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Industry Leaders Join Forces to Promote New High Performance Interconnect

Oct 11, 2016 |

BEAVERTON, Ore., Oct. 11 — A group of leading technology companies today announced the Gen-Z Consortium, an industry alliance working to create and commercialize a new scalable computing interconnect and protocol. This flexible, high-performance memory semantic fabric provides a peer-to-peer interconnect that easily accesses large volumes of data while lowering costs and avoiding today’s bottlenecks. The Read more…

Nimbix Collaborates With IBM and NVIDIA to Launch Powerful GPU Cloud Offering

Oct 5, 2016 |

DALLAS, Tex., Oct. 5 — Nimbix, a leading HPC cloud platform provider, today announced plans to expand its performance leadership in cloud supercomputing with the addition of IBM’s recently launched Power Systems S822LC for High Performance Computing (HPC) platform featuring NVIDIA Pascal GPUs.  Nimbix will now put the capabilities of IBM Power Systems for HPC, based on Read more…

ARM Releases New Interconnect Technology

Sep 27, 2016 |

CAMBRIDGE, U.K., Sept. 27 — ARM has released new on-chip interconnect technology delivering the scalability, performance and efficiency demanded across multiple markets including 5G networks, data center infrastructure, HPC, automotive and industrial systems. The ARM CoreLink CMN-600 Coherent Mesh Network interconnect and CoreLink DMC-620 Dynamic Memory Controller enable the latest ARM-based SoCs to offer unmatched data Read more…

IBM Debuts Power8 Chip with NVLink and Three New Systems

Sep 8, 2016 |

Not long after revealing more details about its next-gen Power9 chip due in 2017, IBM today rolled out three new Power8-based Linux servers and a new version of its Power8 chip featuring Nvidia’s NVLink interconnect. One of the servers – Power S822LC for High Performance Computing (codenamed “Minsky”) – uses the new chip (Power8 with Read more…

SAVE Project to Improve HSA Energy Use Wraps Up

Sep 6, 2016 |

The three-year European SAVE project, which wraps up this week, has produced tools and technologies that can help reduce heterogeneous system architecture (HSA) energy costs by 20 percent say its organizers. SAVE is the somewhat abbreviated acronym for Self-Adaptive Virtualization-Aware High-Performance/Low-Energy Heterogeneous System Architectures, a EU collaborative research project, funded by the EU’s Seventh Framework Read more…

Mellanox Launches New Ethernet Optical Transceivers and AOCs for Datacenter Networks

Sep 6, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and YOKNEAM, Israel, Sept. 6 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, has announced the availability of 25Gb/s SR (short reach) Ethernet optical transceivers and Active Optical Cables (AOCs) that enable next generation servers and storage appliances to interface with 100Gb/s switches and Read more…

OSS Introduces the Magma StorageBox 1000 at Flash Memory Summit

Aug 9, 2016 |

Aug. 9 — One Stop Systems introduces the Magma StorageBox 1000 Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) expansion system as an addition to their growing line of Gen 3 PCI Express expansion chassis. The SB1000 is targeted for applications in the High Performance Computing (HPC) market, and features PCIe Gen 3 connectivity. The SB1000 provides up Read more…

Curtiss-Wright Collaborates With Dolphin Interconnect to Increase HPEC System Fabric Speed

Aug 3, 2016 |

ASHBURN, Va., Aug. 3 — Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division has announced that it is collaborating with Dolphin Interconnect Solutions to bring Dolphin’s eXpressWare PCIe Software Suite to the embedded aerospace and defense market. Available separately or as part of Curtiss-Wright’s OpenHPEC Accelerator Suite of best-in-class software tools, this PCIe Fabric Communications suite speeds and simplifies the design of high-speed, low-latency Read more…

Medallia Deploys Mellanox Ethernet Solutions

Jul 27, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, July 27 — 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 Medallia, the leading Customer Experience Management (CEM) provider, has chosen Mellanox Open Composable Network (OCN) Ethernet devices for its next generation of 100GbE end-to-end solution. With the addition of Read more…

PNNL’s CENATE Quickly Winning Industry Support and Collaboration

Jul 6, 2016 |

Getting to the root of how things work has informed and progressed all aspects of scientific discovery. As computers and applications grow in complexity, seemingly poised to enter a new phase beyond the limits of Moore’s Law and CMOS technology, enlightening how they work best is paramount. With new resources from a growing list of industry partners, the Center for Advanced Technology Evaluation – known as CENATE – a computing proving ground at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory supported by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research, is rapidly expanding its capabilities to assist the high-performance computing community.

South Africa Team Claims Third ISC Student Cluster Championship

Jun 23, 2016 |

At an awards ceremony held yesterday at ISC 2016 in Frankfurt, Germany, a roar of applause filled the auditorium as Team South Africa took to the stage to collect their third HPCAC-ISC Student Cluster Competition championship prize from HPC luminary Thomas Sterling. “I have to say that this is extraordinary,” said Sterling, who was helping to officiate along with Gilad Shainer (of Mellanox).

Mellanox Establishes Joint Innovation Lab With

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, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD), China’s largest online direct sales company, today announced that they have concluded a cooperative agreement involving the establishment of the Joint Innovation Lab, designed to drive technology innovation. Based Read more…

Mellanox Interconnect Solutions Accelerate World’s Fastest Supercomputer

Jun 20, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 20 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that Mellanox interconnect solutions accelerate the world’s fastest supercomputer, at the supercomputing center in Wuxi, China. The new number one supercomputer delivers 93 Petaflops (3 times higher compared to the previous top system), connecting Read more…

Offloading vs. Onloading: The Case of CPU Utilization

Jun 18, 2016 |

One of the primary conversations these days in the field of networking is whether it is better to onload network functions onto the CPU or better to offload these functions to the interconnect hardware. Onloading interconnect technology is easier to build, but the issue becomes the CPU utilization; because the CPU must manage and execute Read more…

Mellanox Advances ‘In-Network Computing’ with ConnectX-5 Adapter

Jun 16, 2016 |

Networking specialist Mellanox has announced ConnectX-5, the next-generation of its 100G InfiniBand and Ethernet adapter line. The company says the new device will help organizations take advantage of real-time data processing for high performance computing (HPC), data analytics, machine learning, national security and ‘Internet of Things’ applications. ConnectX-5 was designed to connect with any computing infrastructure – x86, Power, GPU, ARM, and FPGA – and it employs a variety of offload engines, which can be classified into two camps.

Mellanox Enhances Cloud Efficiency With 25Gb/s Ethernet Connectivity

Jun 14, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, June 14 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced the availability of Mellanox ConnectX-4 Lx 10/25 Gigabit Ethernet adapters. These adapters are now available on Dell PowerEdge servers. The new Dell PowerEdge 13th generation servers, equipped with ConnectX-4 Lx 25Gb/s Ethernet Read more…

New Ethernet Adapters Now Available From Mellanox

Jun 9, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, June 9 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced availability of the ConnectX-4 Lx 10/25 Gigabit Ethernet adapters, delivering optimal cost-performance and scalable connectivity for Enterprise, Cloud, Telco, Web 2.0 and Storage applications. Solutions powered by Mellanox, data center architects Read more…

BeeGFS Certified for the New Intel OPA Technology

Jun 6, 2016 |

June 6 — ThinkParQ GmbH, the Fraunhofer HPC spin-off behind the parallel file system BeeGFS, today announces collaboration with the Intel Omni-Path Architecture (OPA) team and certification of BeeGFS over OPA. During the certification process, outstanding performance of BeeGFS in combination with Intel’s new OPA interconnect technology on dual-socket Broadwell Xeon E5-2680v4 systems was observed: Read more…

Mellanox Spins EZchip/Tilera IP Into BlueField Networking Silicon

Jun 1, 2016 |

Mellanox today introduced the BlueField family of programmable processors, the first product technology based on its $811 million acquisition of fellow Iraeli high-tech company EZchip. The fact that the product announcement is taking place just three months after the completion of the purchase speaks to the strong synergies between EZchip and Mellanox, said Bob Doud, senior director of marketing at Mellanox.

Japan Unveils Details of 25 PFLOPS Machine to be Operational in December 2016

May 10, 2016 |

It’s a good day to be Intel, Data Direct Networks (DDN), and Fujitsu. The Joint Center for Advanced High Performance Computing (JCAHPC) in Japan today released the details of its next generation supercomputer – Oakforest-PACS – which will deliver 25 PFLOPS, use Intel’s Xeon Phi (Knights Landing) manycore processors and Omni-Path Architecture, be built by Read more…