Mellanox Touts Arrival of Intelligent Interconnect

November 16, 2015

Intelligence and integration are the watchwords of an era in which the insatiable demand for faster, more powerful computers can no longer ride the coattails of Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

ISC Session Preview: I/O in the Post-Petascale Era

June 23, 2015

Improving data communication performance in HPC has turned out to be one of the most difficult challenges for system designers. As a result, the topic is gettin Read more…

By Nages Sieslack

Intel Lights Up Silicon Photonics at Open Compute Summit

January 17, 2013

Technology will enable decoupling of compute and storage in server racks. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Supercomputer Reveals the Cosmos in a Different Light

November 28, 2012

Natural and man-made networks appear to mirror the structure of the universe. Read more…

By Ian Armas Foster

Hot Interconnects Event Warms Up for Summer Meeting

April 30, 2012

This August, the IEEE is hosting its annual symposium on high-performance interconnects, known as Hot Interconnects. Now in its 20th year, the event focuses on the latest developments in the field with a special emphasis on how the technology is advancing in the realm of supercomputing and large-scale datacenters. The event covers both chip-to-chip interconnects as well as networking fabrics that bind whole systems and datacenters together. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Brocade Sees Quick Ramp-Up of 100 GbE in Academia and Research

January 10, 2012

Pent-up demand for network bandwidth at both the core and edge of the datacenter is good news for suppliers of 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) routers. And although Brocade was not the first vendor to market with such gear, it has quickly become one of the largest providers of 100 GbE ports, a lot of which are ending up in science and research networks. Organizations such as CERN, Indiana University and the Howard Hughes Medical Center are already employing the technology to power performance-demanding applications Read more…

By Michael Feldman

New Hope for Dark Fiber

July 25, 2011

Researchers at Internet2 and ESNet are making use of idle network infrastructure to develop strategies for next-generation Internet use. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Intel Takes Aim at Switch Chip Business with Fulcrum Deal

July 20, 2011

Intel has signed a definitive agreement to acquire switch silicon maker Fulcrum Microsystems. The deal adds Ethernet switch chips to Intel's growing portfolio of networking products. The agreement, whose terms remain under wraps, was announced on Tuesday. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

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