Panasas Rolls Out ActiveStor 18

July 9, 2015

Hybrid scale-out NAS specialist Panasas today introduced ActiveStor 18, the latest in its ActiveStor appliance line. According to the company, the new appliance Read more…

By John Russell

Unlocking the Mysteries of Space

June 16, 2015

Some of the most powerful supercomputers in the world are helping NASA scientists reveal the mysteries of the universe. The intensive discovery process would n Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Panasas Unveils New Storage Appliance with SSD Acceleration

September 17, 2012

Panasas has launched ActiveStor 14, the company's fifth-generation storage applicance aimed at high performance computing. The new offering adds solid state drives (SSDs) to what has been almost exclusively a hard disk-based (HDD) NAS storage line-up. The inclusion of SSDs into the company's flagship offering is further proof that flash memory has become a mainstream storage technology for accelerating HPC workloads. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Inside a NASA Production Supercomputing Center

June 18, 2012

It takes a super workload management tool to power grid, cluster and on-demand computing environments for computational modeling and simulation applications at NASA. When providing supercomputing resources to 1,500 users, 24/7, workload management is a top priority. PBS Professional workload management software has been used since its inception at NASA. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Hitachi Data System Snatches Up Blue Arc

September 7, 2011

Today HDS announced that it had acquired NAS vendor Blue Arc. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Simulation Lab Gets Pushback on Chinese-Made Computer Parts

August 18, 2011

Huawei falls under scrutiny for deal with National Center for Computational Engineering. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Panasas Backfills ActiveStor Lineup

June 23, 2011

High performance parallel storage vendor Panasas is eyeing the technical computing and big data markets with the release of its ActiveStore 11 parallel storage system appliance, a step back from 12 that comes with a more balanced storage profile and lower price per terabyte than the performance-driven ActiveStor 12. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

DataDirect Networks Gets Into NAS Business

April 11, 2011

DataDirect Networks, king of petascale HPC storage, has decided to expand into the realm of NAS appliances. On Monday, the company launched NAS Scaler, its first network attached storage solution. The new offering is intended to fill a gap in a product lineup that, until now, consisted almost exclusively of ultra-scale, ultra-performance block-level storage. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

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