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Storage Report: Why Performance and Reliability are Increasingly Driving Storage Decisions

Source: Avere, Cray, DDN, Seagate
Release Date: Jan 21, 2016

Whether they’re supporting business goals or research efforts, tools such as modeling, simulation and analysis are critical to today’s leading organizations. Traditionally, compute performance has been the primary pillar supporting these endeavors, but in the age of big data, storage performance is gaining ground.

MIND THE GAP: Energy availability and the disconnect with data

Source: Verne Global
Release Date: Jan 19, 2016

“Mind the Gap: Energy Availability and the Disconnect with Data” highlights the growing gap between the energy requirements to fuel a data-driven economy and power grid capabilities.

Preparing for the Next Step in Genomic Analysis: Petascale Genomics

Source: SGI & Intel
Release Date: Nov 9, 2015

At the intersection of next-generation sequencing and petascale computing, a new breed of genomic analysis is emerging. We’re taking an in-depth look at leading-edge workflows, goals, infrastructure challenges and solutions that organizations will face as they embrace these new standards.

ChilledDoor by Motivair

Cooling Solutions & Considerations for High Performance Computers

Source: ChilledDoor by Motivair
Release Date: Oct 19, 2015

The recent advances in high performance computing have driven innovations not only in the computer hardware market but also in supporting industries such as high density cooling.  All of the supporting technologies play an important role in the HPC industry and none has received more focus recently than cooling.

How SGI Supports Virtual Product Design in Manufacturing

Source: SGI & Intel
Release Date: Aug 13, 2015

As a primary driver for economic growth, the U.S. manufacturing industry continues to spur progress with the help of computer-aided design (CAE) and virtual prototyping technologies. Take an in-depth look at these tools and discover how industry leaders are optimizing production flow, increasing productivity and honing in on a competitive advantage in the global marketplace.

Simplifying HPC to Increase User Productivity

Source: IBM
Release Date: Aug 12, 2015

Is your HPC center maximizing your ROI? Will it adapt to tomorrow’s business demands? Discover a natural interface for meeting goals, capturing insights and maximizing the value of your IT investment while taking a deep dive into the IBM Platform LSF Family.

Improve HPC Performance and Reduce Latency with NVMe SSDs

Source: Silicon Mechanics
Release Date: Jul 7, 2015

With many of today’s HPC workloads struggling to meet their performance and latency targets, organizations are reaching for expensive solutions. What if there’s a better way? Join us as we explore Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) SSDs – a cost effective solution for boosting HPC performance.

Disruptive Technologies in Energy & Life Sciences

Source: Altair, Bright Computing, EMC, Numascale, and Platfora
Release Date: Mar 24, 2015

This 49-page in-depth report takes a look at how two very different industries are scaling familiar advanced computing concepts to new heights, forcing major players to keep pace in order to remain competitive.

Women Technologists Count

Source: Anita Borg Institute
Release Date: Mar 3, 2015

Download the new Anita Borg Institute paper highlighting recommendations to retain women in computing. The report examines peer-reviewed academic and industry studies, as well as information and best practices from the Top Company Award initiative.

Storage Report: Choosing Storage to Fit the Application

Source: Cray, DDN, HGST, & Panasas
Release Date: Feb 5, 2015

Optimizing a storage solution rarely boils down to just size and cost. Questions of accessibility, size and flexibility as they relate to the unique needs of each organization are defining factors. Explore use cases across a number of sectors to find the storage solutions that best fit your needs.