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…

SDSC Boosts Comet’s Capabilities With Seagate SSDs

Nov 11, 2015 |

Nov. 11 — The addition of the 800GB (gigabyte) Seagate SAS SSDs will significantly boost Comet’s data analytics capability by expanding its node-local storage capacity for data-intensive workloads. Pairs of the drives will be added to all 72 compute nodes in one rack of Comet, alongside the existing SSDs. This will bring the flash storage in a single node to Read more…

TACC to Utililze DDN’s New SFA14K

Nov 11, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 11 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced that the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas in Austin has selected DDN’s new SFA14K to deliver the performance, capacity and density needed for TACC’s latest Lonestar supercomputer. With 50 percent more cores and four times the performance of its predecessor, Lonestar 5 Read more…

ScaleMP Announces Release of vSMP Foundation Version 7.0

Nov 10, 2015 |

FORT LEE, N.J., Nov. 10 — ScaleMP, a leading provider of virtualization solutions for high-end computing and data analytics, announced today the release of its patented vSMP Foundation Version 7.0. vSMP Foundation Version 7.0 is already available for limited release, and will be generally available for download or purchase before year end. Highlights of this major Read more…

DDN Starts Pulling Wraps off Complete Product Refresh

Nov 10, 2015 |

As part of a comprehensive product line refresh and rollout that will extend through SC next week, DataDirect Networks (DDN) today launched the next generation of its high performance SFA block storage line with SFA14K and SFA14KE, formerly codenamed “Wolfcreek.” No stranger to high performance – the company supports over two-thirds of the world’s 100 Read more…