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AMAX Launches [SMART] DC Data Center Manager

Aug 18, 2016 |

FREMONT, Calif.Aug. 18 — AMAX, a leading manufacturer of dynamic Data Center and Cloud Computing solutions, today announced the release of [SMART] DC Data Center Manager, the premier out-of-band DCIM solution for the modern day heterogeneous data center. Read more…

Submissions Deadline for HPC Impact Showcase Coming Up Soon

Aug 18, 2016 |

Aug. 18 — The HPC Impact Showcase highlights real-world applications of high performance computing (HPC) at companies who are currently employing HPC to advance their competitiveness and innovation in the global marketplace.

The Showcase is designed to introduce attendees to the many ways that HPC matters in our world, through testimonials from companies large and small.  Read more…

Inspur Launches InCloud 3000 Hyperconverged Solutions

Aug 17, 2016 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 17 — Inspur, the leading data center product and solution provider, has announced the launch of its InCloud 3000 hyperconverged solutions at the Intel Developer Forum 2016. The new offering provides simplicity, high efficiency and availability, as well as gives large and mid-sized datacenters the freedom to choose hypervisors without being locked in. Read more…

Mellanox Demonstrates Accelerated NVMe Over Fabrics at IDF

Aug 17, 2016 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 17 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high performance cloud and storage networking solutions, has announced a new way to accelerate NVMe Over Fabrics (NVMeoF) at the 2016 Intel Developers Forum. The solution, which introduces the company’s 25/100 Gb/s Ethernet networking, also features a Samsung All-Flash Array Reference Design highlighted by Samsung’s leading edge PM1725 NVMe SSD. Read more…

Asetek Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Aug 17, 2016 |

OSLO, Norway, Aug. 17 — Asetek reported total revenue of $8.4 million in the second quarter of 2016, representing growth of 4% from the same period last year. First half 2016 revenue amounted to $18.8 million, equal to growth of 38% compared with the first half of 2015.

Gross margins were 38% and 39% for the second quarter and first half of 2016, respectively, increasing from both comparable periods in 2015 (27.4% and 31.2%). Read more…

Inspur’s High Performance Servers Certified for SAP HANA

Aug 17, 2016 |

FREMONT, Calif.Aug. 17 — Inspur has announced that its High Performance Server line, the 4-socket servers NF8480M4 and NF8460M4, and the innovative 8-socket servers TS860 and TS860G3, have been certified for operating the SAP HANA platform. The High Performance server line for SAP HANA supports customers by offering a rock-solid in-memory computing platform for the most crucial SAP HANA-based applications. Read more…

EPCC and Archer Release Diversity in HPC Website

Aug 17, 2016 |

Aug. 17 — EPCC, the leading European centre of excellence in advanced research, technology transfer and the provision of high-performance computing services to academia and industry and ARCHER, the UK National Supercomputing Service, have joined forces to produce a “Diversity in HPC” website.

The website offers “Best Practice Guides” as well as interesting HPC profiles of individuals (living and deceased) that show the wonderful diversity in our industry. Read more…

TYAN Exhibits NVMe Based Server and Storage Platforms at IDF

Aug 17, 2016 |

Aug. 17 — TYAN, an industry-leading server platform design manufacturer and subsidiary of MiTAC Computing Technology Corporation, exhibits its latest NVMe optimized server and storage platforms this week at IDF 2016 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. Featuring high IOPS (input/output operations per second) and storage density, TYAN delivers high performance with support for up to 4x NVMe in 1U GT62B-B5539, 1U GT62B-B7076 and 2U TN70B-B7086 storage platforms for enterprise, data center and cloud environment deployments. Read more…

FM Global Researchers Say ‘ADIOS’ to Bottlenecks

Aug 16, 2016 |

Aug. 16 — Researchers from commercial and industrial property insurer FM Global want to improve fire protection standards across the country.

The company, which insures one in three Fortune 1000 companies with a unique focus on helping clients prevent losses, is dedicated to understanding how fires spread and, conversely, how they can be contained. Read more…

Soybean Science Blooms with Supercomputers

Aug 16, 2016 |

Aug. 16 — Knowledge of the soybean in the U.S. has come a long way since its humble start, namely as seeds smuggled by ship from China in the 1700s. A sanction back then from emperor Qianlong prevented trade outside of Canton. Undeterred, a former seaman with the East India Trading Company named Samuel Bowen first brought soybeans to Savannah, Georgia, in 1765. Read more…