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TYAN to Showcase Range of HPC, Storage, and Cloud Computing Products at Computex 2016

May 31, 2016 |

May 31 — TYAN, an industry-leading server platform design manufacturer and subsidiary of MiTAC Computing Technology Corporation, exhibits its broad lines of storage, cloud computing and HPC solutions optimized for data center, virtualization, supercomputing, cloud and enterprise environments this week at Computex 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan. Highlights of TYAN’s new developments in system architecture and Read more…

Cavium Showcases the CloudScale Rack

May 31, 2016 |

TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 31 — Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud, wired and wireless networking, today showcased CloudScale Rack solution that demonstrates a complete cloud data center enabled using customer platforms built on Cavium’s product portfolio. Today’s data center platforms are built using Read more…

IBM to Offer NVIDIA Tesla M60 GPU Accelerator in the Cloud

May 20, 2016 |

DALLAS, Tex., May 20 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has become the first company to offer the NVIDIA Tesla M60 GPU accelerator in the cloud, giving companies of all sizes easier and more affordable access to the latest virtual desktop applications with no compromise to performance. IBM continues to be in lock step with NVIDIA in bringing Read more…

Nielsen and Intel Migrate HPC Efficiency and Data Analytics to Big Data

May 16, 2016 |

Nielsen has collaborated with Intel to migrate important pieces of HPC technology into Nielsen’s big-data analytic workflows including MPI, mature numerical libraries from NAG (the Numerical Algorithms Group), as well as custom C++ analytic codes. This complementary hybrid approach integrates the benefits of Hadoop data management and workflow scheduling with an extensive pool of HPC tools and C/C++ capabilities for analytic applications. In particular, the use of MPI reduces latency, permits reuse of the Hadoop servers, and co-locates the MPI applications close to the data.

TGAC Installs largest SGI UV 300 Supercomputer for Life Sciences

May 11, 2016 |

Two weeks ago, The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) based in the U.K. turned on the first of two new SGI UV300 computers. Next week, or thereabouts, TGAC will bring a second identical system online. Combined with its existing SGI UV2000, TGAC will have the largest SGI system dedicated to life sciences in the world. The upgrade will allow TGAC to significantly shorten the time required to assemble wheat genomes, a core activity in TGAC efforts to enhance worldwide food security.

Solarflare to Release New Ethernet Adapters

May 11, 2016 |

IRVINE, Calif., May 11 — Solarflare, the leader in application-intelligent networking solutions, is releasing its next generation of high performance Ethernet adapters, powered by a configurable suite of software options, for the demanding needs of today and tomorrow’s horizontally scaled, flow-aware cloud-based data center environments. The Flareon Ultra SFN8500 family of high performance Ethernet adapters have been designed Read more…

Chameleon: Why Computer Scientists Need a Cloud of Their Own

May 5, 2016 |

Chameleon, the NSF-funded cloud testbed co-located at the University of Chicago and the Texas Advanced Computing Center, has been operating less than one year, but has already contributed to innovative research in the areas of HPC containerization, exascale operating systems and cybersecurity to name a few. To get perspective on this purpose-built testbed and the research it Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Apr 28, 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. Never thought I would get to see one of these in person! @spurlockmuseum @cray_inc @NCSAatIllinois — Read more…

IBM Expands All-Flash Storage; Takes Aim at Cognitive Computing and Cloud

Apr 27, 2016 |

Calling it the foundation of its cloud and cognitive computing strategy, IBM has significantly expanded its all-flash storage platform portfolio with the announcement today of three new array products aimed at managing massive amounts of data associated with cloud-based, high-performance workloads. Targeting hyperscale, cloud data centers and cloud service providers (CSP), the systems utilize IBM’s Read more…

Colovore and AMAX Partner to Deliver Cloud and HPC Infrastructure Solutions

Apr 27, 2016 |

April 27 — Colovore, Silicon Valley’s leader in high-density colocation services, and AMAX, a leading manufacturer of data center, cloud, deep learning and HPC (High Performance Computing) solutions, have partnered to deliver an integrated deployment model aimed at enterprises looking for a streamlined solution to deploy, host and scale power-dense, high-performance IT infrastructure. The partnership presents Read more…

University of Cambridge Selects Red Hat to Support OpenStack-Based HPC Initiatives

Apr 26, 2016 |

AUSTIN, Tex., April 26 — Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that the University of Cambridge, one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious academic institutions, has selected Red Hat to support its OpenStack-based high performance computing (HPC) initiatives. In addition to deploying Red Hat OpenStack Platform Read more…

University of Cambridge Partners With Mellanox to Deliver OpenStack-Based Cloud

Apr 25, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and YOKNEAM, Israel, April 25 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that University of Cambridge (UoC) has selected Mellanox End-to-End Ethernet interconnect solution including Spectrum SN2700 Ethernet switches, ConnectX-4 Lx NICs and LinkX cables for its OpenStack-based scientific research cloud. This new win Read more…

Supermicro to Showcase Total Solutions at OpenStack Summit

Apr 25, 2016 |

AUSTIN, Tex., April 25 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing showcases its total solutions for public, private and hybrid cloud at OpenStack Summit this week in Austin, Texas. Business success today requires adaptability, flexibility, and security. The Cloud promises to address these challenges by providing an Read more…

Enter Selects Mellanox OCN to Power Europe’s First Multi-Regional OpenStack-Based Public Cloud

Apr 25, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and YOKNEAM, Israel, April 25 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that Enter, creator of Enter Cloud Suite (ECS), Europe’s first multi-regional OpenStack-based cloud, has selected Mellanox Open Composable Networks (OCN) as the Ethernet network fabric for its Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud offering. Enter Read more…

Bright Computing Announces Bright OpenStack Integration With Talligent Software

Apr 21, 2016 |

April 21 — Bright Computing, the leading independent provider of management software for high performance computing (HPC) clusters, big data clusters, and OpenStack clouds, announces that its Bright OpenStack solution is now fully integrated with Talligent’s advanced proprietary Openbook billing software for OpenStack clouds. Openbook supports key cost and capacity reporting requirements for an efficient OpenStack Read more…

Bright Computing to Showcase Bright OpenStack and HPC CaaS at OpenStack Summit in Austin

Apr 20, 2016 |

April 20 — Bright Computing, the leading independent provider of management software for high performance computing (HPC) clusters, big data clusters, and OpenStack clouds, announced that they will exhibit at OpenStack Summit in Austin, TX, in booth # B13.  Visit Bright Computing anytime during exhibit hours for a personalized demonstration with the company’s technical experts.  Read more…

Altair’s HPC Cloud Challenge Concludes Successfully

Apr 19, 2016 |

TROY, Mich., April 19 — Altair’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) Cloud Challenge utilizing Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Intel technologies to demonstrate the benefits of leveraging the cloud for large-scale design exploration in the area of computer-aided engineering (CAE) has concluded successfully. Organizations of all sizes from manufacturing and academic fields participated in the Challenge, utilizing Read more…

Mirantis Teams With Supermicro and Arista to Offer Certified Rack Appliance for OpenStack Clouds

Apr 19, 2016 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW and SAN JOSE, Calif., April 19 — Mirantis, the pure-play OpenStack company, and Supermicro (NASDAQ: SMCI), the leading innovator in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage, and green computing total solutions for advanced IT/hyper-converged infrastructure, are partnering to deliver the Supermicro Mirantis Unlocked Appliance for Cloud Native Applications — a turnkey, rack-based appliance featuring Mirantis OpenStack, Read more…

In OpenPOWER Play, IBM and Google Make Hyperscale Waves at Summit

Apr 6, 2016 |

OpenPOWER Foundation, the mostly IBM-driven effort to create an alternative architecture to Intel x86, took a major step forward today with the announcement of a joint effort by Google and Rackspace to co-develop an open data center server architecture design specification based on…

Cirrascale Launches Multi-GPU Cloud Service

Apr 6, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 6 — Cirrascale Corporation, a premier developer of blade, rackmount, and cloud solutions enabling GPU-driven deep learning infrastructure, today announced the official launch of its cloud-based GPU-as-a-Service product optimized for the deep learning landscape. Originally showcased at the Supercomputing 2015 conference in its pre-release phase, the service is the only one Read more…