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Mellanox to Report Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results on July 20

Jul 5, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, July 5 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that it will release its financial results for the second quarter 2016 after the market closes on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Following the release, Mellanox will conduct a conference call at 2 p.m. Pacific Read more…

HPC Career Notes (July 2016)

Jul 1, 2016 |

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the high performance computing community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details. Check in each month for an updated list and you may even come across someone you know, or better Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jun 30, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Get your first look at Summit racks being configured. They will arrive on site soon! #CU_RC #Summit Read more…

SGI Signs Cisco as Reseller of SGI UV 300H SAP HANA Line

Jun 29, 2016 |

SGI continued its drive into the enterprise by signing Cisco Systems as a reseller of its shared-memory, single node UV 300H server line. The new deal, announced yesterday in a company blog, mirrors a similar reseller arrangement struck with Dell roughly one year ago. Back in February, SGI signed an OEM agreement with Hewlett Packard Read more…

AMAX Joins Intel Technology Provider Program as HPC Datacenter Specialist

Jun 28, 2016 |

FREMONT, Calif., June 28 — AMAX, a leading provider of HPC and Data Center solutions, today announced that it has become an official Intel Technology Provider, HPC Data Center Specialist. This recognition proves that AMAX is adept at delivering cutting-edge HPC technology to its global customer base including Americas, APAC and EMEA regions. This program recognizes AMAX’s history Read more…

Asetek Receives RackCDU Order From OEM Partner

Jun 23, 2016 |

June 23 — Asetek announced that it has received an order from one of its existing OEM partners. The order for RackCDU D2C (Direct-to-Chip) is to satisfy an undisclosed HPC customer installation in Europe. The order will result in revenue to Asetek in the range of $100,000 with installation expected to occur in Q3 2016. Read more…

ISC 2016 Twitter Roundup

Jun 22, 2016 |

To celebrate ISC 2016, we’ve brought back our ISC-themed Twitter Roundup. For those unable to attend the event in beautiful Frankfurt, Germany, we hope this list will shed some light onto some of the excitement that’s occurring. The tweets that grabbed our attention today are provided below. We hope everyone enjoyed the event and wish you all a safe Read more…

Bright Computing and BOSTON Germany Collaborate

Jun 22, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 22 — Today, Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, announced a partnership with BOSTON Germany. BOSTON Server & Storage Solutions GmbH is the Germany-based division of the international BOSTON group. The BOSTON Group has been providing first-to-market technology to a diverse client base since 1992, and its high Read more…

Around the HPC World in 81 Slides with IDC

Jun 21, 2016 |

IDC presented its annual HPC Update at ISC yesterday. As usual it was a whirlwind tour encompassing HPC market data, technology trends, new IDC initiatives, announcement of the ISC16 Innovation Award recipients, and an update on IDC’s DOE-funded study to demonstrate HPC’s ROI.

Bright Computing Extends Partnership With Huawei in EMEA

Jun 21, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 21 — Today, Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, announces the development of a close collaboration with Huawei across EMEA. Huawei, ranked 228th on the Global Fortune 500 based on its revenue in 2014, is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solution provider. Bright published a Read more…

Mellanox Establishes Joint Innovation Lab With JD.com

Jun 21, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, June 21 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, and JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD), China’s largest online direct sales company, today announced that they have concluded a cooperative agreement involving the establishment of the JD.com-Mellanox Joint Innovation Lab, designed to drive technology innovation. Based Read more…

HPE Tackles Phi, Debuts Mfg. Solution and New HPC Software Environment

Jun 20, 2016 |

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), now about eight months into its transition as a separate entity, retained the prestige of fielding the most systems of any vendor on the Top500 list announced at the ISC2016. HPE had 127 systems (25.4 percent) though the number was down from 155 just six months ago. Other ISC news included Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jun 16, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Jim Kurose discussing @NSF_CISE's vision for research #cyberinfrastructure. #bluewaters @XSEDEscience pic.twitter.com/S7msWMPZjO — NCSAatIllinois (@NCSAatIllinois) June 13, 2016 Read more…

Cavium to Acquire QLogic

Jun 16, 2016 |

June 16 — Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAVM) (“Cavium”), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud, wired and wireless networking, and QLogic Corp. (NASDAQ:QLGC) (“QLogic”), a leading supplier of high performance networking infrastructure solutions, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Cavium to acquire all of the outstanding QLogic common stock Read more…

WorldQuant Ventures Invests in Cycle Computing

Jun 13, 2016 |

OLD GREENWICH, Conn., June 13 — WorldQuant Ventures, an angel investment firm focused on disruptive companies in technology, with a particular focus on data and finance, today announced it has invested in Cycle Computing, the leader in Big Compute software, specializing in managing simulation, analytics and Big Data workloads. WorldQuant Ventures’ investment allows Cycle Computing to expand access for financial Read more…

Bright Computing Unveils Plans for ISC 2016

Jun 13, 2016 |

June 13 — Today, Bright Computing, the leading independent provider of management software for high performance computing (HPC) clusters, big data clusters, and OpenStack clouds, announced that the company will be exhibiting and presenting at International Supercomputing High Performance Expo (ISC), taking place June 20 to 22, in Frankfurt Germany. The ISC High Performance Expo features the Read more…

Alces Tries Flight on AWS and Life as an HPC SaaS Provider

Jun 9, 2016 |

Today, the community of HPC-in-the cloud solution providers is fairly limited. Giant hyperscalers – notably Amazon (AWS), Google (GCP) and Microsoft (Azure) – remain at the core and keep expanding their HPC resources. Circling around them are HPC ‘services specialists’ plugging clients into cloud providers and striving to ease delivery of HPC-in-the cloud to make good on the promise of improved efficiencies and cost reductions. Last week a new HPC Software as a Service (SaaS) player popped up on AWS marketplace – Alces Flight, a UK-based company with roots as an HPC integrator.

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jun 9, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Great scene today as pieces of the Owens Cluster are brought in, meanwhile the retired Glenn Cluster Read more…

IBM Launches Apache Spark Development Environment

Jun 8, 2016 |

IBM, which has bet big on Apache Spark as a kind of analytics operating system ($300 million investment), yesterday announced the first cloud-based development environment for near real-time, high performance analytics using Apache Spark and a variety of tools from IBM and others. According to IBM the new set of capabilities, available on IBM Bluemix Read more…

NVIDIA Unveils the Inception Program

Jun 8, 2016 |

June 8 — NVIDIA today unveiled a comprehensive global program to support the innovation and growth of startups that are driving new breakthroughs in artificial intelligence and data science. The NVIDIA Inception Program provides unique tools, resources and opportunities to the waves of entrepreneurs starting new companies, so they can develop products and services with a first-mover advantage. “Startups worldwide Read more…