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SDSC Upgrades Cloud Computing and Storage Services

Oct 1, 2015 |

Oct. 1 — The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has made significant upgrades to its cloud-based storage system to include a new range of computing services designed to support science-based researchers, especially those with large data requirements that preclude commercial cloud use, or who require collaboration with cloud Read more…

BAS Deploys DDN’s Hybrid Flash Storage Appliance

Sep 29, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 29 – DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced that British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has deployed DDN’s SFA7700X hybrid flash storage appliance to meet an exponential surge in research data and complex climate models that are helping to shed light on major environmental issues such as the impact of global warming on the Antarctic ice shelf. As one of Read more…

ORNL Demonstrates Road to Supercapacitors from Scrap Tires

Sep 25, 2015 |

Some of the 300 million tires discarded each year in the United States alone could be used in supercapacitors for vehicles and the electric grid using a technology developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Drexel University, according to an article posted at ORNL. By employing proprietary pretreatment and processing, a Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Sep 24, 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. 1st visit to the NCSA Read more…

QLogic and Huawei Collaborate

Sep 22, 2015 |

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 22 — Last week, at Huawei Cloud Congress 2015, Huawei and QLogic announced plans to collaborate on the delivery of 25Gb Ethernet (25GbE) for Huawei’s scale-out network-attached storage (NAS) system. Leveraging QLogic’s 25GbE technology, the next generation offering of Huawei’s OceanStor 9000 system will consolidate data storage, archiving and analyzing capabilities using Read more…

RAIDIX to Expand Product Line With Interstellar

Sep 14, 2015 |

Sept. 14 — High Performance Storage expert RAIDIX is expanding its product line with a new software platform for building storage clusters – codenamed “Interstellar” – that it expects to launch late this year. The product brings essential HPC storage to enterprise customers. Interstellar blends the RAIDIX HPC RAID engine and cluster-in-a-box technology with Intel Enterprise Edition for Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Sep 10, 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. "The supercomputer is the universal Read more…

Rapid Adoption of DDN’s MEDIAScaler Attracts New Technology Partners

Sep 10, 2015 |

Sept. 10 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced that its MEDIAScaler storage solution, the only turnkey end-to-end storage appliance tailored to meet the rising requirements of Media and Entertainment (M&E) bandwidth-intensive workflows, has been integrated with Adobe Creative Cloud, Crossroads Strongbox, Green International Consulting, MediaPower, Tiger Technology and QStar Technologies. The innovative collaborations offer customers open solutions that simplify and Read more…

Supermicro Introduces New Software-Defined Storage Solution

Sep 2, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 2 — Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing, in collaboration with Nexenta and HGST, has developed a turnkey scale-up high performance unified block and file storage solution optimized for high performance data-centric environments. Supermicro’s 2U Ultra SuperServer integrates NexentaStor, Nexenta’s flagship Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS) Read more…

Seagate Delivers Broad Portfolio of 8TB Hard Drives

Sep 1, 2015 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 1 — Seagate Technology, a world leader in storage solutions, today unveiled its new portfolio of 8TB high capacity drives – the Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD, Seagate Enterprise NAS HDD and Seagate Kinetic HDD. The new drives provide small- and medium-sized businesses and large enterprises with the world’s highest capacity, most reliable, Read more…

Supermicro Exhibits All-NVMe Server and Storage Offerings at VMworld

Aug 31, 2015 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 31 — Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing exhibits its latest all-NVMe SuperServer, SuperBlade, MicroBlade and SuperStorage solutions optimized for VMware HCI this week at VMworld 2015. Solutions cover a wide range of workloads from VDI to virtualized and automated data Read more…

Dot Hill AssuredSAN Hybrid Storage Arrays Receive ENERGY STAR Certification

Aug 31, 2015 |

LONGMONT, Colo., Aug. 31 — Dot Hill Systems Corp. the real-time hybrid storage company, today reports its AssuredSAN 3004 and 4004 hybrid storage arrays have been ENERGY STAR certified for proven energy efficiency. By maintaining high performance with reduced energy and cooling requirements, the systems provide cost savings with less environmental impact. Coupled with Dot Hill’s RealStor next-generation, real-time storage 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…

Micron Steers Roadmap Around Memory Scaling Obstacles

Aug 27, 2015 |

In a packed session at IDF 2015 in San Francisco last week, Scott Graham, Micron’s general manager of Hybrid Memory, discussed some of the key themes occurring in the memory landscape from Micron’s perspective. “It’s an exciting time in the industry and there’s a lot going on with memory development in system architecture and software Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Aug 20, 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. #Supercomputers are changing history. pic.twitter.com/ESVGNVYUzk Read more…

Seagate to Acquire Dot Hill Systems

Aug 19, 2015 |

CUPERTINO, Calif. and LONGMONT, Colo., Aug. 19 — Seagate Technology plc, a world leader in storage solutions, and Dot Hill Systems Corp., a trusted supplier of innovative software and hardware storage systems, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Seagate will commence a tender offer for Read more…

DMI Selects Cray Supercomputer to Power Weather Forecasts

Aug 18, 2015 |

SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 18 — Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced the Company has been awarded a $6 million contract to provide the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) with a Cray XC supercomputer and a Cray Sonexion 2000 storage system. DMI and a growing list of the world’s leading meteorological centers continue to run their complex, Read more…

Supermicro to Highlight Offerings at IDF 2015

Aug 18, 2015 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 18 — Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing highlights its end-to-end infrastructure solutions for Enterprise, Data Center and Cloud environments this week at Intel Developer Forum (IDF) 2015 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco , California. Supermicro solutions such as Read more…

Brocade Expands OEM Relationship With Lenovo

Aug 18, 2015 |

Aug. 18 — Brocade today announced it has expanded the company’s OEM relationship with Lenovo, one of the world’s largest technology companies that significantly increased its enterprise IT infrastructure offerings following the acquisition of IBM’s x86 server business in October 2014. Brocade Gen 5 Fibre Channel storage area networking (SAN) switches are now being sold globally Read more…

PRACE Issues Call for Proposals for DECI-13

Aug 14, 2015 |

Aug. 14 — DECI provides cross-national access to European Tier-1 HPC resources (national systems). Access will be awarded for a period of 12 months, beginning January 18, 2016. Resources are available on the following architectures: Cray XC30/Cray XC40, IBM Blue Gene/Q, Intel clusters (various processor and memory configurations) and hybrid systems (clusters with GPGPU accelerators or Xeon Phi Co-processors) made available from Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands, UK. Applicants need Read more…